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Officer/Journalism

Posted on May 18, 2022

Reports to: Vice President of Journalism
Location: Miami

Are you passionate about sustaining independent local news and strengthening press freedom? Do you have interest or experience in the field of local news, media law, or the intersection of the two? Do you pride yourself on driving impact by focusing on measurable, desired outcomes that are aligned with strategy? If so, we want to hear from you.  

Knight Foundation’s Journalism team seeks an intellectually curious, impact-driven and detail-focused individual who enjoys working in a collaborative environment to advance the program’s investments in legal infrastructure and press freedom, primarily within the United States. The Journalism program advances local news sustainability through investments in business infrastructure, technology innovation and leadership development. The program also supports efforts to protect the First Amendment and to assure that legal services are available to journalists.

You will report to Knight’s Vice President of Journalism, and work closely with technology, business and talent program directors to help build a sustainable future for independent local journalism. For more information on the Journalism program visit www.kf.org/journalism.

Key responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, develop, and recommend grant proposals.
  • Manage a portfolio of existing grants to drive positive outcomes.
  • Represent the foundation nationally to grantees and the community.
  • Be the team expert on our press freedom and legal efforts.
  • Research trends, data and issues in the field and provide logical and well-written findings.
  • Manage special projects, external consultants and events in support of the Journalism program.
  • Facilitate the timely flow of information by liaising and partnering with other foundation departments.

 Things we look for in a successful candidate:

  • Resourcefulness in seeking and recognizing opportunities, and savvy in advancing them.
  • Ability to quickly develop and grow credibility and rapport with colleagues, grantees and partners at all levels.
  • Well-developed ability to synthesize a range of inputs into strong written outputs.
  • Openness to challenging assumptions and ways of thinking.
  • Ability to learn quickly when facing new problems and embracing the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
  • Exceptional discernment, discretion and ethics.
  • Belief in Knight Foundation’s mission.
  • Experience with First Amendment and legal issues is a plus but is not required.

We are social investors who support a more effective democracy by funding free expression and journalism, arts and culture in community, research in areas of media and democracy, and in the success of American cities and towns where the Knight brothers once published newspapers.

Our approach is inclusive and non-partisan; we value freedoms of speech and the press, and we often embrace new and innovative technology to achieve our goals. The qualities we look for are openness to new ideas; courage to push for change; and the expertise and tenacity to achieve the desired results. Tell us what excites you about this opportunity and why you are right for it.

Knight Foundation offers competitive pay and a generous benefits package, collects and monitors vaccination status and is an equal opportunity employer.

This is an in-office position located in Miami.

Local candidates only.

Send your resume to: recruiter@kf.org

For more on Knight Foundation, visit www.kf.org 

Executive Assistant to President

Posted May 17, 2022

Reports to: President
Salary: $60,000 - $68,000

Work with one of Florida’s leading grantmaking foundations. Be part of the team that opens their new headquarters in downtown Winter Park in 2022.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Communication with the Board of Directors, staff, consultants and visitors.
  • Manage calendar to ensure the effective scheduling of the President/CEO’s time.
  • Communicate with internal and external constituents on matters involving the President/CEO.
  • Monitor general office, supplies, postage, repair and maintenance budget and accounts.
  • Draft correspondence, meeting agendas and reports.
  • Respond to inquiries, including those of a highly sensitive and confidential nature.
  • Coordinate all aspects of visits to by outside professionals (i.e. executives,    investment advisers, consultants, professional groups), including reservations for lodging, preparation of itineraries and meeting agendas and scheduling group or individual meetings with staff.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience as Executive Assistant in a professional office is required
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional attitude, appearance and demeanor
  • Math computational skills sufficient to perform basic accounting functions
  • Adept with MS Office: Word, Outlook, Excel, plus Social Media and Website maintenance
  • Ability to work independently and handle confidential material
Competitive Salary and Phenomenal Benefits!  Salary is between $60,000 - $68,000

To apply, click here.

Events and Special Projects Manager

Posted May 16, 2022

Reports to: Director of Communications, as well as closely with the President and CEO
Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Salary:
$55,000 - $80,000

THE FOUNDATION
The Miami Foundation builds the philanthropic, civic, and leadership backbone for Greater Miami. Since 1967, the Foundation has invested $485 million to strengthen our community with partnerships and contributions from more than 1000 fundholders and 35,000 donors. The Miami Foundation, which currently manages over $450 million in assets, mobilizes donors, nonprofits, leaders, and locals to set a bold vision for our community's future and to invest in a stronger, more equitable, more resilient Greater Miami.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Events and Special Projects Manager will plan, coordinate, manage, lead, execute and evaluate the Foundation’s events and special projects. This role pulls together a wide range of disciplines including community engagement, branding, development and social impact, ranging from our annual State of Black Philanthropy to intimate roundtables. Projects involve not only the management of people and content, but a deep understanding of community issues and the ability to bring people together toward common community goals.

This team member will work closely with the communication, development, programs and grants administration departments to design and implement events and projects that support the Foundation’s goals and objective while increasing the Foundation’s brand awareness and impact.

Reports to the Director of Communications, and will work closely with the President and CEO.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate all aspects of multi-faceted and complex events & projects.
  • Work closely with the President and CEO to launch new initiatives, and oversee a wide range of complex projects that require interpersonal nuance, strong community context, and project management skill.
  • Advise and negotiate with staff, community partners, and vendors on best practices to produce interesting, memorable, creative, and high-quality events.
  • Maintain knowledge of the most up to date trends for effective event planning.
  • Understand and communicate impact of policies, procedures, and laws on planning events and special projects and implementation strategies so that events & projects are feasible and safe.
  • Stay up to date on philanthropy trends, current events and civic/community issues and elected leaders, as well as marketing and PR industry developments to ensure that Foundation content is relevant and timely.
  • Proactively seek and research strategic speaking engagements and public forums for appropriate Foundation staff, board members and donors. Make community presentations on behalf of Foundation, whenever appropriate. Provide outstanding customer service to internal and external audiences.
  • Anticipate costs, develop initial budgets, and clarify/negotiate funding sources for events and special projects.
  • Maintain spreadsheets, databases and auditable records for budget purposes, including but not limited to contracts, receipts, staffing, service invoices and vendor expenditures.
  • Monitor event and project budgets in real-time.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and price points with other service providers.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Essential Qualities
  • High level of integrity, professional maturity and sound judgment.
  • Excellent time and task management skills as evidenced by a proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively at the same time as well as appropriate delegation.
  • Highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently and be proactive with approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and conduct oneself with professionalism.
  • Capable of working independently, with ability to take initiative, as well as be part of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to produce a high volume of high-quality outputs at high speed.
  • Ability to work as a team player with diverse groups of people.
  • Unwavering commitment to diversity, accessibility, and inclusion.
  • Sense of humor, creativity, and joyfulness in the work.
  • Appreciation for the role of philanthropy in building community, and enthusiasm to help brand our institution as a magnetic, inspiring home base for generosity and social impact in Greater Miami through world class events.
  • Highly motivated, action-oriented self-starter with strong organizational skills, especially planning and coordination.

