Leads the Food Sourcing activities in the West and serves as the liaison for all food industry partners- including retail, manufacturers and agricultural, in the 12 southwest parishes of Second Harvest’s service area. Coordinates the Retail Store Donation Program, Food Drive Program, and residential gleanings. Primary responsibilities include building relationships and sourcing donations from the regional food industry and identifying innovative and unique methods for increasing donations from emerging source streams. Collaborates with internal departments to maximize donation opportunities and works with Food Sourcing Team to address prospects and challenges. Responsible for managing donor tracking/performance system and donor recognition plan.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent life experience.
Experience: Progressive sales experience preferably in the food industry.
Skills and Capabilities
The ideal candidate will possess many of these professional and personal abilities and attributes:
Allowable Substitutions: Combination of education, experience, and/or training that provides the required knowledge and skills for the position may be considered in lieu of education and/or experience at the company’s discretion.
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