Manager, Good Food Programs
Remote, Full-Time Position
To transform the food landscape in pursuit of health equity.
Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) is the premier national nonprofit transforming the food supply in pursuit of food and health equity. Founded in 2010 in coordination with Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Initiative, PHA seeks partnerships that have the greatest impact on reducing health disparities and develops evidence-based, scalable approaches that drive equity-focused, systemic changes across entire sectors. Over ten years, we have partnered with more than 500 corporations, convenience store chains, hospitals, early childhood education centers, food banks, and SNAP-Ed implementing agencies, among others, in pursuit of our vision that every family, no matter their zip code, has affordable access to good and nutritious food.
Alongside the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, we have made a commitment to add 100 million servings of vegetables, fruits, and beans to the marketplace by 2025. We have made significant progress towards that goal, providing 34 million servings to-date through evidence-based programs such as Good Food for All, Healthy Hunger Relief, Pass the Love, and Veggies Early and Often, and far-reaching corporate partnerships throughout the country.
The Manager, Good Food Programs will manage the implementation of PHA’s Good Food for All programming, including our signature produce program and Good Food Cities. These flagship efforts coordinate direct service programs with community partners, integrating corporate and city based services along the way. PHA works closely with local community partners, city governments, and other institutions to increase healthy food access and address food equity in all communities across the country. The Manager will oversee those relationships and the execution and implementation of PHA’s Good Food for All programs through program administration, relationship maintenance, and data collection and reporting. This is a critical role that requires problem solving and building on the front lines of our localized relationships, whose work assures our mission success. This position will report to the Director, Good Food Programs and will support and be supported by a diverse coalition of external partners and internal colleagues.
Manage the implementation of PHA’s Good Food for All programs, including our signature produce program and Good Food Cities, and provide administrative, evaluation and communications support, including but not limited to:
- Support program leads with regular program administration, implementation, and partner coordination.
- Assist in identifying, securing, and managing relationships with community partners, and associated resources.
- Build and manage relationships with produce distributors and social enterprise partners, ensuring high-quality food, packaging, and delivery; troubleshooting as necessary.
- Work with local community partners to collect information documenting distributions and impact for program accountability, grant reporting, and PHA communications.
- Facilitate weekly communications with partners and participants in collaboration with program leads.
- Management and coordination of Good Food Cities coalition stakeholders, including government agencies, private corporations and community partners.
- Oversee ongoing communications with Good Food Cities service providers.
- Work closely with PHA’s Senior Director, Impact & Evaluation to collect key program metrics, surveying, and program feedback to assure program success.
- Conduct data collection and entry regularly that feeds into publicly available data and funder reporting.
- Work closely with PHA’s marketing and communications team to design and develop community engagement materials leading to successful program promotion, enrollment and participation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications and Experience:
- Minimum 3-5 years of experience in program management in public health programs, food and nutrition, hunger relief, or other relevant field.
- Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Administration, or related field, Masters Degree a plus.
- Experience in community engagement communications, utilizing digital platforms, is a plus.
- Knowledgeable about food & nutrition, health equity, federal nutrition assistance programs, food and nutrition security.
- Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to plan, coordinate and prioritize multiple projects autonomously under tight deadlines.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to clearly, effectively, and professionally communicate with partner prospects and contacts.
- Results-orientation and problem-solving skills, able to identify and overcome challenges independently.
- Experience with databases and account management, preferably Salesforce, and account management tools such as Asana.
- Strong commitment to PHA’s mission to increase Food Equity, and have a vision for this opportunity to further your professional development, and you are excited that this role will give you a platform to learn about and advocate for affordable access to good and nutritious food.
- Value diversity, equity and inclusion, incorporating them continuously, modeling inclusive behaviors and proactively managing bias.
The Manager, Good Food Programs reports to the Director, Good Food Programs, as part of a team led by the Vice President of Programs.
The salary range for this position is $70,000 to $85,000, commensurate with experience. Partnership for a Healthier America has a competitive benefits package that includes health insurance, dental insurance, 401K with an employer match, paid vacation and sick leave, paid time off during the last week of the calendar year, 11 paid Federal holidays, and the ability to work remotely full time.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Manager, Good Food Programs” in the title.
Partnership for a Healthier America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
PHA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws concerning employment discrimination, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. To this end, PHA ensures equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, lawful alien status, physical, mental, and medical disability, veteran status or liability for service in the United States Armed Forces.