Marketing & Livestock Specialist Assistant for SMM 
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Listing No. 47674 posted on 11 Aug (Expires on 10 Sep)

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Permanent part-time Marketing and Livestock Specialist Assistant for

The Southern Maryland Meats Program (SMM)

Opening Date: August 11, 2017

Closing Date: September 18, 2017


The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland (TCCSMD) is seeking an individual to assist with the  marketing and day to day administration and coordination of the Southern Maryland Meats (SMM)  program, a program of The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) a division  of the TCCSMD. Scope of work includes, but is not limited to marketing Southern Maryland Meats  producers’ products to retail buyers and consumers and providing outreach and support on livestock  production issues and marketing to SMM program participants in the five-counties of Southern  Maryland.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will oversee the key elements of the SMM program and will work to:

• Research and identify new retail/wholesale markets for SMM products in the Southern Maryland and the wider Metro DC area.
• Market/promote SMM meats to consumers and retail/wholesale venues, restaurants and institutions.
• Increase awareness of SMM brand with consumers and producers.
• Provide marketing support for livestock producers (develop marketing tools, promotions, special events).
• Provide knowledgeable assistance in livestock production and meat sales (carcass, cuts, cut sheet).
• Develop educational opportunities for producers (workshops, pasture walks, etc.)
• Maintain records maintenance agreements. Develop annual SMM equipment use reports for SMM freezer cases and SMM freezer
• Maintain SMM livestock producer participant records.
• Coordinate, report and evaluate, with the SMM Steering Committee, farm visits for new SMM members.
• Administer the SMM Facebook page and insure all SMM information resources (SMM website and printed materials, SMM standards) are
  regularly reviewed and updated.
• Provide monthly update on program status to SMM Steering Committee.
• Other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: the individual must be highly motivated, able to work independently,  possess solid communication and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate confidently and  effectively with buyers and producers. Experience in marketing and meat/livestock production is  preferred. Must have excellent writing and computer skills (word, excel, adobe) and be able to  manage and maintain social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

Qualifications: a degree and/or relevant experience commensurate with the skills outlined in the job description.  

Conditions of employment: the position is based at the TCCSMD/SMADC office in Hughesville, Maryland. Daily access to a vehicle, clean driving record, clean background check, ability to work evenings and weekends as required in So.MD and Metro area. The position is offered at an hourly rate of $23.00, and is permanent part-time (up to 30 hours) with an initial review after 90 days.  The SMM Marketing and Livestock specialist reports to SMADC Director and SMADC Marketing Executive.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their resume
with references, and an example of their writing 
By email to:
Or mail to:
Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, P.O. Box 745, Hughesville, MD 20637

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Listing No.
  • 47674
Job Field Not Specified
Type of Position Not Specified
Education Required Not Specified
  • County
  • So. Maryland
  • City
  • All Counties
Advertiser: council
Member Since: Sep 15, 2015
Fax: 301-274-1924
  Hughesville, Maryland
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