Brunswick, GA

Executive Director, The Sapelo Foundation

The Organization
The Sapelo Foundation, a private, family foundation engaged in grant-making in and for the State of Georgia is seeking an Executive Director to begin this position at the end of the calendar year 2016 upon the retirement of Phyllis J. Bowen, its current Executive Director, who has served in that role since 1997.With net assets of approximately $35 million and an annual grant-making portfolio of about one million dollars, the Foundation currently promotes progressive social change affecting, in particular, vulnerable populations, rural communities, and the natural environment in the State of Georgia. Founded in 1949 by Richard J. Reynolds, Jr., the Foundation is named for one of the distinctive barrier islands on Georgia’s coastline, and is governed by a ten-member Board of Trustees composed in part by members of the Reynolds family.

Position Overview
The Foundation is seeking a hands-on, hard-working, mission-driven leader who shares the progressive values of the Foundation and has experience and a serious interest in promoting social justice, environmental responsibility, and civic engagement in the State of Georgia. The successful candidate will have experience with and an appetite for strategic initiatives that apply limited financial and human resources in order to leverage support from other foundations, individual donors, and public interest entrepreneurs, thereby creating solutions with measurable impact and public good. Prior experience working in philanthropy is not required, nor is deep subject-matter expertise in any of the areas in which the Foundation is currently engaged necessary. However, strong progressive values and the ability to build relationships with grantees, community actors and other funders are critically important to the Board in filling this position. The successful candidate will be open-minded and authentic, capable of independent work, focused on results, and persistent in pursuing Foundation objectives.

How To Apply
The Foundation has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Tim McFeeley is leading this search with Kahn Lee. Inquiries, nominations and applications should be directed in confidence to: www.imsearch.com/5657

The Sapelo Foundation is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment.

Washington, D.C.

Major Gifts Officer, League of Conservation Voters

The Organization
LCV works to turn environmental values into national, state and local priorities. LCV, in collaboration with our state LCV partners, advocates for sound environmental laws and policies, holds elected officials accountable for their votes and actions, and elects pro-environment candidates who will champion our priority issues.

Position Overview
League of Conservation Voters (LCV) has grown significantly since 2008, raising over $40 million in 2014. We are making crucial strides to transform the politics of climate change, build more power for the environmental movement, and win meaningful policies to address the issue. Poised to continue expansion, LCV is looking for a Major Gifts Officer to join our fundraising efforts and help us meet our ambitious revenue and program goals. The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) will join a top-notch and growing development team building the organization’s budget, power, and effectiveness.  The MGO is responsible for raising funds from individual donors at four-, five-, and six-figure levels.  This includes strategically identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors. In addition, the MGO will work with our state LCV partners to raise funds as part of a collaborative fundraising structure. The MGO is a senior member of LCV’s Development Department.

This position will report to the Senior Director of Individual Engagement.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop a portfolio of up to 200 current, lapsed and prospective donors, deepening relationships in person, over the phone, and in writing.
  • Meet with donors and prospects nationally. It is expected that the MGO will hold approximately 120 meetings annually with prospective donors.  Many of these will be in conjunction with our state LCV partners. Develop and support cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for LCV’s president and other key staff and board members.
  • Participate in high-level planning for LCV to help set both fundraising and programmatic goals.
  • Work collaboratively with development, communications, and program staff, along with state LCV partners, to develop compelling materials and talking points to maximize fundraising results.
  • Ensure donor portfolio records are current with all necessary and pertinent information, and input contacts and actions into database in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with 7+ years of experience in fundraising or organizing, including a successful track record of closing gifts.
  • Willingness to travel.  Domestic travel is required with approximately 25-30% of working days on the road.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation, strong judgment, and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.  Must be creative, proactive, disciplined, and able to think strategically.
  • Motivated to meet goals, produce results, and exceed expectations, and enthusiastic about accountability.
  • Politically savvy, with a great sense of humor and an eagerness for continued learning.
  • Passionate about protecting the environment.Well organized and detail-oriented.
  • Professional, honest, and trustworthy; capable of handling confidential information with the utmost discretion.
How To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to hr@lcv.org with “MGO” in the subject line by April 30, 2016 or mail to:

League of Conservation Voters
Attn: Human Resources
1920 L Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036.

No phone calls please. LCV is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse Workplace

Orlando, FL

Executive Director, The Foundation for Florida Virtual School, Florida Virtual School

The Organization
Join more than 1,600 dedicated professionals who are working to transform education worldwide – one student at a time.  Florida Virtual School (FLVS) was founded in 1997 as the country’s first statewide, Internet-based public high shcool and continues to be a nationally-recognized and award-winning e-Learning model.  Our team develops, delivers, and supports Kindergarten-12th grade eLearning solutions to students all over Florida, the U.S. and the world.

Position Overview
The Executive Director of the Foundation of FLVS serves as a catalyst and leader for the Foundation and is accessible to the public, media, and the broader Foundation community. The Executive Director works with the Florida Virtual School Foundation Board in supporting the vision and strategic plan for all Foundation programs and initiatives. The Executive Director maintains key relationships and works collaboratively with the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees, Florida Virtual School staff, and stakeholders. The Foundation was incorporated in June of 2010 and focuses on systemic public/private fundraising and investment strategies to improve education and learning.

Minimum Requirements

Education/Licensure/Certification:

•    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

•    Master’s Degree preferred

Experience

•    Five years of successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising in the education or business sectors; or large business senior management experience

•    Five years’ progressive experience leading, managing and/or supervising others

•    Experience in strategic, high-level senior management responsibilities

•    Desire extensive contacts in philanthropy, education industry, and education funding

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

•    Location: Orlando VLC

•    Frequency of travel: Monthly travel is required for meetings, trainings, and conferences; location may vary and may require overnight stays

•    Light physical activities and efforts required working in an office environment (Reasonable  accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)

FLVS does not discriminate in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, or any other reason prohibited by law.

Please note:  relocation is not provided and candidates have to live in the State of Florida if hired.
Please note:  If you have applied to this position within the last 6 (six) months, please do not re-apply.
Annual Salary: $ 90,000
Location:  Orlando VLC At this time, FLVS is only considering candidates residing in the state of Florida.

How To Apply
Please apply directly to our website: http://jobs.flvs.net

Philadelphia, PA

Donor Relations Associate, The Philadelphia Foundation

The Organization
ABOUT THE PHILADELPHIA FOUNDATION: One of America’s oldest community foundations (founded in 1918), The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) is committed to improving the quality of life in the Pennsylvania counties of Greater Philadelphia (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia). A foundation and a public charity, TPF connects philanthropic resources to societal needs. TPF manages assets of approximately $370 million and more than 900 charitable funds established by its fund holders. It distributes about $25 million annually to nearly 1,000 nonprofits as grants and scholarships, and promotes greater philanthropy and stronger nonprofits in service to community needs. To learn more, visit www.philafound.org.

STATEMENT OF EMPLOYER EXPECTATION: Each employee of The Philadelphia Foundation (TPF) is expected to contribute directly to TPF’s growth and success by advancing its mission, strategy and priorities, while adhering to the highest professional and ethical standards; to perform job duties capably and in a spirit of cooperation and collaboration; and to uphold TPF’s core values of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.

Position Overview
The Donor Relations Associate is responsible for helping to carry out the Foundation’s objectives for asset development by providing support to the donor relations department in several primary areas: database management, fund administration, event execution, database management and reporting and scholarship administration. S/He is also responsible for representing the Foundation and providing quality services for fund donors, prospects and fund representatives.

PRIMARY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Assist in the database management for all funds Manage gift receipt editing and review process
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of donor/fund records, reports and profiles
  • Assist with the preparation of reports and analysis on fund activity
  • Participate in the execution of foundation events
  • Participate in the development of on-going activities of the Women’s Philanthropy Network
  • Manage the administration of Designated Scholarship funds
  • Manage a portfolio of DAF donors
  • Assist donors with donor service activities
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of relationships with educational institutions and scholarship fund selection committees
  • Develop and manage social media strategy to engage scholarship recipients

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Participate in team-based planning strategies to enhance the administrative
  • Processing of DAF grants and Scholarship grants
  • Represent The Philadelphia Foundation at appropriate events
  • Attend and participate in various professional educational and organizational events
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Prior professional experience in a fast-paced development, nonprofit or customer-service-related position;
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to interact with wide range of people;
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills;
  • Proven critical-thinking skills and ability to work independently as well as within a team structure;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint and integrated database programs; and
  • Ability to work some early mornings, evenings and weekends as needed.
How To Apply
If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to opportunities@philafound.org.

Seattle, WA

Director, Learning Strategy, Philanthropy Northwest

The Organization
Philanthropy Northwest is the regional network of foundations, corporations, collectives and individuals dedicated to cross-sector collaboration to build resilient, equitable and inclusive communities in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. For more information visit www.philanthropynw.org.

OUR CULTURE

We elevate the field of philanthropy by identifying opportunities, taking smart risks, challenging our assumptions, experimenting creatively, listening actively, engaging in deep conversations and learning through action and reflection.

• Strong relationships power our work at every level; we build them with care and nurture them attentively.

• We embrace and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion in our community and continuously seek to bring new perspectives into our organization and our networks.

• We are a learning organization that invests in supporting the ongoing growth of our individuals, our team and our community.

• We value high quality work that is grounded in deep mutual respect, healthy work/life balance, clear communication, humor and joy.

Position Overview
THE JOB

We seek an energetic and strategic leader to steward the learning practice at Philanthropy Northwest. Using The Learning Network’s platform as a regional learning community which provides opportunities for community investors to connect, learn, build capacity and grow, the successful candidate will work across our organization and our network of philanthropists to develop and manage innovative learning experiences that are relevant and provide value and thought partnership to our members.The position will oversee the strategy, design and implementation of new and existing programs and experiences that meet the learning, networking and professional development needs of a broad spectrum of philanthropists. The Learning Strategy Director will work across the organization to ensure cross-collaboration, integration and the institutionalization of our collective learning. The position will also be responsible for developing and managing annual budgets.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Oversee the design and implementation of new and existing programs and experiences that meet the learning, networking and professional development needs of a broad spectrum of philanthropists.

• Lead and/or curate skills-based trainings to meet the most relevant and in-demand professional skills of emerging and established leaders.

• Co-create and/or curate customized, intimate experiences for well-established leaders and C- suite executives to reflect deeply on their personal work and/or specific institutional or sectoral issues.

• Facilitate, launch and/or manage formal, structured peer learning experiences – at scale.

• Connect and support members of our network as they engage peers and cross-sector organizations around issues that have broad appeal.

• Build partnerships to deliver innovative and responsive programming.

• Mentor peers and manage a team.

• Develop and manage the budget for learning programs, which generate revenue for the enterprise.

• Overall coordination and preparation of speakers and presenters including training preparation (train-the-trainer), scheduling and logistical management.

• Coordination of material development in a style consistent with organization brand.

• Oversee coordination of venues, audio/visual and catering arrangements.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Strategic thinker, finds connections to bigger picture and drives valuable experiences and conversations with members.

• Knowledge of and experience in delivering current adult learning principles and practices.

• Excellent facilitation skills and comfortable speaking in front of small and large groups.

• Experience in developing and delivering training curriculum.

• Proven experience as an adaptive and collaborative leader, willing to take on new projects and support initiatives that build an enterprise.

• A sense-maker: able to perceive emerging industry trends and translate them into content and/or experiences for members.

• Experience with building trust and buy-in across all levels of an enterprise.

• Passionate about people; demonstrated relationship management experience, strong networking and interpersonal skills.

• Team-player – willing to both lead and be led, motivated to contribute to other’s success.

• Self-motivated and results oriented.

• Significant demonstrated project management experience, excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once.

• Openness to new ideas; a creative and innovative mind energetically searching for new solutions.

• Inquisitive, flexible with entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

• A passion for learning and continuous improvement.

• Demonstrates solid judgment and problem-solving skills with proven attention to detail, accuracy and quality.

• At least 10 years of relevant experience in a professional setting. Direct experience in philanthropy and/or nonprofits a plus.

This position is ideal for an organized, adaptive and collaborative leader with an understanding of adult learning practices, and a high-level ability to balance program strategy and implementation. Cross-sector (philanthropy, nonprofit and private sector) experience is a plus. This position reports to the Vice President.

How To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter indicating 1) why you would be a good fit, 2) your salary requirement, and 3) what value you would bring to Philanthropy Northwest, to HR@philanthropynw.org including YOUR NAME + “Director, Learning Strategy” in the subject line by April 22, 2016.

This position will remain open until we find our ideal candidate. We’ll ask for references if you make it to the final round.

Philanthropy Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. We value and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio- economic status, veteran status and other characteristics.

