Senior Specialist, Industry Communications

09 Apr, 2021


Senior Specialist, Industry Communications

Almond Board of CA
Modesto, CA

Are you looking to further your career in agricultural communications? 

We are looking for an organized, detail oriented, self-motivated individual to lead our communications vehicles with industry audiences including print and electronic newsletters, industry facing social media channels, and the sections of our website dedicated to our valued industry members. This position will oversee communications campaigns and strategies related to ABC programs as well as our vision, mission, and goals. If you are a communications professional with experience reaching the agricultural industry within California and enjoy a day filled with variety and working alongside passionate team members, then this may be the perfect role for you!

Our ideal candidate requirements:

  • Proven, strong, effective written and oral communications as well as professional presentation skills with widely diverse audiences
  • Knowledge of agricultural systems and/or farming and the almond industry in California
  • Intermediate knowledge of social media engagement principles, video development, and graphic design
  • Demonstrated abilities in using initiative and judgment, working independently, creatively, and quickly
  • BA/BS in public relations, journalism, agricultural communication, English or a related field

What you will be doing:

  • Developing and executing segments of ABC communications strategy and tactical plans
  • Leading the content, review, and distribution of Industry Communications newsletters
  • Staying abreast of relevant issues to communicate effectively with our industry in a way that is meaningful and drives adoption of best practices
  • Writing talking points, scripts, op-eds, and developing presentations, charts and graphs, and video content for industry outreach efforts, which includes ABC-owned channels and external channels
  • Managing agency support to align on strategy and timelines, reviewing and approving deliverables

What will set you apart?

  • Previous experience developing well written, thought provoking articles
  • Multitasking, proactive, accountable, overachiever with a drive to succeed and a positive attitude

Why ABC?

The Almond Board of California is a respected industry association that globally promotes California Almonds on behalf of over 7,600 growers and 100 processors under the supervision of the US Department of Agriculture. We are proud to offer competitive compensation and generous benefit programs to our valued team members. Full description of this role is available at

ABC is an equal employment employer AA/EEO

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Job posted: 2021-04-09