The Domestic and International Programs Coordinator provides assistance to the ASTA domestic and international teams to ensure the programming under these areas moves forward in a timely and successful manner. A detail-oriented candidate with experience in program and financial management would be well suited for this role. The approximate split between support for international and domestic programs is 70% and 30%.
Responsible for monitoring and ensuring compliance for all international activities, including those of the USDA/FAS Market Access Program (MAP), Foreign Market Development (FMD) and Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC) programs, including preparing for semi-annual audits.
Provide support for international and domestic programs, including the leadership for these programs.
Responsible for preparing all MAP, FMD and TASC claims for processing.
Coordinate all travel logistics, including for all MAP, FMD and TASC activities.
Schedule meetings, prepare contracts, itineraries and required travel documents.
Responsible for preparing end-of-year, in-kind reports for USDA/FAS marketing plan activities.
Prepare and manage the domestic and international department budget and ASTA’s corporate airline account.
Assist with the development of internal and external communications related to ASTA’s international activities, including, but not limited to, Global Seed Newsletter, monthly trade lead alerts, and monthly board of director’s reports.
Serve as the administrative liaison between ASTA and the International Seed Federation.
Provide support for ASTA committee management.
Travel to and provide support at ASTA meetings.
Perform other duties as may be requested.
A strong candidate would have experience in operational aspects of program management and working with budgets, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Familiarity/experience with the MAP and FMD regulations is not required but would be considered a plus. The candidate must be people oriented and willing to work closely with members and foreign delegations. Writing, editing, knowledge of international markets for seed, and foreign language skills are beneficial. Some travel will be required.
Additional Salary Information: Yearly bonuses
About American Seed Trade Association
Founded in 1883, ASTA is one of the oldest trade organizations in the US.
The American Seed Trade Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.