FBNI Employment Opportunities

Job Description - Agency and Marketing Assistant

  • Classification: Part-time, maximum of 24 hours per week.
  • Reports to: Executive Director as a direct report; Director of Agency Relations as a dotted line report.

Position Overview:

The Agency and Marketing Assistant provides an important administrative support role in marketing and agency relations for the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. This position will participate in capacity building and creating value-added relationships with agency partners and community stakeholders.

The following is a list of major duties and responsibilities for this position. It is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and modified as necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide data entry for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) orders.
Assist in record keeping and file maintenance in Agency Relations Department.
Generate and send agency mailings and other correspondence as needed.
Maintain, correct and update database records for agency partners as appropriate.
Assist in creation of agency relations reports as needed.
Solicit businesses/organizations to conduct food and funds drives
Schedule food drive delivery and pick-ups.
Maintain database of food drives. Generate and send acknowledgement letters for food drives.
Assist in organization marketing activities as needed including mailings, promotions, special events, etc.
Engage in the following tasks and behaviors that represent excellent customer service to all FBNI donors and stakeholders: timely responses, punctuality and attendance, treating others with respect, distributing quality product, being knowledgeable and providing accurate information, and using appropriate non-verbal and verbal communication.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with the ADA to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Minimum Associates Degree or equivalent experience in marketing or customer service.
Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral) and work well with a variety of stakeholders from different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to adhere to deadlines and time sensitivity.
Ability to adapt to quickly changing business environment including learning and applying new training and knowledge.
Demonstrated ability to problem solve, analyze data, make good decisions, attend to details, and manage projects.
Excellent written communications skills.
Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Programs (word processing, spreadsheet, email).
Must have valid Indiana driver’s license and be insurable through FBNI.
Ability to work with people of all socio- economic backgrounds.

Flexible work schedule which may include occasional early morning, evening and weekend activities and appointments.

Revised 8-30-2019

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Marijo Martinec, executive director and CEO, at .  No phone calls, please.

The Food Bank of Northern Indiana is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and proves equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

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