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Careers at Fulfill

There is nothing more fulfilling than working every day to end hunger and help our neighbors in need get back on their feet for good.

 

If you are interested in any of the career positions listed below, we would love to hear from you! Please send a cover letter and your resume to careers@fulfillnj.org and indicate in the subject line which position you are applying for.

There is nothing more fulfilling than working every day to end hunger and help our neighbors in need get back on their feet for good.

 

Organizational Effectiveness Director: David Goldstein

careers@fulfillnj.org

Position Title: Database Specialist                                               Department: Development         

Reports to: Development Manager                                        

Status: Full time Exempt

Fulfill (formerly The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  The Fulfill team is dedicated to providing a comprehensive approach to ending hunger in our communities.  We are committed to embodying Fulfill’s values in all activities, and relationships are based on collaboration and respect.

For the position of the Raiser’s Edge Database Specialist, an organized and experienced individual is needed to optimize the full functionality of the Blackbaud cloud-based fundraising software. The Raiser’s Edge Database Specialist will be a member of the Development team and be responsible for maximizing the effectiveness of the donor database through data management, research, queries, analysis, strategy, prospecting, and reporting. This position requires an individual who is organized, detail-oriented, efficient, and accurate; with strong communication and interpersonal skills.  The ability to effectively collaborate with and support internal departments, board members and event committees are essential.  This position requires a self-starter who has high energy, takes initiative, and welcomes a challenge.

Qualifications:

  • College degree: BA/BS in business, marketing, management, communications, or IT preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Raiser’s Edge Donor/Fundraising software required Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), as well as in mail merges and import/exports required. Knowledge and experience with Tablau and Ceres is a plus
  • Proficient presentation and written communications skills
  • Preferred 2-3 years’ experience in donor relations, development, and gift processing
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required for nights and weekend events, as needed

Knowledge:

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of data management, prospect management, analysis, reporting, and donor strategy/targeting utilizing Raiser’s Edge software to support donor and fundraising initiatives.
  • Strategic understanding of donor relations, giving levels, and solicitation plans

Skills/Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with robust project management and organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to network with and engage diverse audiences; incorporating current events knowledge of hunger-related initiatives. Must be able to represent Fulfill with professionalism when interacting with Fulfill stakeholders – including donors, clients, partner agencies, community, corporate, civic and governmental partners, media, and staff.

Donor and Fundraising Initiatives:            

  • The Raiser’s Edge (RE) Database Specialist will be the donor database “power user” and in-house expert with a special emphasis on extracting data, database integrity, and accurately maintaining constituent records.
    • Interfaces with Blackbaud for all maintenance, version upgrades, and new functionality
    • Implements global clean-up of existing database
    • Demonstrates proficiency in queries, data imports/exports, and mail merges
      • Supports Development team and Executive team with strategic queries, invitation lists, and mailing lists
    • Provides accurate database information and mailing lists for direct marketing campaign’s mailing list
      • Works with direct marketing vendor to collect and extract data
    • Produces reports and utilizes benchmarking

 

  • This position will be responsible for identifying key information requirements and managing standards for constituent records
    • Responsible for updating constituent records and global changes on an on-going basis to ensure accurate information
    • Establishes a process to ensure the integrity of database
      • Identifies duplicate records and consolidates as appropriate
      • Eliminates incomplete and erroneous data
    • Develops and catalogues all acknowledgement letters customized to mailing, event, donor, author, etc.
    • Creates and implements up-to-date Standard Operating Procedures for entry and reporting for all Raiser’s Edge users
      • Conducts training for all Raiser’s Edge users
      • Creates standardized contact report
        • Enters, updates, and tracks contact report information
  • The RE Database Specialist will be responsible for supporting an on-going donor retention and prospect management plan that includes, but is not limited to, the following:
    • Research: Key information about each donor/prospect with giving history, priority causes, educational institutions, board involvement, real estate, employment, etc.
    • Categorization: Taking the key research findings to assign designated “ratings” for a donor/prospect based on the capacity to give, inclination to give, strength of affinity, legacy, relationship with Fulfill, readiness to give, and predicted level of giving.
    • Project Plan: Building a calendar utilizing prospect tracking tools
  • Conducts special research/analysis projects as requested
  • Prepares briefing reports for leadership
  • Continually learns best practices for using the Raiser’s Edge software and periodically updates team members on new procedures to efficiently and accurately accomplish tasks in the donor database to support Fulfill’s fundraising goals.
    • Ensures precise data entry through general information checks and surveys of user surveys, records, and fields
  • Integrates Raiser’s Edge Database with other systems/data
    • Implements processes for extracting data from the Volunteer Software – Volgistics
      • Optimize information already collected
      • Designate targeted programs with information
    • Augments synergies and interfaces with new versions of Ceres
      • Ensure accuracy of data
      • Reduce redundancy in reporting/tracking
    • Leverages network and tools provided by Feeding America through on-line resources, training, and conferences

Miscellaneous:

  • Provides back-up support to Development staff and other departments as needed
  • Participates in evening and weekend speaking opportunities and events, as needed
  • Performs other assignments as required
  • Adheres to and promotes all policies and procedures; and communicates such to volunteers/interns as needed and required
  • Builds relationships across multiple business teams, and works with executive team on database updates
  • Demonstrates good judgment and discretion

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to walk, stand, sit, kneel, push, stoop, reach above the shoulder, grasp, pull, bend repeatedly, identify colors, see, write, count, read, speak, analyze, alphabetize, lift and carry under 50 lbs., perceive depth, operate a motor vehicle.
  • Conditions may include working outside, working in inclement weather, working around machines with moving parts and moving objects, radiant and electrical energy, working closely with others, working alone, working protracted or irregular hours, and traveling by car, van, bus, and airplane.
  • Equipment (machines, tools, devices) used in performing only the essential functions include computer and related equipment, calculator, copier, fax machine, telephone, camera, and automobile.

