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Marketing Communications Manager - Community Foundation of Broward

Posted on September 15, 2021
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Local Candidates Preferred
ABSOLUTELY NO RECRUITERS


The Community Foundation of Broward (CFB) is currently seeking a Marketing Communications Manager. This position is responsible for advancing the CFB mission by strategically communicating our brand in a consistent, compelling and measurable manner through a variety of communications vehicles and events.

The ideal candidate will be able to work with staff in all departments to communicate relatively complex ideas in simple, compelling terms. This requires excellent written and verbal communications skills; working knowledge of brand management, marketing and communications; event management, expertise in web strategy, and superior project management skills.

Personal attributes that are fundamental to the role include: creativity, humility, strong work ethic, commitment to excellence, leadership mentality, a warm collegial style and a sense of humor.

This position reports to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Outstanding writing/editing skills, and ability to adapt writing style as necessary to communicate through varied communications to varied audiences.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team, and make key decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Must take initiative, be creative and show poise.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; attention to detail; and ability to perform under strict deadlines.
  • Proven experience in MS Office, web development and content strategy, event management, and desktop publishing are a must. (Experience with Constant Contact, Wordpress, Xink, Hootsuite and Survey Monkey are a plus.)
  • Demonstrated personal integrity and commitment to this work and the ability to engender trust, credibility, and confidence with a variety of constituencies.

Undergraduate degree required, preferably in marketing, communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field.
A minimum of five years of experience in marketing, communications, journalism, marketing or related field.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with staff in all departments to identify, develop and communicate compelling messages that have a measurable impact on CFB’s organizational goals and strengthen our brand.
  • Write, produce and develop distribution plans for various communications, including print materials, websites, project plans, electronic and print newsletters, etc. and ensure they generate the desired return on investment.
  • Manage and refine CFB internal communications processes to ensure critical information is shared across the organization, the CFB brand is shared consistently by all staff, and key messages are fully-understood and communicated by all staff with ease.
  • Update and enhance the CFB website, and grow the number of users, page views and qualified leads submitted through the site.
  • Ensure CFB signature in-person, virtual and hybrid events are well executed. Plan and manage all event logistics, including but not limited to: technology, theming, mailing lists, invitations, digital/printed materials, signage, décor, catering, transportation/parking, registration, vendors, video, photography, A/V, presentations, scripts, run-of-show, keynote speakers, staff assignments, rehearsals, committee meetings, day-of coordination, and post-event surveys.
  • Define and monitor metrics/analytics for all projects, and develop reports that measure the data to identify opportunities for improvement, strategy refinements, and progress/growth toward goals.
  • Serve as CFB Brand Ambassador. Ensure all staff and grantee organizations are fully trained and consistently adhere to official branding and messaging guidelines. This includes the review and approval of promotional materials provided by grantee organizations.
  • Create basic graphics, such as PowerPoint presentations, infographics, and handout materials to enhance staff communication with target audiences.
  • Refine and maintain communications and marketing photo, print and online archives.
  • Lead the effort to digitize aging marketing materials and historical documents, while developing a strategy to make appropriate documents accessible internally and externally.
  • Develop and place print and electronic media advertising
  • Grow and expand the social media presence for CFB on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
  • Manage audiovisual systems for Board meetings, stakeholder events and various meetings at the Foundation.
  • Serve as liaison between CFB and various strategic partner organizations.
  • Engage with key stakeholders in-person, and represent CFB at community events.
  • Develop and execute various special projects, events and activities as needs and opportunities arise.
  • Additional duties as assigned
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. We provide leadership on community solutions, and foster philanthropy that connects people who care with causes that matter. Located on Las Olas Boulevard in downtown Fort Lauderdale, we offer a competitive salary and full complement of attractive benefits.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter via resumes@cfbroward.org .

Promotional Copy, Program Officer, Civic Engagement & Immigrant Justice - Wellspring Philanthropic Fund

Posted on September 14, 2021
Flexible, FL

Salary: Up to $130,000

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund (WPF) is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing the realization of human rights and social and economic justice for all people. Their work is rooted in respect for the dignity and worth of every human being.

