Vice President, Communications (PNY)

Philanthropy New York is a trusted community of nearly 300 grant making organizations that develops forward-thinking guidance and programming to address the unique challenges of philanthropy and convenes funders to strengthen ties across the sector.

Philanthropy New York champions effective grant making by building a vibrant philanthropic ecosystem that strives to advance meaningful social change. Through our work, members:

  • Convene and collaborate as a community – We bring together philanthropic professionals to share across issues and across professional roles. Practitioners have a place to build collaborative efforts, share practices and learn from peers.
  • Share knowledge, skills and transformative practices – We design robust programming and professional and leadership development that equips our members to understand and adapt to shifting norms and emerging trends in the field. Our programs help members cultivate key skills and implement practice models that fit their unique needs.
  • Amplify the voice of the philanthropic field – We catalyze collaboration to leverage the power of our members’ collective voice. By championing the opinions of the philanthropic field, we help our members strengthen their advocacy skills.

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


The Vice President of Communications contributes critical leadership to the organization’s work by creating and executing a strategic communications plan to strengthen Philanthropy New York’s engagement with its members; crafting messaging that amplifies and aligns with PNY’s vision, mission and values; and building the organization’s communications capacity. As a member of the Philanthropy New York leadership team, the Vice President of Communications is responsible for stewarding organizational culture, collaborating on annual planning and organizational learning and evaluation processes, supporting the development and implementation of racial equity commitments into the core work of the organization, and aligning relationships across teams.  

Please note: Philanthropy New York is currently operating remotely. We anticipate beginning to transition to in-person work in September 2021 and begin in-person programming in early 2022. The candidate must be able and willing to work in our Manhattan office when PNY resumes in-person work.

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


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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-05-28 02:52:33 -0400