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Manager of Community Philanthropy

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Community Foundation for Greater New Haven


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January 29, 2021

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Manager of Community Philanthropy. The Community Foundation’s mission is to inspire, support, inform, listen to and collaborate with the people and organizations in Greater New Haven to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.


In 2021, The Foundation launched Stepping Forward, a three-year supplemental funding commitment of $26 million to address the widespread immediate community needs caused by COVID-19 and to advance equity in Greater New Haven.


Title:                                    Manager of Community Philanthropy

Department:                    Development and Donor Services

Reports to:                        Director of Gift Planning

FLSA Status:                      Non-Exempt

POSITION:

The Manager of Community Philanthropy is responsible for assisting in the design, management and implementation of the strategy to increase the diversity of donors and prospects within the comprehensive and ongoing development program of The Community Foundation.

The Manager is a dynamic and collaborative professional who possesses organization, communication, fund development, and volunteer management skills. The successful candidate has a proven track record of accomplishment with a combination of sales and relationship development, customer service, outreach, and stewardship experience. The candidate works collaboratively to execute The Foundation’s strategic plan and to achieve The Foundation’s mission.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes engagement with, and charitable giving through The Community Foundation to donors, prospects and volunteers
  • Works in conjunction with Development and Donor Services team leadership to design and implement strategies that focus on identifying and supporting the engagement of donors and prospects of color in Greater New Haven
  • Manages a portfolio of fund prospects and donors through the entire cycle of development – from research and identification through cultivation, solicitation, closure, and stewardship
  • Delivers successful results and exceptional customer service with respect to donor and prospect outreach, engagement, solicitation and stewardship
  • Serve on cross-departmental teams

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sales, public relations, major donor gift solicitation, or an equivalent combination of related experience
  • Knowledge of the local community as well The Community Foundation is a plus
  • Demonstrated accomplishment building relationships and collaborations
  • Experience working with volunteers and volunteer management
  • Demonstrates the ability to inspire and sustain relationships
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and customer relationship management systems
  • Commitment to The Foundation’s mission and core values of integrity, diversity, vitality, collaboration, long-term vision, service, accountability and excellence

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit a resume/C.V. and cover letter to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org (Human underscore Resources) with the subject line “Manager of Community Philanthropy - Idealist.” Please also indicate how you found this job posting.

The deadline for submission of materials is January 29, 2021. No phone calls please.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven is an equal opportunity employer.

The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, the region's largest grantmaker and permanent charitable endowment, is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Manager of Community Philanthropy. The Community Foundation’s…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Location

New Haven, CT

How to Apply

Please submit a resume/C.V. and cover letter to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org (Human underscore Resources) with the subject line “Manager of Community Philanthropy - Idealist.” Please also indicate how you found this job posting.

The deadline for submission of materials is January 29, 2021. No phone calls please.

Please submit a resume/C.V. and cover letter to Human_Resources@cfgnh.org (Human underscore Resources) with the subject line “Manager of Community Philanthropy - Idealist.” Please…

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