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.
- 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.