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Slow Food USA seeks an Associate Director of Development

8 Jan

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Applications will be considered until January 15th, 2010

Slow Food USA has ambitious plans to scale up our efforts to change the way food and farming work in America. The Associate Director of Development is a new position created to help manage a growing pool of major donor prospects and enable the expansion of our efforts. This position is thus primarily a major donor manager, but given the small size and collaborative nature of our organization, the Associate Director will be asked to participate in all areas of development.

The Associate Director of Development will manage a portfolio of major donor prospects. This will include creating and implementing strategies for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual, foundation, and corporate donors capable of giving at least $50,000 over three years. As part of this responsibility, he/she will conduct donor calls to cultivate relationships with donors and prospects and maintain ongoing contact with past and current donors. Continue reading

Slow Food USA seeks a Director of Programs

8 Jan

Location: Brooklyn, New York

Applications will be considered until January 15th, 2010

This is an opportunity to play an integral role in building the movement to catalyze and equip society to develop a good, clean and fair food system. Slow Food USA is at a pivotal moment in its history. With new leadership, we are becoming more directly engaged in advocacy and grassroots activism, and more oriented towards social justice work. The national Director of Programs is responsible for creating and directing Slow Food USA’s national programs and driving strategic and impactful change toward the organization’s new areas of focus. Slow Food USA runs its programs through our committed volunteer leadership in our local chapters—our programs are geared toward organizing and engaging networks for change. We are looking for someone who can leverage the collective power of individuals, and have an entrepreneurial approach to Slow Food USA’s programs. The Director of Programs reports to the President and is a member of the senior management team, which works to set strategic vision for Slow Food USA’s activities, its network, and its volunteer leadership. Continue reading