Content Manager at the Specialty Coffee Association


Content Manager

Reports to: Sr. Manager of Content Strategy
Organization: Specialty Coffee Association
Department: Research
Job Type: Full-time
Travel Frequency: 20% annually
Location: U.S.

About Us

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is a nonprofit, membership-based association built on foundations of openness, inclusivity, and the power of shared knowledge. From coffee farmers to baristas and roasters, our membership spans the globe, encompassing every element of the coffee value chain. SCA acts as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry and works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach. Dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable, and nurturing for all, SCA draws on years of insights and inspiration from the specialty coffee community.

About You

As a crucial member of the team using your critical thinking, problem solving to deliver quality work. 

Success in this role includes

  • Taking on the responsibility for sourcing, developing and managing content development, coordination, and execution at selected Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) events

  • Organizational support and involvement in additional department projects as needed


Key Responsibilities

  • Act as the content lead for SCA events including sensory events, Re:co Symposium, and World of Coffee

  • Work with stakeholders to implement strategic content and development of new events

  • Stay current on coffee research and trends, identifying relevant content and speakers to incorporate in databases and SCA events

  • Interact with organizational tools to track and manage event content/speakers

  • Work cross functionality with staff on content development/management

  • Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or develop and are subject to amendment at any time based on association and departmental needs



  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or equivalent experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in project management

  • Excellent verbal and written skills communication skills

  • Experience in sensory science, sustainability, economics

  • Flexibility with travel and work schedules

  • Self-managed schedule to meet deliverable deadlines

  • Experience with project management and team collaboration required

  • Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook)

  • Experience in the coffee, beverage or foodservice industries a plus