Communications and Operations Manager

by nycadmin

The Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center is looking for a part-time Communications and Operations Manager. Please submit a cover letter and resume to with the job description in the subject line. 

General Job Description 

The Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center (Center) Communications and Operations Manager will: 

  • Assist in writing for the Center website, newsletter and other electronic communications such as policy briefs, internal communications, reports, proposals, event invitations and meeting follow-ups; 
  • Maintain a presence across all social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin and YouTube; 
  • Web design and updating using a Wordpress platform – front-and back-end; 
  • Contribute to Center grants (perform research for appropriate grants and writing); 
  • Receive and manage queries from students, collaborators and community partners; 
  • Engage in research and writing pertaining to reports, briefs, newsletter and web content; 
  • Represent the Center at meetings, events and conferences; 
  • Draft press/media releases; 
  • Help to plan, implement and arrange talent for monthly food policy and educational events; 
  • Assist with intern identification, schedule and assignments; 
  • Provide event support, with supplies and set-up; and 
  • Perform other duties as necessary. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Community Health, Nutrition, Public Health, or related field; Master’s degree preferred 
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Online research, PowerPoint, Excel, Formstack, and Google suite 
  • Strong leadership skills, very organized and be detail oriented 
  • Able to work independently and with a team 
  • At least two years combined experience in the following: 
  • Working with food-based organizations (preferably in New York City) 
  • Conducting literature reviews and writing reports 
  • The ideal candidate will be ready to jump in to assist with any task at hand, anticipate next steps and will be comfortable in a self-directed work environment. This candidate will be someone with strong writing skills and the ability to multitask. 

This position is primarily an in-person role, with required hours mostly on week-day mornings, and is compensated at a rate of $25-$30/hour, depending on experience.

This position is grant funded until 6/30/24 with the possibility of extended funding.

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