Executive Director: Mid-Atlantic Food Hub

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States



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 Common Market is on a mission to connect communities and institutions to good food from sustainable family farms and is seeking a new Executive Director motivated to join us on that mission — and think innovatively about leading, inspiring and supporting a diverse team! We are a fast-paced, multi-faceted organization that requires an Executive Director that can lead and execute on multiple levels simultaneously. The Common Market’s close-knit culture places a high priority on communication, recognition and collaboration.

A successful candidate for Chapter Executive Director at The Common Market is an influential manager with ability to lead and motivate teams. They will have an entrepreneurial disposition and will create an environment for innovation and growth. They have experience managing operations, sales as well as 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.


The Executive Director 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 leading and executing on the strategic direction and implementing a high quality vision as defined by the Common Market mission. 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.



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