The Giving Back Fund, Inc

Foundation Relationship Manager

Employment type
Full Time
about 1 month ago
Los Angeles

The Giving Back Fund, Inc. is currently seeking to add new team members to our growing Foundation team. The Giving Back Fund is a national nonprofit that provides philanthropic consulting, management, and administrative services to professional athletes, celebrities, high net worth individuals, fiscally sponsored projects and corporations.

Foundation Relationship Managers handle a portfolio of charitable clients and work on a cross- functional Foundation team, which includes our Vice President of Client Services, Senior Foundation Managers, and our CFO. These positions report to the VP of Client Services, and the CEO. The Giving Back Fund manages the philanthropic activities of 60+ foundations.

Job Responsibilities:

Program Administration

  • Manage day-to- day operations of select foundations
  • Respond to public requests for information regarding foundation programs
  • Coordinate volunteers, partner nonprofit organizations, and corporate sponsors
  • Arrange graphic design and printing needs
  • Research opportunities for expansion and partnerships
  • Critically evaluate growth opportunities and ways for clients to increase impact
  • Advise clients related to IRS rules and regulations
  • Develop and oversee of project budgets
  • Develop and implement new charitable programs to meet foundations’ donor advisors’ goals
  • Interact with high-profile clients on the phone, over email and in-person on a regular basis
  • Process payment requests from foundations
  • Distribute acknowledgment letters for his/her portfolio
  • Research social issues and existing programs working on the issue, and provide
  • innovative solutions to these social issues
  • Oversee the planning and coordination of events and fundraisers
  • Manage grant and scholarship cycles of assigned foundations. Duties include:
  • Researching and contacting potential grant/scholarship recipients
  • Distributing RFPs and applications
  • Performing due diligence on potential recipients
  • Accepting applications, notifying grant recipients of award, notifying appropriate media sources
  • Create and manage database of applications, distribute for review and disseminate notification of results
  • Organize reporting and results from grants and scholarships

Development and Fundraising

  • Use Raiser’s Edge to manage donors for individual foundations
  • Research funding opportunities for foundations (sponsorships, grants, partnerships, etc.)
  • Write letters of inquiry and grant proposals to support GBF’s foundations

Other duties

  • Perform other duties as required
  • Some evening and weekend hours required
  • Limited amount of travel required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extremely attentive to details
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Works well with a variety of individuals
  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Works calmly and efficiently in a crisis
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite – particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint,
  • including mail merge
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and identify priority tasks
  • Skilled at working in high-paced environment, with high volume of emails/tasks
  • Quick learner to new and unfamiliar projects/tasks
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree, work experience in the nonprofit or philanthropy sectors, and 5+ years working experience required.

Salary dependent upon experience. Full benefits package.

The successful candidate will work full time, Monday through Friday at our office, located at 5757 W. Century Boulevard, Suite 410, LA, CA 90045. The Giving Back Fund, Inc. (Federal Tax ID 04-3367888) is a Massachusetts nonprofit corporation with federal tax exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3).

To apply

Please send a resume and cover letter including salary expectations to John Barry ([email protected]). No phone calls please.