Wilmington, NC

Network Officer, New Hanover Community Endowment

The Organization

New Hanover Community Endowment’s mission is to improve the health, education, safety, and economic opportunity of every person in the New Hanover County community. The Endowment seeks to identify and address the root challenges in these areas, aiming for long-lasting and deeply impactful solutions. Our strategic plan outlines measurable objectives, goals and desired impact the Endowment envisions for New Hanover County in the areas of social and health equity, education, community safety, and community development.

Position Overview

New Hanover Community Endowment seeks an outstanding individual to join our team as Network Officer. This role is ideal for an individual that will cultivate and maintain relationships with communities, nonprofits, and other partners working on a wide range of initiatives and transformational opportunities to advance the Endowment’s evolving grantmaking strategies to transform our community so all will thrive. As a new organization, a start-up; we are looking for people that can thrive where there is no clear roadmap, who enjoys working on a high-performing team, has a high interest in moving the needle and getting results, and is passionate about the idea and journey to transformational change.

The Network Officer will be part of a team that implements the priority initiatives that meet the Endowment’s strategic plan for New Hanover County. Responsibilities include conducting most aspects of the grantmaking and community engagement process, including but not limited to program research; reviewing grant requests; evaluating grants; grant activity tracking; interfacing, and networking often with grantees and the greater community. The Network Officer will be passionate about social and health equity, education, community development, and community safety; have a track record of measurable results, growth, and financial strength; be flexible, and adaptive.

How To Apply

Send résumé, statement of interest, and salary expectations to NHCE Human Resources via email, Careers@nhcendowment.org, and include “Network Officer” in the subject line.

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