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Director of Impact Taste the Local Difference

  • Date Posted February 14, 2024
  • Location Michigan
  • Category Business / Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Taste the Local Difference® is a local food marketing agency specializing in effective strategies for agriculture, food, and beverage producers. We believe in uplifting these purpose-driven and passionate entrepreneurs to tell their stories, find loyal customers, and build successful, well-connected businesses. Job description

The Director of Impact reports to the CEO and is primarily responsible for securing technical assistance contracts with non-profit organizations, government agencies, economic development organizations and other community impact partners. Significant time and strategic design will also be spent showcasing the impact of TLD services on the local food and farming sector, through testimonials, metrics and data collection.


  • Network with Economic Development Agencies and Community Impact Partners (20%)
  • Be a public face for TLD at regional and national conferences
  • Build relationships and set appropriate cadence for check-ins
  • Manage relationships and important communications in CRM system
  • Develop Proposals and Manage Contracts for Technical Assistance (TA) Referrals (40%)
  • Meet Marketing TA Referral Contract Revenue Quota
  • Develop pipeline for other team members to help deliver/refer leads
  • Build out and Manage Program Budgets (25%)
  • Programs primarily geared towards Marketing TA assistance with some additional meetings and strategic initiatives built into funding.
  • Budgeting in collaboration with CEO
  • Manage Deliverables and Reporting as needed
  • Develop Strategy around Metrics and Data Collection. (5%)
  • Project management to ensure appropriate data is collected.
  • Prioritize long-term funding, economic development and community impact
  • Lead collection and reporting on Key Performance Indicators
  • Participate in Leadership Team Decision Making and Strategy (10%)
  • Work with Sales Team on Effective Strategies for Business Development
  • Lead Meetings on KPI analysis and Impact Reports

Desired Skills:

  • Marketing/Sales experience
  • Experience in People Management
  • Comfort in Networking and Public Speaking
  • Organized and Detail Oriented
  • CRM experience
  • Business Mindset
  • Project Management experience

Taste the Local Difference is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, political orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and veterans to apply. This staff member can live anywhere in Michigan.

Starting Salary: $50,000-$68,000 based on experience. This leadership level role can expect projected salary growth by meeting or exceeding performance expectations.

Benefits: Flexible Schedule, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time, 2 Weeks Paid Vacation, Employer Stipend for Health Insurance Plan, 401K Match, Opt-in Short Term Disability Group Rates, Paid Expenses, Cell Phone Stipend, Opportunity for Growth, Ongoing Reviews and Performance Evaluations.


  • Marketing & Advertising


Compensation this position is : salaried, 50k-75k Location job can be done remotely Application instructions
This job expired on April 14, 2024
DeadlineMarch 14, 2024

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