Director of Philanthropy

Position Overview
The Director of Philanthropy at a Single Family Office directly reports to the Major Principal(s).  The Director of Philanthropy identifies and verifies opportunities for philanthropic causes that align with the mission and vision of the SFO. 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of applicable experience is required
  • Fundraising experience is preferred, with both traditional and online expertise
  • Executive management experience at a foundation or other charitable experience is recommended
 Computer Skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite required
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Strong public relations skills
  • Advanced written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including political acumen to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the SFO and with outside contacts
  • Meticulous attention to detail
Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities
  • Understands how philanthropic endeavors fit within the family mission statement and business plan
  • Focuses active family members and engages younger generations in their passions
  • Sources and vets philanthropic opportunities aligned with the family mission statement and business plan
  • Assists in managing the donation process and distributions to charity (no matter the vehicle), as well as following through to gauge and measure the results
Compensation – Corporate Type Benefit Package, Perks
The salary for this position can range from $100,000 - $200,000.