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Office Manager

Posted January 11, 2022
Venice, Florida

Together with our donors, our team boldly and proactively transforms our region – and you can too.

Gulf Coast Community Foundation recognizes employees as individuals with unique abilities to transform our region. Our culture is one-of-a-kind and provides a trusting supportive environment where creativity flows. Together, we can do more.
   
Job summary
Gulf Coast’s office manager is responsible for ensuring all internal and external constituents have a “Raving Fan” experience with Gulf Coast; office management; and providing administrative support on a wide variety of Gulf Coast’s projects, initiatives, and activities. This front desk position will rotate coverage between our Venice headquarters as well as our future Philanthropy Center in Sarasota.
 
Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Include but are not limited to the following:
  • Provide exceptional service in every interaction building lasting relationships and loyalty to the Gulf Coast brand
  • Serve as facilities manager for Venice headquarters and Sarasota Philanthropy Center
  • Manage relationships between Gulf Coast and its vendors
  • Design and implement office policies and systems
  • Ensure technology and equipment are always in working order
  • Ensure current and ongoing compliance with safety regulations and protocols including but not limited to fire safety, a partnership with the city police department, and preparation, deployment and recording of drills among others
  • Ensure office supplies are plentiful and that the office environment meets Gulf Coast’s high standards
  • Prepare conference rooms for board, committee, and other meetings and ensure all areas are clean and orderly at all times
  • Facilitate all staff recognition/celebration events
  • Respond to team requests and support all departments as needed, with the authorization of the COO to ensure priorities are properly addressed


Qualifications

  • Ability to provide exceptional service in every interaction, while regularly exceeding expectations
  • Exhibit utmost confidentiality and handle received information appropriately
  • Show a positive, upbeat attitude that is able to diffuse a situation as needed
  • Accurate, intelligent, self-motivated, and exceptionally well-organized
  • Ability to multitask with repeated interruptions while maintaining efficiency and producing accurate work product
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize regularly to meet all operations goals
  • Commitment to the highest standards of service to internal and external customers
  • Ability to excel while working in a support role as part of a high-performing team
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to independently and resourcefully solve problems and to plan and accomplish goals
  • Demonstrated web-based skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability  to become proficient with database software
  • Enthusiastically live the mission, “Together with our donors, we transform our region through bold and proactive philanthropy”; vision, “We envision thriving communities with opportunities for all”; and values “Integrity, Leadership, Collaboration, and Excellence” of Gulf Coast Community Foundation

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an office management setting

Experience

  • Prior high paced office reception and/or office management experience required
  • Prior public relations experience preferred

General Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body
  • Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Occasional walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, exerting over 10 pounds of force and recurrent repetitive motion (such as typing) are involved in performing this role

Working Conditions

  • The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions
  • Events may take place off-site and may necessitate exposure to weather elements
  • Ability to work remotely and from multiple locations as needed

How to Apply:

Please apply here.



Philanthropic Advisor

Posted January 10, 2022
Miami, Florida

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:

  1. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards a portfolio of prospects, current donors, and professional advisors develop their relationship with the CFSC and ensure personalized outreach.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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:

  1. 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.
  2. Utilizes the FIMS database to track and record relationships, builds donor profiles, and/or research donor interests and giving patterns.
  3. Create presentations in collaboration with colleagues for opportunities to present to prospective donors, professional advisors and community groups. In collaboration with other colleagues:
  4. Participate in cross-departmental work teams including, but not limited to: Marketing/Communications, Community Impact, Knowledge & Equity and Finance.  
  5. Attain goals and objectives that align with those of the Philanthropic Department.

Position Qualifications:   

  1. Bachelor’s degree required. A combination of related experience and education may substitute for degree.
  2. 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.
  3. Demonstrated customer relationship management experience.  Comfortable working with assigned relationships in telephone and face-to-face consultations, as well as public speaking.
  4. Highly developed relationship-building and listening skills (i.e., ability to easily connect and form long-term relationships).
  5. Effective and persuasive verbal and written communication style.  Ability to develop and maintain positive interpersonal relationships.  
  6. 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:  

  1. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, moderate to advanced skills in Word, EXCEL, and PowerPoint.
  2. FIMS software knowledge or other comparable donor database software. Ability to become proficient with FIMS software within 90 days of hire.
  3. 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 

Community Investments Assistant

Posted January 5, 2022
Miami, Florida

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 Investments Assistant will work within the Community Investments team and is responsible for supporting our Miami Connected and Music Access Miami programs. Both initiatives are centered in collective impact strategies, aimed at increasing accessibility to areas like high-speed internet and music education.

