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Specialist, Food Service Innovation (2 openings)

Humane Society of the United States

Humane Society of the United States

United States

Operations, administration, HR, project management, finance or accounting







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About the Role

In this position you will provide day to day support to a team working with institutional food service providers and corporations to add more plant-based menu options, serve as a project manager and event organizer for pledged companies and accounts, and serve as a consultant to institutions interested in implementing more plant-based options on their menus.
* Works internally with Food Service Innovation team, acting as a project manager and implementation lead to develop, deliver and maintain customized plant-based programs and initiatives, marketing programs, culinary recipes, trainings and events, and more to meet the needs of the food service management companies and self-operated accounts;
* Works internally with the Food Service Innovation team, acting as a project manager to maintain and manage general team resource development, and carry out strategies and initiatives inclusive of, but not limited to, social media and website management, menu of services, event toolkits, media talking points, and more;
* With the Food Service Innovation Managers (the company engagement leads), researches and establishes relationships with the top food service management companies and persuades them to adopt plant-based initiatives by leading and assisting the development and distribution of the annual Protein Sustainability Scorecard Survey and similar projects;
* Project manages and assists the Food Service Innovation team at corporate meetings, events, and conferences, by presenting, organizing and networking, as needed;
* Collaborates with team members to brainstorm creative ideas and ways to persuade and influence institutions and companies to increase plant-based options;
* Performs other duties and responsibilities, as assigned, including continuing education.

About the Organisation

The humane society we envision for animals will also be a better world for people, and it’s only through human efforts that we’ll get where we want to go. Because our advocacy is driven by people, we’re strongest when our people are empowered and valued. A work environment that fosters inclusion and collaboration energizes our teams, drives better thinking and makes our impact for animals more sustainable. Working with communities and stakeholders around the world, we integrate a wide range of cultural perspectives in our approach to create a humane and sustainable world for all animals. We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in every aspect of our work and at all levels of our organization. We recognize and respect the full spectrum of human qualities, so that the unique talents of all employees are dignified with equitable access to opportunities and an ability to contribute to our mission.

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