ABOUT THE GIVING PRACTICE
The Giving Practice provides consulting that blends customized support and expertise to donors, families, foundations and corporations to meet the changing landscape of today’s philanthropy. In addition to working with individual foundations and philanthropic entities in the Northwest and nationally, The Giving Practice is equally committed to facilitating collaborative efforts and knowledge sharing to improve the field of philanthropy. We develop authentic relationships with our clients that allow them to experience joyful, meaningful and effective work. We celebrate philanthropy that is diverse and inclusive as we work to create and sustain strong, equitable and healthy communities.
ABOUT PHILANTHROPY NORTHWEST
For more than 40 years, Philanthropy Northwest has served as a leader, collaborator, and partner, working side-by-side with our members and partners in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, to show the power and potential of philanthropy. Through collaboration and partnership, we test new and innovative ideas around policy, advocacy, community philanthropy, and impact investing. We bring our members and partners together to learn, grow, and become stronger and more united through convenings, events, cohorts, collaboratives, and civil discourse.
Philanthropy Northwest is the philanthropy network for Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. We envision vibrant, healthy Northwest communities – each with its own unique history, culture and traditions – connected to the natural environment and facing the future with optimism. Founded in 1976, we partner with family funds, foundations and corporate giving programs through professional development, networking, research, publications, public policy work and consulting.
Our work includes four core programs: 1) The Learning Network, a regional community providing opportunities for emerging and established philanthropy leaders to connect, learn and grow; 2) Democracy and advocacy, a team focused on public policy issues impacting the communities we serve and promoting democracy within the philanthropic sector and beyond; 3) The Giving Practice, a national consulting team bringing customized solutions, deep regional relationships and national expertise to support organizations navigating philanthropy’s changing landscape; 4) An incubation platform for innovative philanthropic projects, including: Hmong Impact Giving Network and a growing number of issue area funder tables.
The Giving Practice is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage candidates of color and other underrepresented groups to apply. We value and encourage a culture of diversity and celebrate our employees’ multiple identities, including age, color, race and ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, physical ability, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status and veteran status.
The Giving Practice is seeking an experienced communications manager to join our growing team. This person will assist in developing and implementing communications strategies that advance our work by helping us to reach and engage our audiences across the U.S. This new role will support outreach campaigns and manage and inform internal and external communications efforts, including digital and social media content. The communications manager will also track relevant metrics to help ensure we are successfully reaching and engaging our key audiences. The successful candidate will work with teams across the organization to help inform and support The Giving Practice’s communications efforts, with a focus on engaging new and existing clients, and elevating The Giving Practice’s profile among - and sharing resources with - a diverse range of key audiences. We’re looking for a creative, experienced and energetic self-starter with strong written, digital and verbal communications skills. The successful candidate will be someone who is comfortable straddling multiple projects at once, can seek and synthesize input from multiple internal stakeholders, and is able to identify the best path forward when there are differences of opinion to ensure the best outcomes.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The annual compensation for this full-time (40 hours/week) position includes a package of benefits consisting of medical, dental, pre-tax savings accounts for medical/transportation/childcare, retirement contribution by employer, professional development, remote work and flexible schedule. Salary range is $65,000 - $85,000 depending on experience.