Opening – Operations Logistics Manager

Position opening: Mobile Market Coordinator (Lafayette)

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Mobile Market Coordinator is based in Lafayette and reports to the Community Nutrition Manager. The Mobile Market Coordinator is responsible for daily operations of a year-round mobile fresh foods market serving low-income communities located in the western parishes to improve access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Raise awareness of the Mobile Market in communities served through targeted outreach activities and conversations.
• Educate consumers and the community about local produce and the market’s place in the local food economy.
• Provide excellent customer service while managing all logistics of the stop (set-up, safety, signage, etc.).
• Work with Community Nutrition Manager to maintain the monthly schedule.
• Monitor and collect all data from recipients of the Mobile Market for inclusion in monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
• Work with Community Outreach Coordinator to secure and train volunteers.
• Maintain inventory and ensure all supplies/materials are present at each market.
• Comply with all Food Safety requirements to operate the Mobile Market.
• Work with Community Kitchen Manager to develop the product orders to operate the markets.
 Assist with the overall cleanliness and maintenance of vehicles used in the operation.
 Meet all reporting requirements as instructed by the Community Nutrition Manager.
 Maintain, evaluate and develop relationship with sites hosting the markets consistent with goals set forth in the operating plan.
 Work with Community Nutrition Manager to create nutrition handouts for markets.
 Adhere to Second Harvest’s Mission, Values Statements and Code of Conduct.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Experience: Two to three years’ experience in gardening/farming, nutrition.

Skills:
• Experience in training and supervision of volunteers and interns.
• Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal, including the ability for effective public speaking.
• Ability to manage time efficiently and to work independently with minimum supervision.
• Proficient in MS Office applications, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to learn in-house database and reporting systems.
• Orientation to detail, accuracy, and the meeting of deadlines.
• Ability to work cooperatively with other staff, volunteers, and agency personnel.
• Good judgment and discretion.
• Ability to represent the Food Bank in a courteous professional manner.
• Possession of a current Louisiana driver’s license and a clean driving record.

How to Apply
1. Email resume and cover letter (with salary requirements) to jobs@secondharvest.org
2. Type “Mobile Market Coordinator” as the only content in the subject line of your email.

Second Harvest Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted to web 03-22-22

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