Founded in 1988, Food & Friends provides medically-tailored meals, nutrition support, and friendship to people living with AIDS, cancer, diabetes, and other life-challenging illnesses. Our team of sixty employees and thousands of volunteers delivers meals and hope to people living in the District of Columbia and multiple counties across Maryland and Virginia. There is no charge or income qualification for our services, which are rendered solely on the basis of medical need.
We seek a Government Relations and Public Funding Director to oversee procurement of $4 million from multiple public funding streams. The incumbent will coordinate Food & Friends’ relations with a broad range of local, state, and federal funding sources in support of existing and new funding streams. Specific responsibilities include:
Requires regular travel throughout the Washington Metro region.
The successful candidate will have a BA/BS and at least four years of public funding, public policy, advocacy, or related experience. Familiarity with government funding policy pertaining to HIV/AIDS, cancer, nutrition programs, and/or public health strongly preferred. Additional qualifications include proven ability to cultivate and steward relations with external constituents and government officials, experience with preparation of grant proposals, superb communication skills, ability and willingness to give public presentations, excellent time management skills, and an appreciation for diversity. Must have a valid driver’s license. Offer of employment contingent upon a pre-employment drug test.
Food & Friends provides a competitive salary and generous benefits. Our staff enjoys a high quality, diverse work environment that includes short Fridays and casual dress. Food & Friends is Metro accessible, and has free on-site parking.
To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:
Mr. Lucas Ginn
Food & Friends
219 Riggs Road, NE
Washington, DC 20011
NO PHONE CALLS OR THIRD PARTY INQUIRIES
Food & Friends is an Equal Opportunity Employer