Outreach Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Published

05/23/2018

Address

1155 North State Street
Bellingham
Washington
98225
United States

Description

Join the Non-GMO Project as a full-time Outreach Manager and help change the future of our food system. In this position, you will play a critical role in developing programming for our thousands of retail partners across the United States and Canada. You will also be the lead on cultivating foundation and donor giving. This is an awesome opportunity for a motivated professional that has experience generating high-impact marketing or outreach programs, building relationships, and securing revenue. 


Our perfect fit for this position is a creative and organized thinker that knows how to turn ideas into reality. You have a demonstrated ability to manage complex programs with many moving pieces and deadlines. Additionally, you have proven experience in raising funds from individual donors, foundations, and/or other revenue generating activities like sales. As a manager, you know how to coach teams for success and you are eager to be a leader in a fast-moving values-driven organization. The Outreach Manager must care for and understand the work of the Non-GMO Project, and at the same time have the ability to operate with diplomacy when working with people that hold different opinions. 


Responsibilities

  • Further develop and execute our Supporting Retailer Program
  • Project manage several of our events for retailers
  • Cultivate relationships with retailers of all sizes, including many of the largest retail chains in the United States and Canada
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Non-GMO Project’s value proposition for retailers and be able to speak to it in a public setting
  • Build relationships with donors and develop messaging and programming to support their engagement
  • Manage fundraising accounts
  • Build and manage other revenue diversification streams, such as e-commerce and retailer giving campaigns
  • Work cross-functionally to build and promote the Non-GMO Project’s mission and programs
  • Represent the Non-GMO Project at industry events
  • Report on fundraising activities to leadership team
  • Coach, develop and guide the work of the Outreach Team within the Non-GMO Project’s Marketing, Communications, and Outreach Department

Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years related professional experience
  • Experience with donor databases (i.e. Salsa Labs) a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience managing and reporting on budgets
  • Ability to present information concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to lead a small team
  • Ability to interface successfully with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to assess risk and problem solve with diplomacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience tracking and reconciling donation and sponsorship revenue
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Dropbox, Google Drive and other organizational technology (Smartsheets, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and think creatively, combined with a willingness to take direction and be a team player
  • Must be able to work on site in Bellingham, WA

Employment type

Full-time, salary


Professional level

Managerial


Benefits Include

Health, vision, dental, paid holidays, sick days and vacation

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://www.nongmoproject.org/about/careers/

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@nongmoproject.org. Please include the title of the position you wish to apply for in the subject line.

The Non-GMO Project is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including gender, race, ethnicity, veteran status, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin.


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