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Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa – Vice President of Finance and Operations
Cedar Falls, IA | Full-Time
The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa is seeking a dynamic leader who is committed to community philanthropy and the Foundation’s core values of sustainability, service, collaboration, accountability, inclusion, and strategic thinking as its next Vice President of Finance and Operations. The Vice President of Finance and Operations is an executive level position responsible for driving internal organizational priorities and ensuring the organization remains highly-effective and accountable in the areas of finance and operations. Click here for more information and how to apply.
Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa – Executive Director
Des Moines, IA | Full-Time
The Executive Director (ED) oversees and is responsible for all Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa (CFSWIA) activities. Specifically, the ED is responsible for CFSWIA investments, planned giving initiatives, donor advised funds and also serves as the primary liaison between the CFSWIA and all parishes, schools and organizations within the Catholic Church of Southwest Iowa. Currently, the CFSWIA has approximately 90 agency funds and $80 million in assets under management. The ED will work to move the CFSWIA toward its goal of 100% relationships with targeted parishes, schools and organizations throughout Southwest Iowa. Additionally, the ED is responsible for executing the CFSWIA’s goal of $150 million in assets under management by the year 2027. A more detailed job description can be found here. To apply, please send via email cover letter and resume to Rachel Seidl, CFSWIA Marketing and Communications Manager by July 15th, 2019 at 4:00 pm.
Farm Rescue – Development Director
Horace, ND | Full-Time
Farm Rescue is seeking a Development Director to lead its fundraising efforts, grow its corporate partnerships, major gifts and planned giving, and enhance donor relationships in key communities. Reporting to the acting Executive Director, the role of the Development Director is to plan, direct and coordinate all Farm Rescue fundraising activities. The Development Director will work closely with the Marketing Communications Officer who manages organizational marketing efforts.
Farm Rescue is headquartered in the Fargo, ND area and the Development Director is expected to office there. Frequent travel of up to 50% throughout the Farm Rescue service area is an expectation of the position. Fundraising and donor cultivation in communities where partner organizations are located is an essential part of the job. Remote work from an office within the Farm Rescue service area is an option for exceptional candidates. Click here for more information and to apply.
Iowa West Foundation – Associate
Council Bluffs, IA | Full-Time
The Iowa West Foundation is seeking an analytical and energetic Associate who shares their passion for strengthening our region. The Associate must be an analytical and strategic thinker who can work flexibly with a variety of people to help them demonstrate the results of their work. S/he must bring personality and perspective to work on complex issues while also being a great teammate. Attention to detail and organization is critical for success in this role. The Associate will help to strengthen and refine the Foundation’s strategic learning. The right candidate will be able to manage variety of responsibilities related to research, analysis, and coordination of programmatic and administrative activities. This individual will work closely with the Vice President of Grants and Initiatives and other members of the Grants Team, overseeing a limited portfolio of grants and participating in internal change processes.
To apply, please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position addressed to Matthew Henkes, Vice President of Grants & Initiatives.
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation – Multimedia Design Specialist
Cedar Rapids, IA | Full-Time
Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Multimedia Design Specialist. This position is responsible for creating and executing visual and digital communications through print materials, website, and other media to promote philanthropy and impactful grantmaking in Linn County.
Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation – Controller
Cedar Rapids, IA | 80% Full-Time
Applications are being accepted by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation for the position of Controller. This position is responsible for the management of the financial operations of the Community Foundation, including: financial accounting reporting and data analysis; audit and tax; and benefits administration. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and three references to Jean Brenneman. The application deadline is Monday, July 1, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. A complete job description is available at www.gcrcf.org.