Seeking a professional with an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet and at least four years of work experience to coordinate programs for a Washington, D.C. nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet to health professionals, the public, and government. A registered dietitian credential and/or Spanish speaking skills are a plus.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About the Nutrition Team
Over the past three decades, the Physicians Committee’s nutrition department has achieved many important successes. We have contributed to the elimination of the “meat group” in federal nutrition guidelines, carried out clinical research studies that have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes, and provided the scientific foundation for the health benefits of plant-based diets. We aim to propel continued progress through direct patient care, nutrition education, and advocacy.
About this Career Opportunity
The Nutrition Program Coordinator will support a variety of nutrition programs that promote a plant-based diet to health professionals, the public, and government. This will include coordinating in-person and virtual events, online classes and webinars, creating educational and/or marketing materials for the public, and representing the organization at in person events.
Who We’re Looking For
We are seeking a professional with an understanding of the health benefits of plant-based nutrition and at least four years of work experience. Applicants should also have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. A registered dietitian credential and/or Spanish speaking skills are a plus. This position requires a high degree of attention to detail, interpersonal skills, and the ability to coordinate complex logistics across multiple programs. If you meet these qualifications, we would like to hear from you.
This is a full-time position that regularly requires some work to be performed at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line). Some work can be performed remotely from a location proximate to the office if desired. The position also occasionally requires attending events that require travel and evening or weekend work.
How to Apply
We require a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related experience and accomplishments, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. We look forward to hearing from you!