The Program & Engagement Manager, in partnership with the President and CEO and other staff, is responsible to manage, develop, and deliver educational programs, events, and other services that attract and retain the members of our philanthropy-serving organization. The individual serving in this role will manage the planning and delivery of programs, annual conference, priority funder collaboratives, member services, and assist with membership development. A summary of their duties includes, but not limited to:
manages planning and delivery of quality member programs, leadership development, services, and engagement,
serves as lead planner/coordinator of the annual conference and/or works with contractors/consultants for specialized programs and leadership development
assists with revenue generation in membership retention, new membership development, program registrations, and program sponsorships (solicitations, stewardship, reporting, membership, and projections)
coordinates program marketing and outreach with the Philanthropy WV team,
assists with the organization’s strategic partners, funder collaboratives, special projects, and initiatives.
This is a full-time exempt position in a growing, dynamic philanthropic leadership network which reports directly to the President & CEO. The position is based in Morgantown, WV with potential for remote working options, but travel is involved with program delivery when it is safe. Philanthropy WV is committed to practicing and advancing equity and inclusion that creates a stronger philanthropic network and West Virginia communities. The scope of this position is broad and requires:
attention to detail to ensure all programs are handled in a thorough and precise fashion
planning, promoting, and implementing programs/services for members and partner organizations
excellent written & verbal communication skills for interpersonal, group, and mass communications
coordinating programs working with volunteer committees, Membership and Operations Assistant, and President/CEO
working with the President & CEO in securing new members and delivering effective membership retention
assisting in the creation of marketing materials and electronic/hard copy communications working with the Communication Fellow and other team members.
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree recommended. Sufficient work experience in related fields may be considered an acceptable substitute. Degree or work experience areas that would be helpful for this role include marketing, nonprofit leadership, program design/management, public administration, communication/pr, and/or conference/event planning.
At least Two years of successful experience in nonprofit and professional development management, program creation/coordination, conference planning and coordination, and/or program facilitation
Excellent interpersonal, communications, organizational, and writing skills, as well as ability to multitask, manage details, and effectively work on multiple programs/events.
Experienced in using software and technology proficiency across platforms: G-Suites, MS Suites, WordPress, website CRM, etc.; and management and use of online platforms/videoconferences
Demonstrated interest in building stronger West Virginia communities, nonprofits, grantmaking organizations, and philanthropy preferred.
Ability to work with committees, volunteers, and fellow staff.
As West Virginia’s leading voice and premiere resource for philanthropy, Philanthropy West Virginia is committed to helping its members fulfill their charitable goals. It does so by providing opportunities for trustees and staff to network, build skills, enhance knowledge and demonstrate leadership. Philanthropy WV is the forum for funders to exchange information, discuss common interests, learn about relevant issues, hone their grantmaking skills and establish networks of important relationships across the state. Through its programs and services, Philanthropy WV helps funders become more efficient, effective grantmakers.