Careers at Food Export

Marketing and Communications Coordinator


Posting Date: 11/13/2023

Organization: Food Export - Midwest and Food Export - Northeast

Location: Philadelphia

Contact: Philadelphia -


Employer Information:

Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast are private, non-profit trade associations of Midwest and Northeast state agricultural promotion agencies. Our mission is the development and expansion of international markets for U.S. food and value-added agricultural products. We participate in the Market Access Program (MAP) of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of USDA. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, national origin or ancestry, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation or military status. Persons with disabilities who require alternate means for communication may contact us.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Marketing and Communications Coordinator works in collaboration with program team members, helps coordinate the development and implementation of marketing initiatives to build support for and promote Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast programs and services. The position is also responsible for leading the development of print and digital assets and digital communications to support marketing efforts and the execution of Food Export programs and services. In all activities maintains a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that gets along with members, clients, coworkers and supervisors.

Position Responsibilities 

  •  Leads in the creation of email campaigns for program areas utilizing Microsoft Customer Insights – Journeys (formerly Microsoft Dynamics Marketing) or similar program.
  • Leads efforts to plan and coordinate the development of marketing campaigns, marketing/promotional collateral and other initiatives to promote Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast.
  • Creates social media content and schedules same in coordination of content calendar while adhering to brand standards.
  • Provide graphic design solutions and create and/or coordinate development and production of a variety of print and digital assets, digital communications, and other Food Export-branded materials.
  • Leads in the development of an annual content communications plan/strategy.
  • Supports the team through providing updates to website content and templates in the Content Management System.
  • Analyzes results from email marketing and social media campaigns and offers insights and solutions.
  • Provides operational support and guidance to the Marketing and Communications team and contributes to organization-wide projects and initiatives.



  • Requires completion of a bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of three to five years editorial/content, marketing/promotion, email marketing, communications creation experience.

Technical Experience

  • Proficiency or better in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat and MS Office Suite.
  • Three to five years of experience with social media creation and management, Email Marketing and related analytics.
  • Proficiency in Canva preferred.
  • Proficiency in video editing preferred.

Core Competencies

  • Requires excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, self-starter.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented.
  • Must be able to prepare various oral and written content.

Physical Demands/Work Environment

  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.
  • This position requires light duty physical work including carrying multiple files and printed materials; conducting general office duties; participation in trade shows; and market promotions.
  • Domestic travel between one to two weeks per year.

Just a few of the benefits offered to employees:

  • Hybrid Work Schedule (2 days from home)
  • Health/Dental insurance
  • Paid time off & Federal Holidays Observed
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Continuing Education
  • Student Loan Reimbursement
  • Technology Reimbursement
  • Pre-tax transit plan

How to Apply:

  • Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest, resume, and references, in confidence, to:
  • Food Export-Midwest and Food Export-Northeast offer an excellent benefits package.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Financial assistance for relocation is not budgeted for this position.

Food Export – Midwest and Food Export – Northeast is an equal opportunity employer:

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, national origin or ancestry, race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, military discharge status or membership in the military reserve, source of income, or other status protected by applicable state, federal or local law. It is our intent and desire at Food Export that equal employment opportunities will be provided in employment recruitment, selection, compensation benefits, promotion, demotion, layoff, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Persons with disabilities or who otherwise require alternate means of communication of organizational or program information can contact us at the url on the cover of this document.

Food Export administers many services through Market Access Program (MAP) funding from the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternate means of communication of program information should contact us. Food Export–Midwest and Food Export–Northeast prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.