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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.

 

careers@fulfillnj.org

To apply to this position please submit your resume and cover letter to 
fulfill-search@supportcenteronline.org

Background:

Founded in 1984 as the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Fulfill is a 501(c)(3) organization headquartered in Neptune, New Jersey, serving both counties.  Proud to be a leading force in the fight against hunger, Fulfill distributes 13 million meals annually through a network of 300 community-based pantries, soup kitchens and other feeding programs.  Those food distribution sites combined serve 130,000 individuals a year, including 40,000 children. Other services include:

  • Children’s feeding programs through backpack, after-school and summer food programs
  • Mobile pantries
  • Tax refund assistance
  • SNAP enrollment assistance
  • Culinary arts training program  

With the help of roughly 1,400 volunteers providing about 27,000 hours of assistance annually, Fulfill’s programs are truly a community effort.  The Executive Director will reflect and define the face of Fulfill and will be responsible for developing and managing anticipated growth opportunities.  Visit www.fulfillnj.org for more information.  

The Opportunity:

Fulfill is seeking a full-time Executive Director to carry forward its mission to alleviate hunger and build food security in Monmouth and Ocean Counties.  This position reports to the Board of Trustees and has overall responsibility for the operation and representation of Fulfill to its various communities. Duties include advancing the organization’s mission, supervising the staff, implementing policies, managing financial resources, managing partnerships and being the ‘face’ of the organization.  The Executive Director oversees an annual operating budget of $27 million with revenue from government, foundations, corporations, and individual donors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Exercising oversight for all aspects of the organization’s administration and program delivery, financial stability, policy implementation, quality assurance, and infrastructure
  • Articulating and being an advocate for the importance of reducing food insecurity and encouraging a multi-pronged approach that includes the Board of Trustees, staff, volunteers, member agencies, donors, policy makers, community leaders, and the general public
  • Providing leadership and inspiration to the staff. Building a team that works collaboratively and maintains a culture of accountability
  • Identifying opportunities for creative and efficient collaborations that increase impact while reducing expenses
  • Participating in strategic planning with the Board of Trustees

The Qualified Candidate:

Fulfill is seeking an outgoing, confident, responsive person with exceptional communication and relationship building skills.  Qualified candidates will have:

  • A passion and caring for the mission and purpose of Fulfill
  • Extensive experience in addressing food insecurity and providing leadership in that effort
  • Ability to inspire and motivate teams
  • An ‘outcomes orientation’; knowing how to effectively capture impact/outcome information and utilize it well
  • A minimum of seven years of senior management-level experience
  • Professional, highly effective written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain important relationships with partners, funders, and government entities
  • Demonstrated success in operational and financial oversight, strategic planning, organizational development and nonprofit governance
  • Technology skills, especially for program evaluation and operating efficiencies  
  • An interest in and ability to explore and develop additional resources and relationships that enhance the organization
  • Demonstrated ability in successfully creating and maintaining productive, collaborative relationships with other community organizations.
  • Ability to partner effectively with a Board with a track record of success in that area
  • A Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, Business, or another relevant field is preferred.
  • Previous Executive Director experience preferred

Salary and Benefits:

The compensation range for the position is $160,000 – $180,000 inclusive of benefits.  Compensation package details are negotiable based on experience and individual priorities.

Application Process:

To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to fulfill-search@supportcenteronline.org.

Please be sure to include a cover letter with the following information:

  • Description of your interest in the position
  • Evidence that your qualifications and experience match the organizations interests
  • Evidence of passion for the mission
  • How you learned of the position.

Submission deadline is January 4, 2019.  Only electronic submissions will be considered.  All applications will be treated as confidential. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Fulfill is fully committed to diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, Fulfill does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Travel expenses to interviews and relocation expenses for the new Executive Director will not be reimbursed by Fulfill.

This search is being facilitated by the Executive Search and Transition Management Division of The Support Center.  Questions may be addressed to Marie Zieger at mzieger@supportcenteronline.org

For more information about the Support Center please visit www.supportcenteronline.rog

SUMMARY

The Fulfill team is dedicated to building community awareness and creating an efficient food distribution network to eliminate hunger in the community.  Team members are committed to embodying Fulfill’s values in all activities.  Relationships are based on collaboration and respect.  Resources are leveraged in a manner that is strategic and cost-effective in order to achieve Fulfill’s mission and goals.

This position is engaged in a range of financial activities primarily accounts payable, grants expense tracking, and serves as active liaison with IT and outside technicians.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance

  • Insures accounts payable, expense reports, and disbursements comply with operating procedures in order to control expenses; communicates procedures to staff members for compliance. Analyzes bills upon receipt, matches with purchase orders, determines appropriate accounts, notifies suppliers of tax exemption as needed, verifies accuracy of expense with department management and prepares checks for Executive Director’s and/or Board Officer’s signature upon receipt of appropriate documentation.
  • Administers petty cash fund, ensures expense documentation is correct and complete, reconciles and replenishes account as needed.
  • Verifies, allocates, post and reconciles transactions to subsidiary accounts in Ceres accounting system.
  • Assists with bank deposits.
  • Supports month-end and year-end close process.
  • Maintains Finance Department filing system.
  • Prepares schedules for and participates in A-133 audit.
  • Participate in the budget process compiling budget details and preparing budgets for board approval.
  • Produces error-free accounting reports, correspondence, statements, memoranda, graphs, reports and other materials to support financial goals and presents results to a diversified audience.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Prepares data for a variety of survey forms, reports, records, and applications, and obtains approvals as necessary.
  • Acts as backup for payroll.

Information Technology Management and Other:

  • Responsible for and liaisons with outside consultants and technicians for all information technology management systems including workstations, networks, office equipment, and communication systems.
  • Troubleshoot technological issues.
  • Makes recommendations for improvements.

Grants Expense Tracking

  •  Prepares and submits monthly distribution reports for TEFAP and SFPP grants/programs.
  • Prepares error-free grant utilization reports.

Inventory Management

  • Performs monthly Navision/Ceres close.
  • Participates in annual physical inventory.

Miscellaneous

  • Maintains Fulfill’s file retention system.
  • May perform various tasks associated with special projects or events.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or related field. Thorough knowledge of accounts payable, accounting procedures and principles. Two to three years of accounting experience, preferably in a non-profit environment.

Excellent accounting software user and administration skills. Must be tech-savvy. Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close.  Strong organizational and communications skills.  Ability to collaborate and work effectively with team members of diversified backgrounds. Be a creative problem-solver with strong analytical and quantitative skills. Be a team player and have a valid NJ driver’s license. Strong proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word required.  Proficiency in Navision/Ceres and Raiser’s Edge preferred.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is value, goal and deadline oriented; periodically may work extended hours; some driving; some bending and lifting up to 10 pounds may be required for filing; extensive computer work; limited warehouse environment.