Chicago, IL

Chief Program Officer, Youth Guidance

The Organization
Building on a proud history of serving at-risk Chicago children for more than 90 years, Youth Guidance (YG) is strategically expanding its unique, individualized school-based programs proven to help all students realize their full potential and graduate with a meaningful plan for successfully managing life.  YG’s programs are developed to meet students where they are and engage them in a collaborative, relationship-driven process to overcome obstacles. They enable youth to focus on their education and, ultimately, to succeed in school and in life.  Particularly in low-income communities, too many young people don’t have access to the opportunities, tools or support they need to thrive. The struggles that young people face outside of the classroom, including incarceration of family members, violence and trauma, economic and housing instability, directly impact their ability to focus and learn in school.  Youth Guidance offers programs in more than 80 of the most challenged schools across Chicago that guide young people through their education and set them on a path toward a healthy and successful life.

Position Overview
At this exciting moment in its history, Youth Guidance is poised to emerge as a national model for a school-based, holistic approach to helping students build a foundation for lifelong opportunity and success.  In collaboration with Youth Guidance’s Board, CEO, and Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Program Officer (CPO) will help to align future growth, evolution, and replication of evidence-based programming towards an integrated vision; work to shape policy priorities; monitor relevant shifts in the regional and national landscape; and develop systems and relationships to ensure YG is positioned to leverage opportunities to expand its reach and impact. The CPO will oversee all programs, articulating and implementing the strategic vision of the organization and evaluating the effectiveness of programs to improve the lives of youth. S/he will work collaboratively with the Chief Strategy Officer, as well as the development and finance teams, to ensure business model alignment and enable planful and sustainable financial and team growth as related to market and community needs. S/he will provide and facilitate ongoing coaching, mentoring, supervision, and professional development to program leadership and staff.The ideal candidate will fully embrace and embody YG’s youth-centered culture and carry that to others with high energy, positivity, and intentionality.  S/he will balance a respect for YG’s proud history with a vision for its future, and the ability to lead and manage in a fast-moving environment with limited resources and plentiful opportunities. The CPO will bring a proven track record of progressive program management experience (at least 8+ years), preferably in a high-growth, best-in-class organization with a focus on serving youth and demonstrated capacity to lead the development of collaborative, cross-functional teams and build and inspire the leadership capacity of team members.

How To Apply
This search is being conducted with assistance from Allison Kupfer Poteet and Callie Carroll of Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group. For a link to the full position description please visit: http://nonprofitprofessionals.com/job/yg-cpo/ Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send nominations and/or applications including cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history, and where you learned of the position to: yg-cpo@nonprofitprofessionals.com.Youth Guidance is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Youth Guidance does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity along all of these lines. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Arlington, VA

Director-Corporate Philanthropy, Council on Foundations

The Organization
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations. As a leader in philanthropy, we strive to increase the effectiveness, stewardship, and accountability of our sector while providing our members with the services and support they need for success.

Position Overview
Directors contribute creative, dynamic, and forward-thinking thought leadership and service. They identify and develop relationships, services, products and activities that provide clear value to Council members, attract new members, and generate revenue. They focus on building, expanding and deepening relationships with members around pertinent thematic priorities and networks, both inside and outside the philanthropic sector.

