Manager, Food Safety and Technical Services
Food Marketing Institute - Arlington, VA

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Manage food safety programs FMI offers members; provide project management support to the Vice President of Food Safety Programs; and assist other FMI departments with food safety and technical information as appropriate.

  • Essential Job Functions:
    Serve as project manager and provide support for FMI’s food
    safety programs and ongoing projects.
    · Develop and distribute member communications for issues of
    interest to FMI members such as emails, weekly updates,
    newsletters, etc.
    · Assist FMI members with food safety or technical issues.
    · Provide assistance to other FMI departments on food and
    agriculture issues.
    · Work with other food safety team members and FMI
    colleagues to provide appropriate food safety information to
    appropriate FMI member groups.
    · Assist the FMI Senior Manager of Food Safety Programs with
    the preparation of website content and updates.
    · Draft articles for FMI member newsletters and other
    communications as needed.
    · Develop visual presentations for the Vice President, CEO and
    the Department on topics to be presented to the FMI
    · Represent FMI at meetings with the agriculture and food
    industries related to food safety and meet with regulatory
    and compliance officials as necessary.
    · Develop and implement a food safety communication tool for
    FMI associate members.
  • Other Job Functions:
    Other duties and projects as assigned or directed.

  • Physical Requirements: Normal office environment requiring use of typical business equipment (e.g., computer, telephone, fax, copier, security system). Ability to travel to conference and convention locations.

  • Education, Skills and Experience:
    College degree in related field or college degree in unrelated field with equivalent work experience.
    · Minimum of 3-5 years prior work experience, including at least 2 years directly and specifically related to food safety and/or food science.
    · Previous exposure to food safety or regulatory affairs is essential.
    · Knowledge of computers and technology, including but not limited to PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
    · Excellent telephone and interpersonal communication skills.
    · Strong customer service and team orientation.
    · Strong oral communication skills.
    · Stellar writing and editing skills.
    · Excellent presentation skills.
    · Ability to organize, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks with attention to detail.
    · Strong commitment to maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.

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