Why choose the U.S. Grains Council?

The U.S. Grains Council promotes barley, corn and sorghum to foreign markets overseas through innovative global programs. Join us and work in the exciting and dynamic world of international trade.

The U.S. Grains Council is a team of bright, talented individuals representing different cultures, backgrounds and points of view. 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, flexible work schedules, global opportunities, and activities to help you develop both personally and professionally.

What can you expect from the Council?

  • A commitment to high performance
  • A commitment to learning
  • A commitment to personal well-being

The Council's 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.

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:

Assistant Director - South & Southeast Asia

The U.S. Grains Council (USGC), an international market development organization, is recruiting an Assistant Director - South & South East Asia . This position will work closely with the Regional Director to plan, coordinate, and execute the Council’s programs in the South & Southeast Asia Region, including, but not limited to, marketing, trade servicing and government relations program.

Please note that this position is an overseas position based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  

Desired qualifications include: 

Ability to formulate a strong strategic plan for increasing sales of corn, barley and sorghum and their co-products to the South & Southeast Asia Region. 
Ability to develop key contacts in the region’s feed grain end-user industry. 
Active assessment of market opportunities and ability to influence grain users/purchasers. 
University degree in an agriculture field preferred.

Bachelor or equivalent college degree in agricultural economics, economics,
management, finance or related field
Five years minimum - professional experience
Experience required in grain trade or marketing, international ag trade policy, or feed and livestock sector.
Experience and skill in working with employees of differing cultural backgrounds
Strong oral and written communications skills

Send letter of interest, salary requirement and resume to: HR/Global Programs, U.S. Grains Council, 20 F Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, D.C. 20001 or email: employment@grains.org. USGC is an EOE. All materials should be submitted before COB Friday, September 1, 2017.

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