Desired Experience

  • Three or more years’ experience with project and event management.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and managing large and small high-quality events.
  • Strong verbal communication, interpersonal, and customer-service skills.
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and discretion in handling sensitive matters.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, team setting.
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous projects.

This list of essential responsibilities and requirements is not intended to be exhaustive. The Miami Foundation reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

Specifics
Position available: Immediately
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: $55,000 - $80,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications
Please submit resume, cover letter and writing samples/multimedia production portfolio to  hr@miamifoundation.org.

We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b)- retirement plan, flex spending and dependent care accounts, professional development stipend, paid time off, cell phone stipend and gym reimbursement.

The Miami Foundation’s Anti-Discrimination Policy - The Miami Foundation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.

The Miami Foundation practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Vice President of Strategic Communications

Posted May 16, 2022

Reports to: President and CEO
Classification
: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: $140,000 - $160,000

THE FOUNDATION
The Miami Foundation builds the philanthropic, civic, and leadership backbone for Greater Miami. Since 1967, the Foundation has invested $485 million to strengthen our community with partnerships and contributions from more than 1000 fundholders and 35,000 donors. The Miami Foundation, which currently manages over $450 million in assets, mobilizes donors, nonprofits, leaders, and locals to set a bold vision for our community's future and to invest in a stronger, more equitable, more resilient Greater Miami.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
The Vice President of Strategic Communications leads the Foundation’s external and internal communications. This leader will work to build the Foundation’s brand as a magnetic, inspiring home base for philanthropy, social impact and generosity in Greater Miami and support every department at the Foundation to tell their story more powerfully and with more alignment to the greater vision. Through their department, the Vice President will oversee the branding strategies, marketing, public relations, media relations, advertising, and digital communications of the Foundation.  The Vice President will also strengthen the organization’s position in the community, safeguard the reputation of the Foundation, and help the Foundation more powerfully communicate its value and vision to many audiences.

Reports to the President and CEO.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the Foundation to build a magnetic, inspiring brand as the home base for social impact and generosity in Greater Miami.
  • Support every department at the Foundation to tell their story more powerfully and with more alignment to a greater vision and brand.
  • Lead a high impact, joyful, and exceptionally performing team as well as a portfolio of outstanding and high performing contractors and consultants to achieve all departmental and organizational goals.
  • Develop the Communications Department’s goals and manage its annual budget with advisement from the President and CEO.
  • Design, implement and evaluate the Foundation’s communications strategies and activities. Including, but not limited to:
  • Brand management.
  • Media relations.
  • Content production including newsletters, annual reports, quarterly updates, websites, email blasts, social media, announcements, invitations, and event materials.
  • Serve as a member of the Foundation’s Executive Leadership Team:
  • Provide input on organization-wide matters and take shared responsibility for the success of the Foundation at large.
  • Ensure that Foundation leaders have the communication tools (talking points, presentations, website pages, and other supports) to meet their highest objectives across the community.
  • Support every department at the Foundation to host memorable, well-run events that bring audiences to more deeply understand the Foundation’s work, and that build stronger relationships with our partners across Greater Miami.
  • Leverage our powerful platform and large audience to help steer civic and community priorities and mobilize our region toward collective action.
  • Advise and monitor public relations efforts – including planning, budgets and reports.
  • Serve as liaison between departments to ensure proper flow of information and communication.
  • Help identify opportunities in the community to further the goals of the Foundation.
  • Track and stay knowledgeable and report on critical philanthropy and community issues and identify opportunities for Foundation support and initiative development around those issues.
  • Prepare written reports and analysis of Communications Department work.
  • Develop and execute special projects as assigned.
  • Develop the Communications Department’s goals and manage its annual budget with advisement from the President and CEO.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
  • 10+ years of experience in communications, marketing or related field.
  • Proven track record building powerful and compelling brands.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management, and people management skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience building joyful, magnetic, high-impact teams.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, and strength communicating in ways that translate across lines of difference and with varied audiences.
  • Expertise with digital and social media engagement and communications platforms and tools.
  • Sensitivity to private donor information.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism.
  • Previous experience with nonprofit organizations is a plus.

Specifics
Position available: Immediately
Status: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: $140,000 - $160,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications
Please submit resume, cover letter and writing samples/multimedia production portfolio to  hr@miamifoundation.org.

We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b)- retirement plan, flex spending and dependent care accounts, professional development stipend, paid time off, cell phone stipend and gym reimbursement.

The Miami Foundation’s Anti-Discrimination Policy - The Miami Foundation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.

The Miami Foundation practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Grant Writing Consultant

Posted on May 12, 2022

The Able Trust is seeking proposals for Grant Writing Consulting Services

I. REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP)
The primary objective is to partner with a firm or consultant to research and identify potential grants for The Able Trust and provide general grant writing services associated with the completion and submission of grant applications, program administration and delivery. In addition, this consultant would be expected to provide training to a designated team member of The Able Trust on the grant writing and research process. This RFP will provide for services for a period of up to twelve (12) months with the possibility of an extension.

Purpose
The Able Trust is interested in advancing the employment for Floridians with disabilities through grants to grow and expand our work and reach across Florida. The Able Trust wishes to engage a firm or person to research and identify grants, as well as completion and submission of the grants, program administration and delivery which support our mission. The Able Trust is committed to pursuing grant opportunities that will focus on supporting Florida communities where interest has been generated among the business community for inclusive employment. In addition, we are seeking a firm or consultant who will seek grant opportunities (national, state, and local) that can support our High School High Tech (HSHT) program across Florida engaging students with disabilities as they prepare to graduate, enroll in post-secondary programs, or enter the workforce. Finally, we are seeking a firm or consultant who will provide grant writing training to a member of The Able Trust team.