The Community Investments Assistant will work closely with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) and other stakeholders to serve as a key resource in championing both initiatives through effective partnerships and efficient operations.

This position reports to the Manager of Music Access, Arts, and Culture and will work closely with the Digital Access Director.

ABOUT MIAMI CONNECTED
Miami Connected is an initiative to bring broadband internet at no cost, digital skills training, and career opportunities in technology to students and their families in Miami-Dade County. This public-private initiative seeks to make Greater Miami the most technologically inclusive and equitable community in the nation by bridging the digital divide and providing educational and economic opportunities for all its residents. Twenty percent of Miami-Dade County households do not have at-home internet access – in some neighborhoods, this number rises to fifty percent.

ABOUT MUSIC ACCESS MIAMI
Music Access Miami is a multi-year initiative to ensure all youth in Miami-Dade County have access to high-quality music education and all the benefits it unlocks. This initiative is focused across three core strategies: 1) Engaging at a system level and partnering with Miami-Dade, County Public Schools (M-DCPS), by strengthening a Music Education Ecosystem Asset Map, 2) Bringing music to all youth one neighborhood at a time, starting with a significant collaboration among multiple key music education leaders through the Miami Gardens Music Alliance, 3) Continuing to incentivize collaboration and foster increased trust across the music access ecosystem, through support to the Music Access Network.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Respond to inquiries, facilitate communication, provide materials, and schedule meetings with key stakeholders, including schools and community organizations.  
  • Lead event and outreach logistics, including planning, communication, support, setup, managing inventory of program materials.
  • Support creation and editing of program materials and websites, including both copy and design, in collaboration with Communications team.
  • Provide customer service and technical assistance to families, teachers, schools, and community organizations.
  • Support maintenance of data systems to facilitate analysis and process improvement.
  • Provide administrative support including filing, executing partnership agreements and processing payments
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.  
  • This role requires some availability outside of office hours to conduct outreach at events as well as transportation across the county for both events and partnership logistics.

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.
  • 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.
  • Love of the arts - You understand the benefits of art education in youth’s development and the relevance of the arts in building healthy communities.
  • Robust commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion - We are all about elevating voices, spreading power and increasing opportunity for all.  

Desired Experience

  • Experience working in education, nonprofit management, customer service, arts, communications and/or event planning in Greater Miami for 2+ years
  • Proficiency skills in the use of Microsoft Office, email, project management platforms and/or other tech tools (graphic design, social media, among others)
  • Excellent skills in the areas of organization, attention to detail, time management, ability to manage multiple tasks, define and set priorities and problem solve.  
  • Ability to research topics, gather information from multiple sources.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Capable of working independently, with ability to take initiative, as well as being part of a team

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, Non-exempt
  • Salary: $36,000 - $46,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • 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.
  • Please submit 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.

Economic Stability Director

Posted January 5, 2022
Miami, Flrida

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 Economic Stability Director will be responsible for leading a $20+ million, three-year initiative to support diverse-owned and led small businesses in Miami – for profit and nonprofit – by focusing on strategies that help them to build equity over the long-term. This significant initiative will offer grants/loans to help small businesses acquire assets such as property, equipment, or technology, and will invest in capacity building to further grant/loan recipient success.

The initiative is grant-funded through a partnership with a major banking institution and has a goal of supporting an equitable recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. The ability to grow assets is a significant challenge for diverse-owned small businesses, which tend to start with less capital and lack access to the capital they need to grow their businesses.

The Director may also collaborate on other small business opportunity initiatives at the Foundation including but not limited to LaborMiami.org, and workforce development programming. The position reports to the Director of Public Affairs and will work closely with the Managing Director of Community Investments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as lead architect on creating a customized, multi-year strategy that is rooted in community and aims to grow assets for diverse small businesses (for-profit and nonprofit).
  • Create and manage an inclusive Advisory Group that will guide and advise on opportunities to build promising solutions through this program.
  • Foster an increasingly trusting and collaborative environment for all organizations and community members working toward this common goal.
  • Design loan and grant programs, in partnership with community and the Advisory Group, that will make investments to promote business growth and job creation.
  • Nurture partnerships with local Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), as well as relationships with public, private, and nonprofit organizations to further the impact of this initiative.
  • Offer strategies to provide technical assistance to small business owners to support asset ownership and asset protection strategies.
  • Provide leadership and oversight for all aspects of a successful initiative including managing:
    • Grant and contract logistics and payments
    • Communications efforts for the initiative including program branding, marketing and storytelling, and impact reporting
    • An Associate to support the initiative
    • External vendors and contracted partners
    • Measurement of key performance indicators to measure grant/loan recipient performance
    • Financial reporting
  • Cultivate, steward and engage the primary program donor by serving as the bridge between the Miami efforts and parallel efforts happening in communities around the country.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS                                                     
Essential Qualities

