Are you passionate about the potential in Western MA, and inspired by the opportunity to put your skills to work advancing equity and opportunity for all in the region?

Bring your energy and commitment to The Community Foundation of Western Mass, which seeks a Vice President of Community Impact and Partnerships.  As a member of the Foundation’s leadership team, you will work creatively and collaboratively with colleagues and key community stakeholders to advance the Foundation’s strategic vision through a mix of convening, research, data collection and funding opportunities. Responsibilities include: cultivating and managing high performing teams of professionals, consultants and volunteers to develop and operationalize annual plans and goals to achieve the Foundation’s mission; a  high degree of community engagement; collection of data and feedback from a variety of sources to drive decision-making and analysis of program efficacy and representation of the Community Foundation in key regional projects and initiatives.

Required Qualifications:

To successfully lead these initiatives, you must have 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in grant-making, program management, or a related role as well as a proven track record in engaging local residents, leaders and organizations.  Other required experience includes leadership of teams of staff, consultants and volunteers with a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.  Your inspirational management style, systems-focused, big picture vision and clear, inclusive approach to communication and community-building among diverse communities and organizations will be critical in the VP role.  Additional requirements include: strong facilitation and relationship-building skills, the ability to seek out and understand diverse perspectives and cultures, demonstrated commitment to equity and excellence and the ability to balance internal and external priorities. Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and bilingual skills preferred.

We hope we’ve intrigued you. If so, please submit resume and cover letter to search firm United Personnel at search4@unitedpersonnel.com.  Resumes will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

The Community Foundation is committed to increasing equity and opportunity so that all who live in the Pioneer Valley have access to a satisfying quality of life. We believe that a core strategy to this end is advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion both within our organization and within the larger community we serve. We strongly encourage applications from individuals who reflect the diversity of our region’s 3 counties and 69 cities and towns.  EOE