The picture above is my daughter and I at this years amazing Empty Bowl event to benefit Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. A lot of hours and hard work go into planning an event that raises much needed funds for Second Harvest.  When I got the email about this job I thought I would share, it might be right up your alley and you could be the involved in planning Empty Bowl 2017.

You'd be working for the Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank.  They are a non-profit organization whose mission statement is:   "to feed Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin’s hungry by rescuing and distributing food and engaging our region in the fight against hunger."  What a great feeling to know that you are joining a team that is helping others in need.

They are looking for a Marketing and Special Events Coordinator that would be responsible for public relations, developing a marketing plan and implementing their special events.

They list benefits as : Medical, Dental Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance.  They have a 401 (k) Plan and offer generous vacation, sick and holiday leave.

It's a 40 hour per week, non-exempt job with an hourly wage of $14.40-$21.60.

You would need the following qualifications:

*Bachelor's Degree in marketing, communication, public relations, journalism or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
*Knowledge of non-profit programming; interest in hunger issue or related social services
*Strong communication, interpersonal and persuasion skills
*Strong organization skills and an attention to detail
*Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
*Computer proficiency including experience with Microsoft applications (Word, Publisher and Power Point); Adobe Creative Suites, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Constant Contact
*Social Media experience including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

They would like you to have preferred knowledge or experience in the following areas:
in the media industry, public relations or  marketing and a connection to the NE Minnesota and NW Wisconsin business/media/marketing community

It's easy to apply, you can submit a completed application and resume to: Executive Director, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank, 4503 Airpark Boulevard, Duluth, MN 55811 by COB on October 26, 2016.