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit – The initiative is in its early stages and will be best led by an individual with experience creating high impact programs from the ground floor.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - This role will involve relationships management across many constituent groups, from government partners to nonprofit leaders. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success building and managing robust partnerships.
  • Unwavering solution orientation - This initiative is pushing to accomplish something challenging and meaningful that will not be without difficulty. The ideal leader will be asset minded and unafraid of the real work that goes into system-level change.
  • Management experience - There will be many moving pieces involved in this initiative, oversight of which will require exceptional project management skills, disciplined organization skills, and comfort with both small details and conceptual frameworks.
  • Willingness to do it all - You will take full ownership for the success and direction of the initiative. There is no job too big or too small.
  • Passion to support small businesses - You understand the challenges small businesses (for-profit and nonprofit) face and have a passion for ensuring equitable access to capital and resources.
  • Robust commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion - We are all about elevating voices, spreading power and increasing opportunity for all.  
  • Unlimited patience and respect – This individual will work with small business and nonprofit organizations and will consistently need to lead and interact with patience and respect to help foster equity in our region’s small business ecosystem.


Desired Experience

  • Degree in business, social sciences, project management or other relevant fields, preferred
  • At least 5 -7 years of significant project management experience
  • Experience working in a programmatic role in the nonprofit/foundation/public sector, or experience accelerating small businesses ideally in Greater Miami for 5+ years
  • Track record of growing an initiative from the ground up and managing large-scale projects to completion with minimal oversight
  • Experience collaborating with and elevating low-income or marginalized communities and specifically small businesses/nonprofits
  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office, email, project management platforms and/or other tech tools (website design, social media, among others)
  • Involvement in one or more social impact movements of any kind

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

  • Title: Director of Economic Stability
  • Position available: Immediately
  • Status: Full Time, Exempt
  • Salary: $70K - $90K, commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Benefits: 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.
  • Please submit 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.

Marketing and Communications Assistant

Posted January 5, 2022
St. Petersberg, Florida

Florida Humanities seeks an experienced Marketing and Communications Assistant who will support the promotion, branding, marketing and digital communication of Florida Humanities.  This position directly supports the Communications Department’s initiatives with the planning, executing, and tracking of marketing & communications projects such as email campaigns, brand awareness, social media, or content marketing.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Independently coordinate marketing and community initiatives, including overseeing logistics, managing reports, analytics, coordinating with media contacts and funded partners, creating itineraries/timelines and overseeing design and delivery of marketing collateral
  2. Coordinate collateral products or content, including copy, scheduling, testing, and database management
  3. Create, proofread, and schedule content for various communication channels (e-newsletter, social media, videos, etc.) ensuring consistent voice
  4. Assist with developing and managing online content and social media marketing programs, including blogs, website and public relations efforts
  5. Evaluate and monitor campaign performance on an ongoing basis by analyzing key metrics and creating comprehensive reports
  6. Manage relationships with external contractors to ensure high-quality and timely execution of marketing programs, and to ensure competitiveness
  7. Conduct market research and identify trends and outreach opportunities

Additional related assignments as directed.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism or related field
  • Two to four years of communication and digital marketing experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable of the disciplines and definition of the humanities; Experience working in any humanities field or the nonprofit sector a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize work, maintain deadlines, and produce high-quality work; Detailed-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and consistency
  • Effective writer and editor with experience drafting communications and correspondence to engage key audiences and stakeholders
  • Ability to work collegially within a small staff and to establish service-oriented, helpful relationships with Florida Humanities’ partners and constituents
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, design programs (PhotoShop, InDesign, or Adobe), web-based tools, and database management systems
  • Possess an eye for design and the basic tenets of photography as well as video and audio content creation and editing skills
  • Physical: Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time; ability to lift parcels weighing up to 25 lbs; ability to stoop and reach; ability to climb stairs

 How to Apply:

Email your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to lcurry@flahum.org with “Marketing and Communications Assistant – YOUR NAME” in the subject line. Please include 3-4 writing samples and examples of graphic designs and videos. No phone calls please. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Florida Humanities is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to establish and maintain diversity among its staff and is thereby inclusive in its employment practices. Florida Humanities is also following local CDC guidelines regarding COVID practices and is currently requiring both in-office and remote office hours.

Officer/Media and Democracy

Posted January 5, 2022
Miami, Florida

Application deadline: January 21, 2022

Are you interested in media, technology and the future of our democracy?

Knight Foundation is seeking a curious, entrepreneurial thought partner, a detail-oriented project leader and a savvy, collaborative relationship manager to support investments at universities, think tanks and independent research organizations across the country.

Knight invests in independent research and policy insight to improve the quality of information online and foster informed engagement in the democratic process. Our investments support research that brings together social and data science, network analysis, computer science and engineering, humanities and the law to understand and proactively inform responses to the growing role of digital media in our society. We make these investments to ensure that policymakers and key stakeholders in industry and civil society are informed by independent, nonpartisan research, and that new legal and policy frameworks protect the public interest and advance fundamental democratic values on topics such as: content moderation and free expression online, intermediary liability, platform data access for researchers, and the scale and appropriate roles of private technology firms in our society.

This position reports to the Senior Director/Media and Democracy and is based in our Coconut Grove office in Miami.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and serve as a primary point of contact for a portfolio of existing grants and relationships with key researchers and policy experts.
  • Identify, analyze and develop well-written grant recommendations for new opportunities for investment or partnership.
  • Work with Senior Director to develop and implement a strategy for promoting greater connectivity and exchange among grantees and research/policy partners.
  • Support and collaborate with grantees and Knight Events team in the planning and successful execution of a major annual conference and smaller convenings each year.


Things we look for in a successful candidate:

  • Informed, non-partisan perspective on issues relating to media, technology, policy and democracy.
  • Enthusiasm for research, researchers and research institutions.
  • Soft skills to quickly develop and grow credibility and rapport with colleagues, grantees and partners at all levels.
  • Resourceful and enterprising in seeking and recognizing opportunities, and savvy in advancing them.
  • Well-developed ability to synthesize a range of inputs into strong written outputs.
  • Exceptional discernment, discretion and ethics.
  • Commitment to Knight Foundation’s mission.


Knight Foundation supports democracy in America by fostering informed, engaged, and equitable communities. The foundation invests in journalism, arts and culture in community, research in areas of media and democracy, and in the success of cities and towns where John S. and James L. Knight 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.

Local candidates only.
Knight Foundation collects and monitors vaccination status.
Send your resume to: recruiter@kf.org
For more on Knight Foundation, visit www.kf.org
Knight Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.



MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLER/COMMUNICATIONS

Posted January 5, 2022
Miami, Florida

Application deadline: January 31, 2022

Do you have sound judgment, excellent writing and strong social media skills? Do you have experience executing outreach strategies? Are you a visual storyteller? If so, Knight Foundation may have a spot for you on our Communications team.  

At Knight, we are committed to editorial excellence and innovative digital practices. As the foundation’s multimedia storyteller, you will report to the Director of Digital Strategy and Design on the communications team and will help shape the public voice of one of the country’s premiere champions of democracy.

This position is based in the Coconut Grove office in Miami.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead the execution and multimedia assets for strategic digital communications campaigns
  • Create and post social media content, including videos, blogs, news releases and more
  • Engage and develop Knight’s audience and reach new audiences including grantees
  • Gather information on Knight-related events in various cities, highlighting ties to strategy
  • Compile, analyze metrics and produce reports to inform strategy
  • Work across the organization to educate and engage staff in effective use of social media


Things we look for in a successful candidate:

  • Demonstrated experience in communications, multimedia journalism or integrated marketing communications
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency across social media platforms
  • Ability to manage projects to deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Background in web production, design, video, photography or fine arts; proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Comfort with data analysis and visualization
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with team members
  • Belief in Knight Foundation’s mission


Knight Foundation supports democracy in America by fostering informed, engaged, and equitable communities. The foundation invests in journalism, arts and culture in community, research in areas of media and democracy, and in the success of cities and towns where John S. and James L. Knight 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.

Local candidates only.
Knight Foundation collects and monitors vaccination status.
Send your resume to: recruiter@kf.org.
For more on Knight Foundation, visit www.kf.org
Knight Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.


MANAGER OF PHILANTHROPIC SERVICES

Posted December 22, 2021
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Local Candidates ONLY
Absolutely NO Recruiters



Community Foundation of Broward
Founded in 1984, Community Foundation of Broward helps families, individuals, and corporations create personalized charitable Funds that deliver game-changing philanthropic impact. Our mission is to transform our community through focused leadership that fosters collaboration, builds endowment, advances equity and connects people who care with causes that matter. Located on Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, we offer a competitive salary and a full complement of attractive benefits.

Position Summary
Community Foundation of Broward seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and career-minded professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment for the position of Manager of Philanthropic Services to advance the Foundation’s mission.  This position works within the Philanthropic Services Department to significantly grow the Community Foundation of Broward’s assets. Success is measured by an increase in the number of qualified referrals from professional advisors, and fundraising to generate gifts from new and diverse donors to the Foundation. The ideal candidate is goal oriented and results-driven with a proven track record of working effectively with affluent donors or clients and can skillfully and strategically identify, cultivate, and engage prospects toward securing major and planned gifts. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement communications and cultivation strategies to engage donors and prospects is desired.  Experience working collaboratively with colleagues across multiple departments and with a variety of community stakeholders to accomplish goals is a plus.

Expectations of the position include but are not limited to: Use a donor centered approach in developing moves management plans to engage prospects and close gifts and new Fundholders to the Community Foundation. Utilize a team approach to solicit, recognize and steward donors. Secure 3 referrals from professional advisors and raise a minimum of $250,000 in first year.  Organize educational meetings and present the Community Foundation value to professional advisors and professional advisor firms, civic, professional and nonprofit organizations. Other responsibilities may be added at the discretion of the Senior Director of Philanthropic Services.

This position reports to Senior Director of Philanthropic Services

Qualifications/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of relative work experience with concentration on relationship driven client or fundraising and stewardship of major and planned gift donors.
  • Financial advisor or estate planning background a plus
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated persuasive communication skills that can influence decision-making and engage clients/donors at various levels.


Candidate will be required to complete a writing sample and participate in a role play exercise.
Job Responsibilities

  • Position the Foundation as a community and philanthropic expert and the ideal partner for professional advisors, supporting their efforts to serve their clients. Provide outstanding and personalized philanthropic service to support professional advisors and their client needs.  Garner qualified referrals and successfully close gifts from professional advisors through education and relationship building. Move referred clients toward securing new funds and gifts to the Foundation. Portfolio of 75.
  • Build active partners to Foundation work by engaging professional advisors through individual and group meetings and communications. Incorporate educational opportunities particularly through hosting quarterly meetings for Professional Advisor Council members and an annual community-wide educational event for advisors. With direction of Senior Director, develop and execute a plan for these meetings as well as ongoing communications and coordinate their implementation with the Marketing and Communications team.
  • Grow new Funds and contributions to the Foundation.  Identify prospects, develop strategies that appeal to their unique interests, and secure charitable support from a developing and diverse prospect portfolio which may consist of:
  1. Nonprofit Agencies
  2. New residents/Business owners
  3. Emerging leaders – 45-65 years old
  4. LGBTQ+ community members
  5. Private Foundations
  6. Combined portfolio of 75
  • Provide exceptional client support and services to fundholders, community partners and professional advisors.
  • Proactively identify and execute strategies to advance the leadership agenda of the Foundation and by working in partnership with and handling special assignments as directed by the Senior Director of Philanthropic Services.

Please submit resumes to resumes@cfbroward.org  

COMMUNITY INVESTMENT Officer

Posted December 14, 2021
Bradenton, FL

Manatee Community Foundation is seeking an energetic and collaborative professional to serve as the Community Investment Officer.

Position Overview
This position manages the grant, scholarship and community investment aspects of Manatee Community Foundation. It includes collaborating and communicating with diverse donors, nonprofit leaders, community members, and students to develop opportunities for strategic use of the Foundation’s restricted and discretionary assets. The individual skillfully manages the grant and scholarship application processes, including solicitation of applications, oversight of nonprofit/student progress, and submittal of results-based reports. Provides service to donors who wish to make grant recommendations from their donor advised funds and works in partnership with team members for other grant opportunities.

Find the full position description online at ManateeCF.org. Submit resume and cover letter to SBowie@ManateeCF.org by January 4, 2022.

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