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Executive Vice President, Fundraising and Business Development

The Executive Vice President, Fundraising and Business Development will play a pivotal role in the overall resource development and sustainability of SVCF. This person is responsible for developing new business (e.g. donor advised funds, field of interest funds, and supporting organizations) and for relationship development representing the exciting and rapid changes in the region...Read full description

 
value: Communications Director value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/da25ad22-fa60-45e0-96d7-cdba9fff283a/apply value: <div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Since 2007, the mission of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) has been to advance innovative solutions to challenging problems. SVCF has engaged donors, corporations, government and community partners in efforts to make the Silicon Valley region and the world a better place. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Under CEO Nicole Taylor’s new leadership, the organization returns to its community foundation roots, focusing its resources on communicating and collaborating with local leaders and helping philanthropists be their most effective at accomplishing their charitable giving and community investment goals. Despite the area’s great wealth, the region’s residents are challenged by so much – dearth of affordable housing and accessible transit, financial instability and the precarious safety and security of immigrant residents, among other issues. The community foundation addresses these and other challenges, including educating our children and empowering community voices to effect change. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">SVCF partners with community and government leaders to address public policy issues, advance the best ideas and direct resources swiftly and strategically toward critical issues. The foundation serves as a resource for nonprofit, civic, government and philanthropic organizations. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">The new leadership team is building on SVCF staff’s good work to bolster organizational culture. In a 2018 initiative, staff identified its core values as courage, collaboration, inclusion, respect and accountability – and these form the bedrock of SVCF’s approach to working internally, partnering with donors and collaborating with communities. </span></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</b></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, the communications director has the responsibility for SVCF’s media relations strategy and implementation. The person in this role is also a crucial part of the editorial storytelling team and will develop editorial materials that help convey the breadth of SVCF’s activities, services, products, impact and values. The person in this role is responsible for ensuring that the voice and tone of SVCF marketing and communications efforts are aligned with SVCF’s brand, and that SVCF stories and messages are serving the organization’s goals.&nbsp;</span></div> value:
value: Director of Gifts value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/5b18c180-61ef-4543-b7a6-7a5ec55c20b0/apply value: <div><b style="font-size: 10pt">ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.&nbsp; As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. Our passion for helping people and organizations achieve their philanthropic dreams has created a global philanthropic enterprise committed to the belief that possibilities start here.&nbsp; Learn more at <a href="http://siliconvalleycf.org">siliconvalleycf.org</a>.&nbsp;</span></div><div><br></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the EVP of Finance and Operations, this individual is responsible for the management and oversight of the gift and non-gift transaction processing and receipting for the community foundation and our Consulting and Management Services (CMS) clients.&nbsp; Areas of responsibility include supervising gifts services staff and ensuring the timely, accurate and compliant processing of gifts and other sources of revenue. To give an idea of the volume of gifts, during 2018, the approximate number of gift transitions was 14,000 and $1.8 billion worth of contributions.&nbsp; This role is both internal and external-facing serving as a resource and expert on gifts.&nbsp;&nbsp; This individual is also responsible for collaborating across departments to ensure SVCF’s vision and mission goals are fulfilled.</span></div> value:
value: Director of Scholarships value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/7d249905-f0c9-4105-a176-2117eb4c48b1/apply value: <div><span style="font-size: 11pt">JOB SUMMARY</span></div><div><b style="font-size: 11pt">&nbsp;</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the Vice President of Community Impact (CI), the Director of the Scholarships Program leads and executes SVCF’s scholarship programs, oversees and manages the scholarships team, and advances continuous innovation and improvement efforts that optimize the scholarships awards process for current and prospective students. The director will work closely with multiple departments within SVCF and multiple community partners.</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 14.6667px">ORGANIZATION SUMMARY</span></div><div><br></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Since 2007, the mission of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) has been to advance innovative solutions to challenging problems. SVCF has engaged donors, corporations, government and community partners in efforts to make the Silicon Valley region and the world a better place. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Under CEO Nicole Taylor’s new leadership, the organization returns to its community foundation roots, focusing its resources on communicating and collaborating with local leaders and helping philanthropists be their most effective at accomplishing their charitable giving and community investment goals. Despite the area’s great wealth, the region’s residents are challenged by so much – dearth of affordable housing and accessible transit, financial instability and the precarious safety and security of immigrant residents, among other issues. The community foundation addresses these and other challenges, including educating our children and empowering community voices to effect change. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">SVCF partners with community and government leaders to address public policy issues, advance the best ideas and direct resources swiftly and strategically toward critical issues. The foundation serves as a resource for nonprofit, civic, government and philanthropic organizations. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">The new leadership team is building on SVCF staff’s good work to bolster organizational culture. In a 2018 initiative, staff identified its core values as courage, collaboration, inclusion, respect and accountability – and these form the bedrock of SVCF’s approach to working internally, partnering with donors and collaborating with communities. </span></div><div><br></div><div>&nbsp;</div> value:
value: Donor Services Associate - Engagement value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/27165bd4-9eab-465a-b607-6d99e5988f82/apply value: <div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the Senior Philanthropy Advisor, this position is responsible for providing transactional customer service to SVCF’s fundholders as well as administrative and strategic support to members of the donor engagement and services team in their work to provide best in class comprehensive advisory services for donors.&nbsp;</span></div> value:
value: Gifts Processing Officer value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/4d0e38cf-6a72-418d-a11c-2407bed743b2/apply value: <div><b style="font-size: 10pt">JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the director, donor services - gifts, this individual is a senior member and key contributor in the team responsible for managing the gifts services function at the community foundation.&nbsp; Areas of responsibility include, supporting the director in ensuring the timely, accurate and compliant processing of gifts and other revenue, managing the procedures to process, record, track and acknowledge gifts, receipts and accounts receivable as appropriate.&nbsp; This individual is also a key representative of the team when working across divisions to ensure community foundation goals and priorities are fulfilled.</span></div><div><br></div><div><b>Responsibilities</b></div><div>Manages gift service’s day to day operations, ensuring timely, accurate and compliant daily processing and accounting of gifts (incoming revenue sources) and receipts. Act as backup to the director in proofing/posting gifts and issuing gift acknowledgement letters. </div><div>Manages and provides guidance and supervision to gifts associate(s) as needed. Participates in the performance management and review process by contributing to reviews and providing timely performance feedback to team members</div><div>Develops and maintains partner and client relationships, both internal and external, to consistently provide wholesome customer service. </div><div>Maintains knowledge of the Gift Acceptance and Fund Administration Policy.&nbsp;&nbsp; </div><div>Acts as the first point of contact for accounting and other internal partners to address gift-related questions pertaining to reconciliation, donor financial statements, regulations, and unit procedures. </div><div>Assists with audit process and prepares gift accounting schedules as required, ensuring SVCF maintains appropriate gift documentation to meet audit requirements and regulations.&nbsp; </div><div>Manages EPR system upgrade for gifts department and coordinates with IT to make decisions regarding needed updates. </div><div>Leads fundraising projects and their associated funds and all services related to project.</div><div>Partners with director to ensure strong relationship with clients for gift CMS services.</div><div>Partners with gifts team and internal stakeholders to establish and update department procedures as needed, striving for continuous process improvement wherever possible. </div><div>Creates training materials for unit and cross-functional trainings.&nbsp; Leads cross-department training sessions for staff as appropriate. </div><div><br></div><div><b>Qualifications</b></div><div>Bachelor’s degree in Nonprofit Management, Public Administration, or Business/Finance/Accounting or equivalent </div><div>4+ year’s related experience. Previous foundation or gifts management experience preferred. Staff management experience preferred. </div><div>Excellent people, organizational and project management skills required</div><div>Ability and willingness to work effectively with diverse groups of people and in a multicultural team environment on a variety of activities and projects</div><div>Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work with grace and humor even when under pressure</div><div>Aptitude to critical thinking and analytical thinking. Proactive and creative approach to problem solving and process improvement</div><div>Ability to explain complex concepts clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in a way that encourages participation and demonstrates understanding</div><div>Proven ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities and workflow to meet deadlines; flexibility to prioritize as client needs change</div><div>Strong computer skills with experience in Outlook, Word and Excel</div><div>Ability to learn new systems; The Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, GrantedGE and Access experience a plus</div><div>High ethical standards, compassion and genuine enthusiasm and passion for philanthropy.</div><div><br></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Silicon Valley Community Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities.</span></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</b></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">APPLICATION PROCEDURE</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Submit a resume with cover letter explaining your interest in the position and what you would bring to Silicon Valley Community Foundation.</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Application deadline: open until filled.</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Internal candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.</span></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</b></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.&nbsp; As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. Our passion for helping people and organizations achieve their philanthropic dreams has created a global philanthropic enterprise committed to the belief that possibilities start here.&nbsp; Learn more at siliconvalleycf.org.</span></div> value:
value: Investment Operations Specialist value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/cf7546c2-58d8-4aa6-8e3b-ccf8d8f6e7f4/apply value: <div><b style="font-size: 10.5pt">JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">The Investment Operations Specialist is a member of a small and highly collaborative team responsible for a wide variety of investments and complex gifted assets, with a commitment to delivering strong, consistent performance, efficient operations, clean audits and a quality customer experience. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Investments, the Specialist works closely with the Investment and Accounting teams to administer SVCF’s various investment programs. These include globally diversified investment pools, custom portfolios for donor advised funds, impact investment services, cryptocurrency management, planned gifts, investment services for nonprofits, and a place-based loan fund.</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">The Specialist is a key liaison between SVCF and its consultants, investment managers, custodians, brokers, banks and service providers. In this role, the Specialist coordinates efficient “middle office” operations including transaction processing, cash transfers, completion of private investment subscription documents, onboarding new investments, replenishing crypto wallets, updating records and marketing materials, reporting and other duties. During audit season, the Specialist is responsible for investment-related audit deliverables including valuation support of Level 3 assets.&nbsp; As a member of SVCF’s operations and enterprise-system user groups, the Specialist represents Investments and works collaboratively with other teams to identify process improvements and integrate technology solutions. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">The ideal candidate will have prior experience in financial services with exposure to accounting, investment and audit operations, with a big-picture understanding of what is necessary to operate successfully. The ideal candidate is highly organized and results oriented, with excellent teamwork, attention to detail and time management skills.&nbsp;</span></div><div><br></div><div><b style="font-size: 10.5pt">RESPONSIBILITIES</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Implement timely and accurate operations: manager transitions, transaction processing, cash transfers, capital calls and distributions, letters of instruction, fee processing, etc. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Complete new account forms, subscription documents and onboarding of new investments</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Maintain operational records in Excel, Black Diamond and enterprise systems: investment directory, user logins, authorized signers, contact logs, relationships, fee schedules, contracts, etc. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Develop and maintain productive working relationships with external service providers to independently resolve operational issues in a timely and constructive manner</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Process legal notices, class actions, proxies, regulatory compliance filings</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Coordinate the preparation of investment-related audit deliverables including Level 3 valuation support, investment roll-forward, schedules, and financial statement tables</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Process K-1s, PFICs and foreign partnership reporting for 990 tax form preparation and filing by third-party </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Ensure that updated investment results are posted in a timely manner: performance reports, fact sheets, webpages, PowerPoint library, donor portal, Box, Sharepoint files</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Develop professional donor/client communications including historical fund activity reports &nbsp;and special projects as requested</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Prepare quarterly investment committee reports and provide backup support to division executive assistant for committee meeting logistics and docket preparation</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Develop and maintain written procedures</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Work collaboratively with Accounting, IT and other teams to identify and implement process improvements and integrate technology solutions</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Other related duties as assigned</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><b style="font-size: 10.5pt">QUALIFICATIONS</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Bachelor’s degree required</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">At least 3-5 years of financial services experience in institutional or private wealth management operations with exposure to accounting, audit and Level 3 valuations</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">At Least 3-5 years of increasing responsibility leading to a ‘big picture’ understanding of what is necessary to operate successfully</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Highly proficient with Excel, PowerPoint and Word, as well as business productivity software, like Black Diamond and project management tools</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">High degree of self-motivation, dedication and perseverance</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Excellent &nbsp;attention to detail and accuracy is critical</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Effective critical thinking, technical and problem solving skills </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Excellent written and oral language communications skills</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Ability to work both independently and as a team member in varied activities and projects</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">High ethical standards, compassion and genuine enthusiasm and passion for philanthropy</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">·</span><span style="font-size: 7pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Ability to maintain confidentiality of extremely sensitive and private data</span></div><div><br></div><div><b>WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS</b></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.</div><div><br></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities.</div><div><br></div><div><b>APPLICATION PROCEDURE</b></div><div>Submit a resume with cover letter explaining your interest in the position and what you would bring to Silicon Valley Community Foundation.</div><div><br></div><div>Application deadline: open until filled.</div><div><br></div><div>Internal candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.</div><div><br></div><div><b>ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION</b></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. Our passion for helping people and organizations achieve their philanthropic dreams has created a global</div><div>philanthropic enterprise committed to the belief that possibilities start here. Learn more at <a href="http://siliconvalleycf.org" class="postings-link">siliconvalleycf.org</a>.</div> value:
value: Investments Officer value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/f6f69909-6a06-4115-9e84-e962e2c41b46/apply value: <div><b>JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div>The Investment Officer reports to the Senior Vice President of Investments. The Investment Officer is a member of a small and highly collaboratively team that stewards the foundation’s investments and investment relationships to ensure strong consistent performance, effective operations and clean audits.</div><div><br></div><div>The Investment Officer works closely with donor and community facing teams to present and explain SVCF’s various investment programs, including the Investment Pools, Individually Managed Funds, Nonprofit Investment Program, Community Impact Loan Fund, and donor recommended impact investments. Working at the intersection of social impact and investment, the Officer coordinates activity of the loan fund, a place-based impact fund providing capital to community organizations. The Officer also participates in conducting due diligence, monitoring and reporting on individual impact investments recommended from donor advised funds. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. A strong knowledge of institutional investing, credit underwriting and community financing practices is highly desired. The successful candidate is analytical, results oriented, adept at juggling multiple priorities, and enjoys new challenges and continuously advancing the quality of their work.</div><div><br></div><div>The Officer works closely with the Senior Vice President, Senior Investments Officer, and Investments Associate to administer, monitor or support SVCF’s various investment programs and third-party relationships. The Officer collaborates with development and donor service teams to present SVCF’s investment programs to potential and existing clients, and develop appropriate investment solutions. The Officer also works cross-functionally and closely with community and donor facing teams, marketing and SVCF’s loan consultant to coordinate activities of the Loan Fund. The Officer communicates with potential and existing donors, nonprofits, loan fund borrowers, community partners, investment managers, service providers, and other outside groups. The Officer attends regular Investment and Loan Fund committee meetings and represents SVCF to outside groups as requested.</div><div><br></div><div><b>RESPONSIBILITIES</b></div><div>· Present SVCF’s investment pools, programs and services. Explain SVCF’s investment policies, strategy, portfolio composition, costs and performance. Prepare effective presentation materials. Evaluate donor or nonprofit fund activity in light of charitable goals and advise on appropriate investment solutions and pool allocations. Prepare annual reviews and custom fund analysis and communications.</div><div>· Periodically meet with existing investment managers in SVCF’s investment pools to review strategy, monitor performance, and explain how the strategy and manager’s skill complements the portfolio.</div><div>· Develop and maintain investment-related marketing collateral and donor/client communications. Leverage marketing and social media channels to inform internal and external stakeholders about investments.</div><div>· Conduct due diligence on program- and mission-related investments recommended by fund advisors. Advance policies, guidelines and practices to ensure best in class services and operational viability.</div><div>· Work with Loan Fund team and external consultant to prioritize prospective borrowers, coordinate underwriting, process loans, manage the portfolio and resolve operational issues. Ensure timely evaluation, credit quality, mission alignment and local impact.</div><div>· Develop compelling investor communications and impact reporting to drive ongoing investment from donor funds to the Loan Fund. Coordinate planning and preparation of Loan Fund committee meeting agendas and docket materials. Prepare regular reporting to board, staff and donors.</div><div>· Maintain knowledge of local, regional and national trends and conditions in place-based, community investing and community finance, including activities of potential co-funders such as CDFIs, foundations, family offices, and bank community investment units.</div><div>· Maintain knowledge of donor advised fund rules (PPA 2006), endowment and institutional fund investment practices (UPMIFA), and endowment spending and investment policy best practices. Establish self as knowledgeable resource for donors and nonprofits.</div><div>· Maintain valuation support for annual audit deliverables, including loan and impact investments information necessary to complete audit schedules, valuations and notes and tables for financial statements. Generate audit deliverables as requested.</div><div><br></div><div><b>QUALIFICATIONS</b></div><div>· Bachelor’s degree and four to seven years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; degree in finance, investments, business administration, real estate or urban planning preferred; advanced degree a plus; experience in investments, loan documents, due diligence, and credit underwriting preferred</div><div>· High degree of self-motivation, dedication, creativity, and perseverance</div><div>· Proficiency in analyzing financials of nonprofit and social enterprise organizations</div><div>· Excellent cross-functional project management and ability to work with diverse groups</div><div>· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills</div><div>· Highly proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint</div><div>· Strong knowledge of institutional investment practices and portfolio management principles</div><div>· Strong knowledge of accounting and financial reporting principles</div><div>· Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities</div><div>· Strong analytical and qualitative skills</div><div><br></div><div><b>WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS</b></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.