Executive Director, Mid-Atlantic Food Hub

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Description

The Common Market Mid-Atlantic, a nonprofit mission-driven distributor of local foods to the Mid-Atlantic region, seeks an experienced manager to lead our organization through an upcoming period of growth. The work of our organization strengthens regional family farms while making the local bounty accessible to communities and the schools, hospitals, restaurants, and grocery stores that serve them.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of our Mid-Atlantic Chapter (DMV, Baltimore, Philly, NYC, Lehigh Valley) ensuring that we are operating efficiently and effectively to meet our goals. In this role, you will be the face of the organization, responsible for giving the proper strategic direction and implementing a high quality vision. You will ensure that Chapter staff members (27 people, spread over 2 warehouses and 3 sales offices) are aligned with the company’s mission and vision and that we are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. The Common Market has a close-knit culture in which we place a high priority of communication, recognition and collaboration.

A successful candidate for Chapter Director at The Common Market is an influential manager with ability to lead and motivate their team while taking accountability for reaching sales and fundraising targets. They have experience managing a remote sales team and building long-term client relationships with senior staff at large buyers and foundations. Our ideal candidate combines excellent communication skills with a strategic mindset. They have solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting experience.


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