WPF’s priority is to promote the realization of human rights and access to economic and social justice – including racial, gender, and economic. WPF is focused on expanding the voices, dignity, and interests of the most vulnerable communities, including women, children, people living in poverty, people of color, people with disabilities, LGBTQI people, and those affected by armed conflict and mass atrocities.

Wellspring Philanthropic Fund’s Donor Philanthropic Initiatives & Executive Giving Department seeks a dynamic, collaborative, and strategic Program Officer to help evolve and implement new strategic efforts to build a diverse and representative nonpartisan electorate that is inclusive of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), naturalized citizens, and young people in Florida and Texas; as well as efforts to promote the protection of the rights of immigrants and their children in the U.S. and the southern border to ensure they are treated with dignity and fairness.

The Program Officer must be a proven leader in both fields and bring a strong intersectional analysis to the work with a clear track record working on racial justice issues and connections to the communities impacted by these issues. The Program Officer also has the seamless ability to straddle between these two areas.  This position calls on a depth of knowledge in state-level, nonpartisan civic engagement and power building in Florida and Texas, as well as in immigrant justice in the U.S. Specific qualifications include:

  • 10- 15 years of experience leading social justice strategies and proven subject-matter expertise related to local and state-level civic engagement in Florida and Texas (or the Southern region) and t immigration justice in the U.S., including significant experience with demonstrable impact in BIPOC communities and/or other historically disenfranchised communities, and strong connections to these communities.
  • 5+ years of experience working in philanthropy; including developing philanthropy strategies and executing a philanthropy portfolio for individual philanthropists highly preferred.
  • A strong sense of how to apply racial justice analyses to strategy is required.
  • Strong orientation for, and commitment to donor service; ability to assess and meet the donors’ goals and preferences. A passion to serve in a way that demonstrates respect and comradery.
  • Excellent analytic abilities, research, writing, editing, and communications skills.
  • Understands and values social justice, including racial and gender equity as an organizational operating principle –and is committed to continued learning on issues related to race, gender, equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Experience in a nonprofit grantmaking environment.
  • Familiarity with narrative change for social justice a plus.
  • Foreign language skills, including Spanish, a plus.


Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Wellspring Philanthropic Fund.
Application link: https://driconsulting.com/position/wpf-program-officer-civic-engagement-immigrant-justice%e2%80%8b/

Manager, Community Knowledge - Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Posted on August 14, 2021
Sarasota County, FL

This  position  is  responsible  for  the  successful  planning  and  implementation of  nonprofit  trainings, educational  opportunities  and other  supplemental  services offered  to  nonprofit  organizations.  This position contributes to major Foundation initiatives including The Giving Partner, the Giving Challenge, and Knowledge and Equity. The position manages the Foundation’s efforts to build capacity at nonprofit organizations through the use of the Foundation’s volunteer consultants, training workshops, and other avenues as deemed appropriate. Additionally, this position serves as a community liaison to the non profit community to assess capacity, needs, and communicate updates.

The successful candidate utilizes a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion to conduct their work. The successful candidate is also a project manager who is able to participate in community conversations, research, and capacity building activities. The position reports to the Vice President of Knowledge and Equity.

