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Florida Philanthropic Network's Jobs Board lists job openings in Florida's grantmaking field and related areas.

If you would like to submit a job posting, email us at info@fpnetwork.org with a description of the job and who to contact for inquiries. Members and nonmembers are welcome to submit open job postings.  A notice will remain online for 30-days. but can be renewed for an additional 30-days at the same rate. FPN members can post a job posting free of charge. Nonmembers will need to pay a $100 fee. Payment needs to be received in full before the career posting is uploaded to the web site.

Treasurer | Chief Financial Officer - Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation 

Posted on July 29, 2021
Sarasota, FL

Job Summary:

The Treasurer | Chief Financial Officer is responsible for maintaining the financial integrity of Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation through the expert direction of its financial, fund accounting, and investment activities.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Include but are not limited to the following:
  • Supervises and manages all aspects of Barancik Foundation’s financial and accounting systems.
  • Develops and implements the financial and accounting procedures based on generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Develops and manages systems for effective internal controls.
  • Monitors and manages cash flow requirements so as to maximize the return on investment.
  • Oversees the preparation and adherence to the annual budget.
  • Oversees the annual financial audit and preparation of all tax filings.
  • Prepares timely financial analysis to guide the President|CEO, committees, and the Board of Directors in decision-making and to advise them of any financial matters needing their attention.
  • Serves as a liaison to the Investment Committee as well as between Barancik
  • Foundation and its outsourced chief investment officer.
  • Ensures adherence to the investment policy.
  • Understands the roles of all parties involved in investment decision making –
  • committees, board, CIO, etc.
  • Oversees maintenance, insurance, taxes, and related issues for real estate owned or leased by Barancik Foundation.
  • Oversees IT management and cybersecurity.
  • Provides technical assistance to nonprofit organizations and peer foundations from time to time.
  • Carries out special assignments as requested by the President|CEO.
Qualifications
  • Commitment to Barancik Foundation’s values of service, integrity, and stewardship.
  • Accurate, intelligent, strategic-thinker.
  • Self-motivated and able to make solid and well-thought-out business decisions.
  • Ability to understand and communicate the broad goals of Barancik Foundation while remaining focused on the detail-oriented work and follow-through.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well independently and within a multi-disciplinary team environment and manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Commitment to the highest standards of service to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to recognize confidential information and to handle appropriately.
  • Minimum of a BA or BS degree in accounting or finance, master’s degree in business or finance and CPA certification preferred.
  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in accounting or finance.
  • Expert in the use of software programs, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet applications, presentation software, and database applications.
  • Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills; initiative; resourcefulness; the ability to develop, motivate, lead, and supervise staff to achieve positive outcomes for the organization; and a willingness to work collaboratively with the President |CEO, Board members, staff, and constituents.
  • Proven ability to interact successfully and build effective relationships with a wide range of constituents and have excellent presentation, written communication, and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Highly-developed people skills and the ability to interact respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and cultures.
  • Enthusiastically live the mission, vision, and values of Barancik Foundation.


To Apply, please send your resume to careers@barancikfoundation.org.

Director of Journalism - Knight Foundation

Posted on July 23, 2021
Miami, Fla.

Knight Foundation is seeking a tech-focused, visionary and impact-oriented leader to oversee investments, partnerships and a network of people and projects at the intersection of technology, journalism products and news media. As the director, using your knowledge of the business of journalism, you will be charged with recognizing emerging trends, such as artificial intelligence, blockchains and other technologies that can either advance or undermine journalism. You are responsible for developing and leading ground-breaking initiatives that result in innovative forms of news creation, distribution, engagement and consumption.  

The position is based in Miami and you will report to the vice president of journalism.
 
Key responsibilities:

  • Developing an active network of diverse experts (technologists, product specialists, entrepreneurs and researchers) who will support the foundation’s mission to drive journalism sustainability and innovation.
  • Sourcing, developing and managing a multi million-dollar portfolio of innovative projects for Knight Foundation to fund.
  • Evangelizing emerging and existing technologies and media consumption models that can be replicated and sustained to better inform communities.
  • Partnering with Knight Foundation’s learning and impact team to measure the impact of initiatives, inform strategy and improve results.
  • Representing Knight Foundation at local and national forums.
Things we look for in a successful candidate:
  • Insightful and innovative leader who possesses strong business acumen and a risk-taking mindset.  
  • Experience at the forefront of emerging technologies, including UX/design, data, artificial intelligence, blockchain and VR/AR/MR.
  • A proven track record of implementing technologies and products that transform how people are informed and engaged.  
  • Adept at building relationships and influencing individual stakeholders and the broader technology community.   
  • Understanding of journalism – preferably with experience inside news organizations.
Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

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.

Send your resume to: recruiter@kf.org
For more on Knight Foundation, visit kf.org
Knight Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Philanthropic Advisor - Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Posted on July 15, 2021
Sarasota County, FL

The Philanthropic Advisor is responsible for developing and furthering relationships with existing donors, prospective donors, financial advisors, and the community at large to generate donors opening charitable giving funds at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.  The primary focus is the necessary relationship building and solicitation needed to reach the organization’s goals and assist donors in achieving their charitable goals.

The successful candidate will be a high-energy professional with a proven ability to build long term, trusting relationships between an organization and their stakeholders.  The successful candidate must have extensive experience using problem-solving and analytical skills to be able to successfully assist donors with creating their philanthropic plan to achieve the highest desired results.  The ability to work seamlessly in a cohesive team environment as well as strong written and communication skills are also required for this position.

The Philanthropic Advisor is a full-time position offering excellent employer paid benefits to include health, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance. The benefits package also includes 401K with matching and bonus opportunity and more!

Essential Functions:
  • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of prospects, current donors, and professional advisors to develop their relationship with the CFSC and ensure personalized outreach.
  • Leads, plans, implements, and continually refines meetings, events, services, programs, projects, and products that work to meaningfully engage donors in their philanthropy, with CFSC, and with each other in ways that will maximize resources and expertise to meet community needs.
  • Regularly represents CFSC at scheduled on-site and off-site social events and other related events before and after regular business hours on the weekdays and weekends.
  • Cultivate and grow relationships with community organizations and other institutions and associations to position the Foundation as the premier community-based center for philanthropy.
Expected Outputs:
  • Maintain portfolio management responsibilities for donor advised and other funds as assigned to assist donors in the furthering of their charitable goals, generating additional contributions to funds and referrals to other prospective donors.
  • Utilizes the FIMS database to track and record relationships, builds donor profiles, and/or research donor interests and giving patterns.
  • Create presentations in collaboration with colleagues for opportunities to present to prospective donors, professional advisors and community groups in collaboration with other colleagues.
  • Participate in cross-departmental work teams including, but not limited to: Marketing/Communications, Community Impact, Knowledge & Equity and Finance.
  • Attain goals and objectives that align with those of the Philanthropic Department.
Position Qualifications:  
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  A combination of related experience and education may substitute for degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in development, sales, or marketing with an emphasis on providing service to high-net-worth individuals.  Knowledge of the local philanthropic community and working in a nonprofit environment is required.
  • Demonstrated customer relationship management experience.  Comfortable working with assigned relationships in telephone and face-to-face consultations, as well as public speaking.
  • Highly developed relationship-building and listening skills (i.e., ability to easily connect and form long-term relationships).
  • Effective and persuasive verbal and written communication style.  Ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships,
  • General knowledge of investments and the financial services industry; able to effectively synthesize and translate technical content (financial, programmatic, investment-related) to donors and prospects.
Technology Qualifications:  
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, moderate to advanced skills in Word, EXCEL, and PowerPoint.
  • FIMS software knowledge or other comparable donor database software.  Ability to become proficient with FIMS software within 90 days of hire.
  • Ability to self-support for basic computer and network problems.
General Performance Standards and Expectations:

In addition to satisfactory performance on all the essential job duties and responsibilities for this job, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County employees will strive to demonstrate our service philosophy of P.R.I.D.E in excellence to our internal and external constituents.

