Wheeling Food Hub Manager



Wheeling, WV
United States

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● Manage WFH facility, equipment, interface with and coordinate users, and general shared facility use;

● Maintain food hub use/scheduling platform with high-level of detail with respect to weekly tenant use, facility inventory, etc;

● Maintain food safety protocols, update food safety manual and keep records for food storage, equipment and premises in accordance with Federal, State and Local Food Safety requirements; 

● Coordinate with farmers, ensure timely and accurate aggregation, product quality and traceability, organize orders and record information on current and future inventory;

● Support business planning, reporting and data tracking

● Utilize Google Drive, Microsoft Excel, Local Food Marketplace or other management software to efficiently manage inventory, customer orders and invoice information, and market products to customers

● Assist in marketing, promotion, outreach and education with producers, customers and community

● Maintain connections and professional rapport with producers, buyers, the Public Market, and other professionals and advocates in the food system and keep relevant records of all hub contacts

● Maintain good verbal and written communications with supervisor, staff and external partners


Start-up: Work with start-up team to:

● Inform planning - layout, functionality.

● Equipment selection, ordering, set-up.

● Assist in developing, tuning business model, targets, adjustments. Qualifications



● Food Service Experience - restaurant, farm, caterer, farmers market, or food hub

● Ability to attend and complete training for Better Processing Control, ServSafe, and/or other food service training.

● Logistics Experience - scheduling, planning, coordinating

● Good people and conflict resolution skills - to interact and resolve scheduling/shared-use-facility conflicts

● Business Management - business, revenue, profit, loss

● Competent - google suit, scheduling apps

● Ability to lift 50lbs

● Ability to work nights and weekends as required.

How to Apply:

To apply please send a resume, 1-page cover letter, and 2 references to wheelingfoodhub@growov.org