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Florida: Earth Learning seeks Office Manager

16 Jul

Payment: Dependent upon experience

Start Date: Immediately 

Description: 

Earth Learning is a nonprofit 501 (c) located in Miami. We at Earth Learning believe that our food culture is at the core of our relationship with Earth, as individuals and communities.  For this reason, Earth Learning has begun to fashion its programs around inspiring the birth of a local, just, and sustainable foodshed in our home bioregion, the Greater Everglades.  For more information about our company please visit Earth-Learning.org. We have recently been expanding and will be needing an Office Manager to handle all the day-to-day responsibilities of the various projects. Candidates should have a strong background with at least 5 years experience in an office setting. We are looking for someone with solid organizational skills, the ability to coordinate with multiple projects, work on marketing endeavors and have some accounting skills. Computer skills are required.  We are hoping to find someone who is as dedicated to our vision as we are! To find out how to apply please contact Mario Yanez at Mario@earth-learning.org or Elena Naranjo at Elena@earth-learning.org.
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Massachusetts: Red Tomato seeks Intern

16 Jul

Commitment: 10-20 hours, Monday-Friday
Salary: This internship is unpaid. However, we are committed to offering our interns ample learning, networking and professional development opportunities.

Red Tomato is a working model of a Food Hub – a coordination, distribution, and marketing hub for the region’s farmers.  We market fresh, regional, ecologically-grown fruits and vegetables for a network of 40+ family farms, to millions of consumers, in hundreds of supermarkets and retail stores throughout the Northeast. We also have a robust program of collaborative research with scientists, a strong focus on brand and market development, and a commitment to sharing what we’ve learned with our colleagues in the Good Food Movement. Since 1998, we have pushed the limits of our innovative non-profit marketing and distribution network to bring more food, from more farms, to the widest possible base of consumers. To date, Red Tomato is responsible for sales of over $17 million worth of fresh fruits and vegetables grown on family farms throughout the Northeast.  Continue reading

LA/Miami: Back to the Roots Ventures seeks Business Development Leaders

16 Jul

We’re building a new business development and sales team to create, execute and continuously evaluate BTTR’s go-to-market strategy, with a critical role in prospecting and cultivating our most important customer relationships and business opportunities.

As a Business Development Leader, you will be responsible for owning and driving the growth and evolution of Back to the Roots in your region.  Primary responsibilities include maintaining and growing sales in established retail channels, as well as identifying and opening new retail accounts, in your region.  Activities will include conducting in-store demonstrations, managing relationships with store staff, as well as other support activities to monitor and maintain sales.  Activities may also include participation in trade shows, special events, marketing activities, and other work relevant to marketing and selling BTTR’s products within your region, and outside of your region if needed.  You will work closely with BTTR’s management team to coordinate strategies for achieving company goals, as well as receive all necessary support you might need in your new role. Continue reading

New York State: Foodlink seeks Nutrition Education Coordinator

16 Jul

Department: Programs/Community Nutrition

Reports to: Community Nutrition Program Manager

Application deadline: July 25, 2011
Foodlink, the regional food bank located in Rochester, NY and serving 10 counties, is seeking an enthusiastic, highly-motivated individual to manage and expand the nutrition education program. Foodlink partners with the national program Share Our Strength to offer Cooking Matters courses to our network of agencies. Foodlink is committed to building a hunger-free community and a sustainable regional food system by distributing food to a network of agencies and empowering individuals through nutritional and agricultural programs. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who values education, collaboration, and innovation and cares deeply about addressing the problems of hunger and poverty in the community. Continue reading

Massachusetts: Bowdoin Street Health Center seeks Community Health Specialist

13 Jul

Bowdoin Street Health Center in Dorchester is seeking a Community Health Specialist (CHS) to join our community health team and work with patients, residents and health center staff. The CHS will work on initiatives including, but not limited to managing the health center’s community farmers’ market, research and develop the health center’s healthy corner store initiative, oversee community group geared towards healthy foods in the neighborhood, improving community infrastructure to support healthy lifestyles and other community identified food access issues. This is a challenging and exciting position for a seasoned organizer in a multi-cultural community.

See job posting and apply at:

https://prod.fadvhms.com/bidmc/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*2A408C68494C8C31

California: CoFed seeks Temporary Grant Writer

13 Jul

The Cooperative Food Empowerment Directive (CoFed) is a network and training program that inspires and equips college students to create hubs for sustainable, local food education and access on their campus. Over the last year and a half, we’ve helped over 15 teams begin to launch cooperative cafes and have been identified by the fast food industry as viable competition on college campuses.  We’ve been featured in Good Magazine, the Huffington Post, and our director has been recognized as a Slow Money entrepreneur.

CoFed is seeking a part-time, as-needed, grant-writer to draft and polish initial letters of inquiry and grants to  medium-sized and family foundations.  A quick hand,  an understanding of sustainable food, health, environmental and educational funding are preferred. Continue reading

Massachusetts: Boston Area Gleaners, Inc. seeks Fall Intern

13 Jul

e: volunteer@bostonareagleaners.org

When: 2011 Fall Harvest Season, Sept – Dec
Commitment: 10-20 hours per week
Recompense: Unpaid as of yet, except in extra produce, experience, and references. This may change depending on grant acquisitions. Come and get to know local farms, farmers, and learn the ropes of a small local non-profit. Our work addresses food security issues, nutrition, and alternative practices in local farming. The scope of the work can be as broad or narrow as your time and interest allows. Continue reading