SUMMER 2021 Philanthropy New York Fellowship

Philanthropy New York is a trusted community of over 300 grantmaking organizations dedicated to working together to build an equitable, sustainable, and democratic society.  Philanthropy New York is offering a full-time, 2-year employment opportunity for recent graduate students to work in the philanthropy sector. Philanthropy Fellows will facilitate issue-based working groups, develop and execute programs on current issues in the field, curate content for our media platforms and write insightful reports and publications. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Philanthropy New York is operating remotely but will return to in-office operations when it is safe to do so. This opportunity will begin on July 1, 2021, and offers a salary of $67,500 with benefits.

The deadline to apply is March 19, 2021.

Program Details

  • Functioning as the primary staff liaison for PNY’s issue-based working groups. These groups
    currently consist of funders concerned with: health policy, justice reform, education policy, and
    environmental sustainability. The fellow may also support networks and committees that focus
    on issues related to international grantmaking and equitable and inclusive philanthropy.
  • Developing and executing issue-focused programs, including working group educational events,
    PNY’s annual conference and other events as they arise;
  • Researching and writing issue guides on topics at the nexus of the government, philanthropic
    and nonprofit sectors.
  • Producing and curating content and identifying resources for Philanthropy New York’s website,
    newsletter and media platforms.
  • Preparing materials for and attending Foundations on the Hill, the annual gathering of sector
    leaders to meet with federal officials on issues of concern to the philanthropic community.
  • Legal right to work in the United States
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience facilitating small groups and/or supporting voluntary leadership a plus
  • Ability to research issues and present critical information succinctly
  • Understanding of and commitment to personal growth on issues of racial equity and inclusion
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Excellent organizational, planning, project management, and administrative skills
  • Interest in the field of philanthropy
  • A commitment to working out of our Manhattan office once it is safe to do so

For more information and to apply, click here.

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