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Career Opportunities

At the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank we offer rewarding employment opportunities. Our employees enjoy competitive compensation and benefits along with the opportunity to further develop their skills and grow as we grow. If you are interested in being part of our team of hunger heroes, you can view our available positions below.

Development Manager: Full-Time ($50,000 – $60,000/year)

With support from the leadership team, the Development Manager is responsible for developing and executing fundraising activities in support of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank’s mission and goals. This includes, but is not limited to, identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate and foundation gifts, major individual gifts, planned giving, special events, grant writing, and direct mail. A primary focus will be to implement a planned giving program. The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $60,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

  • Manages and evaluates all fundraising activities to ensure annual revenue goals are achieved.
  • Supervises staff engaged in fund development and marketing/communications
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards donors and prospective donors.
  • Develops and executes a comprehensive donor cultivation and stewardship plan.
  • Oversees the planning and execution of special events.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of fundraising activities and programs. Develops and implements innovative strategies for continuous improvement of fundraising strategies and operations.
  • Coordinates direct mail activities with third party fundraising firm to maximize direct mail revenue.
  • Coordinates the design, publication, and distribution of marketing and communication materials for resource development purposes (digital and print).
  • Prepare materials for use in cultivating and soliciting major and planned gifts.
  • Leverage existing relationships in order to create new opportunities by identifying existing donors with the affinity and capacity to continue and grow support for our programs and services.
  • Build and manage a strong portfolio of prospects and donors, paying attention to the balance between discovery, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
  • Creates positive donor relations by assuming primary responsibility for providing technical support and options regarding planned and deferred gifts.
  • Create an appropriate stewardship plan to maintain ongoing relationships with donors who have made planned giving commitments.
  • Meet with planned giving prospects and take strategic steps to move them through the gift cycle of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Passion for the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank’s mission to end hunger
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Outstanding written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational and managerial skills
  • Full computer proficiency with standard Microsoft Office programs including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proficiency with fundraising and communications software
  • Must have the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

Data Analysis Specialist: Full-Time ($40,000 – $50,000/year)

The Data Analysis Specialist is responsible for coordinating a comprehensive research and analysis program model to assist in major gifts, planned giving and other strategic initiatives in support of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank’s overall fundraising goals. The Data Analysis Specialist is responsible for providing the development team with the business intelligence, analytics, dashboards, and reports they need to effectively grow our fundraising revenue. The salary range for this position is $40,000 - $50,000 depending on experience and qualifications.

  • Employ basic data mining, forecasting and statistical analysis techniques to help identify, classify and cultivate prospects capable of making philanthropic contributions to the foodbank’s mission.
  • Work closely with other members of the development team to maintain high levels of accuracy in donor database files, ensuring timely and accurate donation information entry in the direct marketing program both for print and online communications.
  • Assist with the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all direct marketing programs including renewal, acquisition, and web-based campaigns.
  • Support all fundraising efforts through data analysis of prospects, as well as the generation of lists, queries and profiles.
  • Conduct research and analysis on donors and donor prospects to inform fundraising strategies.
  • Support the team by providing technological expertise and recommendations as to data needs, data requests, data points or history of data points
  • Develop relationships with current and prospective annual donors as assigned and assist with donor cultivation activities as needed.
  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Passion for the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank’s mission to end hunger
  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Outstanding written, verbal, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
  • Superb attention to detail and superior data entry skills.
  • Must possess excellent judgement with confidential and sensitive data.
  • Full computer proficiency with standard Microsoft Office programs including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Proficiency with fundraising and communications software
  • Valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation

Route Driver: Part-Time (Starting Pay $18.00/hr)

Position is responsible for pickup and delivery of product. The individual filling this position will generally work 30-35 hours per week. This position is part-time.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pick-up and delivery of product as directed by the assigned route
  • Document stops and product picked up/dropped off
  • Load and unload vehicle in an organized and safe manner
  • Communicate any issues/concerns with incoming and outgoing product
  • Complete driver audit sheets
  • General upkeep of vehicle
  • Reporting of any and all problems related to the vehicle assigned
  • Complete vehicle checks
  • Lift 40+ pounds continuously

  • Valid driver’s license (CDL preferred by not required)
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certificate
  • Clean drug screen
  • Clean Background
  • Ability to read and follow maps
  • Ability to utilize hand held routing device
  • Ability to lift, bend, pull, push, twist continuously
  • Ability to lift 40+ pounds
  • Ability to use a manual pallet jack in a safe manner
  • Good communication skills
  • Previous experience driving box trucks

The Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, age, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled or Vietnam Era veteran.


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