Atlanta, GA

Senior Associate, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Organization
The Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States.  The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human service reforms and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today’s vulnerable children and families.  The Foundation distributes approximately $187 million annually in grants to organizations that help states, cities, and neighborhoods improve the life outcomes of these children and families.

Position Overview
The senior associate is a full-time, senior-level professional position. Senior associates have opportunities to deepen their formal knowledge, expand their networks and challenge their thinking to improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and distressed neighborhoods. The senior associate for education achievement at the Atlanta Civic Site is responsible for leading the design, implementation and evaluation of the education strategy.

Responsibilities

  • Implement strategic planning, oversight and deployment of technical assistance
  • Serve as a technical resource providing content expertise and strategic input to Foundation staff
  • Prepare budget requests for assigned projects and monitor project spending
  • Assist in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with key contacts, leaders, public officials, residents and organizations
  • Perform financial, statistical and policy analyses in support of reform initiatives
  • Represent the Foundation’s mission, principles and work by participating in meetings, public presentations and the preparation of written materials
  • Use Foundation resources in an equitable manner with regard to race, ethnicity and gender
  • Perform administrative duties in support of the above work

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Unit Specific Requirements

  • Manage grants that advance results to ensure children in Neighborhood Planning Unit-V (NPU-V) are on a pathway to healthy academic and socioemotional development
  • Expand the education strategy to better support the development of NPU-V residents from birth through post-secondary education, with a focus on boys and men of color
  • Support replication of birth-through-third-grade model and use of the two-generation approach
  • Work with other funders on a co-investment strategy in support of the public school system
  • Collaborate with partners, stakeholders, grantees and other funders to pilot initiatives and projects focused on minimizing and eliminating generational poverty
  • Supervise and manage the program assistant assigned to the education achievement portfolio
  • Participate on the Atlanta Civic Site leadership team

Qualifications

  • Minimum requirement includes a graduate degree in business administration, law, community development, political science, human services, urban planning and development, public policy, public administration or a related field. Senior public sector experience may substitute for a graduate degree. Doctorate in a related field preferred.
  • Substantial relevant post-graduate experience in public human services management and/or private sector experience that includes a background in implementing outcome-oriented initiatives for low-income children, youth and families
  • Experience in self-managed, task-driven initiatives with the ability to balance multiple demands related to multiple projects and deadlines

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Strong strategic planning, management and public policy analysis abilities
  • Exceptional writing ability and excellent oral communications skills
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity and a preference for diverse professional challenges
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office; ability to learn other software applications and technologies
  • Ability to build analytical frameworks, models and approaches for use in system change efforts
  • Ability to effectively use social media for achieving program objectives
  • Commitment to a service concept of philanthropy
  • Ability to travel extensively, up to 25 percent of the time

Physical Demands/Workplace Environment

The work is performed primarily in an office setting with regular overnight travel required.

Compensation

This is an exempt position, meaning pay is on a salaried rather than hourly or daily basis. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and earnings history. A strong benefits package will be provided.

How To Apply
Please apply online at www.aecf.org/careers.aspx

Jestine May
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
701 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Oakland, CA

President, Akonadi Foundation

The Organization
Headquartered in Oakland, California, Akonadi Foundation is a family foundation working to support and nurture a racial justice movement to end structural racism. Since 2000, with an asset base of $29.6 million and six staff, Akonadi has distributed more than $30 million in grants to over 1,300 racial justice organizations focused on communities of color in Oakland working for racial equity through community and youth organizing, advocacy and cultural strategies. Akonadi actively engages in the ecosystem of social justice philanthropy in the Bay Area and nationally and participates in public-private partnerships with the City of Oakland.Akonadi has two main grantmaking programs: the Arc Toward Justice Fund, which gives grants to organizations working to end the criminalization of youth and young adults of color, end the school-to-prison pipeline and support the wellbeing of youth and young adults of color in Oakland; and the Beloved Community Fund, which supports cultural events and activities that celebrate and support the culture of communities of color in Oakland. There are additional grantmaking and program activities that relate to these areas of work. Through these and other discretionary funds, Akonadi strives to distribute approximately $3 million annually.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Board of Directors, Akonadi’s compassionate, visionary President will lead planning processes to inform the development of programs, articulate and update the Theory of Change/strategic plan and position the Foundation in its overall public relations strategy. The President ensures the implementation of a robust set of programs that support the racial justice movement through synergistically relating grantmaking, leadership development, communications and leveraging of resources to further the goals of the Foundation. The President speaks on behalf of the Foundation, conducts peer networking with philanthropic and civic leaders and speaks at conferences and meetings. The President also supports Foundation staff in the implementation and assessment of Akonadi’s grantmaking, technical assistance, movement building, communications and other programs. The President leads the financial management and legal compliance aspects of the Foundation and partners with the Deputy Director in implementation of programs and supervision of staff.

