Unlimited Future, Inc. hiring Local Food Distribution Coordinator

Huntington, West Virginia

Title: Local Food Distribution Coordinator

Program: UFI Farm Micro-Enterprise Development Program

Office location: 1650 8th Avenue, Huntington, WV 25703

Reports to: Local Food Business Program Director; UFI Executive Director

Benefits: To be determined

Schedule: To be determined

Type of Position: Full Time Salary

Working under the direction of the Local Food Business Director, the Local Food Distribution Coordinator will be required to perform extensive cold calling to:

·         Develop partnerships with food entrepreneurs
·         Develop relationships with regional buyers
·         Coordinate deliveries and back-hauling opportunities
·         Develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations
·         Promote 30 Mile Meal Huntington as a brand
·         Assist with implementation of an online food ordering system
·         Perform other activities as directed to help grow the local food system in our region

*** This is a 2 year grant funded position***

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

·         Cold calling experience with proven results
·         Marketing experience in the food industry is preferred
·         Effective salesperson who is able to articulate the value of the services offered and committed to exceeding client’s expectations
·         Detail-oriented and numbers-oriented
·         Experience with logistics and scheduling

Applicants may submit a resume with references and cover letter detailing experience to:

Unlimited Future, Inc
Attn: Gail Patton
1650 8th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25703

-OR-

gail@unlimitedfuture.org

Subject line: Local Food Distribution Coordinator

View the full job description here: http://unlimitedfuture.org/wordpress/localfoodjob_distributioncoordinator/

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