The Director-Corporate Philanthropy serves as the Council’s primary liaison with corporate philanthropic leaders.  (S)he works on an array of issues pertinent to Council corporate members and develops relationships with potential new corporate members. The Director – Corporate Philanthropy also has responsibility for integrating aspects of corporate philanthropy across the Council and among other Council members.  (S)he will work with the Council’s marketing, research, member relations, communications and public policy teams, as well as outside partners such as funders, funder networks, regional associations, corporations, and consultants to create opportunities that serve Council members and the philanthropic field. All members of the Member Relations Team share knowledge about members and the worlds around them and are trusted thought leaders in the philanthropic field.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identifying, developing and stewarding collaborative relationships with organizations to amplify the importance of philanthropy, specifically corporate philanthropy and its impact.
• Developing and maintaining productive relationships with a wide range of networks (including corporations, placed based organizations, funder networks, regional associations, think tanks, universities, diversity networks, and others).
• Anticipating and responding to Council members’ needs, developing products and services that address members’ needs, and identifying opportunities for Council members to incorporate Council products and services into their work.
• Developing and executing strategies and activities that create revenue streams for the Council.
• Advancing the Council’s convening and community building role, including dialogues, events and presentations to key audiences; identifying and securing the participation of individuals from other networks with specific emphasis on networks that develop and support corporate philanthropy.
• Ensuring that continued knowledge about members, their networks and their needs is integrated into the ongoing development of Council gatherings, online communities, research, public policy work, and other educational and leadership-development services and activities by including additional networks in these various events.
• Contributing to and leveraging a member-relationship management system that facilitates solid knowledge of member information, contacts, interests and the like; extracting information that can be used in the identification of networks and the fashioning of the relationships with them.
• Identifying additional opportunities to take advantage of emerging trends that will benefit the robustness of the Council’s network, its partners’ networks and feeding those opportunities into the broader Council team.
• With the Council team, creating and tracking success metrics for the network approach and conducting continuous evaluation in line with those metrics.
• Developing and facilitating communities of practice through the Philanthropy Exchange, as needed.
• Working cross functionally with colleagues throughout the Council, including but not limited to members of the public policy, network, member experience, marketing, research, finance, partnerships and communications teams.
• Works cooperatively, respectfully, and collaboratively with other employees; functions as a team player; and accepts constructive suggestions for improving job performance from supervisors and managers.
• Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
• Required – Bachelor’s Degree and six or more years of experience with progressive responsibilities including business development experience.
• Preferred – Master’s degree and/or 3+ years mid-level corporate experience with emphasis on non-profit tax law and/or international public policy.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A well-developed professional network or practitioners in the fields of corporate philanthropy and corporate social responsibility.
• An understanding of global philanthropy and public policies that affect global philanthropy.
• The ability to make intellectual connections between issues quickly and effectively.
• Excellent writing skills, with an ability to create compelling, persuasive narratives that are strategically focused.
• The ability to spot trends and gather and analyze insights from networks and translate that information into opportunities that support the Council.
• Demonstrated good judgment and strong negotiation skills
• Strong project management skills
• Strong analytical skills, as evidenced by experience with drawing insights from data and making decisions accordingly.
• Experience with strategic planning and, product/service development.
• Ability to function in a dynamic environment.
• Ability to work productively in an ambiguous environment.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of diverse groups.
• Excellent listening and communication skills, balanced and reasoned approaches to problems, ability to inspire trust and confidence, and flexibility and openness to differing points of view.

How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to employment@cof.org

Arlington, VA

Director-Community Philanthropy, Council on Foundations

The Organization
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations. As a leader in philanthropy, we strive to increase the effectiveness, stewardship, and accountability of our sector while providing our members with the services and support they need for success.

Position Overview
Directors contribute creative, dynamic, and forward-thinking thought leadership and service. They focus on building, expanding and deepening relationships with members and other external stakeholders around pertinent thematic priorities and networks, both inside and outside the philanthropic sector.  Directors are evaluated on their ability to identify, develop relationships; create and deliver services, products and activities that provide clear value to Council members, attract new members, and generate revenue.

The Director-Community Philanthropy serves as the Council’s primary liaison with community foundations and other philanthropic organizations focused on community and place based philanthropy, addressing and elevating pertinent issues across the Council staff, membership and field. (S)he will work with the Council’s marketing, research, member relations, communications and public policy teams, as well as outside partners such as funders, funder networks, regional associations, corporations, and consultants to create opportunities that serve Council members and the philanthropic field. All members of the Member Relations Team share and lead knowledge about philanthropic trends and member needs.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identifying, developing and stewarding collaborative relationships, covenings and communities of practice with community foundations and related organizations to amplify the importance of philanthropy.
• Anticipating and responding to members’ needs, developing products and services that address members’ needs, and identifying opportunities for members that directly enhance their work.
• Developing and executing strategies and activities that create revenue streams for the Council.
• Advancing the Council’s convening and community building role, including dialogues, events and presentations to key audiences; identifying and securing the participation of individuals from other networks with specific emphasis on networks of place based organizations.
• Ensuring that continued knowledge about members, their networks and their needs is integrated into the ongoing development of Council gatherings, online communities, research, public policy work, and other educational and leadership-development services and activities by including additional networks in these various events.
• With the Council team, creating and tracking success metrics; conducting continuous evaluation in line with those metrics.
• Working cross functionally with colleagues throughout the Council, including but not limited to members of the public policy, membership, marketing, research, finance, partnerships and communications teams.
• Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree and six or more years of experience with progressive responsibilities including business development and networking experience.
• Prior experience working in a community foundation highly preferred
• Prior experience working in or with organizations focused on community philanthropy

