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Apply Now- Local Food Job Opening at Unlimited Future, Inc.

Unlimited Future, Inc. is creating a new position to expand the capacity of farmers,  local food markets, restaurants and other volume buyers by creating a local food distribution network. Please see the details below, deadline for applications is December 1st. Interested applicants should clearly outline experience and provide references to support their resume.

Title: Local Food Distribution Coordinator

Program: UFI Farm Micro-Enterprise Development Programlogo

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

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

Annual Salary: $24,000

Benefits: To be determined

Schedule: To be determined

Type of Position: Full Time

 

 

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: Local Food Distribution Coordinator

 

 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT IS DECEMBER 1, 2014

 

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