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Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is the leader in New York’s nonprofit farm-to-institution movement, serving 400,000 healthy, delicious, and culturally appropriate meals annually through our diverse human services programs. Through The Teaching Kitchen at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, we train other nonprofits to transform their programs to a farm-to-institution model – without raising costs. The goals of the program are to improve the health of individuals that depend on government-funded meals by increasing their access to fresh, healthy food and to localize institutional food systems to strengthen regional farms and economies and improve environmental sustainability. We have now finalized an eLearning version of our program called The Teaching Kitchen Online to help expand our impact beyond New York City. For more information on our innovative Teaching Kitchen, click here: https://www.lenoxhill.org/teachingkitchen.

The Position

We are looking for a mission-driven Teaching Kitchen Communications Coordinator to support and work collaboratively with our three Teaching Kitchen Chefs to scale The Teaching Kitchen to reach nonprofit food programs across the country and to advance our role as a leader in the national farm-to-institution movement. The Teaching Kitchen Communications Coordinator should have a passion for food and equity issues, the skills and drive to work both independently and as part of a high-functioning team and communications, marketing, writing, design/production or other relevant experience, preferably to advance food or equity issues.

Key Responsibilities

• Content Creation: Plan, write, create and share a wide range of program and social media content, including training materials, lesson plans, cookbooks, photos, recipes, cooking and skills videos, social media posts and stories, newsletters, event documentation, reports and more.

• Project Management: Manage a calendar of content creation, manage deadlines and coordinate activities to see a wide range of materials through completion.

• Partnerships and Outreach: Vet local and national individuals and organizations as partners and program participants, conduct extensive marketing and outreach, cultivate and maintain relationships for The Teaching Kitchen and grow our connectedness with diverse stakeholders from nonprofit, media, policy, government, philanthropic, academic and other sectors;

• Spanish Translation and Communication: Assist with creation of materials and communication with Spanish-speaking program participants and partners;

• Program Support: Assist in a wide range of daily program activities, including program registration

and communication with program participants, organizing, and set up for in-person trainings,

kitchen prep, data collection and use, event planning, research and more.

Qualifications

• Excellent writing and communications skills in English and Spanish required;

• Bachelor’s degree;

• Communications, marketing, design, production or related experience;

• Social justice or food systems involvement;

• Microsoft Office suite experience;

• Graphic design, photo and/or video editing experience.

A competitive compensation package will be provided to the successful candidate.

To Apply

Send cover letter, resume and relevant English and Spanish writing samples by email to:

CommunicationsCoordinator@lenoxhill.org.

Organizational Background

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is a 127-year-old settlement house widely recognized as one of New

York’s premier human services providers. Founded in 1894 as a kindergarten for immigrant children, the

Neighborhood House now serves 16,000 in need each year through a wide array of effective and

integrated services – social, educational, legal, housing, health, mental health, nutritional and fitness.

At Lenox Hill Neighborhood House we value respect, integrity, diversity, and integrity. We are an

equal opportunity employer. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House prohibits discrimination and

harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants

without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,

pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status,

or any other characteristic protected by law. Lenox Hill Neighborhood House conforms to the

spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. The policy of equal employment

opportunity (EEO) and anti-discrimination applies to all aspects of the relationship between Lenox

Hill Neighborhood House and its colleagues.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House is the leader in New York’s nonprofit farm-to-institution movement, serving 400,000 healthy, delicious, and culturally appropriate meals annually through our diverse human services programs. Through The…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent writing and communications skills in English and Spanish required;

Excellent writing and communications skills in English and Spanish required;

Location

On-site
331 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume and relevant English and Spanish writing samples by email to:

CommunicationsCoordinator@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.

Send cover letter, resume and relevant English and Spanish writing samples by email to:

CommunicationsCoordinator@lenoxhill.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling…

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