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Program Director

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The Washington Grain Commission based in Spokane, Washington, seeks a dynamic career-oriented individual who wants to grow with the Commission. This is a long-term employment opportunity in which the Program Director will support the Commission’s implementation of market promotion, research, and education programs on behalf of small grain farmers in Washington state.

The candidate will need to have strong skills in analytics, economics, data visualization, database management, research skills, and administrative project management. The ideal candidate should be familiar with market development, trade and a proven ability to analyze data and present succinct results.

Additionally, the candidate should be a talented communicator with documented writing skills, attention to details, have excellent organizational and time management skills, be capable of working independently and in close collaboration with other professionals as part of the Commission’s team.

Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. A degree in an agriculture/economics related field is preferred. Three to five years’ experience is preferred, especially in agricultural related industries. The position requires both domestic and international travel and the ability to provide and maintain required travel documentation. Foreign language capability is beneficial. This is an overtime-exempt employee position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Commission is a Washington state agency and an equal employment opportunity employer. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression and identity, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

To apply:

Send the following to Glen Squires, CEO,

  • Resume
  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • Two writing samples
  • Professional references (3) including name, email address, phone number and your affiliation with this reference

Washington Grain Commission
2702 W. Sunset Blvd Ste A
Spokane, WA 99224

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