Open Positions

Director – Global Innovation Partnership Insights | Rosemont, IL

Seeking a Consumer Insights professional with 8+ years of experience working with both traditional research (Packaged Goods, Food Service) as well as more innovative research methods (Lean Start-up, Technology company, Global Research or Innovation agency). The candidate should have experience in the U.S. and 3+ years in International markets (preferably Asia). The insights professional in this role must have a proven track record of leading breakthrough research with tangible in-market results.

Director, Scientific Affairs – Global Food Systems | Rosemont, IL

The Dairy Community has a vision to provide consumers with the nutritious dairy products they want in a way that is economically viable, environmentally sound, and socially responsible. National Dairy Council (NDC) has a 100-year legacy in nutrition, and in 2008, a commitment to sustainability was added. The individual in this role will help NDC integrate our expertise in nutrition, product and environmental research with knowledge on sustainable food systems, emphasizing public health and food security. Provides strategic guidance to help NDC educate scientists, health professionals, and the dairy community about dairy in sustainable food systems in context of public health, food security, and sustainable nutrition. Interacts across the organization including with Chief Science Officer and other execs, research staff, Integrated Communications, Sustainable Nutrition Affairs, dairy partners and US and global food and nutrition thought leaders.

Executive Administrative Assistant/Coordinator – Dairy Management Inc. | Rosemont, IL

Provide exceptional administrative support to Chief Marketing Communications Officer (CMO). Through your efforts, ensure that the CMO is able to stay organized and focused on mission-critical work. Act as an intermediary between the CMO and internal and external staff and partners. Maintain appointment and meeting calendars, arrange meetings/webinars and secure and prepare facilities. Prepare the CMO for meetings.

Manager Regulatory Affairs | Rosemont, IL

This individual will support daily Regulatory Affairs program activities, working with a team of regulatory, nutrition and product scientists, to educate thought leaders and the dairy community about dairy foods in the health and wellness marketplace and dietary guidance. Leads review of science-based nutrition communication materials for external audiences to ensure consistency, accuracy and alignment with government regulations. Evaluates NHANES data for dairy insights and research opportunities. Interacts across the organization, including with Research, Integrated Communications, Sustainable Nutrition Affairs, GENYOUth, Schools, Fuel Up To Play 60 teams.

Scientific/Technical Director, Global Dairy Platform | Rosemont, IL

Global Dairy Platform’s Scientific/Technical Director is accountable for leading the development and interpretation of research and evidence to support the delivery of GDP’s vision, that milk and dairy products are valued as a key component of a sustainable, nutritious and healthy diet.
The Director is primarily responsible for providing a global voice and leadership within the dairy sector for nutrition and health, and is also responsible for engaging in the broader range of research activities that GDP is involved with; for example, in areas of sustainability and dairy development. The Director will work with the GDP Sector Leads for Nutritional Security, Sustainability and Dairy 4 Development to ensure that robust evidence is available to support GDP’s plans.
Acting as a focal point for networking, knowledge sharing and collaborative efforts across the global dairy sector, the Director strengthens and complements research knowledge and activities among GDP members, dairy collaborators and global partners. Build the evidence base to support milk consumption, counter misconceptions and fill knowledge gaps.
The Director is responsible for ensuring that information is disseminated in a timely fashion to special interest groups, GDP’s members and other relevant stakeholders.

Vice President, B2B Communications | Rosemont, IL

Seeking a dynamic and strategic B2B communications leader to join Dairy Management Inc. (DMI). Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications, this individual will play an instrumental role in developing the strategy that will effectively inform and engage key stakeholders, focusing on B2B and industry, with DMI and the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy’s business priorities. In addition, the VP of B2B Communications will work collaboratively with other senior leads within the broader Integrated Marketing and Communications team to ensure seamless integration. DMI is seeking a candidate with a strong interest and proven track record within food and agriculture, B2B and industry communications and marketing, as well as media relations and digital/social communication.

Vice President, Marketing Communications, Sustainable Nutrition | Rosemont, IL

The Marketing Communications team is seeking an experienced consumer marketing communications professional with a foundational knowledge of nutrition, health and sustainable food systems and the ability to help translate science and insights into relevant and engaging influencer, media, and consumer content. The role includes close collaboration with research experts and the Global Sustainable Nutrition Research (GSNR) team to meet the strategic business plan. This individual will play an instrumental role in the strategic and integrated development and execution of communication plans, projects and scope of work within a collaborative, matrixed team environment to tell dairy’s story — based on science but driven by emotion and consumer-relevance.

Vice President-Product Research | Rosemont, IL

The purpose of this position is to lead and manage National Dairy Council (NDC) product research programs that support Dairy Management Inc. (i.e. Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy, U.S. Dairy Export Council, Global Innovation Partnerships, Global Sustainable Nutrition Affairs and Research) and its’ partners short and long-term goals. Provide technical expertise and counsel to the organization in the areas of dairy science, product and process technology, dairy product quality and safety. Ensure research outcomes from the program are communicated to NDC partners and the dairy industry. Serve as an internal and external resource on product science and technology issues/opportunities.

Vice President Regulatory Affairs | Rosemont, IL

The individual in this position will manage daily oversight of the National Dairy Council (NDC) Regulatory Affairs program to provide scientific and regulatory guidance to NDC and its partners to protect and promote the position of dairy foods and ingredients in the marketplace. Provides scientific expertise to develop research and educational resources to support dairy in dietary guidance and innovation. Oversees review of NDC communications materials to ensure they are accurate and align with government guidelines. Interacts across the organization, including with Research, Integrated Communications, Scientific Affairs, and Sustainable Nutrition Affairs staff, the Innovation Center for US Dairy, and with global food and nutrition experts and thought leaders.