Executive Director at North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Executive Director


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Job Description: 

Do you have a solid understand and experience in domestic and international agricultural markets?

Is your “Super-Power” breaking into new markets while increasing market share in existing markets?

The North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission, a 60-year-old organization, is looking for an executive director to globally increase demand. The sole purpose of the commission is to increase product consumption through education, promotional activities, research and honorable horticultural practices among its producers.

We are currently seeking an Executive Director to globally increase demand and market share for our product. An ability to cause collaboration and buy-in with staff, membership, vendors and research groups to achieve our 5-year plan is a must. International travel and building new relationships are also critical.

Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in an agricultural science.  An advanced degree is preferred.  The Board is looking for candidates with fifteen years work experience in the produce industry, preferably in vegetable production and/or experience in applied agricultural research. 

We offer a strong base salary with benefits and performance bonus.


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