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Open positions:

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Executive Assistant to President and CEO

Philanthropic Services Associate


Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Rose Community Foundation seeks a Director of Philanthropic Partnerships to create new relationships for Rose Community Foundation with prospective donors, donor-advised fundholders, nonprofit fundholders, and other philanthropic partners. With equal passions for people and philanthropy, the Director of Philanthropic Partnerships is a connection-maker with an emphasis on engaging diverse communities in philanthropy and the development of charitable resources.

The Director of Philanthropic Partnerships is a member of the Philanthropic Services team, which is focused on growing resources for regional good, stewarding and supporting the Foundation’s roughly 200 donor-advised and nonprofit fundholders, and creating and sustaining philanthropic partnerships, collaborations and giving circles.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
The ideal candidate will thrive in a mission- and values-driven, fast-paced, and multi-faceted work environment. We seek a colleague who is a highly collaborative team-player and an entrepreneurial self-starter. A natural connector and networker who enjoys bringing people together and facilitating introductions, they should have a high degree of emotional intelligence and excellent interpersonal, relational and listening skills, paired with an innate curiosity about people. We seek a candidate who is an outstanding listener and communicator with strong presentation skills and the ability to connect, engage, motivate and inspire others.

Across our team, we value humor, humility and self-awareness, empathy, and strong personal and professional integrity and ethics. Rose Community Foundation strives to continually evolve and has an organizational orientation towards growth and learning, so we look for team members who demonstrate flexibility and a growth mindset. The Director of Philanthropic Partnerships will contribute to a positive work environment, finding personal and professional alignment with the Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive, engaged and equitable Greater Denver communities and consistently demonstrating the Foundation’s culture and values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, empathy, generosity, community, and transformation through collaboration.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in partnership with the Philanthropic Services team to grow resources for regional good through the development, management, and engagement of a pipeline of prospective donors and fundholders, identifying and qualifying prospects, researching and sharing key information
  • Initiate relationships and build leads with diverse prospective donor and fundholder communities in the Greater Denver region, including opportunities for meetings, presentations, facilitating introductions and hand-offs to team members when appropriate
  • Develop and sustain relationships with the local professional advisor community (wealth managers, accountants, estate planning attorneys, etc.) and financial institutions, creating opportunities for them to connect with and learn about Rose Community Foundation, facilitate client referrals, and positioning the Foundation as a trusted partner in philanthropy
  • Work with members of the Philanthropic Services and Finance teams to develop and promote an outside managed funds program for larger asset funds that wish to retain their own investment managers
  • Identify new fund Request for Proposal (RFP) opportunities and coordinate the Foundation’s proposals for new funds
  • In collaboration with the Director of Collaborative Giving, engage with the Foundation’s collaborative giving groups, helping to recruit members and building relationships with them and their alumni networks as a step in their philanthropic journeys with Rose Community Foundation
  • Lead for the philanthropic services team’s continued strategy and implementation of a relationship management tracking approach for current donors and new prospects from identification and initial cultivation through their lifecycle as a Foundation donor
  • In collaboration with the Philanthropic Services and Public Affairs teams, develop and implement strategies for annual and campaign fundraising
  • Strategically manage the Philanthropic Services department’s sponsorships and memberships in professional networks as a source of new business and relationships
  • Represent the Foundation at events and meetings, some of which may take place outside of normal business hours, in the evening or on weekends

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7-10 years of relevant professional experience; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Successful experience in philanthropic or community outreach and engagement, or major gifts fundraising
  • Natural connector, networker, and relationship-builder
  • Highly organized with strong project management skills including the ability to strategize, effectively design, plan, carry out, engage others, and communicate new work
  • Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation communication skills including attention to detail and proactive follow-through
  • Experience in or aptitude for the development and utilization of prospecting and moves-management strategies and systems
  • Commitment to and experienced in providing exceptional customer service
  • Highly proficient user of technology including excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Lived experiences and/or personal understanding and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and a commitment to incorporating them into internal and external work
  • Proven track record of working effectively across different settings, communities and issues – with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultures
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s core values and culture

Preferred:

  • Understanding of the unique role of community foundations and familiarity with Greater Denver communities and non-profits
  • Knowledge of the professional advisor and/or financial services sectors
  • Understanding of fund types and charitable giving vehicles, gift planning tools and gifts of complex assets
  • Experience designing or implementing moves-management systems and developing and implementing fundraising campaigns
  • Experience with philanthropic operations, administration and prospect research software
  • Experience with data analysis and data-driven planning
  • Bilingual/fluency in Spanish is a plus

SALARY & BENEFITS
This full-time, exempt position’s hiring range is $80,000 to $90,000. Offered salary is commensurate with internal equity and salary ranges, sector benchmarks, and candidate’s relevant qualifications, experience and skills. Rose Community Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision, and life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b)-retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), flexible spending account, employee assistance program (EAP), generous paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

WORKPLACE
Brand-new office with a collaborative environment located in a building with a café, gym, secure indoor bike parking, covered employee parking and convenient access to parks and trails. Our office is a structured hybrid model where staff work in the office/community three days per week and have the option to work remotely two days per week; however, it is possible that we could return to full-time in-office and in-community work at some point in the future. Please note that the Foundation expects all team members to be fully vaccinated (including boosters) against COVID-19.  

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter using the link below. Please upload your cover letter under “Other Documents.” No phone calls or additional email messages please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

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Executive Assistant to President and CEO

Rose Community Foundation seeks an Executive Assistant to provide high-level administrative support to the President and CEO and to support the work of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. This position will manage the daily demands of the President and CEO’s office, with the goal of streamlining all time and activities to support the President and CEO and the organization in meeting its goals and mission. The Executive Assistant works directly and primarily with the President and CEO, providing high quality administrative support, and closely collaborates with the Chief of Staff and members of the Foundation’s leadership team. The Executive Assistant works with a range of internal and external stakeholders as it relates to the President and CEO’s priorities, engagements, and time. 

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS AND ATTRIBUTES  

The ideal candidate thrives in a mission- and values-driven, fast-paced, multi-faceted work environment. They are adaptable in meeting the style and needs of the President and CEO to provide optimized support. A strong problem solver, they can adjust to new information impacting the President and CEO’s schedule and can successfully juggle competing priorities and demands. 

Across our team, we value humor, humility and self-awareness, empathy, and strong personal and professional integrity and ethics. Rose Community Foundation strives to continually evolve and has an organizational orientation towards growth and learning, so we look for team members who demonstrate flexibility and a growth mindset. The Executive Assistant will contribute to a positive work environment, aligning with the Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive, engaged and equitable Greater Denver communities and will consistently demonstrate the Foundation’s values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, empathy, generosity, community, and transformation through collaboration. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

President and CEO Support (75%) 

  • Calendar coordination (i.e. Tetris), working closely with the Chief of Staff to ensure the President and CEO’s schedule reflects key priorities 
  • Maintain a briefing book for the President and CEO containing preparation materials (agendas, memos, bios, donor/grant history, etc.) for meetings and events with sufficient time for advance review 
  • Organize meetings including calls and in-person activities (i.e., manage RSVPs, register for conferences, book reservations) and participate in meetings to take notes and help with follow-up 
  • Develop into a highly informed partner, knowing all deadlines and tasks to proactively anticipate the needs of the executive office and stakeholders; plus recommend and act to resolve any challenges 
  • Optimize the flow of information to and from the executive office; work with other departments to streamline communication, funneling information and priorities 
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive documentation and correspondence which may be distributed to various stakeholders 
  • Complete and submit monthly expense reports (reconciling against credit card transactions) 
  • Complete non-routine projects and assignments including creating tracking spreadsheets (President and CEO’s love language), research projects, etc. 
  • Support building and maintaining President and CEO relationships, including fostering stakeholder relations; sending post-activity thank you notes, and managing proactive outgoing President and CEO correspondence (congratulatory notes on awards, new jobs, etc.) 

Board of Trustee Support (15%) 

  • Communicate directly with Board of Directors (17 members) regarding scheduling (~5 board meetings per year), meeting materials, electronic votes, etc. 
  • Coordinate and prepare for board meetings and new trustee onboarding, including compiling and distributing agendas and materials in the Foundation’s online board portal (OnBoard), coordinating space arrangements (i.e., catering and technology) and taking thorough meeting minutes.  
  • Develop relationships with executive assistants working with Foundation board members  

Foundation Support (10%) 

  • Support donor database/contact activities (via CommunitySuite)  
  • Participate in Philanthropy Colorado’s executive assistant affinity group and connect with executive assistants of peer funders  
  • Provide excellent customer service to board and committee members, fundholders, donors, other external stakeholders, and Foundation colleagues 
  • Provide administrative or logistical support for other meetings and donor events both inside and outside of traditional business hours (typically quarterly) 

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS 

Required  

  • Bachelors or Associates degree with 3-5 years of administrative experience, or equivalent life and work experience. 
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize conflicting needs, act proactively, follow through promptly and track against multiple deadlines and deliverables; detail oriented and committed to accuracy.  
  • Technologically adept with strong proficiency in Office 365 (Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Sharepoint) and an ability and willingness to learn new technology. 
  • Exemplifies tact and humility; employs strong judgment and discretion when carrying out day-to-day duties; ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • A team-player and self-starter who can work well both collaboratively and independently. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in one-on-one settings and in meetings, correspondence, and formal work products. 
  • Track record of building trusted relationships and working effectively across different settings, communities, and issues – with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultures. 
  • Lived experiences and/or personal understanding and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and a commitment to incorporating them into internal and external work. 
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s core values and culture. 

Preferred 

  • Experience providing administrative support to C-level executives and/or a nonprofit or philanthropic organization’s executive leadership. 
  • Event planning experience. 
  • Nonprofit sector experience or familiarity with philanthropy and the nonprofit sector; familiarity with the Greater Denver community and nonprofit landscape. 
  • Familiarity with OnBoard or similar online board portals, Foundant, CommunitySuite or similar CRM databases, and Zoom or similar video conferencing tools. 
  • Fluency (oral and written) in additional language(s). 

SALARY & BENEFITS  

This full-time, exempt position’s hiring range is $70,000 – $85,000. The offered salary is commensurate with internal parity and salary ranges, local and national sector benchmarks and candidate’s relevant qualifications, experience, and skills. Rose Community Foundation offers a comprehensive benefits package which totals, on average, 25 30% of base salary, including: employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b)-retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), flexible spending account, employee assistance program (EAP), generous paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program. 

WORKPLACE  

Brand-new office with a collaborative environment located in a building with a café, gym, secure indoor bike parking, covered employee parking and convenient access to parks and trails. Our office is a structured hybrid model where staff work in the office/community three days per week and have the option to work remotely two days per week; however, it is possible that we could return to full-time in-office and in-community work at some point in the future. Please note that the Foundation expects all team members to be fully vaccinated (including boosters) against COVID-19.  

HOW TO APPLY  

Please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter using the link below. Please upload your cover letter under “Other Documents.” No phone calls or additional email messages please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

Apply now


Philanthropic Services Associate

Rose Community Foundation seeks a Philanthropic Services Associate to support the activities of the Philanthropic Services department with a focus on administrative duties, events and meetings and donor relations. The Philanthropic Services Associate is organized, a collaborator and team-player, and is a people-person with a passion for philanthropy and community.

