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State and Industry Relations Manager - American Soybean Association

Do you enjoy building and nurturing lasting relationships with people and organizations?


Do you enjoy generating revenue to support important causes?


Are you passionate about agriculture and care about farmers?


If you answered "yes" to these questions, the American Soybean Association's Industry Relations team in St. Louis would like to speak with you!


American Soybean Association’s state and industry relations manager will help grow our roster of corporate supporters, oversee implementation of events and programs, and maintain relationships with state affiliates.


A farmer-led organization, the American Soybean Association (ASA) has served as the national trade organization that advocates on behalf of U.S. soybean farmers on domestic policy issues and international trade issues for more than 100 years. ASA represents the collective voice of 500,000 soybean growers in 30 soybean-producing states.


The Mission of ASA is to advocate for U.S. soy farmers on policy and trade. 


What’s in it for you:


  • Salary commensurate with experience.

  • Benefits include medical, dental, paid time off, 401K plan with employer match, and flexibility to work remotely up to two days per week.

  • Supportive and engaging work environment.

  • An opportunity to join an outstanding advocacy organization and work with, and for, U.S. soybean farmers.

  • Satisfaction in knowing you make a difference for U.S. soybean farmers, who provide food, feed, fuel, and biobased products to consumers here at home and around the world.

What we need:


  • Experience (minimum 3-6 years post-college) demonstrating strong sales, relationship building, communications, and project management skills. Agricultural experience is a plus.

  • Professional fundraising or sales experience.  The core focus is generating revenue to support ASA.

  • Strong spoken, written, and listening communication skills.

  • Ability to learn and work independently and proactively, while accepting guidance from other team members. 

  • Strong organizational skills

  • A service mindset

  • Collaborative spirit with the ability to bring multiple stakeholders together to achieve common goals.

  • Ability to effectively work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and solve problems efficiently.

  • Able to work with accounting and financial spreadsheets.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, journalism, marketing, political science, communications, or related field.

  • Position requires up to 25% travel.


A cover letter and resume are requested.

American Soybean Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Saint Louis
Non-Profit / Fundraising
Agriculture Industry Relations and State Affiliate Relations