The Manager, Community Knowledge 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 training/education needs for community nonprofit organizations.
  2. Plans, coordinates, and implements effective workshops, forums and training sessions to address the needs of nonprofits as established through evaluation and the priorities set by CFSC.
  3. Conducts evaluation of training sessions and trainers, and makes future adjustments based on evaluations.
  4. Contributes to The Giving Partner database and annual Giving Challenge, including training, communication and successful processing of nonprofit information in The Giving Partner and donations to non-profits through the Giving Challenge.
  5. Collaborates with the Strategy and Communications team to write, draft and publish nonprofit communications including the monthly nonprofit newsletter, presentations, contribute to the foundation’s blog, and establish other forms of communication and opportunities with nonprofit organizations.
  6. Manages the organization’s Knowledge & Equity projects.
  7. Stays up to date on community best practices as it relates to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  8. Serves as an internal Knowledge and Equity department liaison for other departments.
  9. Provide other support services as needed as directed by supervisor.
Expected Outputs:
  1. Schedule of strategic trainings and workshops to support Foundation strategy related to The
  2. Giving Partner and Giving Challenge.
  3. Robust network of trainers and presenters for training needs.
  4. Timely reports on sessions and evaluations based on attendees.
  5. Adjustment of trainings and workshops based on the input from evaluations.
  6. Professional communications with nonprofit agencies.
  7. Positive collaboration with other CFSC teams to fulfill strategic initiatives.
  8. Assist in community research and the development of research, presentations, and reports.
Position Qualifications:
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in non-profit management, liberal studies, organizational development, or other related field required. A combination of related experience and education may substitute for degree.
  2. Understanding of the principles of effective training and leading meetings.
  3. Knowledge of community non-profits, resources, and organizations, or demonstrated ability to develop familiarity within first 90 days.
  4. Demonstrated excellent communication and organizational skills.
  5. Effective project management skills to manage multiple projects timely and successfully.
  6. Experience with evaluation of trainings/trainer skills.
  7. Experience in assessments, evaluations, research, or reports.
Technology Qualifications:
  1. Proficient understanding of software technology to work with technology experts and internal constituents to troubleshoot issues.
  2. Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  3. Proficient experience with nonprofit data bases and event registration modules, or ability to gain proficiency within 60 days of employment
  4. 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 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.

Recently, in just one 24-hour period, 58,974 donors to CFSC’s 2020 Giving Challenge raised over $18.4 million for 687 local nonprofit organizations.  Since 2012, the Giving Challenge has raised over $58 million for local nonprofits. 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 and surrounding counties.

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

Philanthropic Advisor - Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Posted on August 14, 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.  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 to 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 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.

Recently, in just one 24-hour period, 58,974 donors to CFSC’s 2020 Giving Challenge raised over $18.4 million for 687 local nonprofit organizations.  Since 2012, the Giving Challenge has raised over $58 million for local nonprofits. 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 and surrounding counties.

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

Scholarship Specialist - Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Posted on August 14, 2021
Sarasota County, FL

The Scholarship Specialist position is responsible for the day-to-day operations and delivery of the scholarship program.   This includes reviewing applications to ensure applications are complete,  working  with committees  and utilizing  software  to  review and  rank  applications, coordinating student interviews and awards, providing general support to students, and other related responsibilities.   The Scholarship Specialist position also provides support and works closely with the Manager, Scholarships.

The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys working with high school and college age students, with the ability to electronically process large numbers of applications, while paying close attention to the details. Additional qualifications include well developed customer relations, organization, teamwork, and written/oral communication skills.

The Scholarship Specialist is a full-time position offering excellent benefits including employer paid health, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance for employees. In addition to a generous Paid Time Off policy and paid holidays, the Community Foundation of Sarasota County also offers a 401K with a generous matching opportunity, bonus opportunities and more!

