Fulfill Food Bank (Fulfill) is a non-profit organization advancing food security and alleviating hunger in Ocean and Monmouth counties, New Jersey. Since its founding in 1984 as the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, the organization has grown to provide 13 million meals annually through a network of 300 community-based pantries, soup kitchens, and other community-based programs. Fulfill addresses food insecurity beyond distribution. The organization supports programs to address the primary determinants of food insecurity to include tax refund assistance, SNAP enrollment assistance, affordable healthcare access, job training through its culinary training program, and more. Fulfill is a member of the Feeding America network which is the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, and works closely with its peers in New Jersey.
Fulfill’s headquarters is located in Neptune, New Jersey and has a satellite location at the B.E.A.T Center in Toms River, New Jersey, a collaborative initiative between Fulfill and the JBJ Soul Kitchen.
Fulfill rose to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, wherein it saw an unprecedented demand for food and support services in Ocean and Monmouth counties. The broader community generously responded through an increase in donations and volunteer efforts. Fulfill anticipates that this increased level of demand will continue as many people in local communities continue to recover from the economic impact of job loss and family disruptions. Fulfill is developing a three-year strategic plan to assure that it is able to meet this increased need through both its own efforts and in collaboration with partner organizations.
Fulfill seeks a collaborative and passionate leader for its next President/CEO. They will work closely with the board and staff to advance the strategic plan while identifying opportunities for Fulfill’s next phase of growth to include: strengthening the food security eco-system of Ocean and Monmouth counties, seeking new partnerships across the region, engaging and leveraging the board’s skills and role; building organizational capacity and culture and raising and identifying sustainable funds in a continually evolving environment.
The ideal candidate will be energized by and skilled in the development and execution of systems-level strategy, raising the public profile of an organization while building relationships with partners and funders, and advancing an organizational culture of empathy and excellence. Experience in food insecurity and network coordination is preferred. A foundational understanding of the relationship between food insecurity and poverty is a must. Non-local candidates are encouraged to apply.
Overview of the Position
The President/CEO is the chief executive officer responsible for overall leadership, strategic direction, revenue generation, and management. They have broad authority in consultation with an engaged, knowledgeable board of directors. They will be poised to take Fulfill to the next level through implementation of the strategic plan, focused on: (1) building on existing and forming new partnerships across the region and state; (2) creating an organizational culture of innovation grounded in trust; and (3) assuring that it has sufficient revenue to address the hunger needs of Ocean and Monmouth counties.
$180,000 – $195,000 annually with competitive benefits. Relocation allowance will be provided.
Resource Development & Fiscal Management
Fulfill currently has a paid staff of 51 full-time and 10 part-time positions that leverage over 2,900 volunteers. The President/CEO has three (3) direct reports: Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and the Director of Development & External Relations.
Fulfill has an annual operating budget of $24.7M from contributed goods (65%), financial contributions (11%), grants (11%), fundraising events (4%), and other sources (9%). The organization has $14.7M in assets.
Fulfill is an equal opportunity employer that prioritizes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fulfill does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, gender or sexual orientation, and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.
This profile is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the President/CEO. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications.
Fulfill Food Bank (Fulfill) is a non-profit organization advancing food security and alleviating hunger in Ocean and Monmouth counties, New Jersey. Since its founding in 1984 as the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, the…
Email your resume and a one-page cover letter that conveys why you are well suited for this position and how it fits into your career to: Kenille Daniel at Fulfill@diverseforce.com. No paper copies, please. Application should be emailed by August 2, 2021. This is the final date for applications. Please disregard dates noted elsewhere on the job site. The confirmation of receipt of application will be sent by return email. Interviews of preferred candidates will be arranged forthwith. No phone calls, please.
Email your resume and a one-page cover letter that conveys why you are well suited for this position and how it fits into your career to: Kenille Daniel at Fulfill@diverseforce.com…