CAREERS AT MANDELA PARTNERS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

The Executive Director offers a wealth of expertise in executive-level leadership, has experience in the management of teams with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a strong capacity to implement systems that support streamlined operations and open communication. Additionally, the Executive Director is expected to have active connections in philanthropy, experience in building a robust individual donor base - including growing high net-wealth donor networks - and an eye for cross-sector partnerships and opportunities. 

 

Since its founding in 2004, MP has guided the development and growth of an alternative, community-driven model that integrates local entrepreneurship, access to healthy foods, and local food procurement. Central to MPs model is programming that uplifts local residents’ capacity to create solutions to neighborhood challenges, and leverages local assets to that aim. MPs Executive Director has a holistic understanding of the intersections of health, wealth, and community development; they are a champion for local economic development strategies created with and by local residents, support local food systems, and build wealth for under-resourced communities of color. 

Please send resume & cover letter to jobs@mandelapartners.org by January 16th, 2020.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR


The Entrepreneurship Development Coordinator oversees all activities related to the Ashland Market & Cafe; supports MP’s business development efforts by facilitating workshops and advising sessions; oversees sales channels & event logistics; and supports marketing & outreach efforts. MP’s business advising efforts focus on supporting food-based entrepreneurs, however, programming often includes non-food entrepreneurs that meet eligibility criteria.

 

The Entrepreneurship Development Coordinator is a self-motivated individual with strong project management skills and a robust capacity to navigate a diverse array of stakeholders and relationships - moving from representing MP at agency or practitioner convenings to communicating thoughtfully and consistently with program participants. This position requires a comfort and fluency in group facilitation, one-on-one advising, and providing culturally relevant and accessible resources. Experience in food and food business operations is preferred. This position includes monthly weekend and occasional evening commitments.

Please send resume & cover letter to jobs@mandelapartners.org by September 30th, 2019.

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