Scope of Work
The selected firm or individual will be expected to research and identify potential grants and provide general grant writing services associated with the completion and
submission of grant applications, program administration and delivery The list below includes a sample of the required services.

  • Subject matter expertise: consultants are expected to research and demonstrate knowledge of the most effective method researching and writing grants related to the successful implementation of The Able Trust’s goals for disability inclusion in Florida’s workforce, as well as the education of students with disabilities in Florida through our HSHT program.
  • Incorporation of key stakeholders/resources including but not limited to Vocational Rehabilitation, CareerSource Florida, SHRM, The Able Trust HSHT programs, and other members of Florida’s business community across various industries.
  • Provide grant writing and research training to a member of The Able Trust’s team, allowing him/her to shadow and observe and then transitioning to instruction and guidance.
  • Periodic status meetings with leadership of The Able Trust.

II. PERIOD OF AGREEMENT
The term of the agreement will be for a period of up to twelve (12) months with the possibility
of an extension. Extension of the agreement will be based on satisfactory performance as determined by The Able Trust. This agreement is expected to commence by June 30, 2022 and end March 15, 2023, unless an extension(s) is approved by The Able Trust. Should be project need to end sooner The Able Trust would provide 30 days prior notice.

III. CONTRACT TERMS
The Able Trust will negotiate contract terms upon selection including terms, scope, budget and other necessary items. All training content, materials, resources, and supports produced from this project are the property of The Able Trust.


IV. EVALUATION OF CRITERIA

The Able Trust will conduct a comprehensive, fair and impartial evaluation of all Proposals received in response to this RFP. The Able Trust may appoint a selection committee to perform the evaluation. Each Proposal will be analyzed to determine overall responsiveness and qualifications under the RFP. Additional information may be requested from firms at any time prior to final approval of a selected firm. The Able Trust reserves the right to select one, more, or none of the firms to provide services. Please note that The Able Trust is not required to accept the lowest bidder.


Proposal materials relating to this RFP must be received by The Able Trust on or before May
26, 2022, 4:00 PM. Proposals submitted after the due date will not be considered. Information provided will not be returned, do not send original or one-of-a-kind materials. Questions regarding the contents of this RFP can be submitted via email Donna@abletrut.org

SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO:

The Able Trust

Attn: Donna Wright, Vice President of Development and Marketing

1709 Hermitage Blvd, Suite 100

Tallahassee, FL 32308

donna@abletrust.org

Director of Charitable Giving

Posted on May 6, 2022

Classification: Full Time
Location: in office, 8:30am-5:00pm
Reports to: Sr. Director for Development and Foundation

Purpose of Position:
The Director of Charitable Giving is responsible for achieving strategic philanthropic and community partnership goals by implementing strategies for the identification and cultivation of new donors for the Community Foundation. This position is responsible for planned giving activities, cultivating ongoing relationships with private and national foundations, professional advisors and community partners including individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and civic organizations. The Director is also responsible for working collaboratively with our Community Impact team, the Donor Relations team, and other departments within the organization.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Fundraising
  • Planned Giving
  • Accountability/Dependability
  • Building Community Relationships
  • Presenting Information
  • Strategic Planning & Organizing
  • Results Focus & Initiative


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for researching, writing, and developing proposals or concept papers to increase fundraising efforts and expand community collaborations with appropriate partners that drive impact in Palm Beach and Martin Counties.
  • Monitors legislation for changes made to laws/provisions related to charitable giving.
  • Basic to advanced knowledge of planned/ legacy planning strategies.
  • Works with Director of Marketing & Communications to develop strategies and professional materials that appeal to professional advisors.
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to expand relationships with professional advisors including trust and estate professionals, corporate attorney’s, financial advisors/wealth managers, CPA’s, and other advisors who work with private family foundations and family offices.
  • Manage a comprehensive portfolio of professional advisors, private foundations, and individuals.
  • Create and implement a comprehensive prospecting plan that aligns with our strategic focus areas.
  • Represent the Community Foundation throughout Palm Beach and Martin counties which will require local travel.
  • Collaborate with Donor Relations Officer on externally facing relationships with our non-profit partners to enhance the goals of the team.
  • Track prospects and donor engagement activities through Community Foundation’s internal database system.
  • Research foundations and prospects in Donor Search that align with priorities and create a plan to qualify and cultivate the relationships on behalf of community impact and fundraising.
  • Represents the Community Foundation at a variety of community events and professional associations.
  • Conducts a minimum of five to seven donor or prospect meetings per week.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of experience working within the fundraising and community development industry preferred although business development/sales will also be considered. Knowledge of best practices in fundraising and the ability to facilitate complex grant proposals is also preferred. Demonstrated ability to raise substantial funds from individuals, businesses, private foundations and other potential contributors is highly desired. Demonstrated experience in leading efforts to improve the quality of life for communities in Palm Beach and Martin Counties in also preferred. Planned giving experience required. Strong written and public speaking skills will be required.

QUALIFICATIONS
A self-starter who enjoys cultivating new relationships; ability to gain the confidence and respect of donors and professional advisors; mature judgment; high integrity; approachable and comfortable initiating conversations with professional advisors and donors; ability to understand complex issues; creative problem solver; critical thinker; strong written communication skills and the ability to work one-on-one with donors or make a formal presentations to large groups; the ability to listen and find connections between donor needs/interests and giving strategies; experience working with volunteer committees, boards and donors; well-organized; resourceful; motivated; ability to multi-task; excellent interpersonal and customer service skills; strong computer skills; willingness to seek ongoing training and/or professional certificate(s) to maintain and improve current skills and knowledge.

SALARY RANGE
$88,000-$100,000

SEND COVER LETTER & RESUME TO:
Mary Katherine Morales
Sr. Director for Development and Foundation Philanthropy
(561) 340-4508
mkmorales@cfpbmc.org

Manager, Fund Development

Posted on May 3, 2022

Classification: Exempt
Reports to: Fund Development Director


About the Organization

The Jacksonville Public Education Fund (JPEF) is an independent think-and-do tank that believes in the potential of all students. We work tirelessly to close the opportunity gap for low-income students and students of color. We convene educators, school system leaders and the community to pilot and scale evidence-based solutions that advance school quality in Duval County.

