Associate Vice President, Philanthropic Services

St. Paul & Minnesota Foundations

| Saint Paul, MN | March 13 2019

With roots in Saint Paul since 1940 and partners across the state, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations (the Foundations) are Minnesota’s largest community foundation and the partner of choice for thousands of donors, professional advisors, nonprofits and community organizations.

The Foundations’s highly skilled team supports more than 2,000 charitable organizations and donor funds and manages nearly $1.5 billion in assets, including F. R. Bigelow Foundation and Mardag Foundation.

The Foundations are seeking a collaborative and motivational leader to serve as their new AVP, Philanthropic Services. Serving as the internal face of the department, the AVP will be dually-charged with driving operational excellence within the department – as well as contributing to the overall strategy development and execution. The AVP will bolster deep analytical skills and systems-thinking to create data-driven strategies to further the success of new and existing goals and initiatives within Philanthropic Services.

The ideal candidate will be highly relational, with proven experience (preferably 8-10+ years) of demonstrated success in team management, with management experience in the fundraising sector a plus. Knowledge of the nonprofit community in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota is an additional plus.

CohenTaylor Executive Search is leading this external leadership search on behalf of Saint Paul and Minnesota Foundations. To apply for the AVP of Philanthropic Services role, please visit, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on CAREERS. You will then be redirected to the Foundations’ careers portal, where you can click on the AVP role directly and apply. Applications meeting minimum requirements will be sent directly to our partners at CohenTaylor. If you have any questions, or to receive the full position profile, please contact
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