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Retail Partnerships
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a local non-profit organization serving families and individuals in need since 1976, offers fifteen diverse programs and services at two facilities in Sacramento. A staff of 83 and several thousand volunteers accomplish SFBFS’ mission of assisting families in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and by moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence.  For more information, please visit


The Retail Partnerships is responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with local donors, including retail grocery stores, in support of SFBFS’ mission. This position will educate store personnel n their program’s donation guidelines. This role is directly responsible for the development, and retention of relationships with retail donors, manufacturing and agriculture partners as well as local growers and service/supply industries representatives to maximize food procurement opportunities, researching, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding new and current food donor and vendor relationships. He/She will attend store meetings and store training sessions; monitor and report donation progress to individual store coordinators, district coordinators and program coordinators where applicable. The Retail Partnerships will assist with the managing of relationships with qualified partner agencies and may also maintain relationships with other local donors, including distributors, food warehouses.
The Retail Partnerships will perform the following (including but not limited to):
·        Works in partnership with the Director of Operations to support SFBFS’s coordination of practical and efficient logistics and transportation for all donated and purchased food by:
o   Managing regional donor partnerships, monitoring performance, assess volume opportunities, establishing and maintaining relationships with the food industry community included but not limited to retail stores, agricultural businesses and corporations, distributors, and government entities and strengthening engagement to increase and improve donation opportunities
o   Creating and implementing program compliance standards to promote efficient resource utilization and ensure safe food handling as a part of the organization’s strategic plan
o   Monitor industry trends by engaging with Feeding America and peer food banks to identify opportunities and apply findings to plans and strategies
o   Regularly plan, execute, and evaluate training sessions for donors, and partner’s drivers, volunteers and interns
·        Other duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED (including but not limited to)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in social science, business or related field
  • Minimum of three to five years’ experience in food bank or grocery, and/or outside sales experience and 5 years of relevant experience in building and maintaining relationships with food suppliers, manufactures, retailers, producers, packers or equivalent relationship management building in similar industry
  • Prior non-profit organizational experience
  • Prior product handling and warehouse knowledge
  • Valid California Driver’s License and auto insurance - required



·        Full Time, non- exempt position (Monday through Friday); may include some nights, weekends and holidays as required
·        Comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision/life/AD&D/LTD/ retirement and more
·        Salary: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour