Employment

There are few workplaces as fulfilling as The Seeing Eye. Our employees do meaningful work and go home at the end of the day knowing they've made a difference. The Seeing Eye employs about 150 people at our Morristown, New Jersey campus, with jobs ranging from kennel workers to fundraising specialists.

Quite frequently, people ask us, "How can I become a Seeing Eye® instructor?" Staff instructors are full-time employees who hold college degrees from various fields of study and have successfully completed three years of specialized on-the-job training. They relate well to dogs and people and are physically fit, since their jobs are physically demanding and involve working outdoors in all weather.

Current Openings

The Seeing Eye is looking to fill the following positions:


Integrated Fundraising Manager

The Seeing Eye, the preeminent dog guide school in the world, seeks an Integrated Fundraising Manager. Reporting to the Director of Donor and Public Relations, this position represents an opportunity to join a dynamic organization with an important mission positioned to achieve continued growth and success.

Since 1929, The Seeing Eye has helped to enhance the independence, dignity and self-confidence of people who are blind and visually impaired through specially bred and trained Seeing Eye dogs.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the Director and in collaboration with senior staff, communications, and with the support of external agencies, the position will expand and strengthen an integrated fundraising strategy to support The Seeing Eye across multiple fundraising channels ---on-line and offline.
  • Plan, design, implement, evaluate, analyze, and provide overall leadership of the direct response program and identify and apply best practices in conjunction with external agencies.
  • Serve as the primary liaison to direct response and digital agencies, print, mail, email and cager and fulfillment vendors on all aspects of services needed to support the strategy.
  • Provide data and analytics working alongside our partners to guide ongoing strategy for the annual fund, including revenue growth by optimizing the direct response and digital program.
  • Manage direct response budget and provide quarterly updates to supervisor to ensure appropriate decision-making.
  • Lead donor acquisition, cultivation, and solicitation strategies, tracking their efficacy, and modifying fundraising strategies as needed, to meet key performance indicators including annual revenue goals.
  • Prepare analysis, written reports and presentations for Director, Development Committee, President and Board. Make recommendations based on analysis of effectiveness of strategies.

Qualifications Include:

  • Five – Seven years of demonstrated success in building an integrated fundraising program and revenue growth for a nonprofit or educational setting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Experience using CRM software, Blackbaud/Salesforce database experience preferred
  • Results-oriented professional with strong analytical, critical thinking and computer skills
  • Professional demeanor, flexible and able to respond to multiple demands
  • Experience working with senior staff
  • Proven interest and ability to work in a collegial, team environment
  • Excellent written, oral and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Comfortable around dogs.

Interested applicants should send a letter of introduction as well as a resume for further consideration to:

Linda Swanson
Sr. Specialist, Human Resources
The Seeing Eye, Inc. P.O. Box 375 Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
lswanson@seeingeye.org
(973) 644-5398 - Fax


Veterinary Technician

An excellent opportunity is available for an experienced veterinary technician at The Seeing Eye’s Breeding Facility in Chester, New Jersey. Individual should be self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills. Responsibilities focus on all aspects of canine reproduction as well as care of neonates.

One full time position available (40 hours per week). Shifts will be 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and 3:15 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Coverage for overnight shifts as necessary. Previous experience working as a veterinary technician for 2-5 years a must. Computer experience required as well as a valid driver’s license. Competitive salary with outstanding employee benefits.

For immediate consideration, send cover letter and resume to:

Linda Swanson
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
e-mail: jobs2@seeingeye.org
FAX (973) 644-5398
EOE


Kennel Assistant

One opening is currently available for a full-time kennel assistant at The Seeing Eye’s headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey.

Kennel Assistants are responsible for assisting in the overall care of 200+ dogs including cleaning kennels (inside & outside), feeding, bathing, grooming & many other duties. 40 hr. work week. 6:15 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. four days per week. Must work both weekend days w/three days off during the week. Prior kennel or barn experience preferred. Competitive salary & excellent benefits.

For further consideration send cover letter and resume to:

Linda Swanson
The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown, NJ 07963-0375
jobs2@seeingeye.org
(973) 644-5398 – FAX #
EOE


The Seeing Eye is an Equal Opportunity Employer