Organization: Produce Perks Midwest
About this position:
Title: Program Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Programs
Grade: Full Time (40 hours/week), Exempt
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Produce Perks Midwest (PPM) seeks a Program Coordinator to support its Produce Perks (PP), Produce Prescription (PRx), and Fruit & Vegetable Coupon programs:
Produce Perks is Ohio’s nutrition incentive program, providing a $1-for-$1 match for SNAP/EBT customers shopping at participating locations.
PRx connects patients with diet-related diseases (diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular, etc.) to providers that write prescriptions for free fruits and vegetables.
The Fruit and Vegetable Coupon program supports low-income families with minor children in the household in purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables at participating locations.
This position will coordinate ongoing program operations and support the development and growth of programming throughout Ohio, with a specific focus on working with grocery-retail partners. This position will require some travel within Ohio, as well as occasional evening and weekend work.
Program Operations, Expansion & Implementation
Recruit new brick and mortar (grocery-retail) sites and track program participation of new sites
Manage program data submitted by grocery-retail sites, working with Data and Evaluation Manager to ensure compliance and accuracy of reporting
Provide ongoing technical assistance and troubleshooting to grocery-retail sites
Assist in the development and implementation of trainings
Prepare, manage, and coordinate distribution of program materials
Conduct site visits
Support program development and statewide expansion
Recruit and manage program partners
Support coordination of produce delivery programs
Conduct outreach events
Communications, Outreach & Program Promotion
Coordinate the distribution of promotional materials
Contribute to monthly e-newsletters and other communication initiatives
Coordinate regular communications with program partners
Assist Data and Evaluation Manager in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports
Conduct program participant surveys
General Program Support & Sustainability
Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly network calls
Required Skills and Experiences:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
3-5 years work experience in a relevant field (public health, food systems, nutrition, healthcare, etc.)
Working knowledge of farmers’ markets, local food systems, and healthy lifestyle practice
Passion and vision for healthy, equitable food-system development
An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
An interest in technology solutions including point-of-sale systems and card technologies
Strong attention to detail
Ability to self-direct and prioritize projects
Ability to effectively coordinate with remote partners
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work independently and with diverse populations
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Google Docs, Dropbox, and Salesforce
Experience working in the grocery-retail sector is a plus
Basic Working Requirements:
18 years of age or older
Willing/able to travel within the state of Ohio
Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
This is a full-time position based in Cincinnati, OH. PPM currently operates under a hybrid in-office/remote work model; however, interested candidates must have the ability to be present in PPM offices at least 1 day per week. We offer a lively office culture and a supportive work environment. Starting salary for this position is $44,512.
This position requires a criminal background check.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment to Daena Johnson, Operations Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please title email subject line: Program Coordinator – First name Last name
Applications due by 5 PM on Friday, July 29th, 2022.
PRODUCE PERKS MIDWEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.
More information and application can be found here.