The Humane Society of the United States
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Coordinator, Food and Nutrition (Northern California based)

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation's largest animal advocacy organization, is seeking a Coordinator, Food and Nutrition for the Campaigns department.  This position is responsible for assisting the Director of Food and Nutrition in persuading institutional food service providers and coprorations to add more plant-based menu options to their menus.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Conducting outreach,  establishing relationships with, and conducting live presentations to institutions and companies in the food industry towards the goal of persuading them to increase plant-based options to their menus;
  • Helping to pass local resolutions, proclamations, and other ceremonial items to support the organization’s meat consumption reduction efforts;
  • Drafting and coordinating support materials related to the meat reduction campaigns, including developing toolkits, promotional materials, and website content development;
  • Drafting blogs, op-eds, press releases and other marketing pieces to keep the meat reduction campaign front and center within the food industry;
  • Assisting with other campaign work within the farm animal protection areas including representing the HSUS at food industry conferences and events.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of experience;
  • Minimum 1 year campaigning experience required, preferably on farm animal advocacy issues;
  • Strong writing, verbal,  inter-personal, and persuasive skills;
  • Prior knowledge of factory farming issues and/or nutrition/health/environmental issues strongly preferred;
  • Knowledge of food industry procurement a strong plus;
  • Must be able and willing to travel locally and to other states as needed.

Please submit a cover letter and resumé using this form or fax to 301-548-7701. This position will be based remotely out of a home office from Northern California (San Francisco/Bay Area preferred). :

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

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