Leah’s Pantry is a California non-profit organization that promotes healthier lives among low-income and food insecure populations throughout California. We work with CalFresh-eligible individuals to support healthy, sustained behavior changes through interactive, effective, and culturally relevant programs, both in person and online. We also provide staff trainings to organizations that serve low-income individuals in order to build their capacity around nutrition education programming. Last, we ensure that the right tools exist to make these programs effective. Examples of tools developed and maintained by Leah’s Pantry include: Food Smarts curriculum, EatFresh.org, the EatFresh.org Mini Course, and cookbooks developed by community members.

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Open Positions

Product and Marketing Manager in San Diego

Leah’s Pantry is hiring a Product and Marketing Manager to support the products that fuel our innovative nutrition and cooking programs designed for low-income Californians.  These products are: EatFresh.org, EatFresh.org Mini Course, Food Smarts Curriculum, and our training and consulting practice (including the Nutrition Pantry Program.)  Additional products in development!  The job is 75% internally focused - working with our existing team and subcontractors to maintain, innovate and market our products.  About 25% of the job is external facing, working with partners who are using our products in the field.

You are:

  • An experienced, passionate, and creative marketing and design professional interested in making a big impact in nutrition security - the intersection of  public health, food justice and food security.

  • Able to articulate what brings you to this work - your strength is your story.  Leah’s Pantry is working to build a staff of diverse backgrounds and voices.

  • Able to manage and innovate the current suite of products - online tools like websites and e-learning, standard curriculum products and a consulting/training practice.

  • A great written and oral communicator with an ability to create messages for different audiences.

  • Someone who can bring a marketing mindset to our products and develop and execute strategies for each product.  Experience with Google Ads a must.

  • A whiz with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop.)  You are able to generate documents and images to support programs, social media and development staff in addition to keeping curriculum and support documents in tip-top shape.

  • Experienced managing technical and design subcontractors including contract development, workflow and communications.  Experience with Agile a plus.  You would function as product owner during development sprints and work closely with the scrum master from our web development firm.

  • Easy-going but focused; able to drive projects in a collaborative environment filled with busy people working across several offices in California.

  • Comfortable with careful listening and a steep learning curve.  You will be joining a team of thoughtful and committed individuals with a lot of experience about how our innovative products work on the ground.

  • Techie.  Though we are a nonprofit, we defy stereotypes in this area!

  • Comfortable and personable with a wide variety of partners in email and phone communications.  There will be considerable interaction with external partners using our products.

  • Familiar with human centered design and the power of storytelling. Our programs and products need to integrate user / client voice at every level.

  • Able to see the big picture; our programs and products overlap and weave together. We need someone who has experience understanding how interdependent products and programs work together to create impact.

This position reports to the Executive Director and has one support staff in addition to occasional interns.  We will consider candidates interested in 30-40 hours per week.  Salary commensurate with experience within the normal range for nonprofit professionals at this level.  A large portion of this position is funded by government contracts.  Health benefits and 3 weeks vacation pay included.  Please complete the online application here, which asks for a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations.

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