Coordinator, Technical Services -- U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC)

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Within the Shared Services department at the U.S. Dairy Export Council, provide support and coordination for projects dealing with technical services (dairy/food science and technology as well as testing of dairy products). Interact with USDEC staff, members, offices, and consultants to ensure information requests are processed in a timely and accurate manner.

Testopedia, USDEC’s test method database

  • Coordinate workflow and keep track of progress
  • Communicate with USDEC offices, translators and consultants
  • Supervise the management of tracking and monitoring activities of industry communications programs, market research, and industry initiatives.
  • Proof-read test methods
  • Upload information and maintain current on USDEC’s website
  • Tally progress to report to USDEC staff (e.g. Management Report)

Project support

  • Support VP in management and execution of projects
  • Event planning (e.g. seminars, member missions)
  • Communicate with USDEC members, offices, partners and consultants
  • Create or edit PowerPoint presentations and Word documents
  • Proof-read (and edit) internal technical publications
  • Handle media inquiries
  • Assist in the design, printing and distribution of technical publications (printed or electronic) and/or event materials

Provide information as needed to USDEC members & staff

  • Respond to member information requests
  • Support VP, Technical Services in gathering and providing information to members and USDEC staff

Administrative support

  • Work with Operations department on invoice management
  • Travel arrangements
  • Other administrative needs of the department

As part of strategy & insights team, work on USDEC Three Year Business Plan, the Annual Funding document (UES), and Country Progress Reports (CPR)

  • Assist, as needed, with Business plan, UES and CPR reporting (e.g. creation of dataset, writing, editing and input of information)
  • Work with other USDEC staff to ensure that success stories are developed and communicated to appropriate audiences

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant field or comparable work experience
  • 1-3 years relevant work experience or internships desirable

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent English language skills including writing, editing and proof-reading skills.
  • Highly organized, able to handle multiple concurrent projects, self-motivated, able to operate effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Very detail-oriented
  • Experience in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Scientific background or interest desirable

USDEC offers competitive benefits, work/life balance, a generous 401(k) program, and a collaborative culture.
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