Chief Philanthropy Officer

Job Description

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Chief Philanthropy Officer will lead a team of development/asset building professionals focused on meeting the metrics identified in the organization’s strategic plan. This includes asset development with new prospects, donor relations, and professional advisor outreach. Additionally, the position will execute tactics to ensure an extraordinary fundholder experience, and work with prospective fundholders to explain how our investment pool works and offer charitable solutions that make a Fundholder’s philanthropy experience very meaningful.


Thorough understanding of Community Foundations
Knowledge of planned giving and major gifts fundraising, including non-cash gifts
Ability to communicate about our investment pool.
Able to work with individuals and professional advisors, supporting their philanthropy.
Background in gifting and community foundations legal issues.
Experience working with boards and committees.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Marketing and communications experience preferred.
Computer proficiency. FIMS experience desirable; training available.
Master’s Degree preferred.
CFRE certification a plus, but not required.

How to Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to

For this position, please address the cover letter to Jeffrey Vega, President & CEO.

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Career Opportunity: Chief Philanthropy Officer