Food Moxie Interim Executive Director

  • Location

    Philadelphia, PA

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Position Type:
A six-month contract with possibility for renewal in 30-day increments until a permanent
Executive Director is hired. Full time, exempt position, including very occasional evening and
weekend hours, with an annualized salary of $75,000. The Interim Executive Director will be
eligible to participate in Food Moxie’s competitive benefits package including medical, dental,
life, and disability insurance; 15% discount at Weavers Way Co-op; generous paid time off. All
Food Moxie employees must pass PA Child Abuse and Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal
Background Check.
The final candidate will be amenable to a hybrid work environment; the Food Moxie office is
located in West Mt. Airy, Philadelphia, PA.
Please note: Fulfillment of the Interim Executive Director position does not indicate the
consideration for a permanent role. The individual in this role is eligible to apply independently
for permanent leadership at a future time.

Position Summary:
Food Moxie seeks an organized, thoughtful, and resourceful Interim Executive Director (IED) to
bring leadership and stability during the transition period between the departure of our former
Executive Director and a permanent replacement. The IED will lead with compassion and integrity
in carrying out Food Moxie’s mission, vision, and financial objectives. The IED shares and upholds
Food Moxie’s values, including the organization’s commitment to equity and inclusion,
cooperative principles, collective visioning, and local, small-scale urban agriculture.
The IED will bring leadership to Food Moxie during a unique time with an opportunity to help
staff and the Board of Directors reimagine the structure and operational procedures of the
organization. The ideal candidate has experience supervising a team, meeting financial
objectives, and fostering a culture of operational excellence. The IED will uphold current
community and donor relationships and will have the opportunity to identify new fundraising
strategies that will generate long-term financial health for the organization.
This position reports to the Board of Directors and supervises the Program Manager, Lead
Educator and Grower, Growing Space Manager, and part-time Operations Manager. The IED will
also support a part-time grant writer and an artist in residency.

About Us

From seed to supper, Food Moxie educates and inspires people to grow, prepare, and eat healthy food. Food Moxie envisions a world where all people have access to the skills and resources to grow, cook, and enjoy healthy food. We build healthy communities by connecting people to the earth and their food, as well as to themselves and one another.

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