Since 1984, Share Our Strength® has led the fight against hunger and poverty by inspiring and organizing individuals and businesses to share their strengths. Today, through the No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters campaigns, Share Our Strength is ending childhood hunger in America by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need. No child should go hungry in America – we’re on our way to making that a reality and we want you to join us. We’re bold, creative, always open to new ideas and 100% dedicated to our mission. If that sounds like you, we’d like you to consider becoming part of our team.
The Coordinator, No Kid Hungry Campaigns and Field Operations plays an integral role in supporting the No Kid Hungry State Campaigns team within the Program Department and our external No Kid Hungry campaign partners. The Coordinator is responsible for helping create and strengthen field operations to ensure internal and external deliverables are met. Additionally, the Coordinator is responsible for supporting key No Kid Hungry campaign states through communications and internal collaboration. This administrative role is a great match for the detail-oriented, flexible operations professional.
This position is preferably based in Washington, DC, but could be fully remote for the right candidate. Range for offers: $50,000-$52,000.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Support No Kid Hungry State Campaigns staff on a portfolio of campaign states, including note-taking, processing invoices, identifying promotional and thank you materials and other communications needs, best practice information tracking, developing toolkits, media tracking, updating and maintaining state websites, and coordinating with state leads on priority items for follow-up.
- Work with No Kid Hungry State Campaigns team on developing webinars or similar outreach tools to share information on grants, best practices, and related items with No Kid Hungry campaign program partner organizations.
- Coordinate with internal Program department colleagues on opportunities for sharing resources and tools with program partners through email newsletters and other communication channels.
- Provide research support to No Kid Hungry State Campaigns staff to identify program and partner opportunities in campaign states, including reviewing state data trends, media coverage, and research into community organizations.
- Develop monthly templates and updates for call agendas for campaign partners, and solicit feedback and needs across the team on priorities for sharing.
- Compile weekly reports across several teams, including the No Kid Hungry State Campaigns, Advocacy, National Partnerships, Grants and Youth Engagement teams, and distribute to team members across the Program department and others, including identifying key themes across states and program areas.
- Represent the No Kid Hungry State Campaigns team in interdepartmental meetings and internal projects.
- Support cross-team projects and meetings through collaboration with teams within the Program department and across the organization on priority areas and opportunities, developing resources to streamline cross-team project findings, note-taking, drafting agendas, and sharing notes and follow-up items.
- Provide administrative oversight as required, including scheduling, arranging travel, coordinating the execution of contracts, and payment of invoices.
- Partner with colleagues to support Share Our Strength's work to be a diverse and inclusive organization, and ensuring this value is embedded in the organization and throughout our work.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred, but not required, and 1-2 years related experience required.
- Excellent information management and organizational skills, with great attention to detail and ability to pivot between tasks quickly.
- Great initiative and significant creative capacity and flexibility.
- Adaptable and motivated to creatively solve problems in a fluid environment.
- Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills, including the ability to identify and work through challenges, underscored by strong judgment and emotional intelligence.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently on multi-step, detail-oriented projects in a fluid environment.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written), including strong presentation skills.
- Project coordination experience is strongly preferred.
- Short and long-range planning and follow-through skills required.
- Experience working with diverse populations and tailoring strategies to effectively meet varied needs.
- Flexibility to work occasional weekend and evening events as necessary.
- Proficient computer skills, including the operation of Microsoft Office suite.
- Interest in food justice, anti-hunger, and anti-poverty issues.
At Share Our Strength, we value an individual’s diversity of backgrounds, experiences, ideas and perspectives. A hallmark of our history, culture and values has been the organization’s desire to bring together motivated, intelligent, and talented people to work together to find and implement solutions to end hunger and poverty in the U.S. and abroad. We each come to Share Our Strength with a unique background, but together we form a team that yields amazing results. This shared value of encouraging and embracing diversity in our organization fosters a workplace and culture that is highlighted for its innovation, open expression of ideas, and collaboration. With a strong shared commitment to the organization’s mission, and a unique blend of individual strengths, we are all working toward ensuring that every individual can live a healthy and productive life.