Nutrition Communications Manager

Location
Washington
Posted
Dec 05, 2008
Closes
Jan 04, 2009
Contact
Ms. Carol Freysinger
Duration
Full Time
The Kellen Company seeks a nutrition communications professional to work out of its downtown Washington DC office. (For a list of Kellen Company client associations including food associations, see http://www.kellencompany.com/clients.html

Responsibilities, on behalf of Kellen Company managed food associations:

•Stay abreast of nutrition developments affecting these food associations.
•Maintain a current awareness of food categories represented by these food associations.
•Assist with strategic direction and execution of communications programs related to category promotion and issue management.
•Serve as a staff liaison to the professional health community and other key nutrition opinion influencers.
•Participate in regulatory meetings and industry coalition activities and prepare reports for association members.
•Work with association committees involved in nutrition communications and research to facilitate their agendas and work plans.
•Prepare nutrition communications for the media and serve as a media spokesperson. Develop nutrition-related content for newsletters, web sites and other publications.
•Analyze and make recommendations related to nutrition research.

Qualifications:

•Registered Dietician Certification required with sound knowledge of nutrition principles and current nutrition practices
•3-5 years nutrition communications experience in or directly related to the food processing industry.
•Solid understanding of industry, government and professional health community practices related to nutrition issues
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills
•Familiarity with the trade association environment
•Good consensus builder
•Self-starter and results-oriented
•Relationships with key nutrition influentials (individuals and organizations) a valued plus

Please send resume and salary requirements to: Recruiting-WDC@kellencompany.com PLEASE no phone calls.

To review the Kellen Company’s excellent benefit package, please see www.kellencompany.com/contact_careers.html


Please forward resume compensation requirements to Recruiting-WDC@kellencompany.com No phone calls please.

For corporate information, please see www.kellencompany.com