San Francisco, CA

Director of Finance and Operations, Kataly Foundation

The Organization

The Kataly Foundation, a new family foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is committed to supporting restorative economics, environmental justice, and mindfulness and healing. Kataly’s mission is to support and provide resources to communities and social movements that are exploring new solutions to persistent, systemic problems, while embracing its role and responsibility in changing the systems that led to wealth extraction from these communities in the first place.

Position Overview

The Director of Finance and Operations will be a key strategic and management partner to the CEO and will oversee and execute the operational functions of the organization, including its grants management processes, financial systems, and human resources functions through partnerships and/or with internal staff.

How To Apply

The Kataly Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/KF_DFO_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

New York, NY

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice, Local Initiatives Support Corporation

The Organization

What We Do

With residents and partners, LISC forges resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America – great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families.

Strategies We Pursue

  • Equip talent in underinvested communities with the skills and credentials to compete successfully for quality income and wealth opportunities.
  • Invest in businesses, housing, and other community infrastructure to catalyze economic, health, safety and educational mobility for individuals and communities.
  • Strengthen existing alliances while building new collaborations to increase our impact on the progress of people and places.
  • Develop leadership and the capacity of partners to advance our work together
  • Drive local, regional, and national policy and system changes that foster broadly shared prosperity and well-being.

Over the last 40 years, LISC and its affiliates have invested approximately $20 billion in businesses, affordable housing, health, educational mobility, community and recreational facilities, public safety, employment, and other projects that help to revitalize and stabilize underinvested communities. Headquartered in New York City, LISC’s reach spans the country from East coast to West coast in 36 markets with offices extending from Buffalo to San Francisco. Visit us at www.lisc.org

Position Overview

Summary

LISC is excited to announce a new role for a Senior Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Justice. This position will report to and collaborate with the President and CEO during a period of change for the organization. The Senior Director will work with staff across the organization to integrate an evolving agenda of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice into all areas of the organization’s work.

The Senior Director will serve as the primary internal resource for diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice processes, bringing expertise and fluency in these areas. This position collaborates with key members of executive leadership as a thought partner that supports staff, the Board and partners as LISC continues to enhance competencies, best practices, communications, and policies across the organization.

This unique role requires a combination of skills grounded in organizational development, strategic communications, and knowledge management, in addition to fluency and expertise in diversity, equity and inclusion concepts and practices.

Ideal candidates will be natural problem-solvers in the workplace and will be able to engage comfortably with all staff to lead by influence rather than authority.

Responsibilities

  • Partners with the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice Committee to co-create a diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice mission, vision, and strategy through a process of evaluation and implementation to ensure alignment with LISC’s strategic framework.
  • Infuses diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice knowledge and best practices across the organization in all programming, communications, internal culture building, staff development and business operations.
  • Ensures that strategic planning and support processes are implemented in a way that protects people and supports stakeholder voice, agency, inclusion, and belonging throughout the organization.
  • Serves as an active member of the Senior Leadership Team and advises Executive Leadership on best practices; acts as point relationship manager for internal network leads, national programs, external diversity/ equity/inclusion/justice partners and consultants.
  • Collaborates with LISC’s Talent Development function in growing the diversity, equity and inclusion foundations of our pipeline to align with long-term capacity building and retention.
  • Manages cross-organizational teams working on time-limited projects (e.g. developing the integration of diversity, equity inclusion, and justice training at staff retreats; assisting with the coordination of local office/community-driven convening’s) and other special projects as needed.
  • Disseminates information regarding LISC successes and lessons through appearances and publications.  Examples include participating in conference panel discussions and presentations, contributing to manuscripts or serving as a guest on a webinar, among other opportunities.
  • Coordinates with a growing team dedicated to developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies that advances LISC’s diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice processes.
  • Performs additional – duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 8-10 years progressive workplace experience in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice.
  • Experience building relationships, networking and collaborating effectively with ethnically/ culturally/ socio-economically diverse populations and community organizations.
  • Experience developing employees through effective coaching, facilitation, and team building initiatives.
  • Record of accomplishment building coalitions and consensus among diverse groups to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrated management experience.
  • Documented accomplishments regarding effective development and implementation of strategic plans that support a bold mission.
  • Experience using quantitative and qualitative data/information to both tell a story and evaluate success with varied audiences.
  • Experience attracting and sustaining philanthropic funding for national and local initiatives.
  • Deep passion for and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice, including but not limited to: race, gender, and social class.
  • Strong project management skills; ability to drive simultaneous, complex projects to measurable success while aligning with organizational strategy.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Experience managing and carrying out a strategic communications plan.
  • The ideal candidate will be proactive, organized, and possess exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (15% annual estimate) domestically.