JPEF has a highly engaged and diverse board, significant fiscal resources and talented staff to drive the work of the organization. The fast-paced and entrepreneurial organization has more than a decade-long track record of helping the school district to significantly improve outcomes for students through innovative, community focused, and data-driven solutions.


Position Summary
The Manager of Fund Development helps manage and support JPEF’s ongoing fund development efforts, including administration of the donor database/constituent relationship management (CRM) tool; managing the recruitment and engagement of the Ignite young professionals affinity group; and planning and execution donor engagement events including the biennial EDTalks event.

Reporting to the Director of Fund Development, the Manager will work closely with other Jacksonville Public Education Fund staff members to advance organizational goals and strategy; ensure the alignment of our efforts; engage in collaborative learning, planning and action; measure impact and make continuous improvements.


Responsibilities
Fund Development Management & Support

  • Together with the Finance & Administration Director, co-manage the customization and implementation of JPEF’s donor database/CRM. Responsible for the integrity and on-going maintenance of prospective and current donor records to include timely data entry, processing and maintenance of gifts and grant records, regular analysis and reporting on donor activity, and ad hoc reporting requests.

  • Manage JPEF’s Young Professional/ Philanthropist affinity group, developing and implementing strategies to deepen their engagement with JPEF’s efforts to improve public education, including creating/ updating and managing the plan, managing to budget expectations, recruiting and retaining members, leading in efforts to achieve measurable goals to expand and deepen engagement, and preparing data-based reports to measure progress and drive continuous improvement.

  • Help engage and steward existing donors at all giving levels by sending gift acknowledgement and follow up letters, greeting cards, invitations to special events, and by supporting the President and Fund Development Director to make personal calls to thank donors. Prepare gift renewal letters and invoices to existing donors.

  • Coordinate with the Fund Development Director and Associate on grant and budget planning, with the responsibility of ensuring that the details and status of grants and proposals are properly recorded in the donor database and other tracking systems.

  • Research prospective donors, as well as private and corporate foundation grant opportunities.

  • Assist the Fund Development Director to prepare for meetings and presentations to donors and donor prospects, including the Board’s Development Committee.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of ED-Talks, a biennial convening of approximately 400 people where JPEF brings national thought leaders to Jacksonville to rally our community behind the shared goals we are setting to close the opportunity gap, including literacy disparities, and diversifying the pool of effective teachers.

  • Together with the Fund Development Director and the Board Development Committee, identify potential keynote speakers for the event, and once selected, coordinate contracts.

  • Secure sponsorships for the event.

  • Develop a plan to include organizational roles and responsibilities.

  • Coordinate the theme, entertainment, decorations, floor plan, food, and overall event experience. 

  • Vendor selection and contract negotiations for event production.

  • Convene production meetings with the production team and media partner, ensuring alignment between all event roles.

  • Participate in the script review for the event, led by the Director of Marketing and Communications.

  • Event walk-through and execution, manage the day-of event flow.

  • Collaborate with JPEF’s Engagement & Partnerships Director on the messaging that will connect the ED Talks donor event with the ED Talks + Action strategic impact planning event.

  • In partnership with the Fund Development Director and Engagement & Partnerships Director, secure sponsorships and in-kind support for the EDDY Awards, an annual event that celebrates Jacksonville’s teachers of the year and highlights best practices that we promote through our work

  • Coordinate donor engagement events that recognize, steward, and further cultivate current donors, volunteers, and prospects, increasing their engagement with the organization. Work collaboratively with Development staff and volunteers to create and hold strategic, data-driven, branded, mission focused events that are well attended, planned, and executed effectively


General

  • Actively participate in internal meetings, work sessions and retreats with a focus on collaborating cross-functionally, strategizing and evaluating effectiveness.

  • Support other efforts as overall JPEF strategies and priorities dictate.

  • Develop internal processes and systems to effectively manage work streams.

 

Qualifications
Education/Career Experience

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • Three years of philanthropic experience in a non-profit, fundraising and event experience required.

  • Experience administering a donor database/CRM such as Donor Perfect or Salesforce.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to consistently take initiative.       

  • Ability to maintain and respect the sensitive, private and confidential nature of information related to grants, donors, advisors and the organization.   

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize deliverables, and handle unanticipated demands and requests.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, adaptability, and a collaborative style with ability to engage colleagues at all levels.

  • Confidence to work internally and externally with various leaders, partners, staff and consultants to support the organization’s efforts.

  • Experience and comfort working with Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Office applications, Teams), Adobe Acrobat Pro, online communications tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and various web-based applications.

 

Additional Qualifications

  • Clear commitment to the importance of providing a high-quality public education for all students in Jacksonville, particularly historically underserved student populations.

  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, start-up like environment.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline- and goal-driven organization.

  • Excitement and openness to continued learning and development.

  • Knowledge of Jacksonville is preferred, but not required. 

 

Salary and Benefits
The salary range for this position is competitive and depends on prior experience. In addition, a comprehensive benefits package including employer-paid health, dental, vision and life insurance is included, along with significant leave time and a matched 401(k) retirement plan.

 

Commitment to Diversity
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund encourages individuals of all ethnic and racial backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization, as we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

 

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and resume in PDF format to jobs@jaxpef.org with the subject line “Manager, Fund Development”. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Community Engagement Manager

Posted on May 2, 2022
Miami (hybrid – local candidates only)

Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Reports to: Managing Director of Community Investments


THE FOUNDATION

The Miami Foundation builds the philanthropic, civic, and leadership backbone for Greater Miami. Since 1967, the Foundation has invested $485 million to strengthen our community with partnerships and contributions from more than 1000 fundholders and 35,000 donors. The Miami Foundation, which currently manages over $350 million in assets, mobilizes donors, nonprofits, leaders, and locals to set a bold vision for our community's future and to invest in a stronger, more equitable, more resilient Greater Miami.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Community Investment Team is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation’s grant programs, special initiatives, and grants management services are expertly managed and meet the needs of our donors, nonprofits, and community. The Community Engagement Manager plays a key role in shaping the strategy design and assessment of grantmaking, executing grant programs, and leading the team’s work to build greater knowledge of and engagement with the nonprofit community. The position represents a key internal and external resource for knowledge on significant community issues and nonprofits that are most effectively addressing them.

 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as the Department’s lead staff member for the Foundation’s signature Community Grants Program, an annual open call to the community that results in $2 million in grant awards.

