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Manager, Hunger to Health Collaboratory

The Greater Boston Food Bank
Job Title: Manager, Hunger to Health Collaboratory
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August 26th, 2022
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GBFB Overview

Through the compassion and commitment of our supporters, staff, partners and volunteers, The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) takes a bold, innovative and multi-pronged approach to achieve our mission to end hunger here. GBFB is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. We are committed to increasing our food distribution to provide three meals a day to every person in need in Eastern Massachusetts while supporting healthy lives and healthy communities. Our progress toward this goal is documented by town on our interactive map.

The Greater Boston Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization.  Through compassion and action, together we can create a hunger free Eastern Massachusetts. GBFB Team Members will support the Mission to End Hunger Here. They will live our Team Member Values of Team Member Wellbeing, Teamwork, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Respect, Trust and Our Eastern Massachusetts Community.

GBFB Core Competencies

GBFB Core Competencies summarize the capabilities that are important across all jobs and that we  believe collectively contribute to GBFB’s overall success. We believe they support our mission and our values. At the same time, the expected behaviors as they relate to Core Competencies may vary according to the specific job duties, requirements, and level within the organization. Core Competences are usually interpersonal and strategic and are at the heart of how we do our work.

The GBFB Competency Framework focuses on six Core Competencies:

  • Contributes to a High-Performing Team

  • Builds a Shared Commitment

  • Empowers Others

  • Drives Continual Improvement

  • Communicates Collaboratively

  • Displays Authenticity and Transparency

Affirmative Action/EEO statement

GBFB provides equal employment opportunities to all Team Members and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, handicap, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. This applies to all terms  and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.

No Team Member or applicant will be subjected to harassment, intimidation, threats, coercion or discrimination because they have engaged in or may engage in any of the following: (1) filing a complaint of employment discrimination; (2) assisting or participating in an investigation, compliance review, hearing, or any other activity related to the administration of any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; (3) opposing any act or practice made unlawful by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity; or (4) exercising any other right protected by any federal, state or local law requiring equal opportunity.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

GBFB is considered an essential response organization in times of disaster. As such, Team Members are expected to report to GBFB locations as required, after securing the safety of their families, and may be asked to perform duties that are critical (but outside of their regularly assigned duties) in times of disaster.

H2HC and Position Summary

The Hunger to Health Collaboratory (H2HC) is an initiative of The Greater Boston Food Bank. H2HC aligns food, health, and policy through an equity lens to advance food and nutrition security for everyone. The Manager reports to the Executive Director and provides administrative, logistical, and strategic support.

Position Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Manager supports the growth and evolution of H2HC by supporting the administrative, logistical, and strategic operations of the Collaboratory as directed by the Executive Director.


  • Provide administrative support for a variety of projects and events in collaboration with internal and external partners

  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Manage monthly expense reporting

  • Manage H2HC files and file structure on SharePoint

  • Schedule meetings; manage calendars

  • Maintain master contact list in Excel and Constant Contact

Communications (Writing, Design, Research, Analysis, and Reporting)

  • As directed, help develop, design, and maintain H2HC materials, including presentations, electronic newsletter, slide decks, reports, charts, etc.

  • Develop and manage content and updates for H2HC website and social media platforms

  • Support the development and management of potential podcast series

  • Conduct research, collect data, and draft grant proposals, program and grantee reports, annual report, etc.

  • Manage printing and production of communications materials as needed


  • Research and compile information, including contact reports from Salesforce, bios, etc., in preparation for all strategic and donor meetings

  • Generate contact reports/meeting notes and follow up with meeting participants as needed

  • As directed, conduct research on national and local foundations

  • As directed, coordinate with GBFB grant writer/external consultant on proposal research, writing, and reporting


  • Support event planning with internal and external partners

  • Research and manage event vendors

  • Prepare meeting materials

  • Attend and support events as needed

  • Support post-event follow-up, evaluation, and reporting

  • Coordinate with GBFB team as needed when collaborating on events

Strategy and Planning

  • Support the ED in the planning and execution of events, advocacy, and strategic outreach

  • Support the ED in working with external and internal partners to align strategies and actions

  • Coordinate with GBFB public affairs team as needed on policy and advocacy work

  • Help develop H2HC strategic plans


  • Support and maintain relationships with internal and external H2HC stakeholder organizations and grantees

  • Develop and support stakeholder communications including the various tools and modalities listed under ‘communications’

  • Represent H2HC at meetings and events as required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to synthesize, organize, and manage information; multi-task; and manage tight deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of organizations, internal colleagues, and external stakeholders, including senior leaders

  • Ability to work effectively both in person and remotely as part of a small team

  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills

  • Strong writing, editing, and proofing skills

  • Demonstrated curiosity, resilience, and ability to tolerate ambiguity

  • Strong organizational skills and work ethic

  • Strong computer skills and willingness to learn new tools as needed

Mandatory Education and Experience

  • BA/BS, master’s preferred

  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years full-time professional experience

  • Interest in and willingness to learn about food, health, nutrition, and equity issues

  • Must have access to reliable personal transportation 

  • Digital competencies for effective usage of GBFB technologies (SharePoint, Adobe Creative Suite, Office 365, etc.)

Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office environment

  • Ability to sit for up to 3 hours at a time

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Work Environment

  • Weekly in-person meetings are required; additional meetings and events will arise and will also be in person

Travel required

  • Occasionally

Can This Position Be Performed Remotely?

  • Weekly in-person meetings are required; additional meetings and events will arise and will also be in person

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