LISC offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: directordiversity@lisc.org

LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE

How To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume via email to: directordiversity@lisc.org

LISC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE

San Francisco, CA

Outreach and Membership Services Assistants, Earthjustice

The Organization

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change. We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time, and bring about positive change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.

Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections. We achieve this by hiring people who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment.  Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with offices in Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Tallahassee, Miami, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman, Chicago and Washington, DC, today Earthjustice is an $80 million national nonprofit with over 400 employees.

Position Overview

Earthjustice is hiring two Outreach & Membership Services Assistants to work under the supervision of the Outreach and Membership Services Manager to ensure that donors feel supported and recognized, and that their support makes a difference.

This position requires a self‐starter who is able to work both collaboratively and independently and possesses strong interpersonal skills. The position requires excellent writing and analytical skills, diplomacy and discretion, and the ability to manage multiple projects, as well as adapt and think creatively. The Outreach & Membership Services Assistant must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and be highly detail‐oriented.

This position performs a variety of administrative tasks, including reviewing stewardship mailing lists; responding to supporters through phone calls, emails and letters; updating records in the database; and producing stewardship and other types of collateral.  It requires frequent interaction with donors and the general public and the ability to answer questions about the organization’s work.

Responsibilities:

Constituent Services & Donor Stewardship (75%)

  • Coordinate with Outreach & Membership Services staff to respond efficiently and accurately to a high volume of donor inquiries by phone and email.
  • Maintain strong knowledge of Earthjustice’s current and past work to synthesize and package complex information into accessible communications, in preparation for inquiries from donors and the general public.
  • Respond to questions about Earthjustice and our programmatic work, and connect constituents to additional resources.
  • Collaborate with Outreach & Membership Services staff to ensure alignment in our messaging, support the development of values-driven talking points, and organize our internal resources and reference materials.
  • Assist donors in making contributions over the phone, confirming their gift information, updating records, or providing copies of receipts.
  • Support the printing, sending, and tracking of tribute and memorial gifts.
  • Provide quality control for gift acknowledgments and tribute and memorial gifts
  • Assist with stewarding public support donors with regular phone calls and emails thanking them for their contributions and sharing updates on our work.
  • Assist with development of materials and outreach pieces – both printed and digital – including developing and overseeing timelines, coordinating review or materials and production.
  • Provide support for special mailings to donors, including vendor coordination.
  • Support list review and ensure quality of a number of regular lists for donor recognition purposes, including legacy and monthly donor groups.

Internal Support & Data Integrity (25%)

  • Record donor information and activity in the database consistently and accurately.
  • Categorize and track inquiries from donors and supporters to provide reports on volume and trends to collaborative departments.
  • Maintain shared calendar of donor communications, including direct marketing and digital outreach efforts.
  • Provide overflow administrative support to Director of Outreach & Membership Services, including travel, meetings, and other forms of support, as needed.
  • Participate in department and organizational work teams and projects, as needed.
  • Shepherd case request inquiries to appropriate parties.
  • Maintain personal organization systems.
  • Other duties, as assigned

Furthering Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at Earthjustice (Ongoing)

  • Proactively pursue and utilize internal and external resources to support a personal and professional development journey that increases awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
  • Participate in internal committees and working groups to further institutional priorities and build an inclusive and equitable work environment that encourages and celebrates differences.
  • Ensure the incorporation of inclusive practices in all duties and responsibilities, on a consistent and ongoing basis, including but not limited to verbal and written interactions with constituents and Earthjustice staff.

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience in Development (fundraising) or an executive setting preferred.
  • Exemplary organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and prioritize assignments.
  • Excellent customer service skills, including patience, grace under pressure, and the ability to work with a variety of personalities.
  • Superior communication skills, including exceptional telephone skills and demonstrated experience writing effective correspondence, reports, and other print collateral.
  • Ability to absorb and synthesize a broad range of information and communicate it in an understandable manner, vocally and in writing.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, including excellent proofreading and copy-editing skills.
  • Professional, positive, and approachable attitude. Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of people, including donors, volunteers, the public, and staff.
  • Solid knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook. Database management skills required, with ability to produce reports and use advanced functions, including sophisticated knowledge of the Internet.
  • Working knowledge of a constituent relationship management (CRM) system or donor database such as the Raiser’s Edge or Blackbaud eCRM is highly preferred.
  • Ability to use discretion and diplomacy in dealing with donors and colleagues.
  • Background and/or interest in environmental issues and/or the law preferred.
  • Commitment to advancing economic, social, and racial justice.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) abilities a plus.
  • Demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations.
  • Ability to positively contribute to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages, celebrates and actively engages across differences.