  • Manages and supports various other grants programs at the Foundation, working with and managing the Program team and the community to shape guidelines and applications, release and promote funding opportunities to nonprofits, and conduct the proposal review process.

  • Communicates with applicants regarding questions about Foundation’s funding opportunities and processes, and provides guidance on developing proposals that align with the Foundation’s priorities.

  • Develops extensive knowledge of nonprofits in Greater Miami; conducts frequent meetings with organizations to learn about how they are serving our community. Serves as a primary Foundation contact for the nonprofit sector, builds strong range of relationships, seeks out opportunities to be of support and value, meets regularly with applicants to advise on proposals and programs.

  • Defines and coordinates the team’s approach to building nonprofit knowledge and engagement (e.g., office hours, site visits, convening); oversees the documenting and sharing knowledge for use across the organization.

  • Manages the Foundation’s online grants management systems including the tracking of grant agreements, the schedule of reporting deadlines and monitoring of grantee compliance.

  • Conducts research as needed on community issues and organizations to inform grantmaking and other Foundation activities.

  • Leads development of approaches to evaluating the results, impact, and effectiveness of the Foundation’s grantmaking in terms of both individual program grants and across issues in program portfolios.

  • Builds visibility of the Foundation’s work by representing the organization publicly and shaping the Program team’s editorial content for newsletters, website, and social media.

  • Works closely with the Development department to provide guidance and recommendations to Fundholders and donor prospects on effective nonprofits working on issues of interest.

  • Assists other team members or Foundation departments as needed and other duties as assigned.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Essential Qualities

  • Love for Miami – The Miami Foundation team works hard every day to build a better, stronger Miami. We look to find team members that have a strong desire to develop a deep understanding of Greater Miami and the nonprofits that help power our community.

  • Alignment with Foundation values – Joy. Failure friendliness. High volume, high quality, high speed. Relationships. Self-starting. Zero drama. Deliberate, visible equity. Strong judgement and generous communication.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - Exceptional commitment to delivering the highest-quality customer service and ability to work with diverse stakeholders. Excellent writing and grammar skills and general communications abilities written and verbal.

  • Unwavering solution orientation – This role demands exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, adherence to deadlines, and being proactive in identifying solutions. We need someone with a strong ability to think ahead, take initiative, work both independently and collaborate with others.

  • Willingness to do it all - Excellent abilities to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, problem solve, anticipate what is needed next and manage time to deliver the highest quality work on time.

  • Robust commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion - We are all about elevating voices, spreading power and increasing opportunity for all. 

 
Desired Experience

  • Minimum of an Associate Degree or equivalent work or life experience.

  • Experience working in a programmatic role in the nonprofit/foundation/public sector in Greater Miami for 3+ years.

  • 5 - 7 years of work experience in a professional office setting.

  • Excellent skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, email protocol, and internet research.

  • Multilingual is a plus.

  • Experience working with constituent management databases, specifically the Blackbaud suite of products, is a plus.

This list of essential responsibilities and requirements is not intended to be exhaustive. The Miami Foundation reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.

 SPECIFICS

Salary: $65K - $80K, commensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefits:  We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 403(b)-retirement plan, flex spending and dependent care accounts, professional development stipend, paid time off, cell phone stipend and gym reimbursement.

Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@miamifoundation.org

The Miami Foundation’s Anti-Discrimination Policy - The Miami Foundation shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers, selection of vendors, and provision of services.

The Miami Foundation practices and champions inclusiveness in our community. We honor the diverse strengths, needs, voices, and backgrounds of all members of our community. Candidates from traditionally marginalized communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Officer, Strategy, Planning and Management

Posted April 28, 2022
Seattle, WA

Classification: Full Time

At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we believe that by creating an environment for our employees to thrive personally and professionally, we will have maximum impact toward our missions to achieve our vision.

Leadership and Culture
Our culture shapes our choices about what we do and how we do it. We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment can do extraordinary things. We expect foundation employees to intentionally and consistently embody our values of optimism, collaboration, rigor, innovation, and inclusion.

Summary
The Officer, Strategy, Planning, and Management role serves as the primary lead on Gates Philanthropy Partners’ (GPP) grantmaking and reporting for each of its portfolios and issue-specific funds. The person in this role will provide support for strategic planning, monitoring, and reporting of progress of program initiatives. The focus is on impact and financial analyses at the grant and portfolio level; coordination of information gathering from grantees and other partners and on initiative level investment strategy development. They will perform research and analysis in support of portfolio performance management, including annual process to set, monitor, and report on program team scorecard goals. 

*This position is a limited-term position for 36 months.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develops and coordinates all investment and financial processes for GPP.
  • Tracks incoming gifts and identify funds available for grantmaking.
  • Manages overall grantmaking process for GPP, including tracking proposal progress and aligning approvals, payments, supplements, and reporting.
  • Monitors grant and contract pipeline to produce accurate forecasts vs. budget reporting.
  • Manages the GPP grantmaking process from start to finish to donor reporting. As appropriate, identify ways that the grant or payment processes can be improved.
  • Liaises with grantees as they have questions about GPP and its funding.
  • Develops donation, donor, and grant reporting to track the journey of dollars that can be used on a regular basis to report back to donors and/or the Board.
  • Ensures efficient execution of all key leadership and grantmaking activities throughout the year.
  • Leads, implements, and oversees business and operations in alignment with GPP’s strategy and with an eye towards continuous improvement.
  • Serves as trusted business advisor who can look ahead and anticipate what GPP needs from an operational lens as it continues to grow in volume (donations, grants) and complexity.
  • Coordinates with BMGF operational support teams such as GCS, GFAS, IME, and IT to ensure continuous improvement and efficient management of GPP’s policies and processes.
  • Coordinates the development and approval of GPP’s Form 990.
  • As applicable, identifies and communicates GPP’s business needs, and coordinates a cross-foundation team to execute changes and/or improvements.
  • Prepares and communicates business and operational updates to Treasurer and the GPP Board.

Financial Manager Responsibilities

  • Develops and tracks annual and long-term financial plans and forecasting.
  • Manages GPP’s investment pipeline through monitoring of execution and financial forecasting.
  • Leads operational improvement initiatives aimed at streamlining investment development, approval, and monitoring.
  • Creates and manages financial monitoring tools about GPP’s operational, financial, donor, and grantmaking needs, and partner with teams to manage grant and contract spending.
  • Leads donation, grantmaking, and account reconciliation needs, including:
  • Enter and reconcile gift and grant data between Salesforce, INVEST, and D365 to support decision-making.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s or other advanced degree with 5+ years of experience, or equivalent experience.

*Must be able to legally work in the country where this position is located without visa sponsorship.

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Hiring Requirements
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Depending upon your work location, we may require proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and any recommended booster doses. All employees based in the United States are to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire and any recommended boosters, subject to applicable laws.

Accommodations
If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request to hr@gatesfoundation.org.

Inclusion Statement
We are dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.

All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve our mission will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to race, color, age, religion, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and prior protected activity.

Associate Program Officer

Posted April 28, 2022
Seattle, WA

Classification: Full Time

At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we believe that by creating an environment for our employees to thrive personally and professionally, we will have maximum impact toward our missions to achieve our vision.

Leadership and Culture
Our culture shapes our choices about what we do and how we do it. We believe that energized people, working well together, fueled by great leadership in an inclusive environment can do extraordinary things. We expect foundation employees to intentionally and consistently embody our values of optimism, collaboration, rigor, innovation, and inclusion.

Position Summary:
The Associate Program Officer will support their team with high quality analysis and decision analytics around key issues, making sure that new data from partners, grants, and projects is captured, analyzed, and the results fed back into the strategic decision-making processes. This person in this role is part of a team responsible for expanding Gates Philanthropy Partners’ (GPP) relationships, partnerships, grantmaking, and donor base. They will help launch and manage major data collection efforts to execute on the measurement, learning, and evaluation strategy. They will also provide research, analytics, project management, knowledge management, and donor stewardship to support GPP’s continued growth.

*This position is a limited-term position for 36 months. 

Responsibilities:

  • Helps manage GPP’s grant and contract portfolio and serves as GPP’s liaison to Gates Foundation program strategy teams. May potentially manage a GPP issue-specific fund, especially in the research & development portfolio.
  • Captures data about eligible Gates Foundation grants for GPP grantmaking, supports the leadership decision-making process via business cases, and executes approved grants.
  • Prepares report content for high-stakes internal and external needs, including annual GPP reporting and other communications. 
  • Drafts sections of key documents, reports, and presentations for a variety of purposes and audiences, summarizing developments and recommendations for program areas and external partners.
  • Supports the shaping of GPP’s MLE strategy. Helps design and operationalize processes and systems which will feed data and analysis from grants and research back into key strategy and portfolio management decisions.
  • Interacts and communicates clearly and consistently with grantees and partners in the field.
  • Serves as a relationship manager for GPP’s network of donors, grantees, and other partners to build and support the community and its unique needs.
  • Partners with GPP leadership on donor stewardship strategies.
  • Manages content updates to GPP’s external website and supports other communications needs.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s or other advanced degree with 3+ years of experience or equivalent experience.

*Must be able to legally work in the country where this position is located without visa sponsorship.

#LI-BR1

Hiring Requirements:
As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Depending upon your work location, we may require proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 and any recommended booster doses. All employees based in the United States are to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire and any recommended boosters, subject to applicable laws.

Accommodations:

If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request to hr@gatesfoundation.org.

Inclusion Statement

We are dedicated to the belief that all lives have equal value. We’re committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the global populations we aim to serve—in race, gender, age, cultures and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.

All applicants and employees who are drawn to serve our mission will enjoy equality of opportunity and fair treatment without regard to race, color, age, religion, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and prior protected activity.

Software Engineer

Posted April 28, 2022

Position Overview:

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below. The Essential Functions of this position include the ability to work on-site in an office environment.

  •          Design and program components for internal web applications while utilizing the best programming practices and maintaining HIPAA and financial compliance
  •          Oversees the formulation of project objectives and system development requirements
  •          Acts as a subject matter expert and primary point of contact for assigned systems and reporting tools. 
  •          Analyzes and designs program logic, screen layouts, reports, and testing criteria to support development of new or enhanced systems.
  •          Design, develop and maintain (MySQL, MSSQL) internal databases while maintaining backwards compatibility with existing systems.
  •          Work with non-technical users to develop application solutions
  •          Develop and maintain other API systems utilized by internal applications (PHP, Go)
  •          Ability to use and maintain related API systems that interconnect critical resources
  •          Assist in the deployment and upgrade of PHP, RAD tools such as Scriptcase
  •          Troubleshoot and fix any issues relating to PHP programs
  •          Create PHP and JavaScript’s to facilitate client systems to meet performance and objectives
  •          Analyze existing systems and databases and develop the best procedures for performing migration to new systems
  •          Perform research and analysis on existing systems and identify processes to improve and implement changes to enhance productivity and workflow.
  •          Create documentation for software created and track all tasks, objectives and documentation of projects by utilizing the Kanboard project management system.
  •          Develops plans for testing and implementing systems and monitors those processes to ensure desired results are achieved
  •          Utilize source debuggers and write or modify software
  •         Produce results effectively and within the deadlines set
  •          Work closely with the IT team in completing projects

Qualifications:

Advanced knowledge and experience including but not limited to:

  •  PHP and JavaScript programming language
  • Scriptcase as a PHP application development tool
  • Using external PHP libraries to read and write xlsx, csv files.
  • Integrating services like Twilio, DocuSign into PHP apps.
  • Use of PHP to interface with APIs to automate processes between applications and accounting software
  • MySQL and MSSQL databases
  • Physical and virtual servers and CPanel management tools
  • GitHub and other project deployment environments
  • Microsoft Azure for application deployment and operations
  • Go-Golang is a plus
  • NET application is a plus
  • Developing , maintaining and supporting technical solutions , hardware and system software components.
  • Implementing various email, text, and app based MFA schemes.
  • Advanced ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple complex projects, tasks and times to meet delivery dates.
  • Ability to work effectively with others and provide superior customer service to end users
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally to end-users, vendors, management and peers
  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot complex hardware, software technical issues associated with software systems, personal computers, peripherals and end user devices.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year degree granting college or university with a major in computer technology or related field;
AND
  • Five to seven years of work experience analyzing, designing, testing, implementing and managing functional automation information systems and projects;
AND
  • Two years hands-on experience with relational database languages;

OR

  • An equivalent combination of education ( not less than possession of a high school diploma/GED ), training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted above.

