|Location||Newport Beach, CA 92660|
|Date Posted||June 11, 2021|
Scion Executive Search (www.scionexecutivesearch.com) has been retained to conduct the search for a Gift Planning Officer for Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF). OCCF is an incredible organization with the mission to inspire a passion for lifelong philanthropy, faithfully steward the intentions of their donors and catalyze sustainable community impact. The Gift Planning Officer will be a provider of gift planning support services to prospects and donors and help position OCCF as the #1 driver of philanthropic impact in Orange County!
This unique opportunity is for immediate hire and will work full-time in the Foundation’s office in beautiful Newport Beach, California.
ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
The Orange County Community Foundation partners with generous individuals, families, nonprofits and businesses to fulfill their philanthropic and financial objectives while supporting the causes they care about most.
OCCF’s internal team is an innovative, highly mission-driven group focused on driving impact and facilitating the connection of Orange County citizens to philanthropy. OCCF’s work ranges from helping veterans return to civilian life to providing at-risk teens with opportunities to overcome the challenges of poverty. The organization is working on problems of homelessness, health and wellness, and education, as well as safety-net concerns – the critical issues that arise when deep poverty and a high cost of living coexist.
OCCF at a Glance:
The Gift Planning Officer develops supportive relationships with individual donors, professional advisors, and nonprofits to fulfill donors’ philanthropic visions and maximize the impact of their giving. This individual will be a primary partner and advisor on charitable fund and gifting options at OCCF. As part of the Philanthropic Strategy team, this role will guide and support the development, establishment and management of new funds and associated planned and current gifts. Additionally, this role will partner with leadership to support the expansion of our Professional Advisor Network (e.g. attorneys, CPAs, wealth advisors, financial planners) to enable OCCF’s positioning as the go-to philanthropic advisor in Orange County.
A propensity for high-touch customer service, relationship building, and a creative mindset is foundational to this role. By developing relationships with – and serving as a trusted and valued resource – to staff, donors, professional advisors and other stakeholders, this role will facilitate education, information-sharing, greater visibility and asset growth for OCCF.
We are seeking a skilled relationship builder and service-driven professional to drive connection on behalf of OCCF’s mission and vision. This person must have a deep desire to learn and educate others on the various gift options available through OCCF, while providing best-in-class customer service and effectively collaborating with OCCF colleagues.
The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in a wide variety of complex gifts such as real estate, full or partial interest in privately held companies (“S” or “C” corps) and trusts or have the aptitude, interest and drive to build knowledge in these areas. If the work of building long-term relationships and leveraging your expertise to drive real community impact excites and inspires you, we want to hear from you!
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS PACKAGE
This key leadership opportunity offers the ability to make significant impact on behalf of the organization and thus philanthropic efforts across Orange County and beyond!
This exciting role offers a competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental and Vision (total premium costs for the Employee covered by OCCF), 403(b) retirement plan with automatic contribution by the organization, paid vacation and sick leave, 10 holidays annually and option to enroll in an FSA program.
This is a position, organization and team of professionals that will inspire you daily!
APPLICATIONS AND NOMINATIONS
Orange County Community Foundation has retained the services of Scion Executive Search, a national executive search firm specializing in mission-driven organization recruitment, to assist in conducting this important search. For immediate consideration please apply with your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word or PDF format via:
Please address questions about this opportunity to:
Scion Executive Search
Attn: Rebecca Lerol
Executive Search Principal
Review of applications, nominations, and expressions of interest will begin immediately and continue on a confidential basis until an appointment is made.
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