Salary is based on experience and location.
Salary range in San Francisco, CA: $54,500 – $60,600 

We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package, including excellent benefits. We also offer an extremely congenial work environment and a casual dress code.

How To Apply

TO APPLY

Interested candidates must submit the following via Jobvite:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 1-2 page writing sample

Click here to apply: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oJLddfwE&s=ABFE

Please reach out to jobs@earthjustice.org if you are having technical difficulties submitting your application.  No phone calls, drop-ins, or hard copies.

Earthjustice is driven by a passion for justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and backgrounds to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco:  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

For positions located within the City of Los Angeles:  We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

New York, NY

Grants Management Assistant, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

The Organization

Founded in 1940, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) advances social change that contributes to a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world. The RBF’s grantmaking is organized around three themes: Democratic Practice, Peacebuilding, and Sustainable Development. Though the Fund pursues its three program interests in a variety of geographic contexts, it has identified several specific locations on which to concentrate cross-programmatic attention. The Fund refers to these as “RBF pivotal places”: subnational areas, nation-states, or cross-border regions that have special importance with regard to the Fund’s substantive concerns and whose future will have disproportionate significance for the future of a surrounding region, an ecosystem, or the world. The Fund currently works in two pivotal places: China and the Western Balkans. The Charles E. Culpeper Arts & Culture program, focused on New York, nurtures a vibrant and inclusive arts community in the Fund’s home city.

Through its grantmaking, the Fund supports efforts to expand knowledge, clarify values and critical choices, nurture creative expression, and shape public policy. The Fund’s programs are intended to develop leaders, strengthen institutions, engage citizens, build community, and foster partnerships that include government, business, and civil society. Respect for cultural diversity and ecological integrity pervades the Fund’s activities.

Position Overview

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund seeks a Grants Management Assistant to provide administrative tasks in the Grants Management/Corporate Secretary department. Reporting to the Grants Manager, Compliance and Grants Administration, the incumbent will provide administrative support in relation to compliance and budgeting, financial management, database, and grant files and records. They will assist with all aspects of grant administration including reviewing and proof-reading grant agreements, and other materials and preparing requests for payment of grants and non-grant appropriations. This role will also provide administrative support the Grants Management/Corporate Secretary team and performs other duties as assigned by the manager.

Key Responsibilities
Grants Management: Compliance and Budgeting

  • Assist in the review of proposed grant and appropriation recommendations, including the final proofreading of recommendations, to ensure accuracy and completeness of documents.
  • Run Bridger Insight compliance reports for new grants and subsequent payments.
  • Assist in the review of grant agreements, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Participate in reviewing grant reporting for compliance and following up with staff and grantees on any outstanding issues presented.
  • Assist in monitoring expenditure responsibility and pass-through requirements.
  • Support the preparation of reports for the board on the Fund’s grantmaking activities.

Financial Management

  • Coordinate with the Accounting team on payment matters.
  • Track and monitor payments.
  • Support the preparation of payment requests following review and countersignature from grantees and consultants, updating records in GivingData, and helping to coordinate weekly payment process with the Accounting team.
  • Review payment requests and payment letters for accuracy; help to coordinate Corporate Secretary review and follow-up with program staff as needed.
  • Assist with reconciliation of grant, conference, and other program budget expenditures.

Database

  • Review and confirm accuracy of all grant-related information. Enter requirements and upload grant-related documentation into GivingData.
  • Work with the Grants Management team and other staff to optimize use of database and maintain coding structure.
  • Run reports in the database, as needed.

Grants Files and Records

  • Maintain and archive grant-related paper files, liaising with the Rockefeller Archive Center.
  • Maintain and archive electronic grant files.
  • Assist with the grants close-out process.
  • Assist with reconciliations of Pocantico conferences.

 Other

  • Assist with grantmaking process orientation for new staff.