Purposeful Worker:        

  • Goal Oriented
  • Gets job done within deadlines
  • Self-Motivated
  • Takes Ownership
  • Accountable
  • Maintains required technical skills
  • Calm under stress


Respect:             

  • Respect for importance of everyone
  • Empathetic Listener
  • Ask and listen
  • Provides excellent customer service, both internal & external
  • Demonstrates qualities of a Servant Leader
  • Under promises and over delivers
  • Authentic, honest, genuine


Inspirational:            

  • Curious about new information
  • Creative, independent thinker
  • Problem solver – thinks outside the box
  • Continuous learner


Dedicated Team Player:        

  • Works well across disciplines
  • Adaptable to change
  • Listens to other’s ideas
  • Accepts different assignments


Enthusiastic:            

  • Excited about the CFSC mission
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
About This Opportunity:

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County (CFSC) has been a respected philanthropic force since its founding in 1979. By providing a highly personalized link between donor’s dreams and the community’s needs, CFSC has helped ensure that people of vision and means have a trusted partner in their commitment to having an enduring impact on the community and causes they treasure.  Accordingly, CFSC purposefully champions the community goals of its donors, committed at every turn to helping individual community investors achieve the maximum impact for the philanthropic dollars they entrust to the Foundation.

In just one day in 2016, donors to CFSC’s 24-hour online Giving Challenge donated over $13.1 million. The 2018 Giving Challenge raised $11.7 million for more than 630 local nonprofits. In an unparalleled 2020, the Giving Challenge raised $19.1 million from 59,000 donors to strengthen 686 local nonprofit organizations.  The Giving Challenge is but one example of how CFSC welcomes all community philanthropists and believes that everyone can be a philanthropist, not just those with means.

A dedicated advocate of excellence in philanthropy, CFSC is accredited by the Community Foundations National Standards Board, a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations. Perhaps more important locally, the Foundation is widely regarded as a collaborative partner by hundreds of nonprofits serving the people of Sarasota County.

CFSC expects its team to embody a set of seven core values:

  • Compassion
  • Empowerment
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Quality
  • Stewardship
  • Inclusiveness

All interested candidates should apply online at www.CFSarasota.org.
For additional information or questions, please contact:
Lisa Carter
Director, Organizational Capacity
Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Arts Grant Writer - Miami City Ballet

Posted on July 7, 2021
Miami, FL

Reporting to the Director of Foundation and Government Relations, the Arts Grant Writer composes applications and compliant reports to institutional funders and conducts prospect research to increase the institutional funding portfolio. This position collaborates with the Director of Foundation and Government Relations and other staff throughout the organization to assist in achieving positive financial outcomes. While majority of responsibilities relate to writing, there are opportunities for growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Writing
  • Develop foundation, government, and corporate proposals for an assigned large portfolio of donors and prospects.
  • Assist the Director of Foundation and Government Relations in preparing all grant-related documents, including: grant applications, support materials, letters of inquiry, and reports.
  • Conduct institutional research required to complete grant proposals.
  • Identify new potential funders using Foundation Center, iWave and other research tools.
  • Assist the Director of Foundation and Government Relations with institutional grantee agreements and ensure appropriate contractual funder compliance.
  • Stay informed of new developments in the field.
  • Management
  • Manage an institutional portfolio of 5-10 prospects: provide a cultivation, stewardship, and fundraising plan to the Director of Foundation and Government Relations; submit timely proposals, compliant reports, and acknowledgement/correspondence; provide monthly progress toward goals to the Director of Foundation and Government Relations.
  • Manage aggregation and analysis of all Company data relevant to grant proposals.
  • Administrative Support
  • Support the Director of Foundation and Government Relations in the preparation of grant budgets in collaboration with the Finance department.
  • Accurately maintain the institutional recognition pages in performance program books and on the MCB website.
  • Support grants-related writing projects such as special correspondence with grantors, acknowledgement letters, individual donor proposals, and other development-related correspondence.
  • Utilize Tessitura (database) to track funder/prospect moves management interactions.
  • Assist the Development team as needed.
Qualifications
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience as a grant writer, preferably for a non-profit organization, and a background in ballet, contemporary dance, or the performing arts is preferred.
  • Proven ability to write clearly and succinctly, and in a way that appeals to the targeted audience.
  • Demonstrate proven track record on acquiring six-figure grants.
  • Strong understanding of AP writing style.
  • Capable of working well under pressure and writing to deadlines.
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, including the ability to multi-task.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Tessitura (database) is preferred.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively to achieve common goals.
  • Proven ability to work independently; strong self-motivation and effective time management skills.
  • Communicate effectively: speak, listen, and write clearly.
TO APPLY