KEY ROLES AND FUNCTIONS

Leadership

• Lead Akonadi in the accomplishment of its mission and vision

• Lead periodic strategic planning processes and lead the staff team to ensure the implementation of strategic plans and programs

• Create the vision and space to ensure that Akonadi incubates new ideas to fulfill its mission

• Develop new and ongoing strategies to increase the impact of Akonadi’s work in the community

• Develop and maintain key community relationships

• Collaborate effectively with the Foundation’s Board

Grantmaking and Program Guidance

• Lead the development of ongoing programs in grantmaking, movement building, technical assistance and communications and partner with the Deputy Director and staff to ensure their implementation

• Lead the development and implementation of new or nascent programs in peer networking and evaluation

• Lead and manage the President’s Fund

• Oversee the administration of grants

• Assist with all programs, as required

• Lead strategy and planning meetings for board presentations

Financial Management and Legal Compliance

• Assure legal compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws

• Oversee financial systems including cash flow, timely payment to vendors and grantees and maintenance of financial records• Develop and monitor the annual budget

• Oversee auditing process internally and interact with auditor and the Audit Committee to insure implementation of auditor’s recommendations

• Oversee preparation for and completion of tax filings

Staff Support

• Directly supervise Deputy Director and bookkeeper/HR staff

• Assist and support Deputy Director in supervision of staff, as required

• Assist and support Deputy Director in management of consultants, as required

• With Deputy Director, develop and maintain clear job descriptions for all staff

• Engage in annual staff evaluations

• Participate in staff meetings

• Interface with HR consultants and attorneys

• Assure compliance with applicable laws

• Oversee employee benefits plan implementation

External Relationship-Building

• Lead development of goals for peer engagement program to more prominently position Akonadi in the community and achieve greater impact toward our vision

• Represent Akonadi with philanthropic, civic and other leaders

• Represent Akonadi in key partnerships and alliances

• Serve as a partner and convener to leverage resources and highlight racial justice issues

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

▪ Deep understanding of, and strong commitment to, the values, purpose and goals of the Foundation

▪ Passion and competence for working with diverse communities across race, class, ethnic, political and geographic boundaries

▪ Deep knowledge of the City of Oakland and the local, regional and national racial justice movement landscape

▪ A balance of technical expertise and relationship management experience: Must excel at developing and leveraging relationships across multiple Foundation program areas, working with staff and the Board

▪ Demonstrated high levels of performance delivering results on deadline across a wide variety of responsibilities

▪ Energetic, flexible, self-starting team player with a direct, honest and respectful approach to problem solving and an ability to foster collaboration and contribute to a strong sense of community among staff and board

▪ Strong research and analytical skills and the ability to relate findings clearly

▪ Excellent oral and written communication and meeting facilitation skills with a demonstrated ability to relate to and communicate with diverse communities

▪ Skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite and other computerized tools for developing text and graphic communications and reports

▪ Must be able to work independently and multi-task with high degrees of project and time management capacity

▪ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to create positive, long-term working relationships by demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and relationship building, tact, dependability, diplomacy and flexibility

▪ Ability to work in a small and friendly office environment where each staff person assumes multiple responsibilities while striving to achieve shared goals

▪ Ability and willingness to travel occasionally to meetings and conferences

▪ Seven years of progressively responsible senior leadership experience in the philanthropic, nonprofit, government and/or private sector

▪ Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in areas such as social justice, public policy or administration, political science, law, business, marketing, education or related fields – experience in excess of the minimum requirement may substitute for an advanced degree

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for long periods while using a computer with keyboard, screen and mouse; talk and listen on a telephone and in person; read and write; apply logic and focus attention in the presence of distractions. Limited travel is required for participation in relevant conferences, site visits and meetings. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the job’s essential functions.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Competitive compensation, commensurate with the candidate’s background and experience will be offered. Benefits include health, dental and vision coverage for employee and family, disability and life insurance, a retirement benefits plan and four weeks of vacation, a holiday schedule and sick days. Akonadi Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and a values-based organization with a deep commitment to building transformative culture and challenging racism, sexism, homophobia and oppression in all its forms. People of color, working class people, differently-abled people, formerly incarcerated people and LGBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, salary history and three references on or before 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2016 to akonadifoundation@walkeraac.com.

