The Food Trust is a nationally recognized nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food and information to make healthy decisions. Headquartered in Philadelphia, The Food Trust works with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers, and policymakers across the country to develop a comprehensive approach to improved food access that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food. More information about The Food Trust is available at www.thefoodtrust.org.
The Project Associate will provide administrative and project support to the Consulting team under the direction of senior staff on the team. The Associate will support the effective and timely execution of internal and external projects through effective clerical support; travel booking; meeting and conference call scheduling; supporting the timely processing of expense reports, timesheets, and check requests; maintenance of electronic and hard copy project files; and timely response to internal and external customer inquiries and requests. In addition to administrative responsibilities, this position will support internal and external projects as assigned, including data gathering related to project planning and implementation, such as: preparing backgrounders for new locales, preparing agenda and meeting materials, taking notes and preparing minutes on calls and in meetings, organizing document production for reports and deliverables, and supporting field surveys with project staff.