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Shannon St. John Philanthropy Fellowship

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Triangle Community Foundation


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Published 24 days ago

July 1, 2021
March 1, 2021
$42,000 - $42,000

The Shannon St. John Philanthropy Fellow is a two-year, comprehensive position that will allow recent graduates the opportunity to gain experience across different departments at the Foundation, including Community Engagement, Marketing and Communications, and Donor Development and Engagement. Fellows will have the opportunity to work with the Foundation’s Impact Areas, donors, policies and storytelling and will finish the program with a broad view of philanthropy and a significant portfolio of skills and experiences to carry into their next opportunity.

Applicants must be within 2 years of Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree completion and have graduated from a North Carolina college or university (Triangle-area preferred).

Interested in this position? An information session was previously recorded and is available to view here.

Key Responsibilities

Year 1

Work primarily with the Community Engagement and Marketing & Communications Departments, in the following ways:

  • Work closely with Program Officers to support Impact Area grants, including:
  • Application and evaluation creation
  • Supporting Program Staff and nonprofits during the application period
  • Participate in initial grant evaluation
  • Support and train Grant Advisory Committees
  • Serve as a liaison for community-based partnerships aligned with career interests
  • Create Nonprofit Insight and Issue Reports, as requested by Donor Engagement, with support from relevant Program Officer
  • Assist with content creation in various mediums (written, visual, audiovisual)
  • Participate in review of data analytics and communications planning
  • Assist with coordination, planning, and execution of community-focused events

Year 2

In addition to continuing a support role with the Community Engagement Department, Fellows will work with the Donor Development & Engagement Department to support and engage the Foundation’s current, prospective, and legacy fundholders and assist with donor-focused systems, strategies, and campaigns.

Position Requirements

  • Commitment to the Foundation's goals and mission
  • Interest in learning about philanthropy and/or the nonprofit sector
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Good interpersonal skills, including the ability and willingness to work closely with other colleagues as a team
  • Strong writing ability
  • Strong customer service mentality and commitment to professionalism
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to organize work to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility; able to adjust activities and priorities and take on new responsibilities
  • Dependability
  • Willingness to seek out and accept feedback

The Fellow will be compensated with an annual salary of $42,000 plus comprehensive health benefits and retirement contributions.

This is a 2-year position that will begin in July 2021 and continue for 24 months. The Foundation is committed to the professional growth of the Fellow during and after their term of employment.

The Shannon St. John Philanthropy Fellow is a two-year, comprehensive position that will allow recent graduates the opportunity to gain experience across different departments at the Foundation, including Community Engagement…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

The Fellow will receive benefits (after one month of employment) and retirement contributions (after 6 months of employment).

The Fellow will receive benefits (after one month of employment) and retirement contributions (after 6 months of employment).

Location

On-site
Durham, NC

How to Apply

We are accepting applications via our online system. Access the system to create an account and submit an application at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=trianglecfscholarship

We are accepting applications via our online system. Access the system to create an account and submit an application at https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey…

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