Responsibilities:
  1. Handles communications with all scholarship applicants and awardees, including monitoring and replying to the Scholarship email inbox and phone line.
  2. Presents during outreach events to high schools, including College Fairs, Financial Aid events, Info Sessions, Award Ceremonies, etc.
  3. Recruits and trains volunteer scholarship committee members and facilitates scholarship committee review processes/meetings for all Scholarship Program applications.
  4. Works directly with students for scholarship interviews, donor meetings and receptions, including scheduling, prepping and welcoming students.
  5. Collaborates with Manager, Scholarships to execute complex award determination process based on committee scores and specific fund eligibility for 80+ scholarship funds.
  6. Maintains relationship with partner organization to administer Scholarship Program.
  7. Administers four scholarship applications, adding new questions as needed to build in efficiencies.
      1. Checks in scholarship applications and communicates any needed information with applicants.
      2. Sends award notifications.
      3. Enters and tracks scholarship information in CFSC’s database
      4. (CommunityForce).
      5. Processes and mails scholarship checks.
      6. Resolves any outstanding or returned check issues.
  8. Creates and maintains current and archived files for scholarships.
  9. Resolves any unclaimed scholarship issues.
  10. Creates donor and committee appreciation materials.
  11. Provides administrative support to the Community Impact team as needed.
  12. Works as part of a team that provides backup receptionist coverage as needed.
Position Qualifications:
  1. Minimum of 1-3 years’ experience in project management and customer service roles; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Ability to work well with all levels of management, staff, and members of the public.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  5. Strong technical aptitude with the ability to quickly learn and adjust to new systems.
  6. Strong financial, analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  7. Effective organization and time management skills.
  8. Ability to prioritize and manage various projects and competing deadlines.
  9. Demonstration of the highest level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  10. Experience in non-profit environment and/or scholarship field helpful, but not required.
Technology Qualifications:
  1. Advanced proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required.
  2. Proficient with database tools.
  3. Comfortable with technology and able to self-support for basic computer and network problems; uses appropriate judgment when escalating for additional assistance.
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 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.

Recently, in just one 24-hour period, 58,974 donors to CFSC’s 2020 Giving Challenge raised over $18.4 million for 687 local nonprofit organizations.  Since 2012, the Giving Challenge has raised over $58 million for local nonprofits. 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 and surrounding counties.

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

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


Complete information on the Community Foundation of Sarasota County can be found online at www.cfsarasota.org.

All interested candidates should complete an application through the Community Foundation’s recruitment website, including a current resume and cover letter.

Please apply online at www.CFSarasota.org.


For additional information or questions, please contact:
Lisa Carter
Director, Organizational Capacity
Community Foundation of Sarasota County

Director, Research and Evaluation - Helios Education Foundation

Posted on September 1, 2021
Tampa, FL

Our Foundation

Helios Education Foundation believes every individual in Arizona and Florida should have the opportunity to attend and be prepared to succeed in postsecondary education. In order to create those opportunities, the Foundation strategically partners with organizations and institutions to improve student academic preparedness across the education continuum and to foster a high-expectations, college-going culture for all students.

The Foundation views its role as much more than a grant-making organization, but as an actively engaged partner, working in communities across Arizona and Florida contributing its expertise and resources to improve education systems and set more students on a path to completing a postsecondary degree. The Foundation’s mission-focused external work is driven by senior leadership in conjunction with the Community Engagement and Strategic Partnership teams (“Community Engagement”), the Community Impact and Learning Team (“Community Impact”), and the Government Affairs and Public Policy team (“Government Affairs”).

Partnerships are cultivated and strategically aligned to advance the Foundation’s Arizona Latino Student Success and Florida Regional Student Success initiatives and its priorities across the Education Continuum in Arizona and Florida.

The Position

The Director of Research and Evaluation is part of the Community Impact and Learning team and serves as a key contributor to the Foundation’s portfolio of research and evaluation work.  In this role, the Director of Research and Evaluation helps the Foundation and its partners develop evaluation tools and measurements; identify research projects that further the learning of the organization; and carry out or manage analytics to better assist in community learning.  The core of this work is focused on the educational continuum in Arizona and Florida, with its influence upon learning, policy and practice.  This work will advance the interests of the Foundation’s goal to be a knowledge and research-based, data-centered organization with a results-oriented approach to decision and policymaking.  This position assists in the implementation of Foundation initiatives, helps to inform strategy and assesses the impact of the Foundation’s grant making. This position reports to the Senior Vice President, Community Impact and Learning.