 Support to Grant Management/Corporate Secretary Team

  • Assist/backstop the Grants Manager, Systems and Data Analysis, when necessary.
  • Schedule meetings and travel and process expense reports for the Grants Management/Corporate Secretary team.
  • Monitor the Grants Management email inbox, fielding and replying to unsolicited email. Field telephone inquiries about the RBF’s grantmaking and grant application process.
  • Provide administrative support for the Corporate Secretary’s Direct Charitable Activity (DCA) projects. Track DCA time and report to the Accounting team.

 Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the manager.

Qualifications

  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and organizational skills. Ability to draft and proofread documents with attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to be consistently diplomatic, tactful, and professional, and to interact effectively with all levels of staff and external parties.
  • Collegial, flexible, and collaborative workstyle, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects, prioritize, work under pressure, and meet short deadlines with flexibility.
  • Willingness and desire to take initiative.
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to use computer technology to accomplish work efficiently, using email, the Internet, database management software (i.e., GivingData), and Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Ability to develop and maintain broad knowledge of the RBF’s programs, practices, policies, and procedures.

 Additionally, each employee is expected to:

  • Understand and support the philanthropic mission of the RBF.
  • Respect and value those who partner with or request assistance from the RBF.
  • Manage the resources of the RBF in a manner that maximizes the funds available for charitable activity.
  • Advance diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in core responsibilities and institution-wide efforts.
  • Respect the contribution of each employee of the RBF and support colleagues in fulfilling their individual responsibilities.
  • Appreciate differences in perspectives and point of view and work collaboratively with colleagues toward shared goals and objectives.
  • Commit time to RBF activities and conversations that strengthen the Fund’s culture and improve its effectiveness.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • Two years of related work experience.
  • Experience in philanthropic or broader nonprofit sector.
  • Experience with databases required.

How To Apply

The Rockefeller Brothers Fund is an equal opportunity employer and invites applications from candidates regardless of race, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, a generous benefits package, and a pleasant work environment.

To apply, please send a letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications along with a resume to jobs@rbf.org. Include Grants Management Assistant on the subject line of your email. No telephone or fax inquiries please. Application deadline is September 11, 2020.

 

For additional information please visit our website at www.rbf.org.

Flexible

Vice President of Development, Institute for Sustainable Communities

The Organization

The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) is in the business of unleashing the power of people to transform their communities in the face of climate change. ISC’s mission is to help communities around the world address environmental, economic, and social challenges to build a better future shaped and shared by all.

Position Overview

ISC seeks a Vice President of Development to drive new revenue opportunities, refine ISC’s business model, and continue the development of ISC’s funder base and revenue sources. This position is the key revenue driver of the organization, responsible for both short-term and long-term revenue goals and, over time, will diversify ISC’s resource base. The successful candidate will be motivated by the organization’s mission, that of its partners, and by embedding equity in climate change and sustainability policy and investments.

How To Apply

ISC has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/ISC_VPD_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

Sna Francisco, cA

Knowledge and Grants Manager, Kataly Foundation

The Organization

The Kataly Foundation, a new family foundation based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is committed to supporting restorative economics, environmental justice, and mindfulness and healing. Kataly’s mission is to support and provide resources to communities and social movements that are exploring new solutions to persistent, systemic problems, while embracing its role and responsibility in changing the systems that led to wealth extraction from these communities in the first place.

Position Overview

The Knowledge and Grants Manager will be a thoughtful, engaged contributor to Kataly Foundation’s growing team, reporting to the CEO. Overall, the Knowledge and Grants Manager will possess extensive experience with the grantmaking cycle as well as design and implementation of digital information systems. One of the Foundation’s key goals is to use knowledge from grantees to inform strategy and grantmaking to advance the work on the Foundation’s program areas.

How To Apply

The Kataly Foundation has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/KF_KGM_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.

Westlake Village, CA

Vice President for Operations & CFO, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Organization

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation seeks to recruit a strategic leader as Vice President for Operations and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to be based in Westlake Village, California.

ABOUT THE CONRAD N. HILTON FOUNDATION

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation (“The Foundation”) works to improve the lives of individuals living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage throughout the world. Conrad N. Hilton, founder of Hilton Hotels, established the Hilton Foundation as a philanthropic trust in 1944. The Foundation continues to be guided by the founder’s mandate to “relieve the suffering, the distressed and destitute.”

From its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.8 billion in grants, distributing $110 million in the U.S. and around the world in 2019. Foundation assets increased from approximately $2.9 billion to $6 billion following the 2019 passing of Barron Hilton who, like his father, pledged virtually his entire estate to the Foundation. The growth in financial resources presents the Foundation with an exciting opportunity to scale the impact of its work globally.

The Foundation is a family foundation.  Governed by an 11-person board of directors of which a majority are direct descendants of Conrad Hilton, the Foundation has thoughtfully adhered to the wishes of its founder.  The Foundation invests in 7 program areas that include the areas of early child development, older youth development, refugees, safe water, Catholic Sisters, and homelessness.  In addition, following selection by an independent international jury, the Foundation annually awards the $2 million Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize to a nonprofit organization doing extraordinary work to reduce human suffering. The Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award.

Guiding the grantmaking, workplace culture and values of the Foundation is an overarching philanthropic approach, which employs four key pillars: grantmaking, communication and advocacy, collaboration, and learning. Together, these global and interrelated channels work to achieve impact by:

• Supporting programmatic solutions to sustain and test recognized and exploratory approaches.

• Investing in strengthening systems which support efforts to scale solutions, improve public policy and infrastructure, and drive funders, providers, and public leaders to invest resources and improve efficiencies toward shared goals.

• Developing knowledge from both direct service and system strengthening programs, integrating this knowledge with what was known before, and disseminating the knowledge to create continuous learning and to support the application of knowledge in each area where they work.

Along with direct services, the Foundation realizes they must also support reducing the systemic barriers that create the need for such programs, strengthen and align the systems that can create pathways of opportunity, and share knowledge about the best ways to achieve lasting change.

The Foundation seeks to exemplify the values and principles practiced by its donors: Integrity, Thinking Big, Humility, Stewardship and Compassion.  The funding afforded by the Foundation allows it to invest for the long term in areas that are traditionally underfunded, take risks, make bold investments, convene partners, and catalyze transformative change.

The Foundation also aspires to create a diverse equitable and inclusive workplace culture. With an understanding that the most vulnerable communities are those disproportionately impacted by systemic barriers and forms of discrimination, the Foundation strives to elevate the voices of those impacted by disparities across race, gender, and class lines to support long-lasting social change.

For more information about the Hilton Foundation, please visit: www.hiltonfoundation.org.

Position Overview

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Vice President Operations and CFO is responsible for setting financial strategy, leading, and implementing policies and practices to guide the Foundation’s financial and operational activities. The Vice President  will manage a department of approximately 37. The Vice President should be proven leader with strong analytical, finance, and operational skills to contribute to a growing organization widely considered among the most influential in global philanthropy.

This individual will report to the President and CEO and serve on the Foundation’s Leadership Team, as well as serving as the primary staff liaison to the Board of Director’s Audit Committee. In consultation with the CEO and Leadership Team, will develop, implement, and oversee core systems and processes that drive how the organization operates. These systems include the organization’s financial, IT and facilities operations.  The Vice President will serve as an “internal consultant” to the CEO, Board, Foundation staff and other key stakeholders on all financial matters, making recommendations and suggesting pro-active strategies to keep the Foundation on track with goals and budgets.

The Vice President will manage and oversee the financial and facilities functions of the Foundation and should possess great people skills and excellent business acumen. The Vice President will help ensure the emerging global strategic grantmaking program is aligned with an inclusive and forward-looking business operations strategy.  The Vice President and CFO will guide the thoughtful and strategic deployment of the finances and operations of the Foundation.  Overall, the Vice President will partner with the Foundation’s leadership to ensure that the workplace operates smoothly.

Moreover, the Vice President will build on the Foundation’s legacy of values and strengths:

• Highly engaged staff and board strongly committed to the Foundation’s mission and values.

• Work that is both “high touch” (concretely helping real people in real time) and “high leverage” (investing in strengthened systems that will benefit many more people).

• An organization focused both on compassion and on “Thinking Big.”

• A commitment to high impact and continuous improvement.

• Humility and a willingness to ‘lead from behind.’

KEY GOALS AND RESPONSIBLITIES

The Vice President  will be the key strategic leader of finance and operations at a time of innovation and growth.  This person will serve as a member of the Foundation’s Leadership Team, which establishes priorities, fosters an environment that enables the Foundation to achieve its goals and carry out its mission and creates a sense of organizational cohesiveness in alignment with organizational values and culture.

Goals:

• Drive best financial practices within the Foundation by internally communicating standard operating procedures, keeping the leadership team, Board and staff up to date on financial status and by generally serving as a point of reference for all growth plans and projects within the Foundation.

• Establish annual priorities and benchmarks and conduct regular reporting, measuring projections against actual performance.

• Keep up with new trends in the financial industry by attending conferences, participating in professional development, and sharing this information with the senior leadership team.

• Build a top-tier internal finance team by actively, training and developing the team, mentoring, and working closely with analysts, consultants, auditors, tax planners and payroll staff.

• Design, plan and implement financial strategies, plans and procedures to ensure successful engagement of the programmatic and strategic goals of the Foundation.

• Oversee the operations of the organization to meet Foundation goals and projections.

• Continually assess and upgrade the Foundation’s approach to internal controls, compliance with accounting standards, and other relevant finance policies and practices.

Responsibilities:

• Establish financial systems, policies, and procedures in alignment with state and federal requirements. Preparation of annual operating budgets, financial reports, and regulatory filings.

• Advise the President and other key foundation leaders on financial planning, budgeting, cash flow, and other financial matters.

• Oversight of the Foundation’s spending/expense management.

• Serve as the key liaison to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors.

• Oversee all financial and departmental accounting, including cash flow and forecasting.

• Represent the Foundation externally with peer foundation leadership and other experts in banking and facilities negotiations/management to enhance insights and overall capabilities.

• Oversee the Information Technology and Facilities functions for the Foundation.

• Oversee lease and tenant relationships and work with key outside vendors, auditors, etc.

• Work closely with the Vice President, Talent and Culture to create inspiring, productive space for staff.

• Ensure compliance with all safety standards and codes of the facilities and oversight of building staff.

• Directly implement and oversee maintenance schedules, capital budgets, repair and maintenance budgets, and renovation schedules and budget.

PROFESSIONAL QUALFICATIONS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

The Vice President should ideally embody the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:

• A deep commitment to the vision, mission, and operating values of the Foundation.

• Proven leadership skills in financial analysis and an ability to translate data into strategic tools to enhance workplace performance.

• A record of success serving as the chief financial officer and demonstrated competence with personnel management, team building, and problem solving; More than 15 years’ experience total accounting/finance experience.

• Experience dealing with financial management and operations of programs in low- and middle-income countries.

• Knowledge of Office Suite and Excel and familiarity with software such as Salesforce, etc.

• Demonstrated integrity and leadership in working with and managing budgets, financial forecasting, performance measurement metrics.

• Experience at integrating IT/Systems to improve accounting productivity and accuracy.

• Demonstrated commitment to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace – expertise in recruiting and directing a diverse staff – building a nimble, collegial, and collaborative team.

• Experience in facilities management.

• Commitment to results; ‘can-do” mindset; outstanding problem-solving ability.

• Experience at change leadership and change management.

• Strong belief in Servant Leadership and demonstrated motivational and staff leadership abilities.

• Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills.

• Management style that is goal oriented and flexible; that respects the unique individual capabilities of each staff member while providing them with a clear sense of direction.

• Collegial, trustworthy, and possessing the highest level of personal and professional integrity.

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, with an MBA and/or CPA – familiarity with philanthropic accounting and audit issues strongly preferred.

COMPENSATION

Compensation for the Vice President, Operations and CFO includes a competitive base salary, and an excellent package of health and employee benefits.

How To Apply

TO BE CONSIDERED
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, responding specifically to the experience and qualifications required, to:
Daniel Sherman
President, Explore Company
resumes@explorecompany.com
Refer to Hilton Foundation/VP Operations and CFO in the subject line.
No phone inquiries please.

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer with values grounded in promoting equality and inclusion and embracing diversity. We welcome qualified applicants of all races, colors, gender identities, sexual orientations, economic classes, ages, religions, national origins, and ability/disability statuses. Veterans and individuals with lived expertise are encouraged to apply. We respect and seek to empower every member of our Foundation community. We support and celebrate our collective array of cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences; fully realizing that such diversity is what makes our organization flourish and better enables us to fulfill our mission in the world.
All correspondence will remain confidential.

Brookline, MA

Assistant Vice President, Principal & Major Gifts, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

The Organization

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Position Overview

The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Principal & Major Gifts (PMG) works with the Vice President for Principal & Major Gifts and is part of a management team that develops strategic plans, sets short and long-term goals and objectives for PMG program, determines staff portfolios and priorities, evaluates progress toward revenue and activity goals, and establishes the Business Unit’s budget.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet quarterly and annual fundraising goals as approved by Vice President of PMG
  • Cultivate, solicit, and manage individual portfolio of at least 25-50 $1M+ capacity rated prospects for Institute priorities and liaise with senior leadership and faculty to determine fundraising priorities
  • Fundraise for disease area research, Institute priorities, and projects in the context of a comprehensive campaign effort quietly underway
  • Strategically build volume of prospects/donors/gifts across team for Institute priorities, at the principal and major giving levels
  • Provide strategic direction and mentorship to team of 10-12, including 4-6 direct reports, on moves management, including overseeing the implementation, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities
  • Oversee staff engagement of prospects and volunteers through vehicles such as the Presidential Symposium
  • Set and evaluate quarterly and annual dollar and donor activity goals to achieve overall team goal of closing a minimum of $20M+ annually as well as support overall PMG and Division goals
  • Develop new strategies to build robust prospect pools
  • Liaise and actively engage with other teams to facilitate partnerships that enhance PMG with an eye to collaboration and coordination
  • Create and guide evolution of principal and major gift fundraising
  • Responsible for participating in the implementation and tracking of Division-wide planning
  • Responsible for drafting, implementing, and tracking annual operating plans, business plans, for PMG in the context of a major comprehensive campaign currently in the quiet phase
  • Collaborate with colleagues across the Division to maximize portfolios and productivity
  • Develop and recommend new strategies to enhance PMG fundraising to Vice President of PMG
  • Participate as active member of Division-wide Assistant/Associate Vice President Group (AMG)
  • Represent Dana-Farber at off-site presentations
  • Manage nuance of grateful patient fundraising pipeline in the context of cancer care
  • Build productive working relationships with faculty and leadership
  • Ensure sharing of detailed information and relationship bridging with donor relations and stewardship
  • Attend trustee and committee meetings as necessary
  • Complete other projects as assigned by Vice President of PMG
  • Travel as appropriate to meet with prospects and donors;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Reports to Vice President of Principal & Major Gifts and supervises 4-6 staff direct reports and has oversight over team of 10-12 total staff. Works independently and as part of a team.
  • Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 10 years of Major Gift’s fundraising experience with emphasis on an academic medical center preferred.
  • Successful track record of Major Gift solicitations in $1M + donor category.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and managerial capabilities, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks also required.
  • Comfort with tracking metrics and analyzing data.
  • Public speaking experience and effectiveness necessary along with the ability to communicate and work with people at all levels.
  • Track record of proficiency in donor engagement, successful gift conversations, judgment and confidentiality in working with prospective and current donors, volunteers, and Institute staff. Some travel and evening and weekend work required.
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency.

PATIENT CONTACT:

No.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Typical office setting conditions. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.

About Dana-Farber:

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

DFCI DISCLAIMER:
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute.  Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.

We’re hiring! Learn more about working in our office and view open positions.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law

How To Apply

Any EF Location (San Francisco, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Chicago, IL; Raleigh, NC; or Washington, DC)

Senior Vice President, Programs, Energy Foundation

The Organization

Energy Foundation’s mission is to secure a clean and equitable energy future to tackle the climate crisis. We envision a healthy, safe, equitable economy powered by clean energy. We believe a thriving clean energy economy can create sustainable opportunities, spur innovation, and protect our climate—for today and future generations.

Energy Foundation supports education and analysis to promote non-partisan policy solutions that advance renewable energy and energy efficiency while opening doors to greater innovation and productivity—growing the economy with dramatically less pollution. For nearly 30 years, Energy Foundation has supported grantees to help educate policymakers and the general public about the benefits of a clean energy economy. Our grantees include business, health, environmental, labor, equity, community, faith, and consumer groups, as well as policy experts, think tanks, universities, and more.

We are a complex, multi-site, multicultural nonprofit organization with big plans for the future. Under the leadership of our CEO, Energy Foundation has embarked on a major strategy refresh, a prioritized commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), and rapid geographic expansion.

Our comprehensive approach advances energy efficiency and renewable energy in the power, transportation, and buildings sectors. Our programs focus on developing innovative policies and campaigns to help propel clean energy development in these sectors. The Venues team is a cross-disciplinary team of policy, communications, and campaign experts dedicated to advancing strong state and regional climate and clean energy policies. The Policy team works to deliver strategy and network support services to our issue-focused grantees and funding partners. And the Strategic Communications team develops powerful narrative and communications strategies designed to build support for our work regionally and nationwide.

