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Community, Integrity, Passion, Progress, Respect. These are our Core Values, and if they resonate with you, we invite you to join our team of dedicated professionals working together to feed the minds that feed the world.

IFT is rooted in innovative thinking and inclusive collaboration. We strive to attract and develop talented people who think outside the box and are passionate about our mission & vision. We encourage our employees to draw from their own unique experiences to forge new insights and creative ideas to support the important work of our members and keep IFT at the cutting edge of the association industry.

At IFT we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and foster a diverse and inclusive work culture.


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The role of this position is to build and maintain custom software solutions on time, on budget and with high quality. The developer will work with departments at IFT to deliver full-featured, data-driven applications and web solutions. The developer is responsible for covering all aspects of a solution from requirements gathering to design, development, QA and deployment. This position is a key member of the it team, working especially closely with other it team members and vendor technical staff to deliver comprehensive solutions to staff and members. In addition, the developer plays a key role in setting priorities for software development and maintenance work.

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Competitive Benefits

IFT offers a competitive benefits program designed to reward, energize, and retain talented individuals.

Benefits include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • 401k profit sharing with employer contribution
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Vacation/sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Wellness program
  • Professional development support
  • Parental leave
  • Life/disability insurance
  • Flexible spending

“My favorite part of my job is knowing that I am making a difference in the science of food community every day. IFT is a leader in the food science community and is always progressing forward to make a bigger impact.”

- Jaime Gutshall, Foundation Manager , Feeding Tomorrow

“The work life balance that IFT allows me to have is one of the things I love most about working here. They also provide employees with tools and opportunities for professional development and growth which I think is amazing.”

- Victoria Garcia, Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator , IFT

“The people! I’m proud to work for an organization where the environment is collaborative and forward thinking. We work hard and strive to go above and beyond in all that we do, and we also have a lot of fun in the process! ”

- Anna Desai, Executive Office Manager & Board Liaison , IFT

Questions about IFT or IFT’s open positions?

Contact us and we'll be happy to answer your questions about our association and working at IFT.

Phone: +1.312.782.8424
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Fax: +1.312.782.8348
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