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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32399

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Requisition No: 19860 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: MARKETING SPECIALIST III - 42000918

Position Number: 42000918 

Salary:  $29,344.38 

Posting Closing Date: 09/20/2017 






Josh Johnson, (850) 617-7340

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in marketing, business, economics, agriculture, agribusiness or merchandising and two (2) years of experience in marketing, merchandising, public relations or customer service.

Professional or nonprofessional experience as described above can substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

Requires possession of a valid Driver License.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work history, hours
worked and education are required to qualify for this position.  Responses to
Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate Profile.  Resumes and
other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.***

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services values
and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.  Qualified
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Occasional travel is required.


Successful applicant must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.


Provide direct support and assistance to “Theater of Operations” team leaders and other project leaders and may be assigned to conduct operations in international/domestic settings, missions and events. Conduct international research primarily in agricultural related areas with an emphasis on Florida export positions. Produce accurate and timely briefs, short papers and reports on a variety of topics which are required to establish insight and understanding of trade partners, trends, forecasts and individual country reports and other areas of interest to the department. Produce research on facts and trends through graphs, charts and other pertinent means of conveying information. Develop a strong working knowledge of outside factors that may have a direct and/or indirect impact on agriculture exports.

Provide direct assistance to the staff on a variety of administrative, international and general research assignments. Provide assistance in planning missions and operations. Provide assistance in implementing and measuring the performance of missions and events.

Assist with producing assessments of programs and events to determine impacts, costs analysis and develop initial review assessments of programs and operations within the division and other areas as directed. Develop a working knowledge of standard output measurements of events and missions and develop reports on findings. Develop a working knowledge of return on investment impacts and assist with monitoring a variety of programs.

Develop a comprehensive working knowledge and capability in general office procedures, databases and other technical capabilities as needed to achieve superior results in missions and projects.

Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of program planning and evaluation techniques.
  • Knowledge of the methods and techniques of compiling, classifying and analyzing data.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of effective communications.
  • Ability to coordinate economic and market surveys.
  • Ability to coordinate the administration of marketing orders.
  • Ability to present information in a concise and organized manner.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to analyze economic trends in agriculture.
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively.
  • Ability to review and evaluate data.
  • Ability to formulate policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee