New York, NY

Program Assistant, Leadership Development, Trinity Church Wall Street

The Organization

Trinity Church Wall Street is a growing and inclusive Episcopal community in Lower Manhattan that seeks to serve and heal the world through a wide range of ministries and programs. Join a team of more than 200 employees in New York City who are working to make a difference in people’s lives and transform communities.

Our work is grounded in our core values of faith, integrity, inclusiveness, compassion, social justice, and stewardship.

Trinity’s culture celebrates diversity, and our employees come from a variety of cultural, religious, racial, ethnic, and professional backgrounds. We all share a common mission: to build generations of faithful leadership, to build up neighborhoods, and to build financial capacity for holy service in New York City and around the world.

Now is an especially exciting time for employees to join Trinity as we are in a phase of expansion. In the coming years we will be hiring to facilitate the growth of programs at Trinity Commons (our new parish center scheduled to open in spring 2020) and our increasing philanthropic activities at home and abroad.

Position Overview

POSITION SUMMARY

The Program Assistant provides administrative and programming support to the Leadership Development strategic initiative which is part of the Grants and Mission Investing team and function. Trinity has made a commitment to lay and clergy leadership development in the Anglican communion and Trinity’s partner organizations as a pressing priority and uses grants, mission investing, and thought leadership to advance that work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Grants Management

Under the direction of and in partnership with the Program Officer and Program Director (to be hired):

  • Processes applicant registration requests.
  • Assists in reviewing and organizing grant proposals and reports.
  • Provides communication support and responds to email and phone inquiries about the grantmaking process.
  • Helps prepare materials for grant review by Trinity Church Wall Street’s Vestry and others.
  • Maintains up-to-date contact information for grantees, partners, contractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Maintains organized files and records and a system of tracking, monitoring, and prioritizing tasks.
  • Contacts grantees to resolve routine reporting problems and administrative issues.
  • Develops and deepens knowledge of the leadership field and grantmaking practices through independent, proactive research and by participating in approved meetings, conferences, and convenings.

Administrative

  • Maintains team calendar, provides scheduling support to staff, and identifies potential conflicts or synergies.
  • Handles logistics for team meetings and events including set-up, scheduling rooms, IT notification, food, materials, etc.
  • Prepares materials for team meetings and handles necessary follow-up.
  • Attends meetings; records and writes notes.
  • Compiles and processes expense reports, reimbursements, and check requests.
  • Supports Program Officer in scheduling and planning domestic and international grantee convenings, trainings and events, including coordinating arrangements for guests, handling logistics, and preparing materials.
  • Coordinates and manages domestic and international travel arrangements for team events where efficiencies can be realized through collective booking.
  • Proactively suggests ideas for process and system improvements.
  • Contributes to team discussions and planning.
  • Assumes other related responsibilities and special projects as required.

Internal Engagement & Team Culture

  • Coordinates with other program assistants in the Grants & Mission Investing team on scheduling, events, and department-wide activities.
  • Facilitates collaboration with other departments, such as Communications, IT, Real Estate, Finance and Legal as required.
  • Adheres to confidentiality rules and all other Trinity Church Wall Street policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Performs all duties in a manner that promotes Trinity’s mission and core values.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Computer literacy and proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with meeting planning and related logistics.
  • Detail-oriented, and excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to exercise strong judgment and initiative.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize, accurately complete multiple tasks, and work under deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Demonstrates flexibility when assigned new tasks, goals, and systems and processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and possesses the ability to relate well with people within and outside Trinity, including the ability to build relationships.
  • Creative; problem solver.
  • Team player and experience working in a team context.
  • Commitment to social justice and racial equity.

REQUIRED AND PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CREDENTIALS

  • A minimum of one year of administrative or program experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or the equivalent combination of training and/or work experience.
  • Understanding of grants administration.
  • Familiarity with database management programs (Experience with Fluxx highly desirable).
  • Familiarity with working internationally and/or fluency in languages other than English would be desirable
  • Knowledge of and experience in faith institutions, nonprofit organizations and/or the philanthropic sector.

How To Apply

Please apply online at https://www.trinitywallstreet.org/about/careers

San Francisco

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, Development & Donor Services, San Francisco Foundation

The Organization

With more than $1.5 billion in assets, the San Francisco Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation is committed to expanding opportunity and ensuring a more equitable future for all in the Bay Area. Together with its donors, the foundation distributed $154 million to nonprofit organizations last fiscal year. The San Francisco Foundation serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties.

The Senior Philanthropic Advisor, as an integral member of the Development and Donor Services Department, is responsible for providing exceptional customer service and for deepening the relationships with assigned TSFF donors.   S/He must, therefore, be able to effectively serve as a valuable philanthropic partner and resource to donors and inspire donors to align their charitable giving with the Foundation’s Equity Agenda.

The Senior Philanthropic Advisor assists donors in achieving their philanthropic goals by helping facilitate their giving, providing customized services to enhance the impact of their current giving, and by informing and inspiring donors to incorporate an equity lens into their charitable giving and to support the Foundation’s work.  The Senior. Philanthropic Advisor also assists donors in making additional contributions of cash, stock, and other assets to their funds.

The Senior Philanthropic Advisor is the main liaison between his/her portfolio of donors and the Foundation and is the main point of contact in connecting donors with the grantmaking expertise available at TSFF. To ensure that TSFF is serving as a valuable philanthropic partner, the Senior Philanthropic Advisor must become knowledgeable about the breadth and depth of the programmatic work of TSFF and must be able to clearly communicate the major initiatives and their impact to donors in a manner that adds value to their grantmaking.

This position will also work collaboratively with Program staff to identify and recommend funding opportunities that are aligned with both the donor’s and the Foundation’s interests.

Reports To: Director of Donor Relations

Position Overview

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Donor Stewardship and Cultivation: Work with members of the Development and Donor Services team, Program Directors and Officers, to steward and cultivate current donors to meet their philanthropic and legacy giving goals, and to help support TSFF’s targeted programmatic work. This will include developing a thorough understanding of donors’ needs and interests, looking for opportunities to deepen donors’ understanding and interests in TSFF’s mission, and implementing strategies to encourage more giving into TSFF’s work through lifetime and legacy giving options.

Donor Relationship Management: Manage a portfolio of donors with the goal of furthering the donor’s philanthropic vision and supporting the Foundation’s mission. Create programs that make the Foundation’s expertise – as represented by our Program areas – and philanthropic planning resources available to donors. This will include managing donor events and educational forums, arranging site visits, coordinating fund reviews, and timely communications with assigned donors. Respond to donors’ routine requests for information about grantee organizations and areas of philanthropic interest and tracks contacts between donors and The San Francisco Foundation.  Partner with Planned Giving Officer to create and implement strategies for legacy giving options when appropriate.

The Senior Philanthropic Advisor will also be responsible for using TSFF’s donor database for tracking and recording relationships with donors, building profiles of donors, and researching donors’ interests, giving patterns, and philanthropic capabilities. The Senior. Philanthropic Advisor will also help advise on the creation and production of various marketing materials, events, and customized services for donors. Organize and present donor forums and represent TSFF at various events in the field. This position requires occasional evening and weekend work.

Development Support: On occasion, meet with prospective donors and their professional advisors interested in establishing donor relationships with TSFF.  The Senior Philanthropic Advisor will also be involved in helping to raise funds to support TSFF’s’ work. This will include providing donors and prospects with information about relevant grantmaking opportunities in the Bay Area, as well as making direct funding requests to donors.

Marketing: Work collaboratively with Marketing and Communications to develop and maintain marketing materials which target new and existing donors with TSFF philanthropic products and offerings.

Operations: Provide feedback and recommendations on updates to policies, procedures, and systems to improve donor services.

Other duties and projects as assigned.

Job Dimensions and Qualifications

Education: Undergraduate degree in liberal arts, business or other relevant disciplines; Master’s degree a plus.

Experience: Minimum five years of fundraising portfolio and relationship management, stewardship and cultivation, and/or service-related experience with a particular focus on providing services to high net worth individuals. Proven experience in fundraising, including face-to-face solicitations, and strategic relationship management. Knowledge of basic planned giving concepts and experience in the Bay Area nonprofit sector a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, and Competencies:  Excellent verbal and written communications.  Exemplary ability to work collaboratively and to build and maintain interdepartmental relationships.  Exceptional attention to detail. Comfortable with public speaking. Personal maturity and demonstrated good judgment. Patience with problem-solving and troubleshooting and the willingness and ability to prioritize on-the-fly. Skill in working with major donors, prospects, professional advisors, and business and community leaders. Knowledge of Bay Area philanthropic community and charitable organizations. Passion for learning and sharing information.

Skill in creating professional service offerings. Good understanding of fundraising concepts and practices. General knowledge of investments and the financial services industry. Ability to understand and effectively communicate programmatic objectives and accomplishments. Exceptional project management skills. Knowledge of and familiarity with database systems and an understanding of how data is used in planning and evaluating project objectives and measuring impact.

Must be a critical thinker with the ability to understand the root causes of problems and envision systematic changes. Must be able to synthesize and translate technical content (financial, programmatic, and investment related) to donors, professional advisors, and prospects.

Compensation

Commensurate with background and experience in addition to a competitive benefits package.

The San Francisco Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

How To Apply

https://sff.org/contact-us/careers/#

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Chief Executive Officer, Sontag Foundation

The Organization

WittKieffer is proud to partner with The Sontag Foundation, one of the largest private funders of brain cancer research in the United States, to recruit an exceptional leader to serve as their Chief Executive Officer. With the retirement of the original and long-time Executive Director, Kay Verble, the organization has launched a national search to find a leader to strategically grow the Foundation and make an even greater impact. Rick and Susan Sontag established the Foundation in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida in 2002 in response to Susan’s experience as a brain cancer patient. The organization is considered by many in the neuro-oncology arena to be a model of quality and impact. The Sontag Foundation funds innovative research and provides personalized support for patients and their families who experience brain cancer. Additionally, the Foundation is committed to focusing on improving the health of the Northeast Florida community through targeted programs.

Position Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for a high-energy leader to join the Sontag family and work collaboratively with Rick and other members of the leadership team. The CEO will have overall strategic, financial and operational responsibility for the execution of the Foundation’s mission. This CEO needs to be genuine and bold, someone who will leverage the Foundation’s success, analyze and swiftly pivot to pursue innovations that align with the guiding spirit of the Foundation, while hiring talented individuals and strengthening the infrastructure to enable expansion. The Foundation and its resources are poised to grow significantly and the Foundation needs to be prepared to use those assets to the benefit of those they serve.

The Sontag Foundation is looking for an executive with 10+ years successfully managing a complex nonprofit, foundation or human service delivery organization. Experience with research organizations, the scientific community or neuro-oncology would be valuable. Knowledge and compassion for the issues faced by those battling cancer is greatly valued. She/he should possess clear evidence in effectively leading efficient, lean and accountable operations. Outstanding financial leadership skills and budgeting experience are required. This individual must be an exceptional communicator and presenter, with equally strong written skills.  Knowledge of how to build a brand, raise visibility and awareness is extremely valuable.

How To Apply

A leadership profile is available at www.wittkieffer.com. Please direct all nominations and resumes to Julie Rosen and John Fazekas, preferably via e-mail, to SontagFoundationCEO@wittkieffer.com. Recruiting is underway and will continue until the appointment is made.

The Sontag Foundation values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Winston-Salem, NC

Program Officer, The Winston-Salem Foundation

The Organization

The Winston-Salem Foundation is a nonprofit community foundation, comprised of over 1,500 funds, that assists people and organizations with their charitable giving, provides financial aid to college students, and makes Community Grants to nonprofit organizations in Forsyth County. We are the oldest foundation in North Carolina, and we are one of the oldest community foundations in the country.

Our vision:
A generous and trusting community where everyone is thriving.

Our mission:
We inspire giving and link resources to action, strengthening Forsyth County—now and forever.

Our values:

  • Inclusion – we practice and champion inclusion, honoring the strengths and experiences of all in our community.
  • Accountability – we honor the intentions of our donors and partners and hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics, service and stewardship.
  • Continuous Learning – we are committed to learning and evolving with our community and our partners.

Position Overview

The Winston-Salem Foundation is currently seeking a self-motivated individual with exceptional critical thinking and strategic analysis skills to fill the position of program officer. The program officer will be focused on Building an Inclusive Economy, including serving as the staff lead for the Foundation’s work in increasing access to efficient and affordable transportation. For more information about the Foundation’s focus area work, visit focus.wsfoundation.org.

How To Apply

The Winston-Salem Foundation is committed to building a staff that reflects our community and encourages applications from a diverse candidate pool.

Please learn more about this position and apply online by September 6 at www.wsfoundation.org/careers.

San Francisco

Program Coordinator, Implementation Committee and YouthTechnology, San Francisco Foundation

The Organization

With more than $1.5 billion in assets, the San Francisco Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation is committed to expanding opportunity and ensuring a more equitable future for all in the Bay Area. Together with its donors, the foundation distributed $154 million to nonprofit organizations last fiscal year. The San Francisco Foundation serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties with some initiatives, including this one, serving the nine-county Bay Area.

Reports To: Senior Director, Anchoring Communities

Position Overview

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

A. Implementation Committee: The Implementation Committee is a committee composed of representatives from seven organizations who collectively administer several million dollars in support of community benefits from the development on the Hunters Point Shipyard and Candle Stick Park revitalization.  The Coordinator is responsible for providing meeting and administrative support to members of the Implementation Committee and for developing, distributing, and preserving internal and external communications on the Implementation Committee’s website. The Coordinator also serves as liaison and advocate between the Implementation Committee, community members and organizations.

Administrative Support for Implementation Committee: The Coordinator facilitates and attends all in-person and phone meetings of the Implementation Committee, and subcommittees when requested. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the meetings of the Implementation Committee and its subcommittees, distributing meeting notices and reminders, providing logistical and administrative support, including working with caterers, reserving facilities, setting up meetings, taking minutes at various meetings and distributing minutes to the appropriate committee members and constituencies as needed, and posting approved minutes on the IC website. The Coordinator will also assist in tracking and processing vendor/consultant contracts and invoices.

Development and Management of Communications: The Coordinator develops print and online content for the Implementation Committee’s website (http://d10benefits.org). The Implementation Committee members are volunteers and the Coordinator helps keep them informed of critical issues.

Facilitate Communications and Outreach between Constituents: The Coordinator is responsible for contacting and scheduling persons of interest relevant to the IC’s work to attend IC meetings as directed and is the point person for coordinating requests for presentations from the Implementation Committee Members.

Coordination of IC Vendors, Consultants and/or Contractors: The Coordinator is responsible for oversight and coordination of IC vendors, consultants and/or contractors, including scheduling their meetings with the relevant IC committees. Also maintaining and monitoring contract agreements, ensuring that obligations are met in accordance with contractual agreements.

B. Oakland Codes Youth Technology Cohort.  Oakland Codes is a cohort of five organizations that provide culturally appropriate training to introduce youth of color in the East Bay to opportunities in the technology field.  Although the training takes place at each organizations’ unique location, the organization meet quarterly as a learning cohort to share lessons to create a supportive pipeline to move youth from stage to stage as they master technological and youth development competencies. The Coordinator is responsible for providing meeting and administrative support to the cohort and for developing, distributing, and preserving internal and external communications on the Oakland Codes website. The Coordinator also serves as liaison and advocate between the Cohort and its philanthropic supporters at the Foundation.

Administrative Support: The Coordinator facilitates and attends all in-person and phone meetings of the Implementation Committee, and subcommittees when requested. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting the meetings of the Implementation Committee and its subcommittees, distributing meeting notices and reminders, providing logistical and administrative support, including working with caterers, reserving facilities, setting up meetings, taking minutes at various meetings and distributing minutes to the appropriate committee members and constituencies as needed, and posting approved minutes on the IC website. The Coordinator will also assist in tracking and processing vendor/consultant contracts and invoices.

Qualifications

Education: Undergraduate degree in a relevant area such as social welfare, criminal justice, urban planning, communication, project management or a related field.

Experience: A minimum of three years coordinating multi-member coalitions or collaboration across a variety of sectors and providing high-level culturally competent administrative support.

Knowledge, skills, and competencies:

Prior working knowledge of Bayview Hunters Point or similar community. Preference will be given to residents of San Francisco’s District 10.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to the principles of social equity.
Experience in building effective collaborative relationships in a culturally competent manner with partners, colleagues, constituencies, and internal and external teams across a variety of sectors.
Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
Demonstrated personal integrity and commitment to this work and the ability to engender trust, credibility and confidence with a variety of constituencies.
Ability to maintain confidentiality where appropriate.
Computer literacy in the Microsoft environment including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Online content management systems and print communications experience strongly desired.

Compensation

Commensurate with background and experience in addition to a competitive benefits package.

The San Francisco Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

How To Apply

https://sff.org/contact-us/careers/#

San Francisco

Program Assistant, Strategic Learning and Evaluation, San Francisco Foundation

The Organization

With more than $1.4 billion in assets, The San Francisco Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation is committed to expanding opportunity and ensuring a more equitable future for all in the Bay Area. Together with its donors, the foundation distributed $146 million to nonprofit organizations last fiscal year. The San Francisco Foundation serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties.

REPORTS TO: Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation

POSITION SUMMARY: The Program Assistant provides overall administrative, operational, and process support for the Team within the Foundation’s Program Department. This is a fully skilled assistant level position.

Position Overview

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position provides administrative support to the Director of Strategic Learning and Evaluation:

Assists in creating learning opportunities for staff. This includes: scheduling meetings, drafting and disseminating agendas, organizing and sharing resources, ordering supplies and food (as needed), setting up space, and taking, organizing and disseminating notes.

Supports multiple projects by creating timelines, flagging potential conflicts, and tracking deadlines, processes and tracks project expenses, processing consulting and vendor contracts and invoices, establishes and maintains systems to save and track versions of correspondence and files.

Supports staff communication which includes drafting emails, creating power point presentations, charts and graphs, and administering staff/partner surveys.

Manages calendar/scheduling, travel arrangements, expense reimbursement, and other administrative support services for the Director.

Supports data-driven grantmaking by generating on demand reports needed to inform decisions.

Trains new team members on administrative procedures. Provides back-up support to other Program Assistants.

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of three years of solid administrative experience providing support and working on a team.
Solutions-oriented: Strong problem-solving skills, willingness to take initiative, and ability to quickly take corrective action to address problems when they arise.
Commitment to quality: Consistently produce high quality work with attention to detail. Use technology and adjust processes to increase effectiveness and efficiencies.
Highly-organized: Ability to be both detailed oriented, juggle competing demands, and meet deadlines.
Team-orientation: Works well independently while balancing the needs of the team with individual workload.
Data and Research: Ability to conduct and synthesize literature reviews related to major initiatives and pull and organize public data.
Visual communication: A good sense of ascetics with an ability to turn ideas, concepts, and data into engaging and easily accessible visualizations.
Written communication: Ability to draft and copy edit staff communication, training material, and other content.
Equity Alignment: Deep and exhibited committed to racial equity.
Knowledge of Results Based Accountability and familiarity with local non-profit sector and data analyses a plus.
Undergraduate degree required.
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Requires strong computer skills specifically in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), project management software such as BaseCamp or TeamWork, survey administration tools such as Survey Monkey, data visualization tools such as Advanced Excel and Tableu, and database applications. Familiarity with using Fluxx a plus.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with background and experience in addition to a very competitive benefits package.

How To Apply

https://sff.org/contact-us/careers/#

San Francisco

Administrative Assistant for FAITHS & Multicultural Fellowship Programs, San Francisco Foundation

The Organization

With more than $1.5 billion in assets, the San Francisco Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the country. The foundation is committed to expanding opportunity and ensuring a more equitable future for all in the Bay Area. Together with its donors, the foundation distributed $154 million to nonprofit organizations last fiscal year. The San Francisco Foundation serves Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, and San Mateo Counties.

The Administrative Assistant provides overall administrative, operational, and process support for the Team within the Foundation’s Program Department.  This is a fully skilled assistant level position.

Reports To: FAITHS Program Manager & Multicultural Fellowship Program Officer

Position Overview

Responsibilities:

General Administrative Support

This position provides administrative support to the FAITHS Program Manager & Multicultural Fellowship Officer.
Provides assistance with calendar/scheduling, travel arrangements, expense reimbursement, and other administrative support services for the FAITHS Program Manager & Multicultural Fellowship Program Officer.
Acts as a primary information contact responding to intra-office and public inquiries and requests for information and redirecting inquiries and requests as appropriate.  Drafts and disseminates minutes from meetings and convenings.
Drafts and edits correspondence and transcribe recorded notes, information and reports.
Coordinates paperwork flow, including establishing and maintaining filing systems, correspondence, mail, and inter-office communications.
Processes consulting and vendor contracts and invoices. Trains new team members on administrative procedures.  Provides back-up support to other Program Assistants, Front Desk Reception, and staff colleagues as appropriate.
Grantmaking Support

Assists in creating timelines for grant program(s) and has primary responsibility for managing timelines to ensure processes stay on track.
Responds to grant seeker questions related to TSFF grantmaking systems, timelines, forms completion, and processes.
Reviews and/or tracks grantee submissions to ensure completeness and timely submissions and acquires missing documentation as needed.
Accurately completes coding and information updates in the Foundation’s grantmaking and CRM systems.
Drafts requests for waivers and expedite memos for review by the FAITHS Program Manager & Multicultural Fellowship Program Officer.
Creates standard and customized reports utilizing several different applications/databases.
Assists in training new team members on grantmaking systems and processes.
Provides back-up support to Program Assistants and staff colleagues as appropriate.
Conducts grantee/org research in support of donor stewardship and cultivation. Updates specific areas of the TSFF website for the programmatic team.
Convening/Event Support

Has primary responsibility for managing all logistical aspects of convenings and events that are hosted by the programmatic team.
Tasks include but are not limited to vendor negotiation, ongoing communication with speakers and attendees, coordination with Marketing and Communications staff on collateral, tracking RSVPs, day-of-event management, monitoring expenditures, and final payment of invoices.
Project Support

Provides administrative support and coordination of specific tasks as assigned by the supervisor for ongoing or time-limited projects or programs within the core program team.
Qualifications

A minimum of five years of solid administrative experience providing support and working on a team.
Ability to balance competing priorities while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Highly organized with a strong understanding and expertise in both computer and office systems.
Works well under minimal supervision by taking initiative, ensuring successful project management, and timely completion of all tasks.
Ease in producing quality work in a high-production environment.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing, highly skilled with great attention to detail.
Creates positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to customer service, tact, dependability, diplomacy, and flexibility.
Knowledge of basic finance and accounting practices.
Experience working in non-profit and/or philanthropy a plus.
Undergraduate degree or combination of work experience and education preferred.
Skills

Requires strong computer skills specifically in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and database applications.  Familiarity with using SalesForce and/or Fluxx a plus.

Compensation: Commensurate with background and experience in addition to a competitive benefits package.
The San Francisco Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of diverse backgrounds to apply.

How To Apply

https://sff.org/contact-us/careers/#

Washington, D.C.

President & CEO, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

The Organization

Convergence convenes people and groups with divergent views to build trust, identify solutions, and form alliances for action on critical national issues. Through our process of structured, facilitated dialogue and long-term relationship building, we have had significant impact on issues such as long-term care, health reform, economic mobility, recidivism, K-12 education, the federal budget, and food and nutrition. For more information, visit: www.convergencepolicy.org.

Position Overview

Convergence seeks a new President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed the founder as the organization enters its second decade. The new CEO will report to the Board of Trustees; Convergence’s current President and Founder, Rob Fersh, will transition to a Founder/Senior Advisor role.

Key CEO Responsibilities and Competencies

The Board seeks candidates who are able to provide exemplary executive and strategic leadership; have proven ability in fundraising and resource development; exhibit sound organizational, fiscal, and staff management skills; have a track record of accomplishing results; and are highly visible and effective leaders with external constituencies.

Essential to this position is the ability of the CEO to ensure Convergence maintains the trust of the outside world as a neutral, honest broker and convener of people with vastly different viewpoints and backgrounds.

The CEO must be a highly accomplished relationship builder, comfortable with constituencies of every ideological perspective across public, private and nonprofit sectors, with demonstrated effectiveness dealing with people of diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, gender and other demographic backgrounds.

For additional details about the position and qualifications, see the full position description here.

 EEO

Convergence values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

Convergence is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

How To Apply

To apply for the position, please submit a resume and a tailored cover letter explaining how your experience and skills address those sought in the full position description, and noting your required salary range and how you learned of the position, to ExecutiveSearch@Convergencepolicy.org. Applications may be supplemented by links to published articles, speeches, videos, or other relevant material, but this is not required. No phone calls, please.

New York, NY

Director, Development and Investor Relations, Blue Meridian Partners

The Organization

Blue Meridian Partners is a pioneering philanthropic model for finding and funding scalable solutions to the problems that trap America’s young people and families in poverty and limit economic mobility.

We operate with an investor mindset, but measure success in terms of greater social impact, rather than financial returns. Blue Meridian takes a rigorous, strategic approach to philanthropic investing: identifying, funding and scaling the most promising strategies poised to make a national impact Our portfolio of “investees” addresses some of the root causes of inequity and lack of opportunity—poverty, mass incarceration, foster care, unemployment, and more. Our experience convinces us that solutions are achievable.

We provide social sector leaders with the flexible, upfront growth capital they require to reach their full potential. We offer philanthropists a way to amplify the impact of their investments by finding the initiatives that produce the most effective results, while sharing the costs, risks and successes.

We come to this work with a decades-long track record of innovation in philanthropy and a comprehensive investing approach developed at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF). We are constantly learning, exploring, and seeking out new collaborations in relentless pursuit of creating lasting impact at scale that can change the lives of generations.

Position Description

Position Profile
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer while also receiving guidance and input from other senior leaders, the Director is responsible for helping to shape Blue Meridian’s strategy for fund raising and engaging current and prospective Partners and other investors. The Director will have day-to-day operational responsibility for the implementation of the fund raising strategy.

Position Type
Exempt

Location
New York City

Primary Responsibilities[1]
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

· Support the ongoing development of the fundraising strategy and approach, working with the CEO, CDO and other senior leaders.

· Coordinate fundraising activities across multiple funds / portfolios.

· Undertake market analysis to identify prospective investors.  Develop opportunities for introductions.

· Organize and run the fundraising team meetings and ensure timely follow-up on actions.

· With the Finance team, help structure deals and agreements and track commitments.

· Ensure appropriate communications materials are developed / revised for prospect meetings.

· Ensure senior leaders are briefed ahead of prospect meetings, and on occasion, attend the meetings.

· Supervise Associate position.

Qualifications

· The Director must share Blue Meridian’s mission and be driven by personal values that align closely with Blue Meridian’s core values.

· An undergraduate degree and at least 10 years of hands-on experience in large scale fund raising is required, ideally through building networks of high net worth individuals and / or Foundations.  Experience with strategic philanthropy is desirable.

· Exceptional written communications skills including the ability to draft presentations, letters and memoranda; synthesize a large amount of material into briefer documents, compose clear, succinct emails and reports; and proofread materials.

· Outstanding organizational and project management skills, including a very strong attention to detail and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fluid, dynamic environment.

· Highly energetic, self-motivated and entrepreneurial, able to balance a meticulous and highly rigorous professional approach with a flexible and empathetic responsiveness to the needs of others. While skilled at thinking and working independently and advocating own point of view, respects and solicits the contributions of others.

· Outstanding interpersonal skills with a professional and genial demeanor, and the ability to work with and lead people with different backgrounds and experiences.

· Strong computer skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and the ability to master new software quickly. Experience with content management system (CRM) highly desirable.

Salary & Benefits
Total compensation includes an annual base salary that falls in the $160,000 to $175,000 range, the potential for an annual incentive award based on performance, and an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and generous time off. Base salary will be set commensurate with chosen candidate’s knowledge, skill and experience.

[1] Note: This description is a guide to the primary duties and functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and working conditions.  Position descriptions are reviewed and may be revised to meet the changing needs of Blue Meridian Partners at the sole discretion of management.

How To Apply

For consideration, please include the following in your application:

· cover letter
· resume
· writing sample

Please send your application to careers@bluemeridian.org. Be sure to include “Director, Development” in the subject line and let us know where you found our job post.

No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

New York, NY

Associate, Development and Investor Relations, Blue Meridian Partners

The Organization

Blue Meridian Partners is a pioneering philanthropic model for finding and funding scalable solutions to the problems that trap America’s young people and families in poverty and limit economic mobility.

We operate with an investor mindset, but measure success in terms of greater social impact, rather than financial returns. Blue Meridian takes a rigorous, strategic approach to philanthropic investing: identifying, funding and scaling the most promising strategies poised to make a national impact Our portfolio of “investees” addresses some of the root causes of inequity and lack of opportunity—poverty, mass incarceration, foster care, unemployment, and more. Our experience convinces us that solutions are achievable.

We provide social sector leaders with the flexible, upfront growth capital they require to reach their full potential. We offer philanthropists a way to amplify the impact of their investments by finding the initiatives that produce the most effective results, while sharing the costs, risks and successes.

We come to this work with a decades-long track record of innovation in philanthropy and a comprehensive investing approach developed at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation (EMCF). We are constantly learning, exploring, and seeking out new collaborations in relentless pursuit of creating lasting impact at scale that can change the lives of generations.

Position Description

Position Profile
Reporting to the Director, Development and Investor Relations while also receiving direction from other senior leaders, the Associate provides support for the implementation of Blue Meridian’s strategy for fund raising and engaging current and prospective Partners and other investors.

Position Type
Exempt

Location
New York City

Primary Responsibilities[1]
The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

· Support the development, planning, coordination, and execution of Blue Meridian’s short- and long-term communication activities with investor Partners and other investors across multiple funds.

· Project manage the workplan and operations to progress the development of a pipeline of prospective investors, and engagement of existing Partners and other investors.

· Manage and leverage the contact management system (CRM) for prospect management and team coordination.  Run analysis and reports as required.

· Conduct research on prospective investors and provide profiles and background information to inform the fundraising strategy and prospect engagement.

· Develop presentations and other materials as needed for meetings with prospective investors and current Partners.

Qualifications

· The Associate must share Blue Meridian’s mission and be driven by personal values that align closely with Blue Meridian’s core values.

· An undergraduate degree and at least three years of hands-on experience in project management and fund raising required.

· Exceptional written communications skills including the ability to draft presentations, letters and memoranda; synthesize a large amount of material into briefer documents, compose clear, succinct emails and reports; and proofread materials.

· Excellent organizational and project management skills, including a very strong attention to detail and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fluid, dynamic environment.

· Highly energetic, self-motivated and entrepreneurial, able to balance a meticulous and highly rigorous professional approach with a flexible and empathetic responsiveness to the needs of others. While skilled at thinking and working independently and advocating own point of view, respects and solicits the contributions of others.

· Outstanding interpersonal skills with a professional and genial demeanor, and the ability to work with and lead people with different backgrounds and experiences.

·  Strong computer skills with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and the ability to master new software quickly. Experience with content management system (CRM) highly desirable.

Salary & Benefits
Total compensation includes an annual base salary that falls in the $70,000 to $78,000 range, the potential for an annual incentive award based on performance, and an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and generous time off. Base salary will be set commensurate with chosen candidate’s knowledge, skill and experience.

[1] Note: This description is a guide to the primary duties and functions of the job, not an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, qualifications, physical demands and working conditions.  Position descriptions are reviewed and may be revised to meet the changing needs of Blue Meridian Partners at the sole discretion of management.

How To Apply

For consideration, please include the following in your application:

· cover letter
· resume
· writing sample

Please send your application to careers@bluemeridian.org. Be sure to include “Associate, Development” in the subject line and let us know where you found our job post.

No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Blue Meridian Partners, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, age, military or veteran status, familial status, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by law.