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Food Sourcing Coordinator

Community FoodBank of New Jersey

Hillside, new jersey


Job Details

Full-time

3/19/2024


Full Job Description

Join our team and become a part of something bigger, a force for change in the fight against hunger. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is more than just a food bank. We champion healthier lifestyles and positively impact social and economic change. Together we can create a stronger, more resilient New Jersey for everyone!

As a Food Sourcing Coordinator, you will assist in identifying lapsed food donors and coordinating methods of activating these donors. You will travel to current and potential food donor sites to establish and maintain donor relationships and spread awareness of CFBNJ’s mission.

What you’ll do in your role:

  • Regularly travel throughout an assigned geographical area in New Jersey to visit potential donors (mainly retail stores), to promote CFBNJ’s mission, and assist in identifying food donation opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain relationships within the food industry and position the Community Food Bank of NJ as the partner of choice as a solution to surplus food.
  • Recruit and manage food donors, including daily visits to current and potential donors to explain donation process, benefits and opportunities, and track and report progress on results.
  • Schedule donor visits and maintain accurate records and acknowledgements.
  • Develop effective approaches for recognizing donors with documents, certificates, etc.

Why you’ll love working at CFBNJ:  

  • Opportunity for impact: Last year we provided over 90 million nutritious meals across New Jersey and educated over 25,000 people about health and nutrition
  • Balance: Generous time off, 14 paid holidays, childcare resources, and organization-wide engagement days
  • Financial Wellness: 401k with 4% company match after 1 year
  • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision and Wellness Programs
  • Recognition and Certifications: Learning opportunities, tuition and certificate reimbursement, and engagement with our reward and recognition program, Bonusly! 

What you’ll need to be successful in this role:

  • At least two years of experience providing customer service or working in a sales environment
  • Basic proficiency of Microsoft Word, Outlook software, and Excel for data entry and tracking
  • Background in coordinating across multiple teams is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to work well in a team and learn new concepts
  • Comfortable with public speaking
  • Must have personal vehicle and a valid driver’s license to travel to various sites is required

CFBNJ is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex , sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, pregnancy or breastfeeding, disability, being a victim of domestic violence, status in the uniformed services of the United States (including veteran status), record of arrest, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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