Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING

SUMMARY

Under the direction of the CEO and within the policies established by the Board of Directors, the Director of Financial Development and Marketing shall:

  • Develop and implement marketing strategies, activities, and brand management for Harvest Hope Food Bank, with a focus on day-to-day marketing needs
  • Develop and implement fund-raising activities for Harvest Hope Food Bank, including annual and capital campaign planning, and donor communication/cultivation
  • Assistance and project management of special fund-raising and awareness events
  • Develop and implement public relations efforts generating awareness of Harvest Hope activities and sustaining a positive image of Harvest Hope Food Bank within service area

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage day-to-day marketing activities and staff
  • Manage press releases, coordinate media coverage at events, and build relationships with media sources
  • Manage day-to-day financial development activities and staff
  • Manage and execute Annual Support Campaign, working with board and committee members
  • Manage and execute year-round donor communication/cultivation strategy
  • Manage and execute year-round marketing plan
  • Assist with grant research and application, prospect research, and other fundraising needs
  • Assist with developing and maintaining Marketing and Financial Development budgets
  • As appropriate, attend Marketing and Financial Development Committee meetings, work with committee members, and assist in developing and executing strategies
  • Track website activity and identify optimization tactics
  • Plan and execute United Way campaign 
  • Serve as a “Harvest Hope Brand Ambassador” developing and implementing brand guidelines and ensuring they are adhered to throughout Harvest Hope Food Bank and all departments
  • Work with Branch Managers to implement individual marketing strategies to achieve their branch goals keeping consistent with the Harvest Hope Food Bank’s overall marketing strategy
  • Coordinate emergency communications (facility closings, delays, etc.)
  • Be knowledgeable of the AFP Code of Ethics
  • Perform other duties as designated by the supervisor
  • Job Description may be changed at any time by supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • This position requires the ability to maintain harmonious relationships with staff, members, volunteers, and the general public
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, strong team ethic, and high attention to detail
  • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment  
  • Experience with media relations and writing press releases
  • Knowledge of fundraising operations, methodology and Giveffect strongly preferred
  • Technical competencies:  Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) essential.  Desirable:  Giveffect or other fundraising software, and graphic design experience using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. 
  • Creative and innovative spirit
  • Knowledge of Harvest Hope Food bank history and mission  

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Marketing, English, Communications, or related field of study 
  • Minimum of 5 years of career experience 
  • Prior fundraising and/or marketing experience with a non-profit organization required

Harvest Hope Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should submit resume only to hr@harvesthope.org.


CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER

SUMMARY

The Chief Operations Officer is directly responsible for the day to day operations of the Food Bank. This position ensures that departments meet or exceeds annual goals, participates in staff development and mentoring, as well as participate in strategic planning and budgeting and managing the warehouse operations. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans, and procedures in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Set comprehensive goals for maximizing performance and growth for the organization, and making sure goals are met
  • Establish policies that promote the organizational culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and work closely with other departments to ensure processes are followed (Finance, Information Technology, HR, and Development)
  • Manage relationships with partners and vendors
  • Meet and monitor Feeding America, AIB, OSHA, DOT, USDA and Department of Health requirements and compliance and provide proactive leadership to the organization
  • Serve as a Chief Safety Officer for the organization and ensure an active Safety Committee is in place
  • Providing internal controls to ensure proper management of assets including warehouse and transportation equipment and facilities equipment and machinery
  • Must be able to evaluate and report performance by analyzing and interpreting data as well as operational metrics and then develop plans to improve relevant key performance indicators
  • Able to operate a motor vehicle for consistent travel to all branch locations

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated success in and evidence of ability to meet goals and to plan/oversee work flows and processes
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university required
  • Food Bank experience preferred, but not required
  • Five to seven years of senior level management experience in a distribution or manufacturing environment required
  • Material handling, trucking, and transportation knowledge required
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred

Harvest Hope Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should submit resume only to hr@harvesthope.org.