Executive Coordinator and Secretary to the Board

Philanthropy New York is a trusted community of nearly 300 grantmaking organizations that develops forward-thinking guidance and programming to address the unique challenges of philanthropy and convenes funders to strengthen ties across the sector. We bring together funders from within and across sectors to form networks, develop and share knowledge and nurture crucial skills to make the work of each grantmaker - and the sector as a whole - more meaningful and more effective. For more information, visit www.philanthropynewyork.org

Philanthropy New York seeks candidates aligned with our Vision, Mission and Values. 

The Office of the President and CEO is responsible for all of Philanthropy New York’s external facing member relationships, engagement with Philanthropy New York’s sector and governmental partners, and the organization’s board governance.


The Executive Coordinator provides direct support to the President and CEO and coordinates the day-to-day activities of the Executive Office. The Executive Coordinator works in close collaboration with PNY’s membership, finance, learning, policy and communications departments to plan and manage organization-wide projects and reports, member and board events and meetings, and draft communications from the President and CEO. The ideal candidate enjoys building and maintaining relationships and working across an organization. They will be a skilled organizer who can provide the administration and communication necessary to run a busy office and the discretion needed to work with on critical governance and organizational issues. Essential skills include strong written and verbal communications, database and technological savvy, a love of multitasking, and event coordination.


$65,000 - $70,000 depending on previous professional experience


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TO APPLY: Please send a resume and a cover letter via email to [email protected]. We will not consider applications without a cover letter. In your cover letter, please address the skills, competencies and experience you would bring to the role and tell us what appeals to you about working at Philanthropy New York. 

Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates.  We will be accepting submissions on a rolling basis and directly reach out to candidates for first round telephone interviews. 

Philanthropy New York is committed to creating a more equitable workplace.  We are dedicated to the recruitment, inclusion, retention and advancement of people of color, LGBTQ, women, trans and gender non-conforming people, people with disabilities; and/or formerly incarcerated people.