Employment Opportunities 

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was recently named the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Organization of the Year. The award, in the category of nonprofits with an operating budget of greater than $10 million, honors organizations that make a positive impact on the community. Join our team as we continue to impact the lives of over 1,000,000 people each year.   


Director of Marketing & Communications

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was recently named the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Organization of the Year. The award, in the category of nonprofits with an operating budget of greater than $10 million, honors organizations that make a positive impact on the community.  Join our team as we continue to impact the lives of over 1,000,000 people each year.  We're currently looking for a Director of Marketing & Communications with experience in an active and dynamic environment. To succeed in this role the chosen candidate will possess:

-Solid marketing, media, and creative experience to raise the visibility of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Los Angeles County and to help drive fundraising revenue

-Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate promotions, programs, and projects, analyzing data and measuring ROI on planned activity.

-Excellent interpersonal/communication skills

-Ability to collaborate effectively with leadership, peers, and colleagues on the Development team and across the organization. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead the organization’s marketing, communications, and public affairs efforts. The Director will be responsible for creating a dynamic marketing strategy, media strategy, and creative strategy to raise the visibility of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Los Angeles County and to help drive fundraising revenue.  This includes the design and execution of external communications, media relations, publications, social media, and collateral materials to enhance community awareness of the Food Bank’s programs and accomplishments. Supports the marketing and communication aspects of events and other Development activities, and proposes communications policies and procedures for internal use.  Builds relationships and creates strategies for policy initiatives to support the Food Bank.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank; Excellent written and oral interpersonal communications skills; ability to listen and evaluate opinions, suggestions, and recommendations of others; Experience in creating and implementing a multi-channel marketing plan that includes measurements/indicators, action plans, and assessment; Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;  Outstanding desktop publishing skills; Self-starter who is able to work with a minimum of supervision; Ability to collaborate effectively with the members of the Development Team; Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing with minimum of five (5) years’ experience in marketing and communications; Strong knowledge and experience with social media and social networking, including Facebook and Twitter;  Photography and videography experience required; Familiarity with Southern California media outlets; Insured vehicle with valid California driver license.

We offer a competitive benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance; Employee Assistance and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. If interested in this position, please submit a resume with cover letter and salary history/requirements directly at jobs@lafoodbank.orgPlease do not send resume only.

As a part of the Food Bank’s pre-employment screening process, all potential employees are subject to a Criminal Background Check. 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is proud to be an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance; Employee Assistance and long-term disability plans; flexible spending accounts and a 403(b) retirement savings plan. If interested in this position, please submit a resume with cover letter and salary history/requirements directly at jobs@lafoodbank.org.  Please do not send resume only. 

 

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank is proud to be an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.