Posted by: Christie Nissen on January 6, 2023

Posted in: Jobs

Director of Communications

North American Blueberry Council and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

Salary: $110,000-$125,000 annually, DOE/DOQ



The North American Blueberry Council (NABC) and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) seek a Director of Communications (Director) to develop and lead a highly engaging and dynamic communications platform for both organizations that helps unify and drive the energy and ambition to make blueberries the world’s favorite fruit.


The Director is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing industry engagement and communications for growers, marketers, exporters, importers, retail and foodservice, trade, distributors, allied industry spokespersons, foreign blueberry organizations and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate collaborates with other members of the management team to develop and execute the communications plan, promotional concepts, campaigns and other related work. The Director should be a dynamic, creative thinker; have genuine interest and passion for health, wellness and nutrition; and have an extensive background in association management communications, marketing programs, public relations, trade media and multi-channel communications, with demonstrated results. The successful candidate will operate at a director level with an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to accomplishing communications goals. A background in a like organization and/or agriculture or similar cultural environment is highly desired. Interpersonally, the ideal candidate will be curious, tactful, demonstrate exceptional communication skills, be a strong project manager and possess a high level of emotional intelligence. This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to work with a high degree of autonomy, lead a creative communications strategy centered around blueberries, communicate our organizational efforts on behalf of the industry and effectively support the blueberry industry’s global growth and development. 


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