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Iowa Architectural Foundation
Full-time | Des Moines, IA
The Iowa Architectural Foundation (IAF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the awareness and appreciation of architecture and design accomplished through education and public awareness programs. The IAF is seeking an out-going, well-organized, self-motivated, and adaptable individual to serve as its Foundation Director on a full-time (40 hrs/week) basis beginning in June/July 2022.
The Foundation Director is the sole employee of the IAF and reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Comprehensive understanding of the varied roles, operation, and management of a non-profit organization.
• Ability to lead in a self-directed capacity.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to work well with others.
• Fundraising and grant writing experience.
• Knowledge of QuickBooks and Microsoft Office.
• Familiarity with the architecture, design
• A bachelor’s degree plus 6-8 years of non-profit management
Salary range: $68,000 – 72,000 commensurate with experience
Deadline to apply: June 10, 2022 (updated 5/19/22)
Grant Program and Community Engagement Coordinator
DRA (Dubuque Racing Association)
Full-time | Dubuque area, Iowa (with flexible work-from-home opportunities)
The DRA seeks a full-time Grant Program and Community Engagement Coordinator to assist in administering grants, engaging with local non-profits and managing the organizations social media accounts. The ideal candidate will have experience working with the non-profit sector and experience in grants. They are passionate about mission-oriented community work, are a thinker, planner, and a doer. A successful candidate will embrace an organizational culture in which all team members are results driven.
Deadline to apply: open until filled
Charitable Giving Advisor
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines
Full-time | Des Moines, IA
The Charitable Giving Advisor plays a vital role in the achievement of the Community Foundation’s overall charitable giving goals. This position also works with charitable partners, such as corporations, professional advisors, nonprofit organizations and individual donors. Key strategies of the position include: working with donors to establish charitable giving funds, including donor pipeline development and management; providing strategic giving services and offering tax-wise charitable giving strategies; complex gift acceptance and stewarding relationships through year-round engagement with assigned fund holders.
Salary range: $64,000-80,000
Deadline to apply: open until filled (posted 3/4/22; updated 5/19/22)