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For over 75 years, The Spartanburg County Foundation has partnered with the community to fulfill its mission of promoting philanthropy, encouraging community engagement, and responding to community needs. Do you want to help impact the Spartanburg County community? Are you looking for a career that helps shape the future and change lives? Our dynamic team convenes community partners around a variety of critical issues and empowers philanthropic efforts to create lasting change. Learn more about opportunities to join the Foundation team below.
To provide the greatest service to Spartanburg County, we depend upon dynamic individuals with great ideas and a solid commitment to our community.
Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to:
The Spartanburg County Foundation ATTN: Chief Operating Officer, 424 East Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
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The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks a full-time Director of Philanthropic Services with a passion for nonprofit excellence. The Director of Philanthropic Services will lead a multidisciplinary team that focuses on marketing, donor services and asset development. Specifically, the director of philanthropic services will develop and implement strategies that increase charitable resources and build brand awareness and increase donor engagement. The Director of Philanthropic Services will create, execute and evaluate all philanthropy strategies with a donor-centered philosophy. Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field; five years of experience in philanthropy required; successful track record in executing on strategy, setting priorities, managing multiple projects, working effectively under pressure; excellent verbal and written communication; and interpersonal skills. Candidates must pass background and credit checks. No phone calls please. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Chief Operating Officer, 424 East Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29302.
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EMPLOYMENT TYPE: FULL-TIME
The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks a full-time Executive Administrative Director to lead and direct the administrative needs of the Executive Management Team and the Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Responsibilities require advanced levels of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word), internet research skills and project management skills for the development of complex reports and presentations. Strong “donor” relations skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment are required. Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience is required. Candidates must pass background and credit checks. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Chief Operating Officer, 424 East Kennedy Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302. Competitive Compensation and benefits.
The Spartanburg County Foundation seeks highly motivated and qualified students to gain real-world work experience and to learn the inner-workings of a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Spartanburg County residents. The goal of the internship program is to provide training and experience related to a student’s academic course of study and career goals.
The Foundation offers internships in the areas of finance and accounting, communications, special initiatives, and administrative support. Currently, the Foundation is seeking interns in all areas for Summer 2019.
The accounting intern is responsible for providing support to the director of finance. This individual will work directly with the director of finance to assist in providing auditing support, monthly and annual reconciliations, financial statements, investment performance reports, and special projects while providing documentation to fund holders in a timely manner. In addition, this individual will obtain a well-rounded experience in all facets of fund accounting in a nonprofit environment. Click Here for a full description.
The communications intern is responsible for providing support for internal and external communications efforts. The communications intern works under the overall direction of the communications officer but may collaborate with other members of the Foundation to develop communication tools and disseminate information about programs and activities. The Foundation will endeavor to provide the communications intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment. Click Here for a full description.
The special initiatives intern is responsible for providing support for grantmaking, initiatives, and community leadership work. The special initiatives intern works under the direction of the director of grants and initiatives but may collaborate with other members of the Foundation on various tasks and projects as time allows. The Foundation will endeavor to provide the special initiatives intern with meaningful assignments that contribute to an overall understanding of the profession and readiness for post-graduate employment. Click Here for a full description.
The administrative support intern is responsible for providing administrative support to the Foundation. The administrative support intern works under the direction of the designated administrative staff but may collaborate with all staff to handle the reception area, research, archiving files, filing, and general administrative support.
The Women Giving for Spartanburg (WGFS) intern is responsible for providing support to the WGFS’s program liaison in the areas of marketing and events, grantmaking, and the overall administrative work of WGFS. There will also be opportunities for the intern to assist the Foundation with various tasks and projects as time allows. The WGFS intern works under the overall direction of WGFS’s program liaison but may collaborate with other members of WGFS and Foundation staff. Click Here for a full description.
The Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance intern is responsible for providing administrative support to the Spartanburg Interfaith Alliance, a network of clergy, lay leaders, and faith communities that have joined together for the purpose of contributing to the common good. Click Here for a full description.
The NSEM Marketing and Communications Intern is a position that works with and reports directly to The Spartanburg County Foundation Consultant for the Network for Southern Economic Mobility (NSEM). Depending on activities and special events, evening and weekend hours may be required at times. Click Here for a full description.