</div><div><br></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation makes reasonable accommodation for applicants and employees with known physical or mental disabilities.</div><div><br></div><div><b>APPLICATION PROCEDURE</b></div><div>Submit a resume with cover letter explaining your interest in the position and what you would bring to Silicon Valley Community Foundation.</div><div><br></div><div>Application deadline: open until filled.</div><div><br></div><div>Internal candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.</div><div><br></div><div><b>ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION</b></div><div>Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. Our passion for helping people and organizations achieve their philanthropic dreams has created a global philanthropic enterprise committed to the belief that possibilities start here. Learn more at <a href="http://siliconvalleycf.org" class="postings-link">siliconvalleycf.org</a>.</div> value:
value: PHILANTHROPY ADVISOR value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/c3cb4f20-d65c-4f97-9f38-87a5aa84f67d/apply value: <div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the Director of Donor Engagement or a Senior Philanthropy Advisor, the Philanthropy Advisor is responsible for developing partnerships with a portfolio of donors, facilitating giving experiences and providing strategic guidance to help them become the best philanthropists they can be, as well as connecting them to local issues and solutions. This position will require a breadth of knowledge of local community needs to increase philanthropic impact in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, contributing to the community foundation’s vision to be the </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">local catalyst for positive change. </span><span style="font-size: 10pt">Supervisory responsibilities may be included.&nbsp;</span></div> value:
value: Projects and Events Manager value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/4d6f011a-edb2-43c5-b432-179a6d43a049/apply value: <div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Since 2007, the mission of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) has been to advance innovative solutions to challenging problems. SVCF has engaged donors, corporations, government and community partners in efforts to make the Silicon Valley region and the world a better place. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">Under CEO Nicole Taylor’s new leadership, the organization returns to its community foundation roots, &nbsp;focusing its resources on communicating and collaborating with local leaders and helping philanthropists be their most effective at accomplishing their charitable giving and community investment goals. Despite the area’s great wealth, the region’s residents are challenged by so much – dearth of affordable housing and accessible transit, financial instability and the precarious safety and security of immigrant residents, among other issues. The community foundation addresses these and other challenges, including educating our children and empowering community voices to effect change. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">SVCF partners with community and government leaders to address public policy issues, advance the best ideas and direct resources swiftly and strategically toward critical issues. The foundation serves as a resource for nonprofit, civic, government and philanthropic organizations. </span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">The new leadership team is building on SVCF staff’s good work to bolster organizational culture. In a 2018 initiative, staff identified its core values as courage, collaboration, inclusion, respect and accountability – and these form the bedrock of SVCF’s approach to working internally, partnering with donors and collaborating with communities. </span></div><div>JOB SUMMARY</div><div>The Projects and Events Manager is an integral member of SVCF’s marketing and communications team. The manager supports the goals of the organization and the department by meeting with internal clients to discuss marketing needs and to communicate best practices and marketing process. The role also manages SVCF events from the marketing perspective, continuously explores and suggests efficiencies and improvements in department operations and makes sure all projects are appropriately budgeted <a href="http://for.This" class="postings-link">for.This</a> position reports to the VP, Marketing &amp; Communications.</div> value:
value: SENIOR PHILANTHROPY ADVISOR value: https://jobs.lever.co/siliconvalleycf.org/49b4ad84-9dd1-45fb-b290-75800834aec4/apply value: <div><b style="font-size: 10pt">JOB SUMMARY</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Reporting to the Vice President or Director of Donor Engagement, the Senior Philanthropy Advisor is responsible for developing partnerships with a portfolio of donors, facilitating giving experiences and providing strategic guidance to help them become the best philanthropists they can be, as well as connecting them to local issues and solutions. This position will require a broad knowledge of local, regional, national, and international needs to support donors’ giving priorities, with an increased focus on Silicon Valley to increase the impact in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, contributing to the community foundation’s vision to be the </span><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">local catalyst for positive change. </span><span style="font-size: 10pt">This position will also serve as a lead for a range of internal projects and may be asked to speak on behalf of SVCF.&nbsp; Supervisory responsibilities may be included.</span></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">&nbsp;</span></div><div><b style="font-size: 10pt">ABOUT SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION</b></div><div><span style="font-size: 10pt">Silicon Valley Community Foundation advances innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems.&nbsp; As the largest community foundation in the world, we engage donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. Our passion for helping people and organizations achieve their philanthropic dreams has created a global philanthropic enterprise committed to the belief that possibilities start here.&nbsp; Learn more at <a href="http://siliconvalleycf.org">siliconvalleycf.org</a>.&nbsp;</span></div> value: