Manager, Center for Corporate Philanthropy for Donor Services and Development
About The Columbus Foundation: One of the top 10 largest community foundations in the country, The Columbus Foundation works to strengthen and improve our community through the most effective philanthropy possible. For 75 years, The Columbus Foundation has been a partner and advisor to our donors and nonprofit community in order to improve our region’s collective wellbeing.
Position: Manager, Center for Corporate Philanthropy
Department description: The Donor Services and Development team is responsible for working with individuals, families, and businesses to assist them in achieving their charitable goals. The Foundation’s Center for Corporate Philanthropy is designed to help both established and new businesses make their charitable investments as cost effective and efficient as possible. Tailored to each unique business and offering expert community knowledge, the Center helps businesses develop and implement a custom corporate giving program that reflects the company’s values.
Position description: The Donor Services and Development team is seeking a professional to manage the stewardship of current corporate donors and the identification and cultivation of prospective corporate donors.
Major responsibilities include:
Provide philanthropic information and assistance to businesses, business owners and corporate philanthropy teams of current and prospective donors
Manage our current Emergency Assistance Programs
Engage with current donors to facilitate and support their custom corporate giving plans and established Emergency Assistance Programs
Build relationships and create custom corporate giving plans as businesses establish new funds and Emergency Assistance Programs
The successful candidate must have or be willing to work toward an advanced and/or graduate degree and/or advanced, relevant credential (such as a CAP, CFP, CPA, etc.)
3+ years of experience in corporate philanthropy and/or experience in the nonprofit sector either with nonprofit management experience or a demonstrated record in achievement in working with businesses
Candidates must have excellent writing and speaking skills, a strong work ethic, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work closely with volunteers, donors, and professional advisors
Preference will be given to candidates who have a working knowledge of the greater Columbus area, community foundations, and/or who have relevant formal training and comparable experience
The Columbus Foundation offers a number of incredible benefits to employees, including: medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid time off, 401(k) employer contribution, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, parental leave, and matching gift policy.
For confidential consideration, please send your resume by mail or electronically, along with salary requirements, to: