Employment Opportunities

Job Description:

Philanthropy Roundtable is seeking a highly motivated Graphic Designer to join our Marketing and Communications team in Washington, D.C. We are seeking someone who is looking to apply their creative skills and go-getter attitude and is also eager to grow and develop new skillsets. The ideal candidate has the ability to work in a collaborative environment but also independently. He/she will be a self-starter with tremendous creative curiosity, client focus, and a proven track record of producing quality work under tight deadlines.

Job Duties:

A typical week for a Graphic Designer at Philanthropy Roundtable might include assisting the marketing team with developing professional, high-end event collateral and marketing materials, selecting, formatting, or creating compelling imagery for an online campaign, developing persuasive social media and website graphics, designing an expert research paper or presentation for print and online distribution, and/or crafting other visual communications with the goal of inspiring, informing, and captivating our target audiences. The Graphic Designer will leverage InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and other software tools to execute a wide variety of design-related tasks. This individual will work on multiple projects simultaneously and in close coordination with the Multimedia Production Manager as well as other members of the Marketing and Communications team to ensure excellent quality work is produced.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a design or related field or 3+ years graphic design experience (marketing and communications industry internships and/or full time)
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite - InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator as well as print and design standards
  • Familiarity with HTML & CSS
  • Impeccable project management skills
  • Experience balancing multiple projects under tight deadlines
  • Quick-learner and self-starter with a positive attitude and an eye for detail
  • Demonstrated passion for design and creative
  • Familiarity with Canva

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agency experience a plus
  • Illustration and/or photography skills a plus
  • Web design experience a plus
  • Experience concepting and working with copywriters and other creative partners
  • Experience designing for print and digital mediums, from concept to execution
  • A portfolio reflecting multifaceted skillset
  • Knowledge of WordPress

Organizational Overview:

About the Philanthropy Roundtable: The Philanthropy Roundtable is a well-established organization in the philanthropic sector, serving as a resource for hundreds of donors and foundation leaders. Its vision is to build and sustain a vibrant American philanthropic movement that strengthens our free society. To achieve this vision, the organization pursues a mission to foster excellence in philanthropy, protect philanthropic freedom and help donors’ advance liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility.

Since 1991, the Philanthropy Roundtable has served individual philanthropists and foundations that are refining their philanthropic strategies to maximize the impact of their resources, as well as emerging donors and entrepreneurs who are developing their philanthropic plans. The Roundtable is the leading organization in the United States focused on promoting and defending the power of private giving and the means to create wealth to make charitable giving possible.

To apply, please click here and fill out the application via LinkedIn.

Job Description:

We are looking for an extraordinary Executive Assistant to join the team. This individual will work alongside our CEO and President, as well as other members across the organization, to help us achieve our goals through utilization of his/her strategic administrative and project management skills. He/she will be a key member of our organization who will essentially serve as an extension of the CEO and President in all interactions.

The ideal candidate is someone who cares deeply about Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission, is extremely organized and self-motivated, thrives in fast-paced environments, is detail-oriented, and has a unique ability to think strategically about the President and CEO’s time and resource allocation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Exceptional calendar management and administrative support:

  • Schedule meetings internally and externally.
  • Handle meeting logistics, including all travel.
  • Think ahead and provide preparation support; prepare briefing documents, compile materials, and distribute.
  • Take meeting notes and ensure action items are clear and handled by the appropriate department.
  • Anticipate and alert staff and others to potential schedule conflicts; facilitate resolution.
  • Assist President and CEO in balancing scheduling with goals and priorities.
  • Reconcile and submit expense reports on behalf of the President and CEO.
  • Provide onsite IT support and troubleshooting for President and CEO, as needed.

Serve as extension of President and CEO and primary point of contact both internally and externally:

  • Oversee and draft correspondence.
  • Follow up to inquiries/requests and exercise good judgment to determine priority level and path forward.
  • Handle all communications with high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Creatively problem solve and improvise while maintaining composure in high-pressure environments.
  • Assist in managing other presidential action items, as needed.

Project Management:

  • Work closely with President and CEO to inform her and prepare her for upcoming responsibilities and commitments; help drive accountability and prioritization.
  • Help manage timelines and deadlines for President and CEO’s action items and organizational priorities.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure deadlines are met.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional experience supporting a business leader/executive or in a project management/scheduling role
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects at once
  • Demonstrated high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Proven track record of using sound judgement and taking initiative in various situations
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Professional, articulate, and concise oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency working with Mac computers/software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook (including expertise with Outlook’s calendar and contacts functions)
  • Position travels less than 5%, is not eligible for remote work, and is located in downtown Washington, DC

Organizational Overview:

About the Philanthropy Roundtable: The Philanthropy Roundtable is a well-established organization in the philanthropic sector, serving as a resource for hundreds of donors and foundation leaders. Its vision is to build and sustain a vibrant American philanthropic movement that strengthens our free society. To achieve this vision, the organization pursues a mission to foster excellence in philanthropy, protect philanthropic freedom and help donors’ advance liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility.

Since 1991, the Philanthropy Roundtable has served individual philanthropists and foundations that are refining their philanthropic strategies to maximize the impact of their resources, as well as emerging donors and entrepreneurs who are developing their philanthropic plans. The Roundtable is the leading organization in the United States focused on promoting and defending the power of private giving and the means to create wealth to make charitable giving possible.

To apply, please click here.

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Vice President of Conferences and Events, the Events Assistant will play an instrumental role in supporting the elevated gatherings of the organization. The Roundtable currently hosts a wide array of events from intimate working groups to a 400-person annual meeting. As outlined in our strategic plan, the organization will increase the number, type and quality of its meetings as it engages new audiences, especially wealth creators and donors giving as individuals.

The Events Assistant is responsible for drafting event collateral and content, managing the registration process for events and assisting and initiating a variety of projects for myriad events of varying size. The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic self-starter who has interest and experience in all things events; Including but not limited to planning, systems, logistics, outstanding customer service, and a high sense of urgency and attention to detail.

 

Job Duties: Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the coordination of the planning and execution of all gatherings including, but not limited to the annual meeting, educational conferences, donor site visits, working group meetings, salon dinners and donor retreats
  • Track and analyze data with ease and consistency for varying purposes across a multitude of events
  • Draft and send out logistical e-mails in advance of events, including run of shows and best practices
  • Build website platforms to facilitate online registrations
  • Track and coordinate speaker logistics for various special events
  • Manage the registration process for in-person and virtual events, which includes updating the CRM database (Salesforce/Blackthorn) on a daily basis and creating and monitoring events in our preferred payment platform.
  • Assist with marketing and outreach efforts to promote events and recruit new attendees
  • Coordinate across the organization to create digital and print event collateral, including but not limited to welcome binders, participants lists, and event one-pagers
  • Track event budgets and process reimbursements after each event
  • Collaborate with all teams across the organization to engage them in successfully executing best-in-class events
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the vice president of conferences and events

Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • One to three years’ experience planning events, including both in-person events and virtual gatherings
  • Endorses and is motivated by the guiding principles, mission and vision of the Roundtable
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be forward-looking, creative, proactive and efficient
  • Highly organized with an ability to manage the details of multiple projects and the necessary time management skills to consistently meet deadlines
  • Customer-service attitude suited to working with highly successful business leaders and philanthropists
  • Exhibit characteristics of cheerfulness, confidence and professionalism
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrable proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Publisher. Must have experience with Excel fields and data merges
  • Must have experience with customer relationship management databases (Salesforce), e-mail marketing programs and online survey platforms
  • Versatility to be both a self-starter who takes initiative and a collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills focused on achieving results
  • High standard of honesty and strong ethical standards
  • Willingness and ability to travel for site visits and events

Travel: Position will travel domestically three to four weeks per year.

 

Organizational Overview:

About the Philanthropy Roundtable: The Philanthropy Roundtable is a well-established organization in the philanthropic sector, serving as a resource for hundreds of donors and foundation leaders. Its vision is to build and sustain a vibrant American philanthropic movement that strengthens our free society. To achieve this vision, the organization pursues a mission to foster excellence in philanthropy, protect philanthropic freedom and help donors’ advance liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility.

With this goal in mind, the organization is building a first-in-class conference and events team to expand the Roundtable’s convening capacity to developing and executing high quality, bespoke events for the organization’s community. This team is working toward the exciting vision set out in the Roundtable’s strategic plan and being led by a dynamic president & CEO.

Since 1991, the Philanthropy Roundtable has served individual philanthropists and foundations that are refining their philanthropic strategies to maximize the impact of their resources, as well as emerging donors and entrepreneurs who are developing their philanthropic plans. The Roundtable is the leading organization in the United States focused on promoting and defending the power of private giving and the means to create wealth to make charitable giving possible.

To apply:
Please click here to apply. 

 

Job Description:

Philanthropy Roundtable is seeking a Director of Digital Strategy to develop and implement effective digital strategies to achieve our business goals and objectives. This individual will lead our digital team in those efforts by overseeing the Roundtable’s online marketing and content strategies, data management, and integration of digital media platforms; including but not limited to web, social, email marketing, digital ad campaigns. Additionally, he/she will leverage data and digital marketing techniques to oversee metrics and growth. This role will report to the VP of Marketing and Communications.

The Ideal Candidate Will Be:

  • Passionate about Philanthropy Roundtable’s mission and all things digital media
  • An ambitious self-starter with a strong ability to juggle several projects at once while prioritizing accordingly
  • An effective verbal and written communicator
  • A natural problem solver, who is intuitively analytical and creative
  • Have a strong customer focus and drive for results
  • An agile thinker who is comfortable with flexing business needs and priorities

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement organizational digital strategies with specific goals, audiences, and objectives to measure progress against
  • Create digital marketing plans that target and persuade our key audiences
  • Oversee the development, security, and day-to-day management of the Roundtable’s website
  • Generate innovative ideas to increase web traffic and ensure web best practices are met, including SEO rules
  • Partner closely with other departments to identify creative solutions and tools needed to meet the infrastructure digital marketing needs of the organization
  • Ensure smooth operation for all digital tools and applications (i.e. website, blogs, social media, email marketing)
  • Oversee the collection and quality of marketing metrics to be used for reporting purposes
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure brand consistency

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in marketing, communications, business administration, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in digital strategist role or similar
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Familiarity and experience working with Content Management Systems
  • Familiarity with HTML
  • Solid experience with online marketing tools and web-based technologies
  • Experience with word press or similar platforms
  • Understanding of how digital channels work
  • Hands on experience with SEO/SEM and CRM software
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with the ability to work across departments and senior staff

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent project management skills
  • Creative agency experience

Organizational Overview:

About the Philanthropy Roundtable: The Philanthropy Roundtable is a well-established organization in the philanthropic sector, serving as a resource for hundreds of donors and foundation leaders. Its vision is to build and sustain a vibrant American philanthropic movement that strengthens our free society. To achieve this vision, the organization pursues a mission to foster excellence in philanthropy, protect philanthropic freedom and help donors’ advance liberty, opportunity and personal responsibility.

Since 1991, the Philanthropy Roundtable has served individual philanthropists and foundations that are refining their philanthropic strategies to maximize the impact of their resources, as well as emerging donors and entrepreneurs who are developing their philanthropic plans. The Roundtable is the leading organization in the United States focused on promoting and defending the power of private giving and the means to create wealth to make charitable giving possible.

To apply, please click here and fill out the application via LinkedIn.