Email applications are required – use the Subject Line: President, Akonadi Foundation.

Documents must be Microsoft Word or PDF files only (PDF files are preferred). Resume review begins immediately.

Wichita, KS

Vice President for Communication, Kansas Health Foundation

The Organization
The Kansas Health Foundation is driven by a mission to improve the health of all Kansans.  The Foundation joins with the World Health Organization in defining health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. To accomplish its mission, the Kansas Health Foundation’s board of directors approved the following program areas:*  Health Equity*  Civic Health

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with other foundation senior leaders, the Vice President for Communication will oversee external communication strategies to plan and implement communication programs to educate the public in ways that support the mission and work of the Foundation.  Go to www.kansashealth.org for information about the Foundation.

Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, marketing or a related field is required; graduate level education is strongly preferred.  Excellent analytical and speaking skills; the ability to simplify, explain, and interpret complex issues to the public; superior writing skills including speechwriting; strong skills in media relations; familiarity with the theoretical and practical aspects of communication, particularly from a health communication perspective; experience effectively managing both staff and external vendors/consultants; and understanding of the philosophy and nomenclature of social marketing.

Compensation will include a base salary and benefits package and will be market-based subject to the selected candidate’s background and experience.

The Kansas Health Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How To Apply
To make application, email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to mnewell@khf.org with “Vice President for Communication” in the subject line.

Ashland, OR

Director of Development, Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The Organization
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF), one of the US’s oldest and largest repertory theaters, is located in Ashland in southern Oregon’s Rogue Valley. OSF produces eleven plays in rotating repertory over an 8 ½ month, 800 performance season, and has 600 employees with a budget of $32 million.  At OSF we believe that diverse ideas, cultures and traditions reflect the broad diversity of the nation and enrich our insights into the work we present on stage.  We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, including play selection, casting, marketing and public relation efforts, education programs, strategic recruitment of staff and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors.

Position Overview
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is seeking a dynamic professional with extensive knowledge of all facets of philanthropic strategy and management, and a high degree of cultural competency to join our senior management team as Director of Development.

A visionary strategist who formulates comprehensive plans to raise annual and special project funding from OSF’s expansive base of patrons, the Director of Development will work closely with the Executive Director, Artistic Director and Board, serve on the senior management team, and supervise a talented Development team that has launched a multi-faceted new strategic initiative. Duties include but are not limited to mapping strategies and programs to engage major donors and prospects, preparing for a major capital campaign in the future, prioritizing the role of technology in fund development, strengthening and supporting the Board’s role in fundraising, collaborating with OSF departments in meeting OSF organizational goals and strengthening a culture of philanthropy.

Required qualifications include a BA or equivalent professional experience; significant experience in the major gifts arena; track record of achieving contributed revenue goals; knowledge of the national and/or west coast philanthropic community; success in leadership and management; strong communication skills; knowledge of CRM/fundraising database program; fluency in equity, diversity and inclusion work; knowledge of or passion for theatre; and a warm, gregarious approach.OSF offers a competitive salary based on experience and excellent benefits, which include vacation; medical, dental and vision insurance; life and long-term disability insurance and a matching retirement program.

At OSF we believe that diverse ideas, cultures and traditions reflect the broad diversity of the nation and enrich our insights into the work we present on stage. We are committed to diversity in all areas of our work, including play selection, casting, marketing and public relation efforts, education programs, strategic recruitment of staff and volunteers, and the composition of the Board of Directors. People of color and members of underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply
To obtain a detailed position profile or to apply, qualified candidates are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and salary history to the consulting firm retained to assist in the search, noting “OSF Director of Development” in the subject line of the email:

Christine O’Connor, Principal, AlbertHall&Associates, LLC, Email:  osfdevsearch@alberthallassociates.com

New York, NY

Philanthropy Support Specialist and Nonprofit Support Specialist, TCC Group

The Organization
TCC Group, a strategy consulting firm, works with a broad range of foundations, nonprofit organizations, and corporate citizenship programs, helping our clients address fundamental questions about their mission, vision, impact, capacity, and how they can best use their resources to address increasingly complex social problems.  Our services include strategy development; foundation, grants, and program management; capacity building; and organizational assessment.  Through our client-centered approach, we work to make sustainable change and make the world a better place.  We do this work because we are committed to the value of the social sector and its role in solving complex social problems.  We are not in the business of short-term solutions, but seek to help organizations deliver more impact, in a more lasting manner. Our opportunity to have an impact rests in our ability to support, build, and work in partnership with our clients.

