KPF Program Manager

The Alaska Community Foundation and Kenai Peninsula Foundation are seeking to hire a Program Manager. This is a part-time position that reports to the Kenai Peninsula Foundation Advisory Board and The Alaska Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program Officer.

About the Kenai Peninsula Foundation

The Kenai Peninsula Foundation (KPF) is one of nine geographic Affiliates that are part of the Affiliate Program at The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF). These nine Affiliates stretch across the state, collectively increasing the impact of our combined efforts to grow philanthropy among Alaskans as well as permanent endowments in communities to sustain local nonprofits. The KPF Advisory Board encourages our community to invest in ourselves to build stronger and more vibrant lives for our residents in central Kenai Peninsula, while focusing on community issues so we can invest in solutions and grow permanent charitable assets.

About The Alaska Community Foundation

The Alaska Community Foundation (ACF) is a nonprofit, philanthropic institution with a mission to transform gifts from Alaskans into extraordinary contributions for our state’s future. As a statewide community foundation, ACF works with individual donors, families, nonprofits, communities and corporations across Alaska to increase philanthropy and to connect people who care with causes they care about. ACF was established in 1995 and currently manages more than $78 million in assets. Since its inception ACF has awarded more than $50 million in grants in Alaska.
ACF manages more than 370 philanthropic funds that have been invested at ACF by donors from across the state. These endowed and non-endowed funds span a broad range of interests including education, food and shelter, pets, workforce development, suicide prevention, the arts, the environment, community-based needs and support for specific nonprofit organizations. The Affiliate Program is at the heart of ACF and core to its mission. Through the Affiliate Program, ACF currently supports nine communities across Alaska to build localized philanthropy, with a goal of growing the program to 15 communities in the next four years.

Position Summary

Since its founding in 2008, KPF raises funds for a community endowment to perpetually support local nonprofit groups’ efforts to build healthy communities in central Kenai Peninsula.
We are seeking to hire a Program Manager to support the ongoing work of KPF. This is a part-time position that reports to the KPF Advisory Board and to ACF’s Affiliate Program Officer.
The KPF Program Manager provides administrative and strategic support to the Advisory Board. She/he fills a critical role in supporting the operational needs, marketing and communications, and strategic initiatives of KPF.

Essential Functions/Roles & Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

1. Provides support for the planning and execution of Advisory Board meetings (i.e. agendas, meeting minutes, and scheduling).
2. Oversees the marketing and communications needs of KPF (i.e. create newsletters, thank you cards, Power Point presentations, printing support, PR). Manage web and social media platforms for KPF and maintain photo catalogue.
3. Provide support for donor relations and donor stewardship for KPF.
4. Provide database management for KPF, and maintain grant and donor lists.
5. Oversee the annual planning process and work with the Advisory Board members in scheduling meetings and events.
6. Provide technical assistance to grantees and applicants.
7. Participate in the annual Affiliate Convening and participation in Affiliate training opportunities in partnership with ACF.

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies

1. Passion for the work of the nonprofit sector and personal commitment to philanthropy, and the work of KPF.
2. Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
3. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
4. Ability to take initiative, work independently, and work as a member of a team.

Position Qualifications

1. Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience of organizational support experience.
3. Proficient in Microsoft Office.
4. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
5. Ability to recognize and vet opportunities as they arise and prioritize key strategic decisions as necessary.
6. Strong networking and interpersonal skills.
7. Demonstrated qualities of integrity, loyalty, discretion and self-motivation.
8. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Compensation

This position is 25 hours per month, $18 to 20 per hour DOE.

Application Procedure

The KPF Program Manager position is open immediately. Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on Friday, May 19, 2017.

Please send a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to The Alaska Community Foundation’s Affiliate Program Officer, Shawn Rivera, at: srivera@alaskacf.org and to KPF Advisory Board Chair, Stan Steadman at: sego56@hotmail.com.

Please contact Shawn Rivera at 907-274-6708 or srivera@alaskacf.org if you have any questions.