 Send your resumes to HouserJ@ChildrensBoard.org

Strategic Communications Officer

Posted April 25, 2022

Reports to: President & Chief Executive Officer
Salary Range: $125,000 - $160,000

Position Overview:

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg (the Foundation) has a bold mission. We achieve health equity through race equity by listening humbly, learning fearlessly, and leading courageously impacting systems and population health. To be effective in this mission, the Foundation’s internal operations must be efficient, sophisticated, and nimble. The Strategic Communications Officer role
is crucial to translate the voice of lived experience into influential narratives that influence social change.

The purpose of this position is to translate data to multiple communications channels involved in changing systems within the social/political/moral determinants of health to achieve race equity as the theory of change to health equity in Pinellas County using a social determinants of health lens. The role interacts with Learning, Programs, Center, and with the President & CEO (PCEO). This position has the authority to launch efforts across the channels, establish the communication audiences by various channels, and the deployment of all techniques across the channels with a frequency and content that works.

The role also has a key responsibility with metrics of engagement and of outreach determining ranges of targets that can lead to changing systems. This will require data collection over time.

Finally, the role plays a technological role in determining how user uptake across the community can be engaged in submitting ideas to the Foundation for health equity with a race equity focus. How do we mine those groups to bring about change?

The Foundation must be felt, seen, and heard to influence systems change. A multi-disciplined multi- pronged approach is required with cycles of engagement driving accelerated trust from community participants.  Comfort with all print, electronic, social, digital, and strategic curated approaches toward communications toward change is an expectation of the successful candidate.

This position participates in a management huddle across the Foundation to stay informed, influence methodologies to amplify efforts, and to lead the communication efforts across the Foundation tied to strategic aims.

Core Responsibilities:

Lead: Lead the establishment of all communication channels across the Foundation’s database of people with data elements necessary for channels of messages that influence a particular group. For example, business, elected officials, government bureaucrats, nonprofits, PRELC (Pinellas Race Equity Leadership Council), community residents, and others.  Lead in ensuring these channels have regular and trusted timelines for deployment of strategic data with meaning for Pinellas County and the Foundation’s mission. The Foundation’s positioning (view of audiences in terms of power and influence) is critical. This position will also anchor the Foundation’s messaging about itself.

Listen to and establish Feedback loops: Defining the role for and then organizing regular feedback loops to include community grass roots, and grass top influencers is a critical part of the role. What messages are needed? Are we coming through with our efforts? How are we experienced among those we aim to address?  The role must be in partnership with research and evaluation, determine the proper pathway for disseminating data so that the data is understandable and culturally appropriate.

Training: Organizing how each staff and volunteer learn and share key messages about the Foundation, and its work, including impact in the community. How do we talk about race equity to health equity that is community led? What does that sound like to an array of audiences?The Center For Health Equity: Develop a full and robust marketing plan for the Center For Health Equity where synergy and multi-sector work blend to bring about social change.  Who needs to know what when about what event and whose job is the communications plan given the work with multiple partners?

Imagine/Create: This role requires imagination and creativity to communicate complex ideas in straightforward understandable pictures, language, and sounds. How can we use video to communicate in a regular way? How can we take a stale data point and make it meaningful to residents of Pinellas encouraging action? What stimulates people?

Direct: Day-to-day eblasts, graphics, vendors, and coordinate internal staff to deliver powerful messages to influence various audiences into action toward system improvements to reverse racism in social determinants as led and prioritized by community voices. Support listening efforts as needed, and distribute messaging as determined through analysis of listening efforts. Oversee all activities of vendors or outside teams supporting the Foundation’s influential communications.

Learn and Share: What messaging is working, what isn’t, and how will we know? Collect metrics and solicit ongoing feedback from our audiences to understand how our messages are received, and improve messaging over time by aligning language, tone, and personality.  As learnings occur, share with the team so adjustments (start/stop/continue) can be made.

Strategize: Select the most strategic ideas and efforts to put into action given limited resources (time, money, social capital) available at the time. The Foundation’s annual strategic plans will specify goals and actions.  Because social change requires great adaptability and flexibility of strategy implementation on the fly, several activities may emerge and at times take priority over the plans. The Strategic Communications Officer will be involved in strategic planning efforts and results for planning with the understanding that adaptation is a critical element of social change.

Manage: Day-to-day actions, schedules, deployment of plans, vendors, partners, and all internal relationships to have successful activities.  Manage workflow ensuring deadlines are met and messaging is coordinated. This includes the oversight of the tools outlined in the description below.

Competencies and Tools: Influential messaging requires a candidate skilled in channel marketing and positioning, and comfort with a range of communication and data visualization tools. A graphic eye for print and video productions, understanding and deployment of social media, best methodologies for e-news communications and blasts. How are we using all the print and electronic media (including purchased media) and is it strategic? How are we deploying social media and supporting it? Ensure we are feeding appropriate messages on a regular basis across all identified social media platforms that link with our identified channels.   Support and amplify data visualization efforts to enhance communication of the Foundation’s messaging.

Support: The ongoing basic communications around Foundation events, media announcements, and activities of the Foundation. Utilize unique skills when warranted (strategic) but deploy all tasks and actions in the most effective and efficient manner.Relate: Successfully relate to all internal staff and ensure their understanding of the needs for this position. Effectively build relationships to establish trust and action solving all problems that limit the ability to implement planned actions/efforts.


Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s degree with strong experience in relevant work will also be considered.
•   Three to five years of relevant experience in social justice/health equity communications which
includes print, digital, media, website, social media, and publications.
•   A comprehensive understanding of the social determinants of health is strongly preferred.
•   Professional and errorless writing, speaking, and design skills.
•   Demonstrated strategic thinking skills.
•   Prior experience in managing others, managing processes, and managing vendors.
•   Ability to work in St. Petersburg, FL.
•    Able to organize and prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.
•   Experience with project planning and implementation.
•   Demonstrated skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications,
including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, and Teams.
•   Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
•   Proven ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.
•   Ability to respond quickly to change.
•   Ability to develop good working relationships with internal and external customers.
•   Demonstrated ability to work effectively under stressful conditions.
•   Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and weekends.


Salary Range: $125,000 - $160,000

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:
No phone calls will be accepted. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume through our applicant tracking system at this link.

Please note that all applicants will be required to complete an assessment as part of the application process.

