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Job Detail: Child Nutrition Communications Coordinator

About Project Bread:

Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is a leading statewide organization committed to ending hunger for Massachusetts residents of all ages. In collaboration with key partners, we deploy a two-pronged approach to achieve this goal by providing immediate relief to those who are hungry today and working to eradicate the systemic causes of hunger. We are a vibrant organization with a deep commitment to creating positive social change. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning and an entrepreneurial approach. Knowing its importance to the success of our work, Project Bread is committed to diversity and inclusion, and we aspire to build a diverse staff team and community, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

 

Position Summary:

To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a Child Nutrition Communications Coordinator to join our team. The Communications Coordinator serves as a core member of Project Bread’s Communications Team, specifically focusing on supporting Child Nutrition Outreach Program (CNOP) communications.

 

Position Responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this role will possess excellent organizational and communications skills. They will bring drive and creativity to the cause of promoting Project Bread’s work to improve access to quality school and summer meals for children across Massachusetts. 

1. Manage promotional material development and distribution for school breakfast and Summer Eats.

  • Develop public-facing marketing materials. 
  • Manage vendor relationships for design and printing of materials.
  • Plan for large-scale material mailings to statewide partners throughout the year.
  • Work with CNOP Outreach Coordinators to support development of local materials as needed. 

2. Develop content to promote Project Bread’s work around school breakfast and Summer Eats to a variety of stakeholders. 

  • Manage CNOP email communications 
  • Manage CNOP presence across social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) and develop content for Project Bread’s social platforms.
  • Support content development and updates towww.meals4kids.org and www.projectbread.org website.
  • Support elected official and key stakeholder engagement. 

3. Highlight successful programs and raise awareness of school breakfast and Summer Eats through event management and press outreach.

  • Coordinate multiple events yearly to promote school breakfast and Summer Eats programs in communities statewide.
  • Manage communications around CNOP’s annual Summer Eats conference and support in planning conference sessions.

4. Maintain reporting and record-keeping.

  • Assist with weekly, monthly, and annual reporting on deliverables to Project Bread leadership and funders.
  • Maintain photo library, story bank, and related communications record-keeping.

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the annual Walk for Hunger, including working as event staff the weekend of the Walk, attending pre-Walk events as assigned, and supporting Walk for Hunger fundraising efforts.
  • Supervise interns.
  • Participate in organization-wide events and meetings and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Position Qualifications:

There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We respect this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate the majority of the qualifications and experiences listed below.

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, not required, with two years of relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including strong writing, editing, and proofing skills
  • Experience in non-profit or community-based work, food systems field preferred
  • Understanding of brand identity and good eye for graphic quality 
  • Facility with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
  • Thorough knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • Familiarity with Adobe suite software 
  • Familiarity with Drupal and/or Wordpress
  • Highly organized and efficient with time 
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong strategic thinking; analytical, written, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with a team
  • Excellent work ethic and achievement oriented

 

 

 

To Apply:

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@projectbread.org outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling deadline, beginning June 30 until the position has been filled.

 

Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact jobs@projectbread.org if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.

About the job

Location Boston, Massachusetts
Field Administrative
Time Full-time
Date 21 July 2020

About the company

Company name Project Bread
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Contacts

Phone (617) 723-5000
Website http://www.projectbread.org/about-project-bread
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/project-bread/
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/projectbread/

Address

Street 145 Border Street
City Boston
District Massachusetts
Zip 02128
Country United States