Nutrition Communications Specialist, Watsonville (5/17/17)

Does helping people change their lives through diet excite you? Are you a highly organized and detail oriented individual? Are you interested in promoting strawberry health research to applicable audiences? Do you want to contribute your talents in a meaningful way and enjoy the satisfaction of accomplishing your professional goals? 



The Nutrition Communications Specialist works closely within the marketing team to manage programs, projects and work products in strawberry health research and nutrition communications. As needed, the individual serves as liaison to trade/professional associations, and as an internal go-to person on matters related to diet, nutrition and science. The ideal candidate is someone who works well in a diverse team environment, has awareness and understanding of scientific and nutrition issues affecting the food and beverage industries; has the ability to communicate scientific/technical information to a non-scientific/technical audience; and can lead and identify opportunities to promote strawberry health research to influencers and consumers.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, food science, dietetics or related area required, with a minor in Communications and 1-3 years’ experience desirable. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) desirable.





Please apply to by including only your resume by 6/1/17. Open until filled.


We are an equal opportunity employer that complies with U.S. federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital, family or parental status.


NCIFT Office - c/o Marketing Designs, 850 Old County Road, Belmont, CA 94002   •  Phone: 650.802.0888  •  Fax: 650.802.0188  •   Email:   •  Contact: Imelda Vasquez