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:
- Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
- For Communications Coordinator please also submit a writing sample such as a news release, blog or other written communication piece.
Please no faxes or phone calls! Contact information and directions available here.
THANK YOU for your interest in Roadrunner Food Bank!
Albuquerque: Communications Coordinator, Development Coordinator, Warehouse Receiving Manager (see below for details)
Las Cruces: Community Relations Manager
The Communications Coordinator is responsible for working with various aspects of Roadrunner Food Bank’s (RRFB) communications across multiple communication channels, including collateral materials, social media sites, electronic/internet-based activities, media outreach and advertising placements. The Communications Coordinator also assists with the promotion of events, cause marketing opportunities and ensuring the consistency of Roadrunner’s brand identity and messaging.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Creates, edits, reviews and updates content for a variety of needs including printed pieces, releases, articles, newsletters, programs, power-point presentations, brochures, internet based activities for email, websites and social media sites
- Helps to coordinate communications with the media and other external groups such as scheduling interviews, community presentations, tours, and speaking engagements
- Designs and/or oversees the production of marketing and promotional materials for print, electronic or digital use
- Develops content, schedules and plans for social media sites.
- Captures photos and video to create final communications piece for social media sites, potential funders and other outreach activities
- Creates and maintains a blog calendar
- Represents the organization at business and community meetings; conducts tours and presentations
- Maintains and updates media contacts in a database
- Assists in creating and maintaining e-mail campaign calendar and e-newsletter calendar
- Provides information and collateral pieces to visitors, volunteers and the community
- Works together with supervisor to build and maintain relationships with media, businesses for cause marketing activities, and other community leaders
- Works to optimize messaging toward highly targeted user segments for online activities
- Assists in the planning, coordination and execution of events, news conferences and other food bank activities
- Works with other departments, vendors and service providers to keep our website, app or other electronic media current.
- Ability to work with vendors to research and obtain costs for printed materials and other media/marketing needs such as advertising purchases, signage and truck graphics
- Updates and posts relevant event and volunteer dates on community calendars
- Proactively interacts with online communities across multiple platforms
- Leads, guides and/or train interns, students, and volunteers to assist in duties
- Keeps current on emerging social media, marketing and public relations trends
- Helps to monitor and maintain the RRFB brand
- Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations, journalism or related field with 1-3 year of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities listed above
- Ability to create, compose and edit written and published materials
- Knowledge of social media channels
- Basic knowledge of marketing, communication principles and public relations skills
- Knowledge of website maintenance (preference with those familiar with html)
- Ability to work independently
- Provides excellent internal and external customer service and has high-quality phone etiquette
- Strong skills with Microsoft Office programs
- Graphic design knowledge and use of graphic design computer software programs
- Ability to meet and adhere to advertising and print deadlines
- Some local travel is required
The Development Coordinator is responsible for writing grants and supporting activities that enhance donors’ engagement with Roadrunner Food Bank. Is responsible for systems, such as data entry and scheduling that support Roadrunner’s fundraising goals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates grant activity including writing grant applications and reports, managing the grant calendar, tracking of grant deliverables, maintains electronic and paper grant files and updates supplemental grant materials.
- Does data management including data entry for major gift program activities and other projects, such as donor and prospect contact records, gifts, pledge payments and moves management coding.
- Coordinates thank you letters for major donors
- Designs and runs reports on major gift program activities, goals and prospecting
- Ensures applicable licenses and accreditations are renewed (e.g., BBB, certificate of good standing)
- Supports the Board Development committee
- Coordinates the new board member orientation
- Ensures compliance with grant requirements
- Researches donors and new grant opportunities
- Records board meeting minutes
- Manages board intranet website
- Coordinates set-up of board meetings
- Conducts online research on donor prospects
- Participates in donor thank you activity including letters and phone calls
- Supports senior staff for donor meetings by calendaring meetings and preparing meeting materials
- Supports president and CEO and director of development for presentations including helping with PowerPoint slides
- Collaborates with communications officer on grant-related publicity
- Helps with the donor recognition program including coordinating recognition pieces and invitations for recognition events.
- Helps with recognition event programs and presentations.
- Coordinates board involvement in fundraising including scheduling meetings, providing reports, coordinating thank you activities by the board such as calls and providing donor appreciation reports.
- Attends Development Committee meetings and provides support of committee activities
- Helps coordinate A Place at the Table
- Provides tours of Roadrunner Food Bank, represents Roadrunner at other events and makes presentations about Roadrunner to outside groups
- Bachelor’s degree and three to four years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience
- Excellent writing and organizational skills.
