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Development & Communications Director/ Staff Writer

at Confluence Philanthropy in New York, NY

About the Job

The Development & Communications Director is an exceptional professional writer who is motivated by a competitive funding environment with the support of a highly engaged team. Applicants with a background in philanthropy, fundraising, values-aligned investing, and climate finance would be well suited to this position. This high-performing leader must easily grasp complex program concepts and use creativity to develop and execute communication strategies across multiple types of media, all with careful attention to detail and deadlines.



  • Degree in business, marketing, communications, or equivalent experience,
    graduate-level degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in environmental and social investing and/or innovations in
    the philanthropic, social enterprise, and non-profit sectors.
  • Fundraising and marketing experience in impact investing or related field desired.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to organize ideas, synthesize information and turn objectives and messages
    into compelling and succinct narratives for philanthropic support.
  • Passionate about the use of technology in marketing and communication, and facility with social media platforms required.
  • Design experience (Adobe Suite) a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Displays exceptional time management as needed for meeting deadlines.
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, efficient, with a self-directed work style.

To apply

Please send your resume, a cover letter, 3 professional writing samples, and 3
professional references to: David Estrada via email: A