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Employment

As one of New Mexico’s largest and fastest growing non-profits, we provide an atmosphere with a compelling mission, to end hunger in New Mexico. If you are interested in giving back to your community and helping the hungry in our community please consider applying for a position with us.

Roadrunner Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

If you are interested in applying for an open position, please:

Please no faxes or phone calls! Contact information and directions available here.

THANK YOU for your interest in Roadrunner Food Bank!

Current Openings:

Albuquerque:  Development Officer (A), Development Officer (B), and Community Initiatives Manager.  If applying for the Development Officer position please specify which one you are interested in.

Albuquerque

Development Officer (A)

Join a dynamic and entrepreneurial development team at one of New Mexico’s most
prominent non-profits.  As a member of our team you will help make possible Roadrunner Food Bank’s bold new strategic goals that are leading us into innovative and new solutions to address hunger throughout New Mexico.  Roadrunner Food Bank has a diversified and growing fundraising program.  We are looking for people who have passion, creativity and who want to grow with us

Summary:

The Development Officer is responsible for increasing the financial resources needed to
support Roadrunner Food Bank’s mission.  They also manage activities that help enhance donors’ engagement with Roadrunner Food Bank (RRFB).  Works closely with other fundraising team members to ensure that donor tracking, cultivation, and recognition activities are integrated.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to planning for the Development Department’s growth and success.
  • Participates in all phases of RRFB’s Feed Seed Lead Major Gift Campaign
  • Takes full responsibility for various portfolios (level, group, society) of donors
  • Ensures that donor tracking, cultivation, and recognition activities are integrated.
  • Helps to develop and participate in regional fundraising activities throughout the state
  • Manages Board and Development Committee cultivation and solicitation activities
  • Helps to coordinate the A Place at the Table fundraising event, including the recruitment and cultivation of Table Captains
  • Helps with the development of new strategies and maintains systems for Corporate engagement
  • Manages RRFB’s planned giving programs including our Full Plate Society
  • Oversight of timely and accurate data entry and thanking of gifts
  •  Takes initiative to grow and improve areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to fundraise through all facets of moves management
  • Is responsible for all phases of grant management including research, writing, tracking and reporting
  • Maximizes CRM as a fundraising tool
  • Analyzes donor data and history to improve Development strategies and program
  •  Manages donor recognition programs
  • Has an enthusiasm for working with skills-based volunteers
  • Completes high-level gift data entry and provides appropriate appreciation
  • Regularly supervises the Development Assistant which includes but is not limited to:  interviewing, hiring, terminations, employee training, planning, directing work, evaluating performance, performance management of employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • Contributes as part of team that develops strategies, systems and activities that raise funds to support Roadrunner Food Bank’s Feed Seed Lead strategic framework.
  • Participates in advocacy activities
  • Has an enthusiasm for participating in cross-departmental projects. (e.g, agency capacity granting process, PDO monitoring team, RRFB committees and work groups.)
  • Manages direct mail program along with the Communications Officer
  • Works with event manager to raise sponsorships
  •  Displays passion for fundraising for Roadrunner Food Bank’s mission.
  • Is enthusiastic about role and provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Displays passion and optimism for the work, provides vision and inspiration to peers, and exemplifies RRFB core values.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to four years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience
  • Three (3) years experience in a fundraising or marketing/sales function.
  • Strong experience with various aspects of fundraising such as: grants, donor cultivation, soliciting, and database management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage donor or customer relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a career in fundraising.
  • Proven track record in a fundraising or sales activity.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to do some travel within the state and occasionally out of state

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Development Officer (B)

Join a dynamic and entrepreneurial development team at one of New Mexico’s most
prominent non-profits.  As a member of our team you will help make possible Roadrunner Food Bank’s bold new strategic goals that are leading us into innovative and new solutions to address hunger throughout New Mexico.  Roadrunner Food Bank has a diversified and growing fundraising program.  We are looking for people who have passion, creativity and who want to grow with us

Summary:

The Development Officer is responsible for increasing the financial resources needed to support Roadrunner Food Bank’s mission.  They also manage activities that help enhance donors’ engagement with Roadrunner Food Bank.  Works closely with other fundraising team members to ensure that donor tracking, cultivation and recognition activities are integrated.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to planning for Development Department’s growth and success.
  • Participates in all phases of Feed Seed Lead Major Gift Campaign
  • Takes full responsibility for various portfolios (level, group, society) of donors
  • Ensures that donor tracking, cultivation and recognition activities are integrated.
  • Helps to develop and participate in regional fundraising activities throughout the state
  • Manages database tracking of pledges to facilitate increased pledge fulfillment
  • Works with Communications to integrate various fundraising channels
  • Provides oversight for the general administrative office functions including postage machine and outgoing mail.
  • Creates new methods for Volunteer engagement that will potentially lead them to become donors
  •  Takes initiative to grow and improve areas of responsibility.
  • Ability to fundraise through all facets of moves management
  • Is responsible for all phases of grant management including research, writing, tracking and reporting
  • Maximizes CRM as a fundraising tool
  • Analyzes donor data and history to improve Development strategies and program
  • Assesses effectiveness of the CRM system and makes recommendations for improvement
  •  Manages donor recognition programs
  • Has an enthusiasm for working with skills-based volunteers
  • Completes high-level gift data entry and provides appropriate appreciation
  • Supervises the Development Program Administrator that includes but is not limited to:  interviewing, hiring, terminations, employee training, planning, directing work, evaluating performance, performance management of employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  •  Contributes as part of team that develops strategies, systems and activities that raise funds to support Roadrunner Food Bank’s Feed Seed Lead strategic framework.
  • Participates in advocacy activities
  • Has an enthusiasm for participating in cross-departmental projects. (e.g, agency capacity granting process, PDO monitoring team, RRFB committees and work groups.)
  • Works with Finance on restructuring inter-departmental systems
  • Works with the Food Rescue Manager to engage food partners as donors
  •  Displays passion for fundraising for Roadrunner Food Bank’s mission.
  • Is enthusiastic about role and provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Displays passion and optimism for the work, provides vision and inspiration to peers, and exemplifies RRFB core values.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree; or a combination of education and experience
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a non-profit fundraising department or for-profit marketing/sales department.
  • Proven track record of managing and utilizing a database for prospecting, marketing/sales or fundraising
  • Strong experience with various aspects of fundraising such as: grants, donor cultivation, soliciting, and database management
  • Demonstrated ability to manage donor or customer relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

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Community Initiatives Manager

Summary:

The Community Initiatives Manager represents RRFB as a customer service representative to provide excellent service to our partners, donors, and the public. The Community Initiatives Manager is responsible for providing coordinated and direct support for RRFB’s community program activities.  This position holds responsibility for systems such as research and analysis, capacity building, and program coordination that support RRFB’s community initiatives goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs and runs reports on program activities, goals and grant reporting
  • Manages programs and events to build stronger partnerships
  • Develops and implements the yearly SEED conference
  • Researches information and creates  reports involving partner participation
  • Maintains database and provides information about partner and client characteristics
  • Does data entry of partner activities, such as monthly reporting, updating contact information, and tracking of incoming documents.
  • Supports and supervises program volunteers
  • Performs site visits of partners for compliance
  • Maintains grant reporting calendar
  • Creates and manages selected SEED activities
  • Creates and manages surveys and compiles results
  • Performs data analysis for grant reports
  • Complies with RRFB policies, practices and procedures
  • Researches and implements new program opportunities
  • Records program meeting notes
  • Develops contents for and maintain program sections of website
  • Performs excellent customer service and works with  RRFB partners in solving problems
  • Coordinates partner recognition event programs and presentations
  • Provides information about partners for food bank newsletter, website, and funding applications
  • Acts as a liaison with other food bank staff providing program support
  • Prepares information for presentations including PowerPoint slides
  • Acts as a conduit between RRFB partners and other community organizations to provide additional services related to hunger
  • Receives and routes calls appropriately for RRFB partners
  • Along with other Program Team members provides SEED activities and coordination
  • Speaks to groups and organizations to promote the food bank and its activities
  • Expresses enthusiasm for continually improving systems related to responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Database and excel experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage customer relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team.
  • Commitment to excellent customer service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual in Spanish

 


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