Mid-Ohio Food Collective
  • 10-May-2023 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Procurement
  • Grove City, OH, USA
  • 75000 per year is the starting salary range for this position.
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Operations

All full-time employees of MOFC are eligible for our comprehensive benefits package.


Supports organizational strategic plan by creating, developing and managing food acquisition initiatives to ensure continued growth in food resources. This position is directly responsible for donor development with farmers, wholesalers, manufacturers, distributors, retail grocery and food service companies. Oversees produce acquisition and food purchasing programs. Ensures that all food acquisition activities reflect the highest level of professionalism, follow best business practices and create positive community relations.


  • Develop, implement and manage departmental food resourcing goals and objectives to align with organizations strategic goals and initiatives.
  • Implement processes and best practices for all product purchasing programs.
  • Plan, implement, and analyze all strategies that utilize government funds allocated to acquisition of products.
  • Cultivate development of new donors within service area with Product Acquisition Representatives by maintaining awareness of potential new food industry businesses.
  • Work collaboratively with Warehouse, Transportation, and Agency & Program Services staff to ensure that food acquisition strategies align with strategic direction.
  • Steward existing donors within service area with Product/Agriculture Acquisition Representatives through appropriate engagement activities, including visits, communications, and recognition programs.
  • Host food industry member visits and tours.
  • May serve as a staff representative on a board committee.
  • Track, analyze and report on selected metrics; i.e., pounds, donations by category, current, lapsed, prospective donors
  • Manage trades of surplus inventory with other food banks.
  • Maintain strong relationship with Feeding America food sourcing department.
  • Manage Feeding America CHOICE system to acquire nationally donated product.
  • Provide professional, responsive and appreciative customer service to all food industry partners.
  • Establishes and maintains strong relationships with MOF team members and stakeholders.
  • Directs employees including performance management, salary planning and administration, training and development, workflow and organizational planning, hiring and placement, and disciplinary actions.
  • Participates in special projects.
  • Committed to organizational mission of ending hunger.
  • Works in collaboration with other MOF team members and contributes additional work as necessary.


Education and Certifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must have a valid Driver's License.

Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the food industry. Proven success in sales and cold calling. Proven success in development and leadership of team members. Experience in food industry, sales and customer service strongly preferred. Understanding of budget management. Proficiency in Windows based computer software; Word and Outlook and advanced skills required in Excel.

Skills/Competencies: Exceptional analytical skills and strong mathematical ability. Strong business acumen. Ability to develop strategic relationships with stakeholders. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be self-directed and possess the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities while maintaining high levels of performance. Must represent Mid-Ohio Foodbank with professionalism when interacting with external and internal stakeholders.


Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Must be able to travel within network up to 25% of the time. Reliable transportation is required.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to the principal and essential function of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some associates assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties.

This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of accountabilities, duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Any individual may be required to perform any other job-related activities or functions requested by his/her manager, subject to reasonable accommodation. Mid-Ohio Food Collective reserves the right to modify this job description to reflect changes in essential job duties made necessary by changing organizational needs, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Mid-Ohio Food Collective is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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