Food for Thought / Corporate Engagement Program Coordinator

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
This position pays $17.00 per hour
Posted
Feb 14, 2019
Closes
Mar 03, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level
Professional

Second Helpings Atlanta is a non-profit food rescue organization whose mission is to reduce hunger and food waste in the metro Atlanta area by rescuing nutritious, surplus food and delivering it to its network of Partner Agencies that feed the hungry every day.  The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing two programs in SHA’s program portfolio – Food for Thought (youth involvement program) and Corporate Engagement (employee engagement program).  Responsibilities include:

Food for Thought Program

The Program Coordinator is responsible for identifying, recruiting, on-boarding and creating and managing annual plans for each participating school, including on campus presentations, community service projects, collection of testimonials and capturing and reporting measures of success.  Program Coordinator will make on-campus presentations to students and parents and is responsible for creating and maintaining required marketing assets (brochures, website content, etc.) and for promoting the program using social media, newsletters and websites.  They will also need to create and maintain grant proposal language for use in the development of grant applications and produce progress reports for grants that are received.

Corporate Engagement Program

The Program Coordinator is responsible for engaging with participating companies to create and manage the plan for balance of the year, including the collection of testimonials for use in program promotion and marketing materials, capturing and reporting measures of success and establishing plans for 2020.  They will also develop the list of target companies to recruit, work with Board members and volunteers to make introductions, conduct initial outreach to gauge level of interest, create and manage the initial full year plan and establish plans for 2020.  Program Coordinator is responsible for creating and maintaining required marketing assets (brochures, website content, etc.) and for promoting the program using social media, newsletters and websites.  They will also need to create and maintain grant proposal language for use in the development of grant applications and produce progress reports for grants that are received.

SHA social media, website and newsletter coordinator

The Program Coordinator will also be responsible for managing SHA’s social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn, ensure SHA’s website is current and provides compelling content that resonates with the intended audience and works with SHA’[s Marketing Committee to produce SHA’s monthly newsletter.

Qualifications and competencies

In addition to an understanding of and commitment to the mission of SHA, this position requires:

  • Minimum of two years of program management experience.
  • WordPress expertise and strong social media skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with and advise volunteers.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs with the ability to be trained in Salesforce (Volunteer, Partner Agency and Food Donor management system).
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to pay attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated to “follow through” on assigned and self-directed tasks.
  • Positive attitude, poised public presence, and ability to listen.
  • Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
  • Self-directed and ability to work both autonomously and with various teams and people.
  • Flexible hours with ability to work some nights and weekends.
  • The position requires 40 hours per week, with some tasks being performed nights and weekends.  The Program Coordinator position pays $17 per hour and will report directly to the Executive Director.

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