Food System Professional Employment Opportunities

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Job Detail: Executive Director


GardenShare, a nonprofit organization based in Canton, New York, working to promote a local food system that ensures food security for all St. Lawrence County residents, seeks an Executive Director to lead all aspects of the organization’s operation. Responsibilities include: program development and administration; fundraising, grant seeking, and donor development; financial management; and staff hiring and supervision. The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors, and is expected to champion GardenShare’s vision of a fair and secure food system among supporters and the general public.

This position requires a self-motivated team player with a proven track record in all aspects of nonprofit administration and fundraising, and familiarity with and passion for anti-hunger and food security issues. Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills are also expected. 

Salary and benefits package: $48,000-$52,000. 

Applicants are asked to submit a letter of interest, resume, and any supporting materials they wish to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

About the job

Location Canton, NY
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 22 June 2020

About the company

Company name GardenShare
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