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A natural connector: of people, ideas and opportunities; ability to spot trends, identify opportunities and make connections quickly and creatively.
• A well-developed network with strong ties to placed based philanthropy and experience with community leadership.
• Experience in community based work and strong understanding of how place based organizations identify and mobilize local assets in order to build local capacity for long term sustainability.
• Outstanding communication skills; an ability to create compelling, persuasive written narratives that are strategically focused.
• Excellent judgment and negotiation skills, with an eye toward translating strategy into relationships and unparalleled results.
• Exceptional project management skills with a strong ability to move from idea to reality.
• Experience with strategic marketing planning, product/service development, which could be gained from any number of sectors.
• Ability to make decisions in a highly dynamic environment, with an appreciation for how future needs may affect those decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of diverse groups as evidenced by excellent listening and communication skills, balanced and reasoned approaches to problems, ability to inspire trust and confidence, and flexibility and openness to differing points of view.
• Demonstrated skills in facilitation.
• Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the responsibilities associated with managing job functions.
• Works cooperatively, respectfully, and collaboratively with other employees; functions as a team player; and accepts constructive suggestions for improving job performance from supervisors and managers.

How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to employment@cof.org.

Arlington, VA

Director-Private Philanthropy, Council on Foundations

The Organization
The Council on Foundations is a national nonprofit association of approximately 2,000 grantmaking foundations and corporations. As a leader in philanthropy, we strive to increase the effectiveness, stewardship, and accountability of our sector while providing our members with the services and support they need for success.

Position Overview
Directors contribute creative, dynamic, and forward-thinking thought leadership and service to Council members. They focus on building, expanding and deepening relationships with members and other external stakeholders around pertinent thematic priorities and networks, both inside and outside the philanthropic sector. Directors are evaluated on their ability to identify trends and opportunities, develop relationships; create and deliver services, products and activities that provide clear value to Council members, attract new members, and generate revenue.

The Director-Private Foundation Philanthropy serves as the Council’s primary liaison with family and independent foundations and other philanthropic organizations working with private philanthropic organizations and individuals. (S)he will work with the Council’s marketing, research, member relations, communications and public policy teams, as well as outside partners such as funders, funder networks, regional associations, corporations, and consultants to create opportunities that serve Council members and the philanthropic field. All members of the Member Relations team address, elevate and share knowledge about philanthropic trends and member needs across the Council staff, membership and field of philanthropy.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Identifying key trends, issues and learning opportunities of particular relevance to private foundations including family foundations.
• Identifying, developing and stewarding collaborative relationships, meetings and communities of practice with family and independent foundations and related organizations to amplify the importance of philanthropy.
• Anticipating and responding to members’ needs, developing products and services that address members’ needs, and identifying opportunities for members that directly enhance their work.
• Some familiarity with the laws and regulations governing private foundations including the role of the IRS in foundation oversight.
• Developing and executing strategies and activities that create revenue streams for the Council.
• Advancing the Council’s convening and community building role, including dialogues, events and presentations to key audiences; identifying and securing the participation of individuals from other networks with specific emphasis on networks consisting of family and private foundation staff and family members.
• Ensuring that continued knowledge about Council members, their networks and their needs is integrated into the ongoing development of Council gatherings, online communities, research, public policy work, and other educational and leadership-development services and activities by including additional networks in these various events.
• With the Council team, creating and tracking success metrics; conducting continuous evaluation in line with those metrics.
• Working cross functionally with colleagues throughout the Council, including but not limited to members of the public policy, membership, marketing, research, finance, partnerships and communications teams.
• Performs other reasonably related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree and six or more years of experience with progressive responsibilities including business development and networking experience.
• Prior experience working in a family and/or independent foundation required.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• A natural connector of people, ideas and opportunities; ability to spot trends, identify opportunities and make connections quickly and creatively.
• A well-developed network with strong ties to family and private philanthropy foundations and experience with private philanthropy trends.
• Outstanding communication skills; an ability to create compelling, persuasive written narratives that are strategically focused.
• Excellent judgment and negotiation skills, with an eye toward translating strategy into relationships and unparalleled results.
• Exceptional project management skills with a strong ability to move from idea to reality.
• Experience with strategic marketing planning, product/service development, which could be gained from any number of sectors.
• Ability to make decisions in a highly dynamic environment, with an appreciation for how future needs may affect those decisions.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with a broad range of diverse groups as evidenced by excellent listening and communication skills, balanced and reasoned approaches to problems, ability to inspire trust and confidence, and flexibility and openness to differing points of view.
• Demonstrated skills in facilitation.
• Exercises discretion and independent judgment in the responsibilities associated with managing job functions.
• Works cooperatively, respectfully, and collaboratively with other employees; functions as a team player; and accepts constructive suggestions for improving job performance from supervisors and managers.

How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter to employment@cof.org.

Seattle, WA

Major Giving Development Officer, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish

The Organization
Our mission is to advance the quality of life for women of all ages, races and faiths, and their families. In support of this mission, the YWCA provides services to meet critical needs, promote self-sufficiency, reduce violence, eliminate racism and achieve equal opportunities for all people. Together with YWCA USA and YWCAs across the country, we are dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. We believe that, working together, we can create a community where: All women and families have a safe and stable place to live. All adults are economically self-sufficient. All children and youth develop the skills they need for successful lives. All people live with dignity—free from violence, racism and discrimination.

Position Overview

LOCATION: YWCA, 5th & Seneca, Downtown Seattle
REPORTS TO: Director of Development
DESCRIPTION: As a member of the Development team, this position builds and maintains relationships with major and leadership current, prospect and lapsed contributors, and provides YWCA volunteers the support needed to engage solicitations on behalf of the YWCA. This position has a social justice component that will allow for critical thinking around how the external systems impact the work that we are doing through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty. Valuing diversity and championing anti-racism policy are core values. As an equal opportunity employer, we highly encourage people of color to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Gifts, in collaboration with development officers:

  • Identify donors ready to move up donor ladder, including current annual fund donors with capacity to become major donors and manage a portfolio of major donor prospects (those giving to YWCA but not yet at the $5000 level). Once prospect becomes a major donor, continue relationship building and portfolio management as possible.
  • Create and oversee the strategy to identify, research, cultivate, solicit and steward current, lapsed and potential major level contributors.
  • In collaboration with development officers, support executive staff, board members and other volunteers in all aspects of donor stewardship and solicitation; provide training/coaching as needed.
  • Personally solicit and steward major donor prospects, or facilitate solicitation and stewardship through face-to-face visits, with board members, community volunteers and/or executive leadership.
  • Ensure timely, meaningful acknowledgement for all major/leadership pledges and gifts.
  • Assist with preparing written materials, including relevant case statements, proposals, information bulletins and correspondences with major/leadership donors to inform them of the impact of their gift(s), and to keep them up-to-date about YWCA happenings and client needs.
  • Assist with the YWCA planned giving program, including but not limited to identifying planned giving prospects from our current pool, working with the Planned Giving Council, and preparing planned giving materials.
  • Participate in the design of major and leadership donor events, house parties, tours and volunteer opportunities to keep current and prospective major and leadership donors informed and engaged.
  • Participate in development-related committees as assigned.
  • Participate in setting giving policies, guidelines, and reporting standards.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary.

Other Responsibilities

  • Work closely with YWCA program staff to help support resource development, assisting in securing necessary revenue as it relates to individual contributions.
  • Implement all work by incorporating the YWCA’s Social Justice Initiative by understanding how racism, sexism, classism and other oppressions intersect and are embedded in all institutions and systems.
  • Continuing search for understanding of racial, gender and class equity.
  • Adhere to all Volunteer Services protocol relative to volunteer usage, recognition and monitoring.
  • Work alongside volunteers, where applicable Assure that volunteers are treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, ethnic background, gender or socioeconomic backgrounds

QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

  • Candidate will have at least four to five years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, with demonstrated success in donor cultivation and major gifts solicitation.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or fundraising management certificate (or combination of education and experience will be considered).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database required.
  • Knowledge of the local philanthropic community a plus.
  • Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal communication skills required; demonstrated experience working with board members and volunteers.
  • Experience working with communities of color.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the intersection of racism and poverty.
  • Core competencies expected: initiative, collaboration/partnership, oral/written communication, achieving measureable results, decision making and judgment, integrity, respect, flexibility, organizational awareness, fostering diversity and social justice advocacy

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Service: We treat our customers with culturally competent courtesy and respect, and react with urgency and sensitivity to their important concerns.

Social Justice: Collectively and individually, we work to eliminate the effects of racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism and other oppressions and help our clients achieve equitable outcomes, outcomes that prioritize those with multiple barriers, in the areas we serve.

Teamwork: We value individual excellence in the achievement of organizational goals and work effectively as a team for the benefit of the YWCA and our stakeholders. We acknowledge that cultural competence is required when evaluating effective work and teamwork and that the voice of our staff of color, immigrant and refugee staff, LGBTQ staff and other marginalized staff comes through as positive, effective and relational in a variety of ways, and that internalized superiority or inferiority can play a role in how a staff member interacts on teams. We work to understand barriers that staff may be facing and support staff that are facing multiple barriers.

Communication: We communicate openly, honestly and accurately with our internal and external stakeholders. We listen respectfully, solicit feedback and are open to the suggestions and solutions of others. We understand that internalized oppressions play a role in how we communicate, what we communicate and what we gatekeep. We work to be accountable gatekeepers, acknowledge our superiority and inferiority while communicating and create a flat structure where power is not front and center in the communication that we engage in.

Integrity: We are ethical and trustworthy in our business practices and interactions with each other.

Accountability: We are accountable to each other and our communities, and we seek to continuously improve the quality of our services.  We are transparent in sharing information with stakeholders and the public.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THIS POSITION

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. In performing this position, the employee:

  • Continuously exchanges information through listening and talking with clients, agency staff, volunteers, and individuals in the community.
  • Frequently stands, walks, sits, and climbs in performing duties and in traveling to off-site meetings.
  • Frequently reaches and grasps in using telephones, computers, and in general operations.
  • Frequently lifts and carries up to 5 lbs. of paperwork, files, and materialsFrequently to occasionally performs close work while updating files, reading program information, and using computer

HOURS, RATE & BENEFITS

  • $28.00 – $35.00/hour DOE
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week
  • Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classification: Exempt
  • Excellent benefit package including medical insurance, retirement plan, plus generous vacation, holiday and sick leave plans.
  • At the time of hire, employees may choose to voluntarily enroll in the Fidelity 403b Plan. Typically after two years of employment, employees are eligible to participate in the YWCA Retirement Fund.

The YWCA of Seattle | King | Snohomish is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume to cdhiring@ywcaworks.org.

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled

San Rafael, CA

Development Manager, Prison University Project

The Organization
The mission of the Prison University Project is to provide excellent higher education programs to people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison; to create a replicable model for such programs; and to stimulate public awareness and meaningful dialogue about higher education and criminal justice in California.  The organization’s central project is the College Program at San Quentin, which provides both a College Preparatory and an Associate of Arts degree program to over 350 people at the prison.The organization currently has 12 paid staff, including the Development Manager position, and over 100 volunteers, most of whom are graduate students and faculty from local Bay Area colleges and universities.  The organization has a roughly $1.3M annual budget, plus over $500K worth of volunteered instructional hours.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager is responsible for implementing and coordinating all key organizational activities related to fundraising. Job Duties include:

  • Fundraising (70%)Manage a multi-year strategic fundraising plan for the Prison University Project.
  • Coordinate all activities related to donor cultivation and stewardship, annual fund/direct appeals, development events, and planned giving.Assess and refine all fundraising tracking systems.
  • Assist with grant-writing, reporting and other fundraising correspondence as needed.
  • Oversee submission of all funding proposals, applications, and reports, and collaborate with the Development Associate on such projects.
  • Support and work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and Board Fundraising Committee.
  • Actively participate in cultivation, solicitation and recognition of individual and institutional donors.
  • Work closely with finance and operations staff on matters related to revenue status and donations.
  • Work with program staff to coordinate site visits for potential and existing donors.
  • Maintain and oversee all development-related databases.
  • Communications (20%)Produce and/or oversee production of communications materials, including annual report, newsletters, holiday cards, and general marketing materials.
  • Support Executive Director in public relations and media outreach, and work with communications consultants as needed.
  • Track and maintain database of PUP’s media coverage, and strategically share relevant press with key stakeholders.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Operations (10%)Work with Program staff and consultants to ensure full, accurate data collection and reporting necessary to support fundraising efforts.
  • Participate in senior management team meetings and other organization-wide meetings as appropriate.

