Overview

The general range for this position is $23.00 – 27.50 per hour, plus full benefits. Salary offers will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, skills, training and education.

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, is seeking a Coordinator, Food Service Innovation for the Farm Animal Protection department. In this role you will assist the Food and Nutrition team in persuading institutional food service providers and corporations to successfully increase their plant-based menu options. You will also assist the team in spearheading regional and local efforts to enact policies and programs that encourage more plant-based eating.

You will be responsible for:

  • Researching and identifying new institutions to establish relationships with; scheduling meetings, providing information on campaign(s), and beginning to persuade and influence them to reduce meat and use more plant-based options;
  • Maintaining relationships with institutions with check-ins, emails, phone calls, and meetings with the goal of persuading them to increase plant-based options;
  • Scheduling, coordinating, and executing educational trainings and workshops with food service accounts with the goal of persuading them to increase plant-based options;
  • Collaborating with team members to brainstorm creative ideas and ways to persuade and influence institutions and companies to increase plant-based options.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school degree or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.;
  • A minimum of one (1) year of work experience in food and nutrition, preferably within institutional food service (University, K-12, or Business and Industry) and/or advocacy required.;
  • Knowledge of food and food service industry procurement a plus;
  • Knowledge about factory farming, nutrition/health and environmental issues a plus;
  • Must be willing and able to travel;
  • A valid driver’s license is required, and a clean driving record is strongly preferred, with the ability to demonstrate and maintain a safe driving record while employed;
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook);
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely outcomes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills are necessary;
  • Strong interest in animal protection issues preferred.

This is a remote position.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, marital or parental status or protected veteran status.  EOE

Tagged as: advocacy and outreach, alternative protein, business development, food and hospitality, food science, nutrition, social movement

About Humane Society of the United States

Founded in 1954, the Humane Society of the United States is the nation’s most effective animal protection organization. Together with millions of supporters, our deep roster of world-class animal and industry experts take on the fur tradepuppy millsfactory farmscosmetics animal testinginhumane hunting practicescruelty and neglectpet homelessness and more.

We’re animal caregivers and plant-based chefs, technology specialists and maintenance technicians, scientists and veterinarians, communications strategists and accountants, attorneys and policy experts, graphic designers and project managers and more, fighting for all animals.

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