Candidate Attributes:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of methodology used to collect, analyze and report quantitative and qualitative data; experience with evaluation principles and design
  • Ability to communicate highly complex information verbally, in writing, and through presentation in an integrated format
  • Experience in research writing, reporting and presentation skills
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite products including Excel and PowerPoint; some experience in SPSS and statistical software preferred
  • Experience in managing multiple tasks, timelines and responsibilities
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Enhanced collaborative work style
  • Results-oriented mindset
  • Strong alignment with Helios’ culture, norms, behaviors and beliefs
Responsibilities:
  • Collect, analyze and interpret educational data pertinent to the Foundation’s goals and mission
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative and qualitative data using appropriate protocols, methods and computer software
  • Create scope of work, request for proposals, and other critical project-related documents
  • Manage and organize data collection, compilation and updates of key data and facts for the Foundation
  • Collaborate with the Senior Vice President, Community Impact and Learning, to carry out research to support the Foundation’s impact areas
  • Identify and digest leading policy, research and legislative developments around Helios’ impact areas and relevant education issues, including commentaries and reports
  • Communicate with internal staff and external stakeholders to obtain and disseminate necessary information
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to various audiences


Bachelor’s degree in education or social sciences along with 3-5 years of relevant experience, is highly desirable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.  Master’s degree preferred. Direct experience in education research and knowledge of preK-12 and/or postsecondary education is highly desirable.

COVID-19 Considerations

Effective October 1, 2021, Helios Education Foundation’s policy will require all employees and newly hired employees in a Helios Education Foundation office to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with limited exceptions for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. Should you have questions on this policy or want to discuss an exception, please contact Human Resources.  We will continue to monitor the applicable health and safety guidance and will adjust this policy as necessary and prudent.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Ms. Noel McClain, Director, Human Resources, at hr@helios.org (subject line “Director, Research and Evaluation - Search”); or Helios Education Foundation, 4747 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85018.  Credentials will be accepted until a sufficient number of competitive candidates has been received.  First review of candidates will occur no later than September 13, 2021.  

Candidate credentials will be reviewed as they are received.  Only candidates selected for an interview for this position will be contacted by the Foundation.  

Outreach Coordinator - United Arts of Central Florida


Posted on August 27, 2021
Orlando, FL

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

United Arts of Central Florida, a $9+ million nonprofit with a 32‐year established history in the four‐county Metro Orlando region, is looking for an outreach coordinator to support our Outreach and Grantmaking Department team with implementation of our grantmaking and advocacy programs. The outreach coordinator is a support position to the director, public grants & advocacy.

The coordinator will perform a variety of skilled administrative and clerical duties directly related to program management activities of the outreach and grantmaking department. These include maintaining databases, preparing routine correspondence, assisting with grant compliance, coordinating meeting logistics, providing customer service to grant applicants, and assisting and participating in program workshops and events. This position will coordinate a variety of programs. The ability to juggle multiple tasks and keep differing objectives straight is a must!

This position is relied on heavily for organization, detail work and communication, and utilizes cloud‐based technology, Excel spreadsheets, Adobe Professional, and the Foundant grantmaking database, and Outlook. Must have above average skill level with databases and Office products. This position is full‐time (40 hours per week) and spends 100% of its time supporting grantmaking and advocacy services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
The grantmaking program of work includes:
  • Coordinating grant workshop meetings
  • Providing technical support for applicants and panelists
  • Reviewing submitted grant applications for eligibility and completeness
  • Preparing panel materials and coordinating the logistics of panel meetings
  • Preparing final scoring and comments for applicants
  • Preparing reporting documents for client
  • Preparing award notices and funding agreements
  • Monitoring Grant compliance (contracts, reporting forms, site visits)
  • Processing grant payment requests
  • Maintaining tracking spreadsheets
  • Responsible for maintaining the grants, research, and advocacy pages of the United Arts website including postings, funding opportunities and grant portal links
  • other duties as required


The advocacy program of work includes:

