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JOB OPENINGS

  • Charitable Funds Manager

  • Office Assistant

Charitable Funds Manager 

Reports To: Vice President, Grants & Initiatives
Position Type: Full-time, professional exempt    
Closing Date: Open until filled
Submit Cover letter & Resume to: resumes@cfbroward.org
Salary Range: $55,000-$60,000 annually
 
Community Foundation of Broward seeks an energetic, enthusiastic, and career-minded professional to advance the Foundation’s mission as a Charitable Funds Manager. Responsibilities required are to: provide high quality customer service to donors and grantees, strengthen connections of Foundation fundholders with causes they care about, serve as a knowledge source on community issues, develop and provide high quality experiences that inspire investment in solutions, and administer grantmaking programs that result in impact on issues.  Position will manage a portfolio of charitable Funds, which includes managing grant programs and special projects. Other responsibilities may be added at the discretion of the Vice President of Grants & Initiatives.
 
Results – based Responsibilities
  • Create a more fulfilled donor community through strategic philanthropy by executing superior leadership in managing portfolio of charitable Funds, which includes crafting innovative strategies to increase donor capacity to tackle issues/opportunities. Create annual work plan and define actions to advance work and meet Foundation goals.  Manage committees and facilitate timely internal/external communication about our work. Work synergistically with staff to deliver best customer service.
  • Ensure effective and results-based community investments are made according to the criteria of each Fund within portfolio by understanding the donor’s interests and intent and knowing their philanthropy plan; thereby, developing and administering grantmaking strategies accordingly. This includes proactively identifying and researching issues, conducting due diligence on nonprofits, crafting and reviewing RFP’s, convening external review committees, and implementing strong evaluation strategies to demonstrate measurable impact. Effectively manage grantee relations to ensure success of supported programs.
  • Grow interest, excitement, and inspire investments in solutions by providing consistent communication to donors to demonstrate the difference their philanthropy makes. This includes but is not limited to providing confirmation of grants processed, correspondence and progress reports from recipients, interesting articles relative to the donor’s interests, recognition in grantee newsletters, annual reports and website.  
  • Create a sense of community of Foundation donors by helping them forge relationships with each other to impact community issues. Shift relationships from one of perceived solicitation to collaborative investing in solutions. This can be achieved by initiating experiences that inform, educate and engage with the Foundation’s work which includes, site visits, roundtables, and other educational programs.
  • Increase customer satisfaction with our community knowledge and philanthropy services by becoming the donors trusted community investment advisor and knowledge center on issues and by troubleshooting and resolving issues for donors. Also ensure nonprofits deliver on outcomes and share success stories that demonstrate impact of grants to be shared with donors.
  • Be a strong ambassador of the Foundation to advance the Foundation’s mission by representing the Foundation in a positive and professional manner in the community and at Foundation events. This includes serving on community committees, attending special events, and convening leaders. 
 
Administrative Management
  • Ensure online (PhilNet) technology meets the needs of donors and nonprofit users by maintaining up-to-date grant application portals, website pages, and grant proposals, and administer grants processing using PhilNET.
  • Maintain effective, accurate, and efficient grant process by preparing grant agreements, correspondence regarding  status of grant proposal, payment and report tracking and coding of grant and scholarship recipients, processing payments, generating grant data, managing allocations from Funds and maintaining accurate records on donors and nonprofits in the Foundation database. Includes streamlining processes and procedures and making recommendations to G&I staff other departments.
  • Execute successful Foundation convenings with stakeholders by coordinating internal and external meetings/events, that include scheduling, ordering food and refreshments, sending invitations, managing RSVP lists, handling registration, preparing and distributing meeting materials, and other logistics related to producing a smooth gathering.
  • Ensure effective internal communication by providing progress reports, data, and generating information needed to support achievement of Foundation goals. 
  • Advance the leadership agenda of the Foundation by being proactive in identifying strategies and by handling special assignments as directed by the Vice President of Grant & Initiatives

Candidates must possess the following skills to succeed in the position:
  • Communication/Public Relations Skills
    • Stellar communication skills with ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing; craft request for proposals, produce reports, briefs, newsletters, web content and other communication for various purposes and audiences  
    • Excellent presentation skills, with the ability to excite, interest, engage, and connect with diverse audiences. Able to convene multiple sectors to advance Foundation work; serve as discussion facilitator/moderator; build consensus on issues
    • Ability to build strong relationships and bond with donors and other constituents; warm, personable, engaging and inquisitive; easy to talk to and starts conversation with ease
  • Program Development and Implementation Skills
    • Excellent research skills; able to be a resource; knowledge of public/private sector (business and community) trends and issues and able to translate knowledge and ideas into action to advance work
    • Experience in designing high level, effective educational experience for constituents to advance philanthropy
    • Demonstrated leadership in conceptualizing, developing, implementing and evaluating programs and initiatives that have impacted organizations and communities 
  • Team Player/Problem Solving Skills
    • Ability work collaboratively with staff to integrate cross program activities and functions to achieve Foundation and departmental goals
    • A self-starter who can work and resolve issues independently and efficiently using strong critical thinking, creativity and analytical skills;  intuitive- able to figure out what needs to be done to get a result
  • Administrative Skills
    • Ability to handle data entry and clerical tasks, such capturing and updating useful information in Foundation’s information management system
    • Good with numbers; ability to prepare and manage budgets
    • Proficiency in computer applications, specifically Microsoft 2010 and above, knowledgeable of Excel and PowerPoint
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum 3 years of high level relative work experience with concentration on community relations, development, communications, business development, project management, customer service or consumer relations management 
  • Proven track record of creating and implementing programs and strategies that have led to improved organization effectiveness


Office Assistant
(Entry Level Support Services)

 
Reports to Office Manager. 
Experience:  High School Diploma; 2 to 3 years office experience preferred.
Salary:  $35,000 plus benefits

This position supports the goals of the Foundation with a major emphasis on assuring positive customer service through personal and telephone contact with donors, and the general public, upholding office protocol and providing assistance to staff. 
 
Results-based responsibilities:
 
Receptionist Duties
  • Generate a warm and welcome Foundation environment by integrating strategies that make guests feel expected and welcomed and provide superior customer service.  This applies to office and select Foundation sponsored events and includes in-person, online and telephone experiences.
    • Answer phones
    • Greet guests
    • Become familiar with staff job descriptions so calls can be directed accurately
Office Systems
  • Create a stress-free office environment by proactively handling duties
    • Set-up and clean-up for all meetings
    • Ensure all public areas are neat and clean
    • Ability to lift 25 pounds or more
Database and Information Technology
  • Ensure accurate information is maintained in the Foundation’s database to enable delivery of customer service by updating, entering or deleting of information.
    • Update database profiles as required (name, address, email, etc.)
    • Prepare and utilize mailings lists from database for Foundation events, making name tags and tracking of RSVPs accurately with all necessary back-up information included
    • Overall excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis on Outlook, Word and Excel (Power Point helpful). 
Other Job Duties:
  • Assemble packets/brochures and other various administrative functions needed by staff
  • Copying, scanning, stapling, binding, etc., any documents needed for meetings
  • Additional miscellaneous duties as assigned by supervisor
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Additional hours may be required to assist with special events and workshops. 
 
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