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Director of Philanthropic Services Job Description
The North Texas Community Foundation serves the North Texas region so that people with philanthropic interests can support issues they care about – now or through their estates. As a Community Foundation, we help individuals, families and businesses establish charitable funds using a variety of assets. Grants are made from these funds to nonprofit groups that meet the charitable goals of the donor.
Founded in 1981, NTxCF is currently among the top 12 percent of community foundations in the nation. There are over 800 community foundation nationwide. The North Texas Community Foundation has assets over $275 million with more than 240 charitable funds.
For further background information please visit www.northtexascf.org.
Overview of the Position
The Director of Philanthropic Services is responsible for increasing financial contributions to the Community Foundation, leading efforts to grow philanthropy throughout the North Texas region and overseeing the organization’s marketing/communications and events efforts. This position grows the Community Foundation’s assets by engaging professional advisors and their clients, as well as working with individuals and families in establishing funds absent of their professional advisors.
Generating charitable opportunities requires a highly motivated and reliable professional who possesses excellent communication and organizational skills. The Director is responsible for working closely with the President/CEO to cultivate leads and prospects who would benefit from having a fund at the Community Foundation. The Director will often work with legal, financial, and accounting professionals as they serve their clients; thus, prior employment with legal or financial industries is a plus.
Marketing/Communications plays a critical role in growing the work of the Community Foundation. This position, through a combination of directing marketing/communications staff and overseeing consulting/agency relationships, is responsible for brand management, publications and collateral, website, digital media, public relations and advertising. The organization’s high quality events support several areas of work including Community Engagement, Professional Advisor relations, Donor relations and Board relations.
This position participates on the senior management team that supports the President/CEO in directing the Community Foundation.
It’s important to note that experience with contemporary team building strategies with a diverse generational team is important.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Partnering and cultivating relationships with professional advisors to raise awareness of the services and benefits NTxCF can provide for their clients.
- Identifying, meeting and cultivating potential fund holders and inspiring them to become partners with the Community Foundation.
- Works with Chair and Co-Chairs to manage the Professional Advisor Outreach Cabinet and its related meetings and seminars, including securing sponsorships, and securing speakers on current estate planning and tax saving topics.
- Represents NTxCF externally with prospects, donors, professional advisors, charitable organizations, professional groups and the community.
- Works with senior management, marketing/communications/events staff and consulting professionals to guide strategic development.
Ideal experience and skills
Education: Bachelor’s Degree is required.
- Graduate studies or certification in business, finance, law, or other relevant field is desirable.
Career experience: (5 years minimum)
- Has a proven track record of raising funds, building/maintaining relationships, increasing customer bases or similar development work.
- Has a working knowledge of planned giving.
- Stays current with legislative and regulatory developments.
- Has experience, through direct or oversight, managing marketing/communications functions.
- Experience with community foundations is a plus.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation), strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust with others.
- Knowledge and understanding of philanthropic interests, charitable motivators, and financial relationships in the context of working with high net worth individuals.
- Data management software (CRM), a thorough understanding of how to use it in a sales application.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications. FIMS software knowledge a plus.
- Knowledge of legal and regulatory compliance issues related to charitable gifts, community foundations, and nonprofit grant making a plus.
Ideal personal profile
The ideal candidate will have a background of working successfully with professional advisors and high net worth individuals. The candidate should be energetic, engaging and able to build strong relationships and gain client respect by knowing and communicating the positive attributes of a relationship with the Community Foundation. We are looking for a polished, personable, and well-informed individual with the knowledge, demeanor, maturity, and ethics to represent the foundation effectively. Must be a team player with the desire to work with other staff to make a meaningful impact on the community. As a professional, he/she must be self-directed, able to manage multiple complex projects with competing deadlines in an accurate and timely manner, with strong attention to detail. The selected candidate will be a respected individual with strong philanthropic principles and a demonstrated commitment to community service.
A resume and cover letter should be directed to Rose Bradshaw at email@example.com.
Executive Assistant to the President/CEO Job Description
Overview of the Position
The Executive Assistant leads and directs the administration needs of the President/CEO, Senior Staff and Board of Directors. He/she is also responsible for providing leadership and oversight for the human resources and operations functions. This person will serve as a strategic partner to the President/CEO, assisting with activities that meet the Foundation’s goals and advance the mission. This position reports primarily to the President/CEO and secondarily to the CFO.
The ideal candidate will handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously. He/she will have the demonstrated ability to deal with highly confidential information and act as liaison between Senior Staff and other constituencies, both internal and external. Work at the North Texas Community Foundation is well suited for the individual who has a positive attitude and a passion for improving our local community.
Office of the President/CEO
- Provide all administrative support to the President/CEO
- Field questions on behalf of the President/CEO to facilitate efficient response to needs and issues both internal and external
- Provide professional support to the President/CEO in working with board of directors, committees, senior staff, donors, professional groups and other constituents
- Oversees National Standards accreditation (next deadline is 2023)
Board of Directors
- In partnership with President/CEO, coordinates/prepares all correspondence with board of directors
- Responsible for all aspects of full board and committee meetings; agenda, RSVPs, logistics
- Oversees annual compliance forms (Conflict of Interest, Committee Selection, etc)
- Organizes all aspects of new board member orientation
- Maintains board policy book
- Manages contractor responsible for taking meeting minutes
- Responsible for managing job descriptions, posting open positions, vetting applications, coordinating Omnia process, onboarding and exit interviews
- With the direction of senior staff, schedule all staff reviews
- Manage the scheduling of vacations
- Manage employee List of Accomplishments (LOA) data, staff calendar (in outlook and printed monthly calendar)
- Schedule and prepare documents for senior staff and full staff meetings
- Coordinate staffing for reception area
- Supervise office management related to all supply procurement
- Maintain organization policies and procedures
Experience, Knowledge and Skills
- Education: a bachelor’s degree is required; business, marketing, communications or other relevant field of study desired.
- 3-5 years experiences as an executive assistant
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation), strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trust with others through authentic personal character and follow through on commitments
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience in supporting and communicating with executives and board of directors
- Experience with data management software and a thorough understanding of its importance and potential
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
- Interpersonal, organizational, time management, and leadership skills
- An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft skills and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Supports the mission, vision and strategic goals of the Foundation in order to serve both internal and external customers
- Conducts self in a professional manner
- Maintains appropriate professional appearance
- Follows and supports Foundation policies and procedures
- Evaluates own performance and assumes responsibility for professional development
- Participates as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals
- Provides proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers
- Demonstrates ability to work effectively with others
- Ability to gain the confidence and respect of donors and professional advisors as well as community foundation colleagues
- Experience in handling confidential information and maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
Send cover letter, resume and salary history and/or requirements to:
Rose Bradshaw at firstname.lastname@example.org
For further NTxCF background information please visit: www.northtexascf.org
Finance Assistant Job Description
The North Texas Community Foundation is a nonprofit, public charity established in 1981 by local community leaders. We are a collection of more than 260 different charitable funds totaling over $260 million in assets, each separately accounted for, and each with its own design and purpose.
We strive to strengthen the community through civic leadership and to encourage philanthropy by providing community knowledge and reliable stewardship to those who wish to fulfill their charitable goals in a meaningful way—either during or beyond their lifetimes. Our vision is to lead and inspire powerful and rewarding philanthropy that improves the quality of life and the prosperity of our region.
The Finance Assistant position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and requires an interest in finance with some accounting knowledge.
The Role of NTxCF Finance Assistant
NTxCF is seeking a permanent, part-time Finance Assistant. Days and hours are flexible – approximately 20-25 hours a week. The position is responsible for various accounting, financial reporting and analysis, and records management. The position provides competitive compensation, retirement, vacation and sick time, life and long-term disability insurance. The ideal candidate possesses the following nonprofit accounting experience:
- Process and account for daily cash receipts, bank deposits
- Accounts payable
- Reconcile bank accounts
- Fixed asset record maintenance
- General ledger and subsidiary ledger reconciliation
Skills and Competencies
- Must have a high level of integrity. Will have access to confidential information.
- Must be proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to prepare and maintain accurate financial records and report in a timely manner.
- Excellent communication and time management skills.
- Has knowledge and understanding of accounting process and impact on financial statements.
- Bachelor degree in business, finance, accounting or commensurate experience.
- Basic bookkeeping skills and ten-key by touch.
- Experience in a non-profit environment a plus.
- Experience in an integrated financial database a plus.
Resume should include job experience, educational background and software experience.
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
Programs Intern Job Description
The North Texas Community Foundation helps build the capacity of others to do good work. By bringing together diverse stakeholders and supporting innovative approaches to problem solving, we aim to make our region a better place for us all. Whether we’re helping our donors grow and invest their philanthropic portfolios, sharing information, convening nonprofit practitioners, connecting key players or making strategic grants, all activities are undertaken with the aim of producing greater resources, greater efficiency, and greater effectiveness for the community we serve. With more than 200 different charitable funds of $275 million in assets under management, we provide a trusted, local vehicle that enables people to give more effectively and to think strategically and creatively about the future of our community.
Overview of the Position
The Program Intern is responsible for assisting the Executive Vice President and the Program Associate with general office duties and follow up on special projects that serve the communities of North Texas. The Intern is aware of ongoing projects and keeps track of appointments, tasks and materials for meetings and events. The ultimate goal is to support the Foundation’s efforts to grow philanthropy throughout the North Texas region by engaging individuals and families in charitable community work through the Foundation.
Successful candidates will take pride in collecting and helping analyze the right data to better understand the community need, leadership and vision of our community. Their efforts will help achieve amazing impact in our community. As with all our efforts, the Intern will have the opportunity to meet some remarkable community leaders, from both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
Description of Duties
- We are looking for an energetic, responsible, discreet, innovative, positive person to fill this position. An interest in research, public policy, or the nonprofit sector would be beneficial.
- Intern will assist the Program Associate in planning and executing events related to the Community Foundation’s grant cycles and community engagement initiatives. Intern will maintain records for the grant cycles including grant proposals, reports, correspondence and media pieces. Intern will assist in developing, implementing, and synthesizing information collected from surveys and focus group interviews.
- This internship provides meaningful opportunities to develop work-related skills and assist the Community Foundation on various projects directly related to its mission. The hours are flexible, but would be up to 20 hours per week during the academic year and up to 35 hours per week during the summer.
- Intern will become familiar with key community leaders and interact with them by phone, email, and in person. She/he will also become familiar with the laws and regulations governing Community Foundations and charitable donations. Intern will also assist staff members with front desk/administrative duties such as answering the phone, assembling mailings and filing occasionally.
Pursuing a 4 year degree or graduate degree in one of the following related areas: Business, Economics, Communications, Liberal Arts, Planning, and Public Administration.
Ability to analyze and summarize complex documents, interpersonal skills, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Adobe, or Web design software is a plus.
Working experience with nonprofits a plus.
This is a paid internship.
If interested, please submit resume and cover letter to Angela White.