The Executive Director is the senior leader of FEAST, responsible for guiding the vision and strategies required to successfully carry out FEAST’s mission. They are responsible for effectively directing the teams engaged in FEAST’s programs, fundraising, and operations. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.
FEAST, a 501c3 organization based in Los Angeles, is seeking an experienced Executive Director to advance our mission with the support of a small, mighty, and collaborative staff, and a robust Board of Directors. FEAST’s mission is to promote health and wellness in under-served communities through the power of healthy foods and human connection. Our programs support individuals and families throughout South Los Angeles, LA County, and increasingly, in communities nationwide.
FEAST’s vision is to create a world where all individuals have equal access to the ingredients that support health and wellness. By combining Food Education, Access, and Support, Together, FEAST programs provide the ingredients individuals need to live sustainably healthier lives.
Executive Director Role Overview:
As the organization embarks on its next chapter, the ideal executive leader is one that is able to guide FEAST towards increased scale, while staying deeply connected to the individuals we serve and maintaining the integrity of our programs and our mission. A clear understanding of and commitment to advancing food justice and health equity is essential.
In alignment with FEAST’s programmatic approach, the Executive Director will demonstrate a people-first approach to leadership based on highly developed emotional intelligence, relationship-building and communication skills. They will demonstrate the ability to inspire and galvanize others to work collaboratively, with an emphasis on building meaningful connections within our internal team and external stakeholders across sectors. They will have the interest and ability to engage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to achieve the organization’s goals. This role requires creativity, vision, an entrepreneurial spirit, and provides the opportunity to think outside the confines of traditional nonprofit models, with a goal to build upon existing opportunities and increase FEAST’s impact in the years ahead.
Demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities:
The Executive Director is the senior leader of FEAST, responsible for guiding the vision and strategies required to successfully carry out FEAST’s mission. They are responsible for effectively directing the teams engaged in FEAST’s…
Vacation Policies and Remote Work
FEAST is a ROWE (Results Only Work Environment). Through structured self-management, senior leaders are encouraged to set ambitious goals and create meaningful and measurable impact, while enjoying flexibility and autonomy over daily schedules, locations of work, quantity of vacation days, and other time off.
Through this model, remote work is also possible when in-person events and required meetings are not in session.
Vacation Policies and Remote Work…
Please submit a resume and a cover letter indicating your interest, as well as any pertinent samples of work. Please compile all documents into a single PDF and send via email to Opportunities@feastforall.org by October 15th, 2021.
Please submit a resume and a cover letter indicating your interest, as well as any pertinent samples of work. Please compile all documents into a single PDF and send via email to…