TCC Group is an equal opportunity employer.  We believe that diversity makes us stronger. To do our jobs well, and generally be good actors in a diverse social sector, we believe that it is imperative that we embrace diversity in many different forms—including racial and ethnic diversity, gender, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic background.  We strive to understand and appreciate the different experiences and perspectives others bring to the table, and value the importance of diversity in strengthening our work and the field.

TCC Group is seeking two full-time positions: a Philanthropy Support Specialist and a Nonprofit Support Specialist, to serve on TCC Group’s philanthropy and nonprofit practice teams, respectively.  Each position will be based in TCC Group’s New York City office.  The desired candidates will perform a broad array of services including providing administrative support; research, analysis, and writing; and managing programs and systems.  We are seeking highly motivated, high-performing, and congenial colleagues who are able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative work environment.  Success in these positions will require resourcefulness, versatility, and an ability to juggle multiple different tasks at a time.  The successful candidates must also share a commitment to TCC Group’s mission: “to address complex social problems by heightening our clients’ understanding of their collaborative role in society and helping them strengthen strategy, build capacity, and advance assessment and evaluative learning” to make the world a better place.

Responsibilities

Administrative: The Support Specialist’s administrative duties entail providing all-around administrative support to the philanthropy or nonprofit practice team, to facilitate efficient and timely work.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting financial oversight processes through entering new client projects into databases, tracking and entering revenues and expenses, and processing contracts
  • Coordinating project activities through scheduling interviews and meetings for team members
  • Supporting the work of practice directors through booking travel, managing professional calendars, performing expense entry and time entry, and assisting with correspondence
  • Furthering organizational learning through taking team meeting notes, organizing and distributing resources, managing organizational processes and systems, and preparing materials for presentation
  • Producing and assembling PowerPoint decks, Prezi presentations, research reports, and grant and board docket materials
  • Formatting, proofing, and copy editing written reports and other client deliverables
  • Supporting sales, including scheduling meetings, conducting preliminary research on new prospects, helping track prospect pipeline and key deadlines, compiling and editing relevant work and team bios, and proofing, editing, and formatting proposals
  • Assisting with tracking and due diligence of supported grantees and programs

Analyst:  The Support Specialist’s analyst duties entail gathering, analyzing, and synthesizing large amounts of information to support our client’s understanding and action.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Compiling background information from published and internet sources, surveys, and interviews
  • Drafting results of research and writing brief summaries of findings
  • Assisting in survey design, putting surveys online, managing their administration, and analyzing results
  • Preparing data appendices and creating charts and other visuals for reports and presentations
  • Conducting basic document reviews of client materials, pulling out and summarizing key pieces of information
  • Reviewing grant proposals, including conducting basic financial analysis of organizational and programmatic budgets, and summarizing proposal highlights and any red flags
  • Performing simple due diligence and materials for Board dockets

Desired Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Proven experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated facility with multiple data and presentation systems (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Prezi) and facility with quickly mastering and utilizing new systems for project management, grantmaking, revenue tracking, and other purposes
  • Demonstrated research and analysis abilities
  • Familiarity with the philanthropic and/or nonprofit sector strongly preferred

 Desired Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Quick learner with strong ability to manage and/or improve operational systems
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize work accordingly
  • Ability to take direction from multiple staff members
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Professional Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong research skills (internet searches, database experience, and writing and analytical skills)
  • Strong word processing and proofreading skills
  • Experience using online survey platforms
  • Congenial and collaborative team player with a sense of humor and humility
  • Respectful and able to work well with diverse colleagues and clients
  • Resourceful, versatile, proactive problem-solver
  • Sense of humor a plus

 

How To Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter through the careers tab of website at www.tccgrp.com
No telephone calls, please.

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