Job Details

Food Bank Name Connecticut Food Bank
Wallingford, CT
Post Date March 2, 2017
Job Title Procurement Coordinator Retail
Description Procurement Coordinator Retail position available in Wallingford, CT
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain an onsite visitation plan including measurable metrics related to work plan
  • Work with store personnel to maximize quality and quantity of donations in all categories
  • Maintain a store donation toolkit for each retail chain, to be used when visiting stores
  • Maintain a key contact data base
  • Provide Procurement Assistant with updated information so donor data base and partner list is up to date
  • Work with Member Services to identify appropriate partner programs when opportunities exist
  • Work with Member Services to manage partnerships between stores and agencies participating in the SDP
  • Work with store personnel to ensure stores are ready for driver pick ups and are following donation guidelines
  • Work with Marketing/Communication colleagues to recognize retailers where applicable (food bank newsletter, website, direct mail, etc.)
  • Provide personal follow up and recognition for retailers
  • Provide weekly activity report on donor visits and store-level interactions
  • Maintain multiple accounts including consistent follow up correspondence
  • Demonstrate a pleasant, professional and helpful attitude at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
Application Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years of customer service and outward facing relationship building experience
  • 3 years experience in retail grocery industry preferred
  • Experience in hunger relief a plus
  • Strong organizational, communication, presentation, and computer skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative setting with people of diverse backgrounds\circumstances
  • Valid CT driver’s license reliable transportation and willingness to travel locally
  • Must be able to contribute to a positive work environment with commitment to social justice
Deadline April 7, 2017
How to Apply

Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: 203-469-4871 (fax)

About the Organization

Connecticut Food Bank is the state’s non-profit leader in the fight against hunger, serving six of Connecticut’s eight counties, and over 300,000 food insecure residents.

Additional Information

Responsible for the development and maintenance of Connecticut Food Bank’s retail donation program. Responsible for educating store personnel on specific guidelines for donations in effort to maximize donations. Coordinate and oversee relationships between retail donors and local member programs that are directly paired with the donor. Approximately 75% of time will be spent outside the office working with donors and member programs. Reports to Procurement Manager. 


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