Bureau Chief

Company: FDACS


Contact Person: Jeremy Eason; 850-617-7437

Application Deadline: May 26, 2023


Responsible for the promotion of the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness programs, in particular the Supplemental Food Programs and the Nutrition Standards Team. This includes the development of content for outreach materials, handling communications activities, coordinating special events and representing the division to the public and stakeholders at tradeshows and conferences.

Conducts market research to determine target audience, target markets and messaging to the Nutrition Standards Department and the Supplemental Food Programs. Writes content for outreach and education marketing materials to include newsletters, flyers, brochures, point-of-service displays, menu templates, direct mail and presentation materials. Disseminates policy and program information to the public and stakeholders using multiple communication channels, such as newsletters, email campaigns, social media outlets and website content; determines the most effective and consistent communication with the public. Ensures outreach materials meet the department’s standardization guidelines. Works closely with the department’s Material Review Committee and the Office of Communications, as necessary, on concepts for new materials.

Prepares source documentation to assist the division’s Contract Manager and Accountant with the completion of bids, specifications and purchase requests to contract with outside vendors in relation to the Supplemental Foods programs and the Nutrition Standards Department. Reviews, approves and ensures the quality of work delivered to and from vendors for the development and completion of outreach and education marketing materials. Ensures consistency of program information content.

Develops, implements and coordinates special events from concept to final analysis of event effectiveness and impact in Support of the Supplemental Food Programs and the Nutrition Standards Department. Staffs events, as needed, including set up and tear down of the event. Researches and identifies sites to exhibit and promote division programs. Works cooperatively with division staff to create new outreach opportunities.

Provides information to division staff on all program education and outreach activities and issues involving their respective program areas. Works with division staff to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of the outreach and education initiatives. Collaborates with other divisions regarding public relations and special events promoting division programs.

Assists with implementing a cohesive outreach and education plan for the division. Researches, identifies and develops innovative strategies to expand awareness about division programs. Monitors trends for indications of the need for new products or services to target specific audiences.



A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in marketing, business, merchandising, economics, agriculture, international affairs, hospitality management, nutrition, leisure services or communications and two (2) years of professional experience or internship in marketing, advertising, public relations, agriculture, international affairs, hospitality management, nutrition, leisure services, business or industry development, the travel industry or in hotel or restaurant management; or

A master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major course of study in business administration and one (1) year of professional experience or internship as described above.

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

Require possession of a valid Driver License.

Please Note: There will be a numerically based work sample administered with an established minimum required passing score to all eligible candidates as part of the hiring process for this position.

How to Apply

Apply Online Here: https://jobs.myflorida.com/job/TALLAHASSEE-DEVELOPMENT-REPRESENTATIVE-II-42005571-FL-32399/999008500/

Job Originally Posted on: Sunday, May 14, 2023