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Associate, Leadership and Training, Council on Foundations

The Organization – Council on Foundations

The Council on Foundations is a nonprofit membership association that serves as a guide for philanthropies as they advance the greater good. Building on our almost 75-year history, the Council supports over 850 member organizations in the United States and around the world to build trust in philanthropy, expand pathways to giving, engage broader perspectives, and co-create solutions that will lead to a better future for all.

Position Overview

Note: This job is primarily remote, with 10% travel required. Starting salary range of $57,000-$64,000. Salary range is based on Washington, D.C./DMV area. Compensation will be adjusted for other geographic locations.

The Associate, Leadership and Trainings will work closely with the Director, Leadership Development and Training, and support the Manager, Training, and Manager, Leadership, to implement program offerings, coordinate the webinar portfolio, track, and monitor programmatic data, and collaborate on other program events for stakeholders, members, and partners. Support the development and logistics of the Council’s on webinars, trainings, courses, and programs including the Career Pathways.

  • Coordinate the Council’s webinars, including management of schedules, and communications with organizers, speakers, partners, and Council staff, on the development of content, design, and execution.
  • Ensure effective outreach and communication to attendees of leadership and training programs, helping with registration, access to resources or general information.
  • Lead and implement the event set-up process across several platforms, including Salesforce and Zoom event management, development of web pages, and updates.
  • Manage registration and data tracking of trainings, courses, and webinars, helping the team measure success of key performance indicators.
  • Maintain and update content and resources on the Council’s online platforms that support ongoing programming, including learning management system, Philanthropy Exchange communities, Airtable and Monday.
  • Support Council staff by providing guidance on how to effectively create, facilitate, and execute successful webinar programs.
  • Model the Council’s commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion and support efforts to embed this commitment in member engagement systems and programs.
  • Contribute to overarching organization goals by participating in cross-functional working groups.
  • Maintain and operationalize the Leadership and Training team files, and other administrative support for team systems and processes.


  • 5 years of professional office/business experience + a High School Diploma / GED OR 3 years’ of professional office/business experience and an Associate degree.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with coordinating logistics for events (i.e., food, locations).
  • Experience uses virtual learning platforms (i.e., Zoom)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to actively engage in, demonstrate commitment to the Council’s Operating Principles and Race, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion values.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to listen well, and positively represent the organization and its mission.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems efficiently and quickly.
  • Ability to manage many and/or differing tasks, maintain productivity, and successfully meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively and positively both independently and on a team with a range of individuals and working styles, and with people at all organization levels including staff, board members, foundation officers, donors, and vendors.
  • Proficient skill in Microsoft Office 365 applications.

How To Apply

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