Candidates for employment at the FHSP will come into contact with highly confidential data and information about agencies that apply for or are granted funding. This confidentiality requirement of all information related to outside agencies and/or Foundation business is an integral part of the job description and of employment expectations. Anyone involved in sharing confidential information during employment will be terminated for cause.

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Director of Philanthropy


Posted April 21, 2022


Classification: Full-time / Exempt

Reports To:  Chief Executive Officer

Position Summary:

The Director of Philanthropy will plan and implement a successful annual campaign and manage all resource development  processes. The position objectives are to maximize giving growth through a concerted effort to establish and grow meaningful relationships with community leadership, company leadership, key influencers / stakeholders, and major donors (Leadership and Alexis de Tocqueville Societies), to retain our current donor base and develop new donor relationships.  The Director will grow revenue through workplace/employee, corporate, and individual giving, and sponsorships. The Director will expand and diversify donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for current and emerging needs/initiatives. This outward-facing role requires the candidate to be a leader who has the demonstrated ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships. The position oversees other resource development staff whose responsibilities include workplace campaigns, direct mail appeals, and fundraising events, and other forms of solicitation/prospect development. 


Campaign Team Coordination:


  • Recruit, train, and support an effective volunteer Campaign Team to conduct account calls with all workplace campaigns and work on new business development.
  • Work with leaders of private neighborhoods to recruit and train volunteer Residential Chairs to act as lead peer to peer fundraising champions.
  • Work with Marketing Director on design, content, and quantities for all campaign and campaign related marketing materials.
  • Goal Setting - prepare projection reports and lead Campaign Team through Goal Setting exercise.
  • Conduct workplace campaign presentations, including leadership presentations, as needed.
  • Provide regular campaign reports to Campaign Team and Board of Directors.
  • Draft solicitation letters and oversee multiple mailings.
  • Solicit corporate gifts from workplace campaign accounts - Elite Campaign and Torchbearer Commitments.
  • Coordinate the personalization of handwritten notes on solicitation and acknowledgement collateral.


Relationship Management:

In coordination with the UWF Executive Director and the CEO, cultivate and

manage relationships with key stakeholders.

 

  • Recognize the power of effective stewardship (thanking donors, informing them about the impact of their gifts, keeping them apprised of progress on the community work it is intended to address and deepening the relationship) and develops and implements plans to steward donors of all giving levels.
  • Serve as the year-round point of contact and strategic consultant for donors. Strengthen those relationships by promptly handling inquiries, valuing donor gifts regardless of the size, and regularly communicating about UW’s investments and the community impact those investments are making.
  • Monitor account progress, evaluate results, identify potential problem areas, and develop and implement corrective/improved procedures and methods in a timely fashion.


Gift Processing & Campaign Analysis:


  • Sort and code all campaign gifts daily for processing and batching.
  • Complete regular formal campaign analysis for internal use.
  • Complete Database II reporting to UWW.
  • Maintain historical campaign records.
  • Prepare the appropriate paperwork for Finance to ensure campaign tracking in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for donor database upkeep and implementation.
  • Track donor recognition, including solicitation, thank-you letters and emails.


Events:


  • Coordinate across the organization securing all necessary Sponsorship opportunity procurement.
  • Day of Caring/Kick-off Event - work with Marketing and Community Impact to plan and execute event.
  • End of Campaign Thank you Event – work with Marketing and resource development staff to plan and execute event.
  • Leadership/Loyal Contributor Events – work with UWF Executive Director to plan and execute event.
  • Attend and assist as needed with all UWIRC events.


Administrative Duties:


  • Work in conjunction with UWF Executive Director, and CEO to develop a strategic, comprehensive annual operational timeline, to maximize resources; prevent scheduling conflicts of activities; and support effective resource development efforts for both the UWIRC and the UWF.
  • Develop and manage Resource Development budget, with assistance from Finance and CEO.
  • Maintain close, positive relationships with the key workplaces through CEO relationships, including planning and oversight of the accounts’ annual United Way campaign – focusing on building and maintaining effective relationships.
  • Drive the strategy and execution around reimaging corporate partnerships and how to engage individuals to support the work of UWIRC
  • Supervise and manage staff workloads and performance plans.
  • Provide strategic focus for the team, including encouraging collaboration between initiatives and partners.
  • Work effectively with other staff at United Way to provide appropriate support and value to partners.
  • Cultivate community support for United Way by maintaining contacts with local organizations, businesses, and individuals.


Other assigned duties:

  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Attend Resource Development Team meetings.
  • Attend monthly Board meetings.
  • Staff Citizen Review panel.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors.


MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:


Education:


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of training and experience.


Experience and Skills:


  • 2 to 4 years of experience in an equivalent position.
  • Prior United Way or other non-profit experience desirable.
  • Ability to work independently under limited supervision within established job description.
  • Exceptional organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Must be willing to ask people for monetary donations to achieve United Way annual fundraising goals.
  • Must be able to engage potential donors at workplace campaign kickoffs.
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and donor cultivation.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with volunteers and a diverse range of key stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage telephone and in person communication with strong customer service skills.
  • Professional demeanor, ability to work independently, with sound judgment and discretion in managing confidential donor and campaign information.
  • Must possess strong presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and ability to learn other applications including Raisers Edge software.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Must have fundraising experience including annual fundraising campaigns, fundraising events, donor relations/cultivation and the ability to secure major gifts.


Personal Characteristics:


  • A reliable and enthusiastic team player.
  • Seeks creative and innovative solutions.
  • Exhibits high personal standards of integrity, honesty, and character.
  • Easily move between being an independent self-starter and collaborative team member.
  • Presents a high degree of maturity, reliability, and self-confidence.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Passion, humility, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and selfdirected.


Physical Requirements:

With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to sit and type at a computer terminal for up to 8 hours per day with appropriate breaks and perform tasks that require fine dexterity and repetitive motions using the arms, hands, wrists and fingers. Some functions require standing and sitting for extended periods of time. Lifting may be necessary at times.  Must be able to stoop, bend and lift on a frequent basis. Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.


This job description is subject to change at any time.

United Way of Indian River County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

Salary Range: $62,000-$72,000

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Meredith.Egan@unitedwayirc.org

12191 W Linebaugh Ave, Suite 626, Tampa, FL 33626

Email: info@fpnetwork.org

Phone: 813-983-7399

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