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.

Open Positions:

Manager of Global Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics

Washington, DC – International market development non-profit based in Washington, DC is recruiting a Manager of Global Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics to work in its headquarters in Washington, DC. The Manager of Ethanol Trade Policy and Economics assists in trade policy analysis and economic analysis of markets and policies as they relate to global ethanol and feed grain markets and USGC activities.

Critical duties include providing data-driven decision support to ethanol programming. Other key components of this role include engaging directly with U.S. and foreign government officials, industry stakeholders and global USGC offices on the topic of trade policy developments to execute informed approaches to market access.

Position is based in Washington, DC and travel, both domestic and international, is required.

Desired Qualifications: Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Resource Economics, Economics or Business Administration. An advanced degree is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience and/or coursework in international trade policy, agriculture policy, and economics. Effective communication and ability to simultaneously organize and execute multiple tasks in a dynamic environment are key components of the role.

If you are interested in the position, please submit a letter of interest and a resume by COB on Friday, October 23, 2020 at employment@grains.org (preferred) or by mail to: HR/Director of Industry Relations, U.S. Grains Council, 20 F Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20001

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It does not discriminate in the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor prohibited by law..