Energy Foundation’s founding office is in San Francisco, CA, with regional offices in Raleigh, NC; Chicago, IL; Washington, DC; and Las Vegas, NV.

Position Overview

The Senior Vice President, Programs (SVP, Programs) is charged with leading programs to fulfill Energy Foundation’s (EF’s) mission of securing a clean and equitable energy future to tackle the climate crisis. The SVP reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and is a member of EF’s management team.

The person in this role is strategic and collaborative, and has an interest in and passion for EF’s mission, values, and commitment to centering DEI.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The SVP’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Strategy development. Lead the development of EF’s program strategy, working with program staff, the board, and external partners to synthesize an ambitious strategy that integrates policy, campaign, and communications thinking across both venues and issues.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Advance EF’s DEI work through program strategy, management practices, and organization-wide leadership.
  • Fundraising. Help secure the resources needed to advance EF’s program strategy in partnership with the Strategic Partnerships team, program staff, and the CEO.
  • Staff management. Create a culture of strong management in the Program Team, working closely with the Vice Presidents of each team to ensure strong supervision with a focus on enhancing diversity and inclusion, performance management and individual growth, and mentoring and coaching.
  • Cross-team collaboration. Coordinate with the SVP, Chief Operating Officer and SVP, Strategic Partnerships to ensure strong integration of program work with operations and fundraising activities.
  • Organizational leadership. Serve on the organizational Management Team, develop organization-wide policies and decisions, and advance EF’s culture.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 15 years of professional experience that includes significant program leadership, strategic planning, and management in the nonprofit advocacy space focused on public-interest issues, such as climate, health, justice, organizing, and campaigns.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of that professional experience in U.S. climate and/or clean energy policy advocacy.
  • Demonstrated executive-level experience in strategic decision-making and management, preferably in a complex, multi-site, and multicultural organization.
  • Experience participating in or leading DEI initiatives. A demonstrated commitment to contributing meaningfully to a workplace where equity and inclusion are core values in our internal and external work.
  • Experience supporting fundraising from individual and/or grantmaking entities.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

  • Solutions-oriented, equity-centered problem-solver who is committed to working collaboratively in a diverse, dynamic, and complex environment with a combination of local, regional, and national staff and partners.
  • Curious and emotionally intelligent with excellent convening, relationship- and trust-building skills bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to present complex information in inspiring and meaningful ways to a variety of audiences, including internal staff, funders, other stakeholders, and grantees.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to spend extended hours at the computer. This position may require moderate travel, when it is safe/advisable to do so.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

All EF staff are working remotely through the remainder of 2020. While we anticipate returning to our offices sometime in 2021, we will do so only when we can ensure the health and safety of our staff.

This position may be based in any of EF’s offices (San Francisco, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Chicago, IL; Raleigh, NC; or Washington, DC). Candidates already should be based in or willing to relocate to any of those regional locations, once it is safe/advisable to do so. The office environments include some shared workspace, some individual offices, shared kitchen facilities, with moderate noise levels and a collegial atmosphere. On occasion, there are activities or events after work hours.

How To Apply

EF is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

For questions about this leadership position please contact our search partner, Walker and Associates Consulting (a national strategic management consulting and search firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area), at ef@walkeraac.com.

Apply Online by October 15, 2020.

Flexible

Director of Communications, Institute for Sustainable Communities

The Organization

The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) is in the business of unleashing the power of people to transform their communities in the face of climate change. ISC’s mission is to help communities around the world address environmental, economic, and social challenges to build a better future shaped and shared by all.

Position Overview

ISC seeks a Director of Communications to enhance and develop a robust, multi-channel communications program, directly managing communications activities that enhance ISC’s position as a thought leader and actor in embedding equity in the discourse of the climate and sustainability fields. The Director of Communications will be responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of a broad range of communications, media and public relations strategies with regard to the strategic direction and positioning of ISC, its leadership, and its role.

How To Apply

ISC has exclusively retained The 360 Group of San Francisco to assist with this search. Please visit https://the360group.us/ISC_DC_PD.pdf to review the complete position description, which includes detailed application instructions. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; earlier applicants may receive priority consideration. To be considered, The 360 Group encourages all interested candidates to submit their applications promptly.