- Three (3) years’ experience in a high-level administrative function.
- Grant writing experience.
- Experience using a customer relationship management database.
- Demonstrated ability to manage donor or customer relationships.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively work as part of a team.
- Commitment to excellent customer service.
The Receiving Manager oversees all of the food and donations coming into our warehouse, including maintaining quality and inventory. Also has supervisory responsibility for all receiving staff and volunteers assigned to the receiving area.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates the receipt and storage of all inventory items
- Ensures that trucks are unloaded and processed in a timely manner as directed and in accordance with food bank policy
- Maintains control procedures that ensure accurate accounting and proper handling of all inventory assets
- Uses the Food Bank’s computer software system for inventory control, process incoming purchases and donations, maintain vendors, donors, and customers
- Ensures compliance with all Food Bank operating policies, procedures, standards, and federal, state and local regulations
- Verifies that all required maintenance logs, temperature logs, and other operational reports are maintained accurately and in a timely manner
- Ensures proper Safety and Sanitation of assigned warehouse spaces in coordination with the Maintenance staff
- Prepares and submits reports, documents, and publications as required
- Supervises Warehouse staff including but not limited to: interviewing, hiring, terminations, employee training, planning, directing work, evaluating performance, recognition and correction of employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
- Supervises Volunteers working in the Warehouse area
- Monitors staff use of equipment to ensure proper and safe operation
- Conducts meetings, training sessions, and awareness activities as directed
- Drives forklifts and operates other pallet moving equipment safely
- Ensures conservation of the Food Bank’s resources, implementing cost-saving measures as required or directed
- Helps to build a positive team spirit
- Leads and communicates goals, team objectives, and priorities.
- Associate’s Degree from accredited college or related training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Minimum of three (3) years related experience (preferably as a lead supervisor or manager in a warehouse)
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, safety guidelines, and governmental regulations
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, human resource documents, and training and procedure manuals
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, managers, clients, donors, volunteers, and regulatory personnel
- Experience in inventory control and handling procedures
- Experience in quality control management
- Proficiency in computer operations including databases, spreadsheets and word processing.
Community Relations Manager
The Community Relations Manager coordinates Roadrunner Food Bank – South
Branch (RRFB-SB) community awareness activities, events, fundraising, volunteer
recruitment, and agency relations recruitment and compliance for the southern
counties of New Mexico.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Accurately records all food donation, contact, and community relations information into database
- Gathers periodic information and issues reports involving partner participation
- Manages monitoring activities including site visits to ensure partners and facilities meet food bank standards and criteria
- Coordinates and assists with fundraising activities within the communities served by RRFB-SB including donor prospecting, cultivation and solicitation
- Recruits and admits partners for food bank participation
- Initiates program and community development activities in support of RRFB-SB fundraising, partnership and service delivery goals
- Supervises and trains Volunteer Monitoring Teams
- Initiates community engagement and development activities in support of Roadrunner Food Bank programs, initiatives, funding and public relations
- Prepares, maintains, and distributes grant, program and other reports as needed
- Cultivates relationships within the community as a means to promote RRFB-SB activities
- Helps develops the RRFB-SB advisory council by recommending motivated members, coordinating agenda items with goals, and working with Director of Community Initiatives on action plans
- Provides outreach into underserved areas to bring new agencies and programming into those areas to meet food distribution goals
- Oversees volunteer recruitment and work in the community to develop sources for volunteers to enhance the RRFB-SB reputation as an important community resource
- Performs customer service and problem solving activities involving RRFB partners, donors and volunteers
- Collaborates with public and private organizations to collectively combat hunger
- Attends community meetings to help establish RRFB-SB’s reputation
- Works with Advisory Council and staff to successfully conduct fundraising events, donor cultivation, tours, presentations and raise awareness of RRFB-SB
- Helps administer grants for the SB including preparing RFPs and reports
- Provides information about partners for food bank newsletter, website, and funding applications
- Acts as a conduit between RRFB partners and other community organizations to provide additional services related to hunger
- Speaks to groups to promote RRFB-SB and its activities
- Arranges and conducts tours of the RRFB-SB facility
- Coordinates with other groups that are conducting food drives and fundraisers for RRFB-SB
- Conducts media outreach and interviews
- Must possess a Bachelor’s level college degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience, preferably in the area of human services
- Preferably has experience in event planning and/or media relations
- Strong organizational skills, sound judgment, and demonstrated experience in making timely and effective decisions
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
- Ability to solve practical problems
- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
- Excellent computer skills including: Contact Management, Database, Project Management, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software systems.
- Requires extensive travel throughout the state