The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, Inc. (TCF) is a nonprofit service organization serving donors and their charitable or philanthropic causes by providing expert assistance in developing unique ideas, approaches, and strategies for giving. All staff members are expected to understand and commitment to the Foundation’s goals and mission; maintain a professional attitude; possess the ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others; and be committed to serving the community with passion, integrity, and energy!
The Director – Women’s Giving Alliance (WGA) uses their discretion and judgement to manage the day-to-day operations of The Women’s Giving Alliance and is consistent with the goals of The Community Foundation. The Director – Women’s Giving Alliance interacts with and assists donors and volunteer leaders to assess their needs, provide information, resolve problems, or satisfy expectations by successfully coordinating with other departments of TCF when needed.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Listed below are major duties and responsibilities of this position. It is not designed or intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of the activities, duties, or responsibilities of the employee. Governance and Member Engagement • Partner with WGA President regarding all aspects of the initiative • Create, implement, and monitor the Operating Agreement between TCF and WGA. • Participate in governance meetings and strategy relating to leadership of WGA. • Develop annual meeting calendar for WGA committees, events and special convenings. • Support the work of the Steering Committee and Leadership Team • Develop and manage member recruitment, retention, and growth strategies by working with volunteers. • Manage member engagement strategies, including educational and social events, the annual grants process, Steering Committee, and Connector engagements. • Facilitate membership correspondence. Annual Grantmaking Process • Oversee all stages of WGA grantmaking process, including orientation, training and participation of Decision Team and Evaluation Teams. • Liaison between WGA grants teams, potential grantees and awarded grantees. • Responsible for contracts, payments, and evaluation reporting for grantees Event and Programs Management • Work with WGA leadership to schedule and manage the logistics and planning of all WGA events and meetings, including managing vendors. • Create and manage all WGA registrations for events. • Enter contracts, arrange for deposits and payments, and negotiate contract terms as warranted. Marketing and Communications • In coordination with Communication Co-Chairs, Communication Consultant and TCF Communications VP, oversee all communications aspects of WGA to include, WGA eNews, social media, Annual report, and marketing materials. • Develop and maintain constituent lists related to the work of WGA. Database Oversight • Manage and create WGA donor database in Raiser’s Edge including membership and event modules. • Work with consultant and/TCF Communications to create calendar of events on WGA website for registrations. • Maintain all member files (historical and current). Miscellaneous • Perform other related duties or special projects as needed. • Represent the Foundation with donors and philanthropic initiative participants at events and community leadership opportunities.
Education and Experience
• College degree required, with minimum of three years of volunteer or membership organization management. Development experience preferred. • Superior customer service skills and comfort in working with and relating to individuals of diverse views and backgrounds. • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database or similar database. • Strong computer skills including MS Office Suite and ability to learn and utilize the Foundation’s content management software. • Provides high quality service to donors, volunteers, grantees, and colleagues. • Experience facilitating logistics for events. • Professional attitude toward his or her work and commitment to the Foundation; candidate is expected to view this position as long-term. • Ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently and effectively, with strong follow-through. • Ability to think and act independently and with good judgement. • Well-organized, with commitment to detail and accuracy • Understanding of and commitment to the Foundation’s goals and mission • Professional attitude, with ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with others both internally and externally. • A valid Florida driver’s license and access to a car, as local and some out-of-town travel is required. • Committed to serving the community, with passion, integrity, and energy!