To apply, please send:

  1. Resume
  2. (3) Grant Writing samples
  3. Cover letter briefly outlining your experience in relation to the qualifications and selection criteria above

Email your application to joy.stanfield@miamicityballet.org


 
Miami City Ballet seeks to develop and nurture its diversity. Miami City Ballet is committed to maintaining an inclusive community that recognizes and values the inherent worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, sensitivity, understanding, and mutual respect. Miami City Ballet is an EEO employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Officer of Learning and Impact - Knight Foundation

Posted on July 1, 2021
Miami, FL

Application deadline:  August 15, 2021

Are you passionate about research and improving philanthropy?

Knight Foundation’s Learning and Impact (L&I) team seeks an intellectually curious and data driven researcher, a process-oriented project manager and a detail-focused administrator to advance and support the department’s investments in original and independent research and assessments of Knight’s grant making. You will report directly to the vice president of Learning and Impact.

Knight Foundation seeks to be a more effective social investor through insights that can drive impact in the fields and communities where we work, and we believe the greatest impact comes from sharing insights widely.  

The Learning and Impact team leads the foundation in cultivating and applying insights through assessments and research. We assess our investments to understand their impact and to monitor progress on our grant assumptions, goals, and equity and inclusion. By doing this, we aim to further the impact, guide our future investments and, through shared knowledge, assist grantees and others in the fields where we work. We commission original research and support independent research to add to the general understanding of the present and future of informed and engaged communities.

You will play a critical role in better understanding the opportunities and challenges our fields and communities face and will leverage that knowledge to support the future vision and strategy of Knight’s programs.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead small and support large research and assessment projects, including assisting in the contracting of and project management of implementation work completed by external consulting and evaluation firms.
  • Manage a small portfolio of research grants and support the management of the larger L&I grant portfolio.
  • Collect, analyze and share data from Knight’s grant making system, grantees, staff and external sources.
  • Perform the research and data analysis required to recommend thoughtful courses of action to leadership.
  • Partner with the communications team to distribute research, including planning research presentations.
  • Facilitate the timely flow of information by liaising and partnering with other foundation departments.
  • Assist the vice president in planning, managing and improving team operations, including budgeting and workload planning.
Things we look for in a successful candidate:
  • Believes in Knight Foundation’s mission.
  • Applies intellectual horsepower to concepts and complexity.
  • Demonstrated mastery in data analysis, research and developing presentations.
  • Able to assist in scoping projects, developing schedules, holding vendors accountable and to execute on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Relates well to and builds rapport with colleagues at all levels of the organization, vendors and grantees of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Learns quickly when facing new problems and enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.
  • Uses rigorous logic, methods and honest analysis to solve difficult problems.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.


Knight Foundation is a national foundation with strong local roots. We invest in journalism, in the arts, and in the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers. Our goal is to foster informed and engaged communities, which we believe are essential for a healthy democracy.

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.


Applications/resumes should be submitted to recruiter@kf.org.

12157 W Linebaugh Ave, Suite # 384, Tampa, Florida 33626

Email: info@fpnetwork.org

Phone: 813-983-7399

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