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Director of Food Equity - Ecotrust

Full-time position
Closing Date: December 15, 2018
Job #13281
Posted: November 15, 2018
Description:

Location: Portland, OR (or remotely from Seattle, WA)
Application Deadline:
December 3, 2018

Anticipated Start Date: February 11, 2018

Salary Range: $75,000 - $90,000 DOE

 

Ecotrust seeks a new core member of our Food & Farms team to develop and drive forward food equity initiatives, manage our farm to institution body of work, develop staff, and oversee team operations. Joining the team at a time of transition and opportunity, the Director of Food Equity will report to and work hand in hand with the Vice President of Food & Farms to shape the strategic vision for the future of our food work, bringing fresh eyes to our farm to institution initiatives, and leading the program team in visioning and executing a stronger racial equity impact. The Director of Food Equity will be responsible for the operational success of the Food & Farms program, setting the vision and tone for team culture, management, and development, providing leadership around issues of food justice and access, stewarding programmatic resources, and ensuring strong program delivery and evaluation.

 

This is a full-time position covering the Pacific Northwest, based out of Portland or remotely from Seattle, and requires moderate travel. Read more about the position and how to apply here.

What we’re looking for

Ecotrust seeks a new core member of our Food & Farms team to develop and drive forward food equity initiatives, manage our farm to institution body of work, develop staff, and oversee team operations. Joining the team at a time of transition and opportunity, the Director of Food Equity will report to and work hand in hand with the Vice President of Food & Farms to shape the strategic vision for the future of our food work, bringing fresh eyes to our farm to institution initiatives, and leading the program team in visioning and executing a stronger racial equity impact. The Director of Food Equity will be responsible for the operational success of the Food & Farms program, setting the vision and tone for team culture, management, and development, providing leadership around issues of food justice and access, stewarding programmatic resources, and ensuring strong program delivery and evaluation.

This is a full-time position covering the Pacific Northwest, based out of Portland or Seattle, and requires moderate travel.

Skills/Eligibility:

Who you are

You are a highly skilled, strategic, and collaborative program leader, focused on impact, and grounded in social justice. You have outstanding project management skills and demonstrated success with program fundraising and grant-writing. You bring a deep personal commitment and a professional record developing and implementing equity initiatives with a focus on outcomes. You have integrity and a high degree of emotional intelligence and enjoy and excel at developing people and teams. You are self-directed, flexible, strategic, and committed to bringing out the best in the people you work with. You have a commitment and a passion for Ecotrust’s mission.

Equity at the center

Ecotrust holds a deep commitment to equity and inclusion as core principles integral to the work we do. As we add new members across all levels of the organization, we seek diverse perspectives that will help focus our priorities and fill key gaps in our networks. On the Food & Farms team, we seek to transform regional food systems by advancing equity outcomes across the region and engaging in meaningful and effective community partnerships.

How to Apply:

Learn more about this position: Info session Thursday November 15th @ 10AM

Ecotrust’s Food & Farms team is hosting an informational session about this position at Ecotrust on Thursday November 15th at 10am. You can join us live in the Alder Room or call in via conference line to ask questions:

  • Click this link to join by computer audio/video: https://zoom.us/j/821875399
  • Dial this number to join by phone: (669) 900-6833
  • Meeting ID: 821 875 399

RSVPs encouraged. Please email avargas@ecotrust.org to let us know if you’ll be joining in person or remotely. If you will be unable to join, you may also submit questions to avargas@ecotrust.org ahead of time. We will record the session and post the recording to the Ecotrust website shortly afterwards.