Key Success Factors:

  • Exceptional commitment to high quality and accuracy in all written communications
  • Significant familiarity with effective fundraising for higher education and/or non-profit organizations
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, with consistent attention to detail, clarity, and organization
  • Capacity to work effectively, diplomatically, and sensitively with a wide range of constituents, partners, and stakeholders
  • Familiarity with current and evolving trends and best practices in philanthropy
  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills
  • A passionate commitment to the mission of the Prison University Project
  • Competence with Apple MAC-based computers and expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Experience with fundraising and finance software (especially Salesforce) a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Available to work some nights and weekends as required for program implementation
  • A valid California driver’s license, and a safe driving record
  • Position requires lifting up to 15 pounds for ¼ of the time
  • Ability to be cleared by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to enter San Quentin
How To Apply
Application and Deadlines
To apply for this position, please submit a resume and detailed cover letter, highlighting past experience and qualifications to hiring@prisonuniversityproject.org with “Development Manager” as the subject heading.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

Compensation
PUP provides a competitive base salary plus benefits, including health, dental, and vision insurance. Vacation and holiday pay. Employees may also participate in a retirement plan.Statement of Non-Discrimination.

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination/ harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/ domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status.

Princeton, NJ

Director, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Organization
For the past 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has worked with people across the country to address the major health and health care issues of our time. We envision a future in which we, as a nation, strive together to build a Culture of Health enabling all in our diverse society—whatever their ethnic, geographic, racial,  socioeconomic or physical circumstance happen to be—to lead healthier lives, now and for generations to come.

Position Overview
Reporting to a senior vice president, the director has primary responsibility and authority for leading and implementing the strategy of and direct management for members of the Childhood Obesity program management team (PMT).  This includes overall management, strategy formulation, planning, budgeting, staffing, training and development, supervision and evaluation for all team activities and PMT staff members to include senior program/program officers and program associates with matrix responsibility for Research, Evaluation and Learning (REL) staff  and communications strategists in order to meet the team objectives and performance indicators.  The director is also responsible for: establishing and monitoring team performance measures; managing the team’s strategy within the external environment; serving as a key spokesperson according to Foundation communication standards and objectives, which includes being conversant with the overall strategic framework and the work of other Foundation teams.

For more details, click here.

How To Apply
Please apply online. RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Portland, OR

Portfolio Director, Education, Meyer Memorial Trust

The Organization
The Meyer Memorial Trust (MMT) – originally called the Fred G. Meyer Charitable Trust – was founded in 1982 by Fred Meyer, who started the chain of Pacific Northwest-based retail stores that bears his name. Today, his values – to innovate, take risks, embrace diversity, adapt to changing circumstances, contribute to economic development/parity and to develop the power of the mind – continue to create and inform the culture of MMT, influencing its activities and the role that it plays in the region. The Trust’s mission is to work with and invest in organizations, communities, ideas and efforts that contribute to a flourishing and equitable Oregon.

Position Overview
The Portfolio Director, Education will be a dynamic, engaged contributor to the overall efforts of the Trust, working to address disparities in the education system within the context of early childhood, public K-12, higher education, and workforce training. The Portfolio Director will identify and advocate for innovative policy approaches and solutions to promote equity in both opportunities and outcomes. The Education portfolio will also engage the nonprofit voice in education, especially around advocacy for communities in which disparities are most pronounced.

How To Apply
The Meyer Memorial Trust has retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit http://www.the360group.us/MMT_PDE_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, including detailed application instructions. No calls, please. To be considered, The 360 Group must receive applications no later than 5:00pm Pacific time on Monday, September 14th, 2015.

