Program Coordinator - NCFP

The National Center for Family Philanthropy is seeking a Program Coordinator to join its dynamic team. This role provides the opportunity to influence the largest and most diverse sector of philanthropic giving and to support philanthropic families and those who work with them. The successful candidate will have experience in program management and marketing/communications, blending the ability to envision, develop and manage programs while engaging audiences through social media, our interactive website, and other communications outlets.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Programs, and supports and contributes to a robust offering of programs, services, and communications for audiences served by NCFP. This includes, but is not limited to:

• Supporting the development and execution of programs and strategies that advance the practice of family philanthropy, helping families to be more effective and achieve greater impact.

• Assisting with content development for all convenings, including the National Forum on Family Philanthropy, Trustee Education Institute, CEO Retreats, and other trainings and seminars.

• Researching activities and staffing of advisory committees, including Issues Advisory Committee, National Forum Advisory Committee, and Trends in Family Philanthropy Advisory Committee.

• Responding to requests for information (RFIs) from NCFP stakeholders and supports the Vice President, Programs on all special projects.

• Working extensively with the Development and Marketing team to position NCFP as the preeminent voice and resource on family philanthropy.

• Supporting NCFP webinar planning and execution: identifying speakers, creating slide decks and marketing emails, and other related activities.

• Promoting all program offerings with partners and manages NCFP’s social media outreach.

• Creating website content, including podcasts, e-books, and slideshows, and assists with the monthly e-newsletter.

• Supporting programmatic fundraising and revenue generation activities, recommends new funding sources, and contributes to the records of existing and potential funders.

• Supporting the Family Philanthropy Online Knowledge Center, ensuring a robust offering of resources and increasing utilization rates. Works with sector leaders and partner subscribers to secure material for inclusion in the Knowledge Center. Develops and maintains materials, systems and records, and posts or oversees posting of all NCFP resources, including monthly webinar materials, Passages Issue Briefs, Family Giving News articles, blogs, etc. Develops metrics and reports for Knowledge Center usage and user satisfaction.

• Representing the organization externally and maintains active relationships throughout the field, building the network of sources for NCFP content and successful partnerships.


Bachelor’s degree required; focus on philanthropy, public policy, or related issue area preferred. Two to three years program management experience required in the philanthropic or nonprofit sector.

Strong communications skills, including writing for print, web and social media. Experience developing and implementing an effective social media strategy required.

Excellent research and analytical skills. Exceptional attention to detail, along with strong project management skills. Ability to work independently and exercise judgment in organizing work, establishing priorities and meeting demanding project goals.

Strong team orientation and willingness to be flexible and work in cross-functional teams.

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line: Program Coordinator

About NCFP

NCFP staff is mission driven, sets ambitious goals, and shares a culture of trust, respect and honesty. NCFP is open to diverse views and new ideas, and values open communications. Together we meet high standards of excellence in our work.

NCFP is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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