City University teams up with Mid-South Food Bank!
“We are bringing over 30,000 pounds of food to heavily affected areas in Memphis. Today, we distributed at City University in Whitehaven. Tomorrow, we will be at Orange Mound Community Center at 2 o’clock. We will then take it to Frayser and distribute at the Ed Rice Community Center at 2 o’clock on Thursday.
All clients will need a government issued ID and a MLGW bill with the matching name or address of their ID.  If you know anyone in need, send them our way!”

Job opening @ Mid- South Food Bank/Receptionist/Administrative Assistant/Full-time, 8a-5p

All interested candidates must apply in person at the Mid-South Food Bank, 239 S. Dudley, Memphis, TN 38104.

 

Job Summary: Responsible for greeting visitors, handling telephone calls, processing incoming and outgoing mail, processing donation letters, maintaining board and employee documents/files, maintaining room and equipment calendars, providing administrative support for the CEO and management staff.

Responsibilities:

• Greet visitors, answer and route telephone calls, accept and process food donations.

• Sort incoming mail, separating any checks, distribute mail and checks, process outgoing mail for postage.

• Proofread thank you letters and prepare letters for mailing; oversee volunteers in this task during the busy season.

• Maintain board list, board packets, board minutes, board books and files, staff list, employee mail and fax boxes and forms files.

• Maintain board room and equipment sign-out calendar.

• Maintain positive interpersonal relationships with donors, volunteers, agency representatives, visitors, management, staff and board of directors.

• Prepare correspondence, memos, reports as needed for CEO.

• Manage CEO’s time and calendar through efficient scheduling of internal and external meetings, conferences and travel.

• Provide clerical support to management staff in assigned project based work.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• Two years of college plus 2 years clerical experience, including telephone switchboard.

• Computer skills including advanced proficiency in Outlook, Powerpoint, Microsoft Word and Excel, including mail merge feature.

• Ability to use standard office equipment.

• Knowledge of good record keeping procedures and ability to maintain accurate records and files.

• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

• Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

• Ability to type 50 words per minute.

• Professional and pleasant demeanor with all internal and external contacts.

• Motivated self-starter who can anticipate needs and handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under pressure-sensitive situations.

MSFB Mission

• Our mission is to fight hunger through the efficient collection and distribution of wholesome food, education and advocacy.

MSFB Vision

• Our vision is creating a hunger-free Mid-South.

MSFB Values:

• Collaboration Stewardship & Accountability Innovation Integrity

• Diversity Urgency Service Respect

Revision Date: January 6, 2013

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:  Transportation Coordinator
Reports To:  Vice President of Operations
Hours:  8:30a.m. – 5:00p.m. Monday – Friday (Some overtime as needed)
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Job Summary: Responsible for various functions relating to transportation and logistics for warehouse operations.

Duties include coordinating transport of product, regulation compliance, fleet maintenance, carrier services management, purchase and billing evaluation and business expense reporting and analysis.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate all traffic functions relating to freight movement into and out the Food Bank warehouses, maintaining prescribed service levels, and keeping costs at a minimum while ensuring efficient resource utilization and achievement of service goals.
• Assure compliance with all government regulations through appropriate transportation policies and programs designed to provide the required levels of transportation services which meet cost and service objectives, along with Food Bank and agency needs.
• Coordinate with warehouse operations on dispatching drivers for customer pickups and agency deliveries as required. Determine the most economical traffic patterns.
• Manage maintenance of the fleet to ensure that vehicles are clean and operating properly.
• Maintain timely inspections and licensing of all vehicles.
• Arrange for carrier services by securing appropriate bids, prepare and file claims for damages, lost shipments, and overcharges. Evaluate carrier performance and recommend changes in mode and/or carrier.
• Work with executive management to develop policies and procedures for rate negotiation and the purchase of transportation, the Food Bank truck fleet, freight bill auditing and overcharge claims and optimum traffic
routes.
• Analyze transportation costs, equipment availability and service levels, making recommendations and instituting corrective action.
• Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Food Bank programs. This includes maintaining positive interpersonal relationships with donors, agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Three to five years transportation and logistics experience; must be familiar with transportation management systems. A minimum of two years of college preferred.
• Working knowledge of federal and state transportation regulations including DOT/Safety regulations and compliance record keeping.
• Computer skills and the ability to maintain accurate and legible records.
• Must be able to drive a truck, operate a fork lift and pallet jacks; commercial driver’s license preferred.
• Ability to communicate clearly and solve problems.
• Ability to work well with donors, vendors, agency representatives and Food Bank staff.
• Acceptance of philosophy of food banking.

Apply in person: 239 South Dudley, Memphis, TN 38104, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

NO PHONE CALLS.   Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

101.9 Radio Now, Feed It To Bieber

October 26th volunteers are needed to help out at a food/fund drive for 101.9 Radio Now benefiting Mid-South Food Bank.  The drive will be held at the Carriage Crossing mall in Collierville. Volunteers are needed from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm to help collect food/funds from drive by donors.  The largest food donation will receive two tickets to the November 1, Justin Bieber concert along with two back stage passes! This award will be announced on air by Radio Now the Monday following the food/fund drive.  Radio Now will be giving away two tickets to the Justin Bieber concert at the food/fund drive. Volunteers must be able to lift over 25 lbs as we expect to receive large donations at this event.

Mid-South Food Bank

Agency Relations Coordinator

Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:30 P.M. Mon, Tue, Thurs

7:30 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Wed

8:00 A.M. – Noon Fri.

Qualifications:

· Two years of college or equivalent; at least one year of sales experience preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills.

· Knowledge of good record keeping procedures and the ability to maintain accurate and legible records.

· Computer skills or the ability to type a minimum of 30 words per minute. Knowledge of inventory/database software a plus.

· Must work well with agency representatives, volunteers, senior aides and other Food Bank staff. · Ability to work independently.

· Acceptance of philosophy of food banking.

Responsibilities:

· Process agency orders by email, telephone or FAX; enter data into the system and schedule order pickup and delivery appointments.

· Respond to inquiries from potential new agencies and mail applications.

· Ensure that agencies adhere to all Food Banks policies and procedures, including ordering agency appropriate food and other grocery products and quantities. · Provide agencies with quality customer service and use good judgment to meet requests. · Recognize trends in the types of foods agencies request and recommend improvements in products and services provided. · Provide assistance as needed in distributing food items from the Pantry and coordinating agency shopping orders including generating invoices, posting and closing out invoices daily. · Perform on-site inspection of new and existing agencies as requested to ensure that they meet and maintain the qualifications and standards for participation in the Food Bank program. · Accurately file invoices, post agency payments and respond to agency account inquires. · Produce and distribute the weekly shopping list by web posting, mail and FAX in a timely manner. · Maintain working relationships that ensure the success of Mid-South Food Bank programs. This includes positive interpersonal relationships with agency representatives, Food Bank management and staff. · Other duties as assigned.

Apply in person: 239 South Dudley St., Memphis, TN 38104. Only those applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.

http://www.midsouthfoodbank.org

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