REPORTS TO: Donor
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Our Donor Engagement Associate is a valued member of
the Philanthropic Services team and works in concert with the Donor Engagement
Officer and Vice President for Donor Engagement to ensure effective
implementation of the Foundation’s Scholarship, Special Grant and Collaborative
Giving Programs. The Associate also
works as part of a team to support special grantmaking processes and events
that advance donor engagement activities. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.
- Support the
Foundation’s robust Scholarship Program under the guidance of the Donor
various reports, award letters and other communications for donors and
- Oversee and
provide technical support to scholarship inquiries from parents, students,
applicants, volunteers and others.
- Serve as the
liaison with high schools and colleges about the variety of Foundation scholarships
available to students.
- Organize and
conduct the prescreening and culling of applications to ensure students’
- Coordinate volunteer
scholarship review committees.
staff recommendations on scholarship awards for final approval by the
- Process and distribute correspondence and award
checks to recipients/colleges/ universities by appropriate deadlines.
record keeping; hard copy and electronic.
with Donor Engagement Officer on policy development and implementation and
evaluation of the Scholarship Program.
technical assistance and information to nominators and award seekers.
organize and oversee meetings and events related to awards programs.
recordkeeping; hard copy and electronic.
- Be a part of
the collaborative team that works with the Foundation’s existing and
future giving circles (currently Impact 100, Ujima Legacy Fund, and
SisterFund) under the guidance of the Vice President for Donor Engagement.
volunteer leadership to fulfill the goals of each collective giving
initiative, including assisting with events and membership recruitment.
- Work with
team members to:
collective giving member data, including contact information,
participation level, pledges and payments.
materials to promote collective giving initiatives.
engage and cultivate giving circle members.
Engagement and Community Leadership
- Assist Donor
Engagement team in the implementation of special projects for the
in activities of the philanthropic field to enhance The Community
Foundation operations, as well as those of the field.
- Work as a
member of multidisciplinary team to ensure the effective and efficient
operations of the Foundation.
- Other duties
- Serve as
system administrator and maintain program information for the Foundation’s
online scholarship and awards management system.
training and technical assistance to applicants and Foundation staff.
- A minimum
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
- A minimum of
three years’ experience working in a nonprofit agency or equivalent
ability to organize and coordinate several activities at one time. Excellent
attention to detail.
analytic and interpersonal skills.
- Able to interact with volunteers, award applicants, board members,
donors, nonprofits and Foundation staff.
computer literacy in Microsoft Office and database management.
communication skills, both written and oral skills.
ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
- Ability to
function effectively as an integral part of the Philanthropic Services team.
The position is
eligible for a competitive salary and benefits package. For consideration, email resume and cover
letter with salary requirements to email@example.com or send to The
Community Foundation, Human Resources, 7501 Boulders View Drive, Suite 110,
Richmond, VA 23225 by Friday, October 27,
2017 at 5:00 p.m. No phone
calls or agencies, please.