Community Impact - Food & Nutrition Insecurity Specialist

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: New Berlin, NY

Company: Chobani


The Food and Nutrition Insecurity Specialist is responsible for building, growing, and maintaining Chobani’s network of partners fighting food and nutrition insecurity in Central New York. This person will be an enthusiastic, trustworthy, and reliable relationship-builder who has an existing understanding of, and seeks to further understand, the food and nutrition insecurity needs of the Central New York community. They find creative and effective opportunities to meet those needs. This person will also be responsible for managing Chobani product donations across Central New York, as well as assisting in Chobani’s participation in events to advance its community health and wellness initiatives. The ideal candidate will be confident and comfortable representing Chobani internally and externally, serving as a culture carrier and reinforcing Chobani's culture with a variety of audiences.


  • Research, understand, and seek out opportunities for Chobani to deepen partnerships with local partners fighting food and nutrition insecurity
  • Assist with coordinating and executing end-to-end on food insecurity projects, events, and initiatives that advance Chobani’s impact priorities, including: 
    • Coordinating on-site event activations (at Chobani or in the community), including set up and tear down
    • Performing vendor set-up and working with accounts payable to ensure payment, as relevant
    • Recruiting, managing, and overseeing volunteers 
    • Ensuring excellent service and quality delivery
    • Completing post-event evaluations
  • Handle product donations at events and regularly within the community to meet community requests and needs
  • Keep team budget and records organized and up to date
  • Track, organize, and manage inventory of department equipment, supplies, and swag
  • Perform various administrative functions to ensure projects are delivered efficiently
  • Build, elevate, protect, and defend the image and reputation of Chobani brand
  • Represent Chobani as a brand spokesperson as directed with media at activations
  • Keep event vehicles and assets in working and presentable order
  • Perform other duties as necessary


  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Eager to be deeply embedded in community work; has extensive knowledge (minimum 5 years experience) in similar roles
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds for product donations 
  • Ability to drive pick-up truck with 28’ trailer attached, for product donations and events
  • Excellent ability to build trusted relationships 
  • Ability to make decisions independently using good judgment, while knowing when to ask for help/support when needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication 
  • Proficient at driving results, understanding data, and reporting progress in sometimes ambiguous, and fluid environments
  • Willingness to travel and work on weekends
  • Enthusiastic, reliable, and self-motivated with good time-management and prioritization skills

About Us

Chobani is a food maker with a mission of making high-quality and nutritious food accessible to more people, while elevating our communities and making the world a healthier place. In short: making good food for all. In support of this mission, we are a values-driven, people-first, food-and-wellness-focused company, and have been since Hamdi Ulukaya, an immigrant to the U.S., founded the company in 2005.  We produce yogurt, oatmilk, dairy- and plant-based creamers, ready-to-drink coffee and plant-based probiotic drinks. Chobani yogurt is America's No.1 yogurt brand, and it’s made with only natural ingredients without artificial preservatives.

Chobani uses food as a force for good in the world – putting humanity first in everything we do. Our philanthropic efforts prioritize giving back to our communities and beyond: working to eradicate child hunger, supporting immigrants, refugees and underrepresented people, honoring veterans, and protecting the planet. We manufacture our products in New York, Idaho, and Australia. Chobani products are available throughout North America and distributed in Australia and other select markets. For more information, please visit and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Chobani is an equal opportunity employer.  Chobani will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on any basis including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military and/or veteran status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws.


Compensation Range: $59,200.00 - $88,800.00, plus bonus.

Nearest Major Market: Utica