It’s time again for our weekly sustainable food jobs series in partnership with our sister site: Green Job Post. Every week, we share some select food job listings in this space. The site has listings for more food jobs, and there’s a great section of sustainable food jobs, if you’d like to browse more listings.
Top Sustainable Food Jobs of the Week
1. Equal Exchange Customer Service – The Equal Exchange Customer Service Department is seeking a Customer Service Representative to serve our customers in schools, congregations and faith-based organizations, and assist with serving Sales Department customers as well. We are looking for motivated candidates with strong communication and problem-solving skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work well with others. Previous customer service experience preferred.
2. Supply Chain Manager: Little Duck Organics – Little Duck Organics is seeking a Supply Chain professional with 4+ years of experience working with food manufacturing, purchasing, ingredient sourcing and copacking. Little Duck is experiencing rapid growth both in sales of current products and with new, innovative products that will launch in 2016 and beyond. The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the overall planning of product manufacturing including sourcing of ingredients and packaging, ensuring specifications and quality standards are met by suppliers, forecasting and managing inventory. Travel to copackers and vendor facilities is required.
3. Food Video Writer/Host: Eater.com – Vox Media is seeking an extraordinarily talented writer and host to join the video team for Eater.com. The ideal candidate will be a strong journalist and storyteller with a keen eye for what is exciting in the food and dining sphere, and will have a proven track record of creating highly relevant content. They should be just as comfortable working on quick-hit fast turnaround pieces and explainers as longer investigative stories and reports. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, comfortable in front of a camera, have a strong work ethic, and be flexible and open to feedback.
4. Project Coordinator: NYC Compost Project (Queens Botanical Garden) – The Project Coordinator for the NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden reports to the Compost Project Manager. This person is primarily responsible for delivering workshops and trainings (including the yearly Master Composter course), providing technical assistance to community compost sites, and planning public outreach events. This person must be able to track all of their activities and efforts and submit data to the Project Manager in pre-defined quantitative or narrative format as needed.
5. Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education Program Coordinator: Recipe for Success Foundation – Recipe for Success Foundation is dedicated to combating childhood obesity by changing the way our children understand, appreciate and eat their food, and by educating and mobilizing the community to provide healthier diets for children. The Seed-to-Plate Nutrition Education™ Program Coordinator is an inspired leader who is committed to excellence for the benefit of all participating stakeholders, school partners, instructors, and students. With drive and an entrepreneurial spirit, this passionate and experienced educator manages and executes operational aspects of the national nutrition education program including business planning and awareness building, communications and logistics, strategic relationships and expansion, and evaluation and curriculum development.
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