Network Engagement Specialist

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Network Engagement Specialist
Description

As a member of the Network Engagement Specialist team, you will advocate for our community partners by developing, strengthening, and supporting relationships with the organizations that serve our neighbors in need. You will foster outstanding partner experiences in your assigned service area/s and effectively collaborate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.  This role offers a hybrid work schedule.

Opportunity type
Job
Category
Programs / Agency Relations / Clients
Job responsibilities

Representing CFBNJ at local and regional community events (virtual and/or in-person)
Identifying new potential partners and conducting onboarding and training 
Assisting partners with product orders to ensure community food needs are met
Conducting regular network partner site visits and inspections (virtual and/or in-person)
Engaging consistently and proactively with our partners
Implementing key policies and procedures
Assisting in the transition to a paperless operation

Application qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years of experience with community/school partnerships. 
Exceptional ability to build relationships and communicate information via email, phone and in-person.
Strong ability to follow-up with partners on paperwork required to maintain active partnership.
Outstanding ability to identify problems, recognize trends and solve challenges independently. 
Comfort level with change and readiness to adapt to unforeseen circumstances. 
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Bilingual a plus (Spanish, Creole and Bengali). 
Flexible work schedule required.
Reliable form of transportation as travel to partner sites is required

Benefits

competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, and paid vacation and sick time. 

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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