Washington, DC

Director of Development, Martha's Table

The Organization
Martha’s Table (www.marthastable.org) is in the midst of exciting growth and service expansion. For 35 years, Martha’s Table has worked to build a better future for children, their families, and neighbors in the District of Columbia by increasing access to healthy starts, healthy eating, and healthy connections. What began in 1979 as a place for children to receive free food after school gradually expanded into sustainable services to help 18,000 people who are struggling against poverty, with the help of 14,000 volunteers every year. As it celebrates 35 years, Martha’s Table is setting the table for the next 35 by opening an exciting new facility to serve the Hillsdale community in Ward 8. By expanding our network, Martha’s Table will be building on our rich history, values, expertise, and results in order to address some of the greatest challenges facing District families today.

Position Overview
Martha’s Table is seeking a Director of Development who can contribute to a strong team. This position reports directly to President and CEO Patty Stonesifer. The Director will have the opportunity to lead, design, implement, and evaluate a comprehensive development program at Martha’s Table. As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Development will be an integral part of the exciting expansion and share responsibility for the overall management of Martha’s Table.

The ideal candidate’s qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
• At least five (5) years of supervisory and administrative experience in a development department
• A deep, broad knowledge of development with experience in all aspects of fundraising
• A strong background in securing major gifts
• Experience diversifying funding streams

How To Apply
To apply, please submit a resume to jobs@marthastable.org.

Winston-Salem, NC

President, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust

The Organization
At a moment of profound promise and pride in its nearly 70 year legacy of change making, the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust seeks applications and nominations for its next President. Since its inception in 1947, the Trust has been fulfilling the promise of its remarkable, forward-looking namesake to support the financially disadvantaged residents of Forsyth County and across the state of North Carolina. Since the Trust began in 1947, its assets have grown from $4 million to over $550 million, placing it among the largest in the state. In recent years, the Trust has gained national recognition for its innovative, active, and focused philanthropic strategy, which is making measurable impacts on the lives of residents across the state. Spanning the two divisions that reflect the founder’s vision for serving both the basic needs of residents of Forsyth County and the health and wellness of North Carolinians regardless of race, gender, age or income, this strategy is defined by concentrating half of each division on a cornerstone effort and focusing remaining dollars on additional funding interests. The Trust’s demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and reflection, rigorous measurement, and meaningful connection and partnership with other funders sets it apart as a leading-edge model for the transformative power of strategic philanthropy at the regional, state, and local levels.

The new President will inherit an exceptionally talented staff and tremendous organizational and strategic momentum. The Trust’s two new cornerstone investments, Healthy Places NC and Great Expectations, represent “big bets” in two areas of critical interest and transformative potential: place-based, community-driven health improvement efforts and comprehensive early childhood education.

Reporting to the Trustee, Wells Fargo Bank, NA, the President of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust will direct the execution of an expansive vision and strategy and elevate the profile of the Trust, statewide and nationally, through strategic partnership building, effective dissemination of results, and inspiring storytelling around learning and impact over time. S/he will lead and develop a talented and committed staff, serve as liaison to the Trust’s Advisory Councils and Trustee, and build and cultivate relationships and partnerships with stakeholders including civic and political leaders, fellow funders, nonprofits, and grantees. S/he will seek to be a force for long-term impact, with appreciation for both recent developments in the Trust’s strategic approaches as well as that which has remained constant over the last 70 years.

Position Overview
The successful candidate will be a broad and rigorous strategic thinker with demonstrated experience leading high performing teams from concept to action; a visionary spirit with a deep and expansive understanding of the power of philanthropy to make measurable, sustainable change and the leadership capacity to bring that forward to execution. The charisma and collaborative presence to draw people to a shared vision through partnerships, coalitions, and collaboration is vital. S/he will demonstrate a sophisticated ability to recognize and capitalize on opportunities for greater impact while staying grounded and true to an underlying vision and legacy. S/he will bring a keen understanding of the landscape of issues, populations, institutions, and contexts across the state of North Carolina, the specific challenges and assets it presents, and the opportunity the Trust has to position itself as a national model of the power of local and statewide strategic grantmaking.

For more information on the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and its initiatives, please visit www.kbr.org.

For a detailed position description, please visit: http://nonprofitprofessionals.com/job/kbr-pres

How To Apply
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust has retained Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group to assist in this search. Allison Kupfer Poteet and Callie Carroll are leading the engagement. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible, and preferably before October 1, 2015. Applications including a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, your resume (in Word format), salary history, and where you learned of the position should be submitted to: KBR-PRES@nonprofitprofessionals.com. Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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