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Director of Business Intelligence

North American Blueberry Council and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

Job Description

Director of Business Intelligence

North American Blueberry Council and U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council

Salary: $110,000-$130,000 annually, DOE/DOQ


The North American Blueberry Council (NABC) and the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council (USHBC) seek a Director of Business Intelligence to develop and lead a best-in-class data and insights program on behalf of the blueberry industry. The ideal candidate will have the ability to collect, analyze and communicate data that helps the NABC/USHBC, growers and industry experts make effective business decisions. The ability to transform data findings into easy-to-understand insights and reports is essential. The Director will lead all aspects of the NABC/USHBC Data and Insights Program, support an international group of blueberry growers and importers (U.S., Canada, Chile, Peru, Mexico and more) and advance the growth of the blueberry industry by educating, researching and promoting industry data. The Director oversees a team of contracted analysts and third-party data providers, and manages a department budget of approximately $700,000. The ideal candidate will be a personable and intelligent leader who works effectively with executive staff, growers, industry stakeholders and vendors, providing timely and expert analysis and reports. They will also be self-driven, strategic and creative as they design effective analysis and compelling reports. The selected candidate will be hungry to learn, build valuable relationships and communicate effectively with growers throughout the industry. The Director will shape the future of the organization’s data and insights program, and work alongside industry leaders to build an innovative production, inventory and historical price reporting program. If you are passionate about collecting and crunching industry data and the exciting possibilities that come with it, apply today!


See the full recruitment brochure here: https://indd.adobe.com/view/efdef76c-ebbd-4b7a-9e74-2b03f9f8869e


THE JOB The Director of Business Intelligence oversees the entire USHBC data and insights program, including a team of contracted analysts and data providers, with a budget of approximately $700,000. Reporting to the President, the Director identifies the best available data, relevant analytic tools, industry data needs and insights sharing platforms. Their main areas of focus include market and demand insights; category data management; and supply monitoring and analysis. They are responsible for the aggregation and disaggregation of data and using it to primarily understand the North American blueberry market and its relationship to the global market. The Director will identify essential trends to understand and identify additional data sources to fill information gaps. This role plays an essential part in helping the organization develop its strategic planning and make key decisions as the industry’s research and promotion program.



The ideal candidate is passionate about data and the ways they can leverage it to help industry stakeholders make more informed business decisions. They are an analytical and collaborative relationship builder. They should be a strategic thinker and connect with a broad range of personalities and cultures to effectively explain complex insights in simplistic terms. Personal integrity, communication and presentation skills are essential to effectively use data visualization tools, as they will be transforming data into engaging charts and reports. The successful candidate will be trustworthy, self-motivated and disciplined, meet deadlines, manage projects and demonstrate an eagerness to help others. The Director is familiar with database management and is experienced with the culture of membership organizations and agricultural industries.  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business economics, mathematics, statistics or a related field.
  • Proven track record of leveraging insights to improve business performance.
  • Ability to travel 4-6 times/year; hold a valid U.S. passport.


  • Master’s degree.
  • 10+ years of market research and or/analytics experience.
  • Desired: Bilingual English/Spanish speaker.


Salary and Benefits

The annual salary range is: $110,000-$130,000; salary will be negotiated depending upon qualifications and experience, plus an attractive benefits package.   



For first consideration, apply IMMEDIATELY by completing an application and attaching your cover letter and resume at wbcpinc.com/job-board/ 


Save the Dates:

  • Interviews will take place as ideal candidates apply.


Please contact your recruiter, Wendi Brown, with any questions:


NABC/USHBC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Job Location
Folsom, CA
Additional Job Details
Employment Type:
Full Time

Salary range:
$100,000 – $150,000