The Philanthropic Services Associate is a member of the Philanthropic Services team, which is focused on growing resources for regional good, stewarding and supporting the Foundation’s roughly 200 donor-advised and nonprofit fundholders and creating and sustaining philanthropic partnerships, collaborations and giving circles.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
The ideal candidate will thrive in a mission- and values-driven, fast-paced, and multi-faceted work environment. We seek a colleague who is a highly collaborative team-player and is also able to successfully work independently. They should have excellent organizational and planning skills. They should have a high degree of emotional intelligence and excellent interpersonal, relational and listening skills, paired with a developed sense of discretion and sensitivity to confidentiality.

Across our team, we value humor, humility and self-awareness, empathy and strong personal and professional integrity and ethics. Rose Community Foundation strives to continually evolve and has an organizational orientation towards growth and learning, so we look for team members who demonstrate flexibility and a growth mindset. The Philanthropic Services Associate will contribute to a positive work environment, finding personal and professional alignment with the Foundation’s mission to advance inclusive, engaged and equitable Greater Denver communities and consistently demonstrating the Foundation’s culture and values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, empathy, generosity, community and transformation through collaboration.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide day-to-day administrative support for the Philanthropic Services department, including scheduling, team meeting coordination and department expenses
  • Provide administrative support for Philanthropic Services initiatives including scheduling, preparing meeting materials, organizing catering, meeting set-up and notetaking
  • Enter all gifts into the Foundation’s database and manage weekly gift reporting and acknowledgement letter processes
  • Responsible for event planning and coordination for all philanthropic services events and as-needed support for Foundation-wide and cross-department event planning and execution
  • Support donor and fund stewardship activities including acknowledging milestones and generating tribute and memorial communications
  • Administer the Foundation’s matching gifts program for staff, board and committee members
  • Participate in the regular maintenance and development of the Foundation’s CRM database, including entering and updating profile records, participating in database cleanup projects and recording stakeholder engagement
  • Support donor, fundholder and giving circle prospect research
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS
Required:

  • Past professional work experience is required, including administrative responsibilities and meeting or event coordination
  • Flexible and proactive, with a solution-oriented mindset
  • Strong planning and organizational skills; able to plan, prioritize and track multiple work streams under deadlines
  • Commitment to and experienced in providing exceptional customer service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a priority on clarity and accuracy, one-on-one and in meetings, correspondence and formal work products
  • High degree of professionalism, maturity, discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience working effectively across different settings, communities and issues – with people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and cultures
  • Lived experiences and/or personal understanding of equity, diversity and inclusion and a commitment to incorporating them into internal and external work
  • Highly proficient user of technology, particularly Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Teams and Zoom
  • Able to attend occasional evening and weekend events and meetings
  • Commitment to the Foundation’s core values and culture

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree and/or equivalent life and professional experience
  • Experience with philanthropic operations, administration, customer relationship management (CRM) and prospect research software
  • Fluency (oral and written) in additional language(s)

SALARY & BENEFITS
This full-time, exempt position’s hiring range is $45,000 to $55,000. Offered salary is commensurate with internal equity and salary ranges, local and national sector benchmarks and candidate’s relevant qualifications, experience and skills. Rose Community Foundation offers a competitive benefits package including employer-supported health, dental, vision and life insurance; short- and long-term disability coverage, a 403(b)-retirement plan (including an annual employer contribution after one year of employment), flexible spending account, employee assistance program (EAP), generous paid time off including holidays, professional development opportunities and a matching gift program.

WORKPLACE
Brand-new office with a collaborative environment located in a building with a café, gym, secure indoor bike parking, covered employee parking and convenient access to parks and trails. Our office is a structured hybrid model where staff work in the office/community three days per week and have the option to work remotely two days per week; however, it is possible that we could return to full-time in-office and in-community work at some point in the future. Please note that the Foundation expects all team members to be fully vaccinated (including boosters) against COVID-19.  

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application, including a resume and cover letter using the link below. Please upload your cover letter under “Other Documents.” No phone calls or additional email messages please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the position will remain open until filled.

Apply now