Employment

Why choose the U.S. Grains Council?

The U.S. Grains Council promotes corn, barley, sorghum, co-products like distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol to overseas customers through innovative global programs. Join us and work in the exciting and dynamic world of international trade.

The Council is fortunate to have a team of bright, talented individuals representing different cultures, backgrounds and points of view.  We know that our success starts with our staff. Our organization’s growth, innovation and success have always been based on deep respect for the unique individuality and potential of each employee.

Our shared beliefs are the underlying values that contribute to long-lasting success. They are simple, yet powerful statements about what we value and how we act individually and as a global organization:

  • Commitment to each other
  • Integrity
  • Outstanding value to our members
  • Strength from cultural diversity

If you are looking for a career in which you can truly make a difference in people’s lives, consider the U.S. Grains Council. Opportunities exist for people who are results-oriented, flexible and dedicated. If you are highly motivated and prepared to work as part of a team, a good communicator and a good listener, and honest and innovative, the U.S. Grains Council may be the place for you.

The U.S. Grains Council offers attractive compensation and benefits, global opportunities, and activities to help you develop both personally and professionally.

Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The Council recognizes that people with disabilities have a right to full and fair consideration for any job for which they apply. We strive to offer an environment in which all people can reach their highest potential and make a difference. Having a disability will not be a disadvantage to you being considered as an applicant for employment.

The U.S. Grains Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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The U.S. Grains Council does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital/family status. Persons with disabilities, who require alternative means for communication of program information, should contact us.

Open Positions:

Global Programs Coordinator

International market development organization based in Washington, DC is recruiting a Global Programs Coordinator to work in the Washington, DC office. The Global Programs Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Global Programs team consisting of the Senior Director of Global Programs, Manager of Global Programs and Manager of Trade Teams as well as all overseas offices. Position is based in Washington, DC.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Prior administrative experience a plus. Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Office preferred. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. Must possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

We are accepting internal and external applications at this time. The position description is posted with Indeed.com. Please see the position description here for full details and requirements. If interested in the position, please submit a letter of interest and a resume to helmore@grains.org by Friday, July 20.