Program Coordinator - Produce Perks Midwest

June 29, 2022 11:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Produce Perks Midwest

About this position:

Title: Program Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Programs

Grade: Full Time (40 hours/week), Exempt

Location: Cincinnati, OH


Produce Perks Midwest (PPM) seeks a Program Coordinator to support its Produce Perks (PP), Produce Prescription (PRx), and Fruit & Vegetable Coupon programs:

Produce Perks is Ohio’s nutrition incentive program, providing a $1-for-$1 match for SNAP/EBT customers shopping at participating locations.

PRx connects patients with diet-related diseases (diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular, etc.) to providers that write prescriptions for free fruits and vegetables.

The Fruit and Vegetable Coupon program supports low-income families with minor children in the household in purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables at participating locations.

This position will coordinate ongoing program operations and support the development and growth of programming throughout Ohio, with a specific focus on working with grocery-retail partners. This position will require some travel within Ohio, as well as occasional evening and weekend work.


Program Operations, Expansion & Implementation

Recruit new brick and mortar (grocery-retail) sites and track program participation of new sites

Manage program data submitted by grocery-retail sites, working with Data and Evaluation Manager to ensure compliance and accuracy of reporting

Provide ongoing technical assistance and troubleshooting to grocery-retail sites

Assist in the development and implementation of trainings

Prepare, manage, and coordinate distribution of program materials

Conduct site visits

Support program development and statewide expansion

Recruit and manage program partners

Support coordination of produce delivery programs

Conduct outreach events

Communications, Outreach & Program Promotion

Coordinate the distribution of promotional materials

Contribute to monthly e-newsletters and other communication initiatives

Coordinate regular communications with program partners

Program Evaluation

Assist Data and Evaluation Manager in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual program reports

Conduct program participant surveys

General Program Support & Sustainability

Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly network calls

Required Skills and Experiences:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

3-5 years work experience in a relevant field (public health, food systems, nutrition, healthcare, etc.)

Working knowledge of farmers’ markets, local food systems, and healthy lifestyle practice

Passion and vision for healthy, equitable food-system development

An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills

An interest in technology solutions including point-of-sale systems and card technologies

Strong attention to detail

Ability to self-direct and prioritize projects

Ability to effectively coordinate with remote partners

Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; ability to work independently and with diverse populations

Strong Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, Google Docs, Dropbox, and Salesforce

Experience working in the grocery-retail sector is a plus

Basic Working Requirements:

18 years of age or older

Willing/able to travel within the state of Ohio

Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

This is a full-time position based in Cincinnati, OH. PPM currently operates under a hybrid in-office/remote work model; however, interested candidates must have the ability to be present in PPM offices at least 1 day per week. We offer a lively office culture and a supportive work environment. Starting salary for this position is $44,512.

This position requires a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three (3) professional references as one PDF attachment to Daena Johnson, Operations Coordinator, ​

Please title email subject line: Program Coordinator – First name Last name

Applications due by 5 PM on Friday, July 29th, 2022.

PRODUCE PERKS MIDWEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.

More information and application can be found here.

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