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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Director of Philanthropy

  11/20/2020   California Communicationss Access Foundation
 Job Description        

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES PHILANTHROPY • Lead the organization’s Philanthropy program in all grantmaking activities. • Serve as the public face of the Philanthropy program. • Supervise the work of the Grants team, includes planning and directing staff activities, setting goals and standards for performance while fostering a strong team culture. FUND DEVELOPMENT • Working with the CEO, develop fund development strategies and priorities, including identifying those current and enhanced programs potentially worthy of funding. • Identify and facilitate opportunities for funding based on existing and newly-formed relationships in the philanthropy community, including foundations, corporate sponsors, and individuals. OTHER • Champion the organization’s vision and mission through an integrated communications strategy. • Serve as champion for the organization’s accessibility capabilities, and help build the skills and tools necessary for excellence in communication and information



• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and 5 years relevant experience. • 5+ years of executive management level experience managing fund development and/or grantmaking for a medium or large size nonprofit organization. Experience must include direct interaction at the Board level. • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) or similar credential preferred. • Strong business acumen with proven leadership and team-building skills. • Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation. • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills. • Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with the ability to deepen existing relationships and forge new ones, especially with people of diverse backgrounds. • Strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, and reporting. • Knowledge of CRM technology


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TO BE CONSIDERED Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the complete job description at To apply for this position, please follow the link to our job page on at click the "Apply Now" button, paste your resume and cover letter (required) where indicated. Successful applicants must be able to pass a background check. Relocation expenses not reimbursed. To learn more about Ability Central please visit us at CCAF is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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