Careers

Would you like to help connect people who care with causes that matter? At the Community Foundation, you’ll find a team of like-minded people who are passionate about making a difference in the world and helping fundholders, nonprofits and others do the same.

If you want to be part of a nonprofit making a big impact, join us! 

Current Opening

President and Chief Executive Officer


Position Overview

The President & Chief Executive Officer works under and with the guidance of the Board and Executive Board of the Community Foundation. The CEO provides leadership and direction in fulfilling the vision and mission to meet the objectives and strategic goals of the Community Foundation. The CEO is responsible for overseeing all operations of the Community Foundation including new fundholder development, current fundholder experience, fundraising, business operations and community leadership.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The CEO works closely with the Board and Executive Board to routinely develop a strategic plan for the organization. The CEO then works with the staff to create an annual business plan to achieve agreed upon goals and objectives.

  • New Fundholder Development (Drive more revenue)
    • Open new funds on an annual basis (DAF’s, Agency, Designated, etc.)
    • Promote gifts to the Good2Give Community Fund
    • Continue to build Operational Endowment
    • Monitor investment strategy and returns
  • Current Fundholder Experience (Drive more revenue)
    • Enhance fundholder experience that leads to increased assets
    • Increase Legacy Society membership
  • Fundraising (Be great storytellers)
    • Build and market the Community Foundation brand
    • Continue enhancing the success of the Good2Give Celebration
    • Invest in resources to market the Community Foundation
  • Business Operations (Build a strong organization)
    • Strengthen the volunteer structure
      • Board
      • Emeritus Board
      • Professional Advisors Network
    • Invest in volunteer and staff development
    • Achieve annual Operating Revenue requirements
    • Continuous improvement to enhance the way we do business
  • Community Leadership (Make an impact)
    • Demonstrate Community Leadership
    • Bring focus to the key community issues
    • Invest in capacity building for nonprofits through education programming
    • Expand the understanding of philanthropy within the community

Knowledge and skills required

  • A bachelor’s degree, with a master’s degree and/or CFRE certification preferred
  • Five or more years of executive level management experience, with nonprofit sector preferred
  • Demonstrated ability and success in fundraising development with an emphasis on major gift and planned giving experience
  • Track record of working collaboratively with a nonprofit Board and an understanding of nonprofit governance practices
  • Strong relationship development skills with the ability to easily work with volunteers, staff and community leaders
  • Highly effective communicator with all marketing mediums and comfortable to be the public face of the organization
  • Ability to be a catalyst in leading community development efforts

Salary range: low to mid $100s, depending upon experience/qualifications

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@cfneg.org.

 

 

 

     

     

    Our Mission

    The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia strengthens the communities we serve by providing leadership, addressing community needs and assisting
    individuals and organizations
    with their charitable giving.


    Our Vision

    Improve the world through the power of philanthropy.

    Our Mission

    The Community Foundation for Northeast Georgia strengthens the communities we serve by providing leadership, addressing community needs and assisting
    individuals and organizations
    with their charitable giving.


    Our Vision

    Improve the world through the power of philanthropy.

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