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Chattanooga, TN

Vice President of Community Investment, Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga

The Organization

About the Foundation:
For the past 50 years, the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga has been a community convener and problem-solver, responding to immediate needs and anticipating future challenges. We listen to community leaders and nonprofits to understand Chattanooga’s greatest needs. We also listen to our donors to understand what they care about and then connect their passions with purpose in the community.

For the past 50 years, the Community Foundation has been a community convener and problem-solver, responding to immediate needs and anticipating future challenges. We listen to community leaders and nonprofits to understand Chattanooga’s greatest needs. We also listen to our donors to understand what they care about and then connect their passions with purpose in the community.

The Community Foundation currently has assets under management of more than $145 M. The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors and has a staff of 9. The Foundation distributes over $15M in grants annually.

Position Overview

A key member of the Foundation’s leadership team, the Vice President of Community Investment will work with members of the board, staff, and community partners to oversee and guide the implementation of a bold vision of a community where all children have access to a high-quality public education regardless of their socio-economic status or background and where opportunities for upward mobility enable individuals and families to move out of poverty and thrive.  In addition, the VP of Community Investment will play a lead role in developing the Foundation’s local impact investing program focused on creating opportunities for economic mobility and wealth creation in underserved and marginalized communities.

The Board of the Community Foundation recently adopted a new strategic focus for the Foundation’s discretionary grantmaking program which includes an emphasis on building capacity of nonprofits to provide high-quality services for our community’s most vulnerable residents while working to address the root causes of the challenges their constituents face; the development and support of diverse leadership across sectors; ensuring that every student has access to high public education and the support they need to succeed; investments that create pathways for upward mobility for low-income residents. The Vice President of Community Investment, working with the Director of Community Impact will oversee the implementation of the new grants framework.

The Board also recently approved an impact investing program that will emphasize investments in tools and strategies aimed at increasing opportunities for economic mobility.  The Vice President of Community Investment will work closely with members of the Board and the Staff to develop impact investing strategies and identify viable investments.

The Foundation operates over 80 scholarship funds. The largest, Together We Can, focuses resources on low-income students who are the first in their family to attend college.  In 2018-2019, The Vice President of Community Investment, with the Director of Scholarships, will lead a strategic planning process to set the vision and strategic goals for the Foundation’s college access program and to align those initiatives with the Foundation’s recently adopted grantmaking framework and focus on equity in education and upward mobility.

The Vice President of Community Investment reports to the President and leads a team of 3 in achieving the Foundation’s community impact and leadership goals.

How To Apply

For a complete job description and to apply for this position, please go to:

https://cfgc.recruiterbox.com

Denver, CO

Senior Grants Manager, The Colorado Health Foundation

The Organization

Our organizational strategy is designed to bring health in reach for all Coloradans by strengthening bodies, minds and communities in the fight against unfair and avoidable differences in health.

Position Overview

 

Senior Grants Manager

Are you process oriented and highly skilled at defining and implementing systems? Are you able to clearly manage projects and work in ambiguous environments?  Do you have expertise in grantmaking operations or philanthropy? If you or someone you know can identify with all of the above, you should consider applying to join our team at the Colorado Health Foundation.

The Foundation is excited to announce the position of Senior Grants Manager. This position provides operational support for the Foundation’s responsive and rapid response grantmaking programs. They are a key contributor to process design and improvement projects related to grantmaking operations. The Senior Manager will play a lead role in the development and maintenance of process training curriculums for internal and external audiences. The manager will report to the Senior Director of Grantmaking Operations.

Qualified candidates will have proven expertise in operational cycles and designing processes. Specific knowledge in grantmaking operations and specialized compliance standards are a plus. They understand adult learning strategies and have created training programs for a variety of audiences. The ideal candidate has a proven record of implementing process change and excels at project management. They are proactive, operations focused, and technology savvy. Candidates must possess the ability to be thoughtful and positive contributors to departmental and cross-functional teams.

Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience in grantmaking, operations, finance, auditing, or managing an application process. Furthermore, they must demonstrate working knowledge of systems as they relate to different databases. Experience working with philanthropy or the non-profit sector is a plus, as is grants management software systems. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in administration, non-profit management, finance or related field.

How To Apply

If you are an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to improve the health of Coloradans, you will want to visit www.coloradohealth.org to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

Application deadline is September 12, 2018.

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Denver, CO

Senior Accounting Manager, The Colorado Health Foundation

The Organization

Our organizational strategy is designed to bring health in reach for all Coloradans by strengthening bodies, minds and communities in the fight against unfair and avoidable differences in health.

Position Overview

Senior Accounting Manager

Are you interested in joining a team that provides the necessary financial services infrastructure to aid the Foundation in conducting mission related activities? Are you passionate about serving as internal financial counsel, leader and mentor? Do you enjoy the complexity of accounting and reporting in a private foundation environment? If you or someone you know can identify with all of the above, you should consider applying to join our team at the Colorado Health Foundation.

The Foundation is excited to announce the opportunity for a Senior Accounting Manager. This position will manage day-to-day accounting activities and coordinates annual audit and tax return preparation. The role reports to the Chief Accounting & Compliance Officer, who is committed to growing and developing the Senior Accounting Manager. The manager is responsible for providing direct supervision to two accounting staff positions and ensures department operations are maintained consistent with organizational expectations.

Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of maintaining the accuracy and integrity of financial books and records in accordance with GAAP. They are seasoned in facilitating annual external and internal financial audits. The ideal candidate has prepared annual IRS Forms 990PF and 990T and quarterly tax deposits. They have led, developed, or overseen payroll and accounts payable processes. They excel at effectively communicating accounting practices, policies and procedures to staff, management and executives.

Applicants must have at least eight (8) years of experience maintaining accounting records, financial reporting, and analysis. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA certificate. Experience in accounting for and reporting on complex investments, income tax reporting, and facilitating an annual audit are a must.

It’s an exciting time to join the Foundation whose assets include a complex investment portfolio valued at approximately $2.6 billion and whose annual grant making is in excess of $100 million. Additional benefits are a robust benefit and wellness package, 401(k) match, generous paid leave programs, transit pass, onsite gym, and tranquil work environment in a brand new LEED & WELL certified building.

How To Apply

If you are an experienced professional who wants a rewarding opportunity to join the Finance team at the Colorado Health Foundation, please visit www.coloradohealth.org to apply. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

The application deadline is September 17, 2018.

The Colorado Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Minneapolis, MN

Executive Director, PIE Network

The Organization

Founded in 2006, PIE Network is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect, support, and promote a network of education reform advocacy organizations and leaders working to improve K-12 education in their states so that every child graduates prepared to contribute to society. PIE Network has an annual operating budget of $2 million, a national network of more than 80 state-based advocacy organizations working across 35 states and the District of Columbia, and an additional set of more than 20 national partner organizations. The Network is backed by a number of the nation’s leading education funders from across the political spectrum.

Position Overview

Reporting to the PIE Network Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility supporting the Network. The new leader will be responsible for managing the Network’s staff in the creation of opportunities and events that support networking and collaboration, spread resources, know-how and best practices, and support key objectives of Network members working toward common goals.

How To Apply

PIE Network has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://the360group.us/PIE_ED_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on Thursday,  September 20, 2018.

New York, NY

Program Officer, Brooklyn Community Foundation

The Organization

Brooklyn Community Foundation is the first and only foundation solely dedicated to New York City’s largest borough. We are on a mission to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital, and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn.  Since its founding in 2009, the Foundation has provided over $35M in grants. The key staff-driven grantmaking portfolio are Invest in Youth and a new portfolio focusing on elders of color. The constituent-driven programs include Spark Prize, Youth Voice Awards, and revitalization of the Neighborhood Strength grant program. The Foundation does all of its work with a racial justice lens and is specifically committed to centering the voices of the community in its grantmaking and advocacy work.  Please see brooklyncommunityfoundation.org and brooklyninsights.org for more information on our mission, vision and ways of working.

Position Overview

The Program Officer is responsible for leading key community-driven programs, managing key field of interest grantmaking portfolio, maintaining the integrity of the grant information, and assisting with policy and advocacy efforts. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and analytical skills, a clear commitment to racial justice, in-depth knowledge of the Brooklyn nonprofit sector, a learning orientation and humility, and will be a team player capable of putting the common good first.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Grantmaking

·         Create and manage the grantmaking process for elders of color field of interest portfolio, including preparing Requests for Proposals, proposal review, due diligence, site visits, grant recommendations, monitoring grantee progress and outcomes

·         Prepare docket materials for the Program Committee and/or Racial Justice Council that summarize issues and decisions for their consideration

·         Conduct field scan research, roundtable meetings, interviews to inform grantmaking strategy for elders of color in Brooklyn and revitalization of Neighborhood Strength Model

·         Identify strategic opportunities to advance Foundation’s key areas of focus and advocacy efforts, connecting to larger issues of racial and economic justice that reflect the political environment

·         Work collaboratively with colleagues to share information and key learnings and inform communication and advocacy efforts

Grant operations

·         Work externally with applicants and grantees and internally with Programs team to ensure compliance with regulations for assigned grants

·         Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the grants database and file systems that meet legal, auditing and foundation requirements

·         Work closely with the COO to facilitate processing of grants

Programs

·         Partner with the VP of Programs to support project consultants

·         Partner with the VP of Programs and PO to support the Foundation’s discrete initiatives

·         Help organize workshops and convenings, develop agenda, identify speakers, and manage logistics

·         Represent the Foundation at citywide, borough-wide and local meetings

Foundation supports

·         Provide information to Communications to increase the visibility of the grantees

·         Support Development in fundraising efforts, providing information and attending events

·         Participate as active member in Foundation-wide activities

Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree and at least 4-7 years of experience in social justice philanthropy, nonprofit or public policy.  Grantmaking experience, organizing and strong facilitation skills preferred.

·         Commitment to the Foundation’s vision and values: specifically a passion for racial and social justice, with a commitment to youth leadership a plus

·         Direct work experience and strong familiarity with organizations that fit the foundation’s funding priorities; especially with community organizing and advocacy in Brooklyn

·         Exceptional interpersonal communication skills: especially the ability to listen well, establish and maintain authentic and professional relationships, and exercise effective and inclusive leadership in cross-cultural and multi-cultural settings

·         Excellent analytical and communication skills: using sound judgment, able to quickly gather, synthesize and summarize information in a clear and jargon-free manner in written and oral communications.  Bilingualism or multilingualism is a plus.

·         Strong presentation skills: comfortable making presentations to public audiences and skilled in both group and one-on-one meeting facilitation

·         Strong planning, administrative, and organizational skills: ability to manage multiple tasks and timetables while maintaining focus, meet deadlines, and work independently with minimal support

·         Intellectual curiosity and learning orientation: commitment to continuously learning and growing, remaining humble and ego-free in the work, striving to minimize power dynamics

·         Flexible and versatile: ability to perform gracefully in all situations and thrive in an environment of flux, ability to anticipate obstacles and creatively offer solutions, serve as a team player with a sense of humor

·         Resident of Brooklyn preferred, or strong ties to the borough

·         Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce

Additional Information

This is a full-time position located in Brooklyn, NY that occasionally requires early morning, evening, and weekend work.  There is the need to travel within NYC via public transportation for site visits with grantees. Salary is $60,000-$70,000. The Foundation offers an excellent benefits package, which includes generous paid time off, employer-paid health and dental insurance, and a relaxed, friendly work environment.

Brooklyn Community Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In alignment with its Racial Justice Lens, the Foundation is committed to maintaining a diverse staff and lifting up the leadership of people from communities historically underrepresented in philanthropy. Additionally, the Foundation does not base any hiring decisions on an applicant’s history of involvement in the criminal justice system.

 

How To Apply

Email cover letter and résumé to search@brooklyncommunityfoundation.org (no reference letters or phone calls please) and list “Program Officer” in the subject line.  Interviews will begin in September.

New York, NY

Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, NY, The Nature Conservancy

The Organization

Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.  One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we strive for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, including all 50 United States, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to our natural world.  Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to fund that bigger vision and building long-term relationships with communities, government agencies and commercial businesses in order to conserve natural resources at a new scale.

With the support of more than one million members, the Conservancy addresses the most pressing threats to people and nature, working in wild places and in human settled areas including cities.  Since its founding in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 119 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide. Through important and strategic partnerships, we are expanding the impact of our work, finding creative ways to pursue our vision of a world where people and nature thrive together, and building long-term relationships with communities and community organizations, government agencies, and commercial businesses. We create partnerships to apply nature based solutions to both climate change and the meeting of human needs while conserving natural resources at a new scale.

Position Overview

The Nature Conservancy

POSITION PROFILE

Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, NY

Founded in 1951, the Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life

Become a force for nature and healthy planet by joining our New York team! The Nature Conservancy is addressing the world’s most pressing conservation challenges with solutions that benefit people and nature. For more than 60 years, we’ve been working in NY to do just that!  You can be a part of our mission, plus contribute to our exciting growth right here in the Empire state. 

We are looking for an individual with significant fundraising or business development experience who wants to make a difference for nature and people.  The Conservancy is a global conservation leader and one of the top fundraising charities in the United States. In New York City, we have a dynamic foundation and corporate relations team that is seeking to reach ambitious, multi-million-dollar goals for the Conservancy’s mission to conserve the lands and waters upon which all life depends.  The team is strategic and ambitious, and we have fun as we build strong, impactful relationships between the Conservancy and the leading foundations and corporations in New York City.  We are looking for smart, entrepreneurial, and exceptionally emotionally-intelligent go-getters who can manage and foster solid relationships externally and internally for lasting success.

 The ideal candidate will have a background and track record that includes:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6 years related experience om corporate sales, business development, and/or foundation fundraising or an equivalent combination.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with fundraising constituents.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $50,000 or more.
  • Experience in developing strategic engagements and large funding opportunities.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in current trends in charitable giving in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts or planned giving.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Ability to design and manage fundraising plans, including individualized cultivation, solicitation and recognition plans.
  • Ability to determine an individual’s interests, capacity and potential for helping the Conservancy meet its goals, and act appropriately to tie those interests with the Conservancy’s work.
  • Ability to educate and inform prospective and existing donors about appropriate giving vehicles. Proven ability to negotiate complex, high profile or sensitive agreements.
  • Working knowledge of charitable gift planning.
  • Experience working in a large and matrixed non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrated experience using listening, diplomacy and tact to build strong relationships and motivate donors and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated capacity in written and oral presentations.  Experience with PowerPoint is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details.

This position is based in New York City, NY.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture.  Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

How To Apply

If you are interested in working to save the planet, want to work in a collaborative environment, and like a great benefits package then visit http://www.nature.org/careers to learn more and to submit your cover letter and resume for position number 46781.  Applications must be received by 11:59 pm EST on Tuesday, September 11, 2018.

Oakland, California

Senior Director for Thriving Schools, Community Health, Kaiser Permanente

The Organization

Communicating the Future of Care

Continually focused on advancement and improvement, our innovative sales and marketing professionals anticipate and respond to the ever-changing demands of our customers, members, regulators, and the marketplace. Come join us in Oakland, California. We are open to considering candidates located in any Kaiser Permanente Region. You will be required to travel 50% of the time if located outside of California or 25% of the time if located within California.

Position Overview

Senior Director for Thriving Schools, Community Health

In this role, you will provide strategic development, oversight, and/or lead major large-scale programs that inform strategies essential to Kaiser Permanente’s Healthy Schools across all Kaiser Permanente regions. You will be responsible for developing Thriving School programs while ensuring consistency in offerings. In addition, you will cultivate relationships with Kaiser Permanente Community Health, Workforce Health, Sales and Account Management, Schools, and Kaiser Permanente School partners/vendors.

As a Senior Director, you will provide oversight and/or lead major projects that inform the growth and market strategies essential to Kaiser Permanente’s revenue, membership, and margin goals. Strategic Market Planning Managers provide analytical/strategic thinking and leadership skills that enable project teams to: isolate business issues; design and execute analytics for studying business issues (market research, scenario planning, forecasting, market share, profitability, etc.); bring technical/content expertise (competitive intelligence, utilization, financial analysis, market research, deep data analysis, and programming); vet findings and make formal recommendations to senior levels of Kaiser Permanente leadership; and review/approve strategic recommendations. In addition, you would manage teams whose work includes membership forecasts and goals, strategies to achieve membership, revenue and margin goals, market research findings, and competitive intelligence insights as well as select, develop, evaluate, coach, and advise personnel.

Qualifications Include: 

  • At least twelve years of content/functional experience
  • At least four years of management experience or a master’s degree and at least six years of experience
  • Eleven years of content/functional experience and at least five years of management experience preferred
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, mathematics, statistics, or a related field
  • A master’s degree is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge (broad expertise or unique knowledge) of policies, practices and systems
  • The ability to develop advanced concepts, techniques, and standards
  • The ability to develop new applications based on professional principles and theories
  • Viewed as a functional expert in field within Kaiser Permanente
  • The ability to apply advanced principles, theories, and concepts
  • The ability to contribute to the development of innovative principles and ideas
  • The ability to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 720980.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

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San Francisco

Program Associate, Water, Pisces Foundation

The Organization

About the Organization

The Pisces Foundation believes if we act now and boldly, we can quickly accelerate to a world where people and nature thrive together. Pisces mainstreams powerful new solutions to support innovators who know what it takes and are doing what’s necessary to have clean and abundant water, a safe climate, and an environmentally literate society.

Position Overview

Program Associate

We are seeking a collaborative, solutions-oriented self-starter to join our mission-driven team as Program Associate, Water. The Program Associate plays a critical role in grants management and monitoring as well as core operating functions for the program and the Foundation.  The position reports to the Water Program Officer.

Responsibilities

Grantmaking and Monitoring: Support Program Officer in the strategic development of the program and grant portfolios by assisting in: planning, research, development, monitoring, and assessing grant proposals and reports. Assist in assessing grantee and program progress toward strategic outcomes and goals.

Grant Management: Support the mechanics of the program and grant portfolios by: managing program pipeline, budget, and document workflow, maintaining files, and acting as internal/external liaison on document requests and submissions.  Collaborates with the Chief Operating Officer, the Grants Manager, and fellow Program Associates.

Communications: Contribute to the Foundation’s voice and presence by drafting presentations, blogs, social media.

Program Operations: Support the program’s day-to-day operations and events by scheduling, producing expense reports, and providing meeting support and events planning.

Foundation Support: Contribute to the Foundation operations by working with colleagues on board meeting preparation, staff committees, organization development (contacts and mailing lists, teambuilding, recruiting/training).  Executes special projects as assigned.

Research, Analysis, and Synthesis: Conducts research as directed by the Program Officer to advance and stay apprised of field developments.

Skills and Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree and 3-6 years of professional experience within philanthropy, non-profits or other change-making endeavors, whether for-profit or non-profit.  Master’s degree a plus.

·         Interest, comfort, and strength working in a small, dynamic organization[CT1] .

·          Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability and desire to help create a thought-leading, world-class philanthropy.

·         Excellent organization skills, strict attention to detail, accuracy, follow-through and commitment to high quality work.

·         Strong communication skills, written and verbal. Experience in public communications and media relations preferred.

·         Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse colleagues.  Ability to represent the Foundation and build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, partners, and grantees with a professional, courteous, and tactful manner.

·         Self-starter; highly motivated and resourceful team-player. Comfortable with ambiguity and the ability to work through solutions when there is no obvious path.

·         Strong judgment. Demonstrated ability to think and work independently, and effectively plan, prioritize, follow through and track multiple work streams under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility, a “can-do” solutions-orientation, willingness to help others, and a sense of humor.

·         Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook – and ease with databases.

·         Ability to travel occasionally and attend some evening events.

·         Passion for the Pisces Foundation’s mission.

Compensation

Pisces Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample combined as a single document in PDF format to:  Carol Ting at hiring@piscesfoundation.org. Please indicate in the subject line, “PROGRAM ASSOCIATE.”

Responsibilities

Grantmaking and Monitoring: Support Program Officer in the strategic development of the program and grant portfolios by assisting in: planning, research, development, monitoring, and assessing grant proposals and reports. Assist in assessing grantee and program progress toward strategic outcomes and goals.

Grant Management: Support the mechanics of the program and grant portfolios by: managing program pipeline, budget, and document workflow, maintaining files, and acting as internal/external liaison on document requests and submissions.  Collaborates with the Chief Operating Officer, the Grants Manager, and fellow Program Associates.

Communications: Contribute to the Foundation’s voice and presence by drafting presentations, blogs, social media.

Program Operations: Support the program’s day-to-day operations and events by scheduling, producing expense reports, and providing meeting support and events planning.

Foundation Support: Contribute to the Foundation operations by working with colleagues on board meeting preparation, staff committees, organization development (contacts and mailing lists, teambuilding, recruiting/training).  Executes special projects as assigned.

Research, Analysis, and Synthesis: Conducts research as directed by the Program Officer to advance and stay apprised of field developments.

Skills and Qualifications

·         Bachelor’s degree and 3-6 years of professional experience within philanthropy, non-profits or other change-making endeavors, whether for-profit or non-profit.  Master’s degree a plus.

·         Interest, comfort, and strength working in a small, dynamic organization[CT1] .

·          Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability and desire to help create a thought-leading, world-class philanthropy.

·         Excellent organization skills, strict attention to detail, accuracy, follow-through and commitment to high quality work.

·         Strong communication skills, written and verbal. Experience in public communications and media relations preferred.

·         Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse colleagues.  Ability to represent the Foundation and build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, partners, and grantees with a professional, courteous, and tactful manner.

·         Self-starter; highly motivated and resourceful team-player. Comfortable with ambiguity and the ability to work through solutions when there is no obvious path.

·         Strong judgment. Demonstrated ability to think and work independently, and effectively plan, prioritize, follow through and track multiple work streams under deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

·         Flexibility, a “can-do” solutions-orientation, willingness to help others, and a sense of humor.

·         Highly skilled in Microsoft Office Suite – Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook – and ease with databases.

·         Ability to travel occasionally and attend some evening events.

·         Passion for the Pisces Foundation’s mission.

Compensation

Pisces Foundation offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

See piscesfoundation.org/ for more information on the Foundation.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and with a variety of skills, experiences, and ideas. We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

How To Apply

How to apply:

Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and relevant writing sample combined as a single document in PDF format to:  Carol Ting at hiring@piscesfoundation.org. Please indicate in the subject line, “PROGRAM ASSOCIATE.”

Seattle, WA

Chief Impact Officer, Seattle Foundation

The Organization

As one of the 25 largest community foundations in the country, Seattle Foundation manages nearly $1 billion in charitable assets and award more than $100 million annually to nonprofit organizations in the region.

Position Overview

The Opportunity

The Chief Impact Officer (CIO) is a newly imagined position that reports directly to the CEO and plays a critical leadership role both internally and externally. The CIO will represent the Foundation, engage regularly with the Board of Trustees, collaborate as a peer on the Leadership Team and manage the Community Programs team.

We believe that greater racial and economic equity across cultural and geographic communities is critical to our region’s vibrancy; the opportunity in front of our new Chief Impact Officer is to drive scale and impact around the program strategies aligned with our Theory of Change.

To learn more, view the full position profile on our website here.

 

To be Considered

  • A minimum of 15 years of senior executive leadership, preferably in a foundation or similar philanthropic enterprise is required
  • A demonstrated commitment to, and track record advancing explicit racial equity and systems change work is essential
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, and the facility to be an effective and inspiring advocate for the Foundation on a range of topics in front of a variety of audiences, is crucial
  • Previous experience managing a diverse team and harnessing their passion in support of the organization’s broader goals is essential
  • While knowledge of community needs in the greater Seattle region is preferred, an understanding of how the public, private and nonprofit sectors can work together to change systems to increase racial and economic equity in a city or region of a similar size to Seattle would be an asset
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience is required; an advanced degree in business, public administration or public policy is preferred

How To Apply

As an equal opportunity employer, Seattle Foundation is committed to a diverse, multicultural work environment. Seattle Foundation does not discriminate in employment on the basis of age, race, creed, gender, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability or sexual orientation.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. A current resume and thoughtful cover letter that articulates your passion for Seattle Foundation’s mission and fit for the role should be submitted for consideration through Waldron’s candidate web portal. Letters may be addressed to Sarah Meyer.