Chief Executive Officer APPLY NOW

Greater Boston Area
Fri, Mar 18, 2022

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to join our founding team. After spending over a year researching the state of nutrition equity in Boston, developing a promising food access solution, and forming partnerships for implementation, we know how important it will be to have someone with proximity to the communities we are serving at the head of our organization.

As CEO, you will have the opportunity to work alongside our team as we launch our initial concept pilot, build the foundation for ongoing operations, and define the vision for a lasting organization. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who is familiar with the issues surrounding nutrition insecurity in Boston and passionate about driving change in our community.

Application Deadline: March 18, 2022

Applications will be accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.

Start Date: As soon as possible (targeting late March / early April)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Run day-to-day operations, which includes managing our suppliers, coordinating with partner sites, and overseeing delivery team 
  • Continuously incorporate community feedback on services to inform product design, customer experience, business strategy, and social impact
  • Develop vision and plan for scaling services through new community partnerships
  • Raise seed funding from grants and investors to finance early stage growth
  • Envision and build a culture that reflects the values of our mission statement 
  • Hire, lead, and develop capabilities of incoming team members as Snappea grows

Role Qualifications:

  • Experience working with and/or living in communities impacted by nutrition inequity
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance multiple priorities
  • Experience or comfort with leading teams and building deep community partnerships (does not have to be specific to food or public health)
  • Ability to analyze data and apply new insights to business decisions
  • Strong communications skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • Note: Regardless of the qualifications above, if you are passionate and interested in this role, please apply


  • Significant equity stake with attractive vesting schedule
  • Coaching from an expansive group of industry advisors
  • Access to Harvard Business School network and resources
  • Professional growth opportunity, offering high levels of ownership, challenging and diverse work, and the chance to build something from the ground up
  • Opportunity to lead a mission-driven organization and drive systems-level change

Snappea is committed to building a team that represents the variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills found in our communities.

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