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Healthy Food America: Now Hiring!

 

Vice President of Policy

Full time with benefits; salary commensurate with experience

Work Location: Seattle, WA

Reports to: Executive Director

Closing Date: March 15, 2016 or until position is filled

Send all inquiries to HFAjobs2016@gmail.com

Overview

Healthy Food America is looking for a dynamic individual with substantial experience in developing and analyzing public health policy. The VP will develop and cultivate a strategic portfolio of policies to promote healthy food and work with partners to develop and adopt them. Providing technical assistance to partners will be a critical function. Key roles include working with HFA leadership to determine advocacy priorities, positions, and strategies; tracking and analyzing data and information relevant to our policy priorities; identifying and selecting communities and local partners for HFA support; collaborating with evaluators to describe policy initiative processes, impacts, and lessons learned; and creating white papers, issue briefs, fact sheets, articles, and other materials to support policy adoption and implementation. This full-time position reports to the Executive Director, works with all staff, and manages consultants.

 

Vice President of Research and Evaluation

Full time position with benefits; salary commensurate with experience

Work Location: Seattle, WA

Reports to: Executive Director

Closing Date: March 15, 2016 or until position is filled

Send all inquiries to HFAjobs2016@gmail.com

Overview

Healthy Food America (HFA) seeks an experienced, skilled professional to lead the development and maintenance of the organization’s knowledge base. The Vice President provides the Executive Director, staff, and board with strategic and current scientific and technical information to help keep HFA on the cutting edge of defining and advocating for healthy food policy. Key roles include working with external partners to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies for reducing sugar consumption and promoting healthy eating; producing and/or overseeing monthly research updates, topical summaries, and state-of-knowledge scientific reviews on sugar and its health effects; collaborating on development of policy impact models; and developing regulatory comments and testimony. This position supervises the Research Manager and manages consultants.

 

Manager, Communications and External Relations

Full time with benefits; salary commensurate with experience

Work location: Seattle, WA

Reports to: Vice President of Communications and External Relations

Closing date: March 1, 2016

Send all inquiries to HFAjobs2016@gmail.com

Overview

Healthy Food America seeks an experienced communications hand to help implement an ambitious communications strategy in a national campaign to reduce overconsumption of added sugars, make processed foods more healthful and reduce rates of diet-related chronic disease.

About the organization

Healthy Food America, a 501(c)(3), acts on scientific evidence to drive change in food policy and industry practice, giving people greater control over their health and reducing diet-related illnesses, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. We are helping energize a national movement for healthier food, starting with a major campaign to reduce consumption of added sugars in food and beverage products.