After scoring major marketing successes that have paired the world's most-famous onion with Hollywood and Nashville, the Vidalia Onion Committee is seeking a marketing order manager who is sweet on Georgia's official state vegetable.
Previous VOC campaigns have paired Vidalia onions with the Hollywood blockbuster "Shrek Forever After" and with Nashville stars from the Universal Music Group.
Now the committee is seeking a new marketing manager to take Vidalia onions to the next level.
Based in Vidalia, GA, the marketing order manager is responsible for developing, implementing and supporting marketing and promotional efforts of the VOC through effective, results-focused marketing and promotional activities.
The VOC is looking for someone with a minimum two years experience in marketing and promotion or corresponding college course work; preference will be given to applicants with experience in agriculture, produce, retail and/or foodservice industry.
To apply, submit a one-page cover letter, current resume, a one-page essay briefly describing relevant marketing and promotional experience, and three professional references to: Selection Committee, PO Box 1609, 100 Vidalia Sweet Onion Drive, Vidalia, GA 30475. Materials must be received by 5 p.m. EST on Sept. 13.