Title: Culinary Service Manager                                                 

Department: Advocacy and Programs    

Reports to: Director of Advocacy and Programs                           

Status: Exempt, full time

 

Fulfill (Formerly named the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties)  is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth & Ocean Counties and to make sure that all people at all times have access to enough nutritious food to maintain an active and healthy life. Fulfill’s team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient network of services to eliminate hunger.  We are committed to embodying Fulfill’s values in all activities and relationships are based on collaboration and respect.

Fulfill’s growing Culinary Program provides job skills training for students in need of permanent employment through a 13 week onsite training in a commercially equipped kitchen.  The trainings are held at Fulfill’s Toms River and Neptune sites.  Kitchens additionally prepare upwards of 100,000 meals annually and growing for at risk after school programs (Kids Cafés), Fulfill member agencies and Fulfill events.

 

Summary:

Join a growing team as Culinary Service Manager directly responsible for the development, planning, and preparation of meals that are nutritious, safe, and provide those in need with food essential to their health. The Culinary Service Manager directs the activity of the Culinary Program including culinary training and the daily production of meals in a manner compliant with curriculum and safety and sanitation requirements. Working with team members and volunteers, the Culinary Service Manager’s role is key to ensuring the Culinary Program operates effectively, produces meals that meet quality and nutrition standards, and positively affects the health and well-being of students and consumers.

 

Qualifications

  • Education or Degree Required: Certified Executive Chef with Culinary Arts degree, American Culinary Federation member preferred.
  • Registered ServSafe Trainer. HACCP certified. Seafood HACCP certified.
  • Related Experience and Training Required: At least 5 years related experience teaching culinary arts and management required, food service/catering experience preferred. Experience must encompass training in cost control, food inventory & management and regulatory guidelines governing food service.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and culinary inventory software
  • License Required: Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Flexibility with schedule; some evening and weekend hours required.

 

Summary:

Join a growing team as Culinary Service Manager directly responsible for the development, planning, and preparation of meals that are nutritious, safe, and provide those in need with food essential to their health. The Culinary Service Manager directs the activity of the Culinary Program including culinary training and the daily production of meals in a manner compliant with curriculum and safety and sanitation requirements. The Food Service and Training Manager role is key to ensuring the Culinary Program operates effectively, produces meals that meet quality and nutrition standards, and positively affects the health and well-being of students and consumers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This list is not all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Culinary Training:
  • Instructs 13 week culinary arts program for multiple classes each year, through classroom and practical kitchen experiences.
  • Develops and updates curriculum involving basic food handling, cutlery skills, food preparation, equipment usage and other topics so students may acquire basic culinary arts skills necessary for job readiness, certifications from the American Culinary Federation and other agencies.
  • Assists in conducting interviews and selection of potential students together with Student Success Coach
  • Establishes student and program evaluation criteria and evaluates individual student progress.
  • Maintains knowledge and relationships with area employers and understand their hiring needs.
  • Supervises and implements performance appraisal for Student Success Coach.
  • Meal Production and Catering:
  • Oversees food production for Fulfill’s meal production programs as well as catering events, ensuring needed food, supplies, and staff to follow menu and ensure timely production.
  • In coordination with Nutrition and Food Sourcing team members, develops menus that meet the dietary requirements for programs being served by Fulfill.
  • Develops implement and supervise production plans and schedules to meet program goals.
  • Maintains production records and tracking.
  • Purchasing and Inventory:
  • Determines, procures and maintains food supplies, equipment, kitchen supplies and materials for Culinary Training and Production.
  • Manages physical inventory and ensures food and supplies are available on a timely basis.
  • Monitors purchasing and receiving paperwork for correct quantity, quality and price.
  • Participates with Food Sourcing team in developing vendor relationships, sourcing plans for ingredient items.
  • Financial:
  • Participates in development of annual culinary program budget to include: calculating food, labor and associated costs; developing pricing strategies; developing bid and contract costs for current and potential customers, and ensuring budget and fiscal compliance through efficient operations and production procedures.
  • Maintains accurate records of expenditures, follows all Fulfill purchasing and finance policies, and ensures budget compliance through effective and efficient operation.
  • Maintains weekly product order guides in vendor systems and update orders from regular vendors.
  • Health and Safety Sanitation:
  • Creates and ensures adherence to Standard Operating Procedures within the Kitchen.
  • Ensures sanitation and compliance with regulations in the kitchen and all food service areas.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains HACCP and all related food safety plans.
  • Makes weekly inspections of all equipment to assure that equipment is operating correctly and safely.
  • Supervisory:
  • Supervises team members and volunteers on daily operations to include: receipt of materials from outside vendors or from Fulfill inventory; implementation of production plans; accountability for inventory, utilization of volunteers, and quality control.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors training programs for volunteers to ensure quality, safety, compliance and productivity. Supervise the Kitchen staff in the training and utilization of volunteers.
  • Responds to all feedback from customers, both positive and negative. Addresses quality complaints in a timely manner, and develops and implements procedures for investigating and resolving issues.
  • Serves as liaison and communicates with the Network Engagement team for food safety issues, menu compliance or questions being reported by member agencies and being investigated by the programs department.
  • Serves as the liaison and communicates with the NJ Department of Agriculture and other agencies for all inspection compliance.
  • Performs administrative duties such as completing necessary forms, reports, evaluations, studies, etc., to assure control of equipment and supplies.

 

  • Professional Development:
  • Maintains professional networks with industry leaders.
  • Updates culinary knowledge and skills to implement state of the art food service practices and standards.

 

  • Other duties, as needed for the success of the Culinary Training and Production and/or Fulfill.