  • Assist the director with coordination of advocacy work, which may include:
  • Coordinate annual arts advocacy trip to Florida State House in Tallahassee, including all event logistics and preparation; legislative appointments and mapping for teams, gather support materials.
  • Compile state of Florida arts and cultural grant information for local area; participate in annual workshop
  • Participate in monthly Florida Cultural Alliance calls.
  • Promote/provide support materials from Central Florida region with advocacy efforts, Arts Action Fund alerts, and others as needed and relevant to the United Arts service area.
  • Americans for the Arts national research study (AEP6) – coordination of seven‐county region data collection, including working with arts partners.
  • Assist with other data collection.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Two or more years of clerical support experience.
  • Experience in a nonprofit grant making or accounting environment preferred.
  • Process‐ and data‐driven and very detail oriented; interested in the “why,” not just the “how.”
  • Comfortable using and maintaining e‐granting database software, event related databases and accounting software;
  • comfortable maintaining website content;
  • Superior written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of people and situations; must be able to interact with clients of all cultural backgrounds; ability to speak Spanish a plus; ability to speak social media a plus; adept at technology and maintaining data
  • Proactive, with ability to work in a team environment;
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and manage diverse activities, and advance numerous projects concurrently;
  • Intermediate to advanced math skills; must be able to add, subtract, divide, multiply, and work with fractions, percentages, and averages; and
  • Intermediate to advanced user in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Professional, and Outlook.
TRAVEL AND OTHER
  • Must have reliable car and current U.S. driver’s license
  • May require travel within the four‐county region, and annually to Tallahassee (1‐2 days)
  • May require occasional early morning or evening event attendance
  • Travel is less than 10% of the position
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree from a four‐year college or university or equivalent work experience
Exceptional skill sets and experience may qualify in lieu of formal education

COVID‐19 – This position collaborates with numerous departments and is based in the office. United Arts requires that all staff working from the office be vaccinated.

Application Requirements:

The pay range for this Outreach Coordinator position is $15.00 to $17.00 per hour. Compensation is commensurate with experience. United Arts’ benefits include: medical, dental, life, long‐ and short‐term disability, employee 401K, and paid vacation, sick and holiday time.

Please include a cover letter describing your experience as it relates to the requirements of this position and why you are interested in it.  Please email your cover letter and resume to: HR@UnitedArts.cc, or fax to 407‐628‐9110. The position will remain open until it is filled.

United Arts is a drug‐free, smoke‐free EOE.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, United Arts will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Executive Assistant to President - Edyth Bush Charitable Foundation


Posted on August 26, 2021
Winter Park, FL

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


Click here to apply.

Assistant director of operations - Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

August 23, 2021
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Field: Higher Education, Public Media, Interfaith, Palliative Care, Environment
Website: http://www.avdf.org
Application Deadline: September 2021
Category: Operations, Programs, Program administration and management
Employment Level: Full-time

The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations seeks an exceptional and experienced individual to serve in the newly created role of Assistant Director of Operations (ADO). The ADO reports to the President of the Foundations and will be a key member of both the Foundations’ Program staff and Operations team. The ADO will have two broad areas of responsibility. First, the ADO will be responsible for overseeing critical grant management activities across all of the Foundations Program Areas. Second, the ADO will be responsible for overseeing and managing key operations functions related to accounts payable, human resources, and information technology, and working with the Office of the President on planning Foundation meetings and activities.

With respect to the first area of responsibility, the ADO will work as part of the Foundations’ Program team to review new funding requests, to manage active grants, including review of grantee reports and amendment requests, and to assist in evaluation of the success and impact of grants individually and by portfolio. The ADO will also be responsible for managing the Foundations’ grant agreements. The Foundations currently accept open submission funding requests in three of its Program areas: Private Higher Education, Public Educational Media, and Interfaith Leadership and Religious Literacy. Two other Program areas, Palliative Care and Environmental Solutions, are invitation only and the ADO would, as part of the Program team, be involved in assessing the suitability of potential applicants for funding in these areas as well.

With respect to the second area of responsibility, the ADO will work as part of the Foundations’ Operations team and be responsible for managing contracts and invoices for vendors, contractors, and consultants for the Foundations. In this capacity, the ADO will be the primary point of contact with the vendors that support the Foundations’ information technology needs. The ADO will also be responsible for managing the Foundations’ grant payments, most of which are paid in full at the start of the grant. In addition, the ADO will monitor the Foundations’ annual administrative and grant budgets and work with the President to prepare budget and payment reports and forecasts for the Foundations’ Boards. The ADO will also work with the President and the Director of Operations to oversee certain Human Resources functions including annual renewals of the Foundations’ benefits policies, and monitoring staff vacation and sick leave. Finally, the ADO will assist in the management of non-Board related Foundation meetings and activities.

Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years of experience in either a Programs or Operations role at a grant-making foundation.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to the Foundations’ Program Areas.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex tasks independently.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Team player who collaborates well in a small team environment.
  • Strong personal interest in the Foundations’ activities and mission.
To Apply:

Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately, Applications should be submitted by September 10, 2021. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications (including Resumé and Letters of Interest) should be submitted directly to the Foundations at office@avdf.org.

Community Impact Officer - Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties

Posted on August 23, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Community Impact Officer provides oversight, programmatic and administrative support for grantmaking and scholarship activities. In his/her grantmaking responsibilities they serve as a grants officer and principal point of contact to nonprofit organizations that are current or prospective grantees and participates in education of nonprofit partners. In his/her scholarship responsibilities they oversee the scholarship program and serve as a co-manager of the application, disbursement, engagement and data collection processes. Additionally he/she will work in coordination with our Development Team to speak to current and prospective donors about the benefits of planned giving, endowment-building, various options for grant and scholarship funds and the full range of options as it relates to Community Impact to promote philanthropic investment through the Community Foundation.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Adaptability/Flexibility, Customer Focus, Relationship Building/Communication, Attention to Detail/Accuracy, Project Management, Prioritization, Effective Communication, Systems Building and Fixing

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant Administration:

  • Assume responsibility for the Educational Attainment grants portfolio of proposals, including serving as the Foundation’s liaison to grant applicants and performing proposal reviews, site visits, interviews, and written and oral analyses of grant requests for foundation staff, board, donors, and or committee members.
  • Becoming trained in and assist with implementation of outcomes measurement framework, Results Based Accountability (RBA).
  • Remain well informed of current research, activities, and trends relevant to Educational Attainment.
  • Initiate and foster strategic partnerships with thought leaders and key external constituencies in Educational Attainment; represents the Foundation in local, regional and statewide initiatives and events; and educates nonprofits on issues relevant to their work in this portfolio.
  • In consultation with the VP for Community Impact identify opportunities to expand the Foundation’s influence in the community and to attract existing donor involvement and new donors in support of increased donor investment in area nonprofits.
  • When needed, responsible for grant award documentation, document approvals, entering new applications in the database, processing payments, and generating reports;
  • Maintain integrity of information in primary database and managing the inflow of applications and recommendations from web-based portal;
  • Ensure compliance with industry standard tax and legal requirements as well as to fund requirements;
  • Coordinate audit and compliance procedures for internal and external grant and scholarship file audits in cooperation with Finance Department;
  • Complete special projects as assigned.


Scholarship Administration:

  • Provide management and support in all aspects of scholarship administration processes from the application through the award lifecycle including, but not limited to: working with the scholarship administration vendor and their management of the online scholarship applications and award recommendations, coordinating volunteer interviewers, overseeing posting/publicity of scholarship availability, awarding payments and complying with all state and federal requirements;
  • Fully comprehend scholarship fund criteria, ensure that all awards appropriately match the pertinent funds available and prepare first draft recommendations for the Vice President for Community Impact and the Scholarship Committee.
  • Monitor post-award student scholarship progress to ensure all award conditions are met;
  • Recommend website updates to marketing as needed;
  • Communicate effectively and with timeliness to scholarship recipients, Scholarship
  • Committee, and related parties.
  • Conduct an annual evaluation of scholarship procedures and make recommendations to the Vice President for Community Impact with regard to program improvements and adjustments to maintain the integrity of the process.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENE & SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of four years successful track record of project and database management desired.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent computer skills and commitment to accuracy.
  • Prior grantmaking and/or scholarship management experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Examples of competencies in working with diverse constituencies, including boards, committees, and community organizations and/or with volunteers;
  • Proven engagement in community activities and knowledge of community issues
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s values


To apply, submit a detailed cover letter summarizing your experience and qualifications and include a resume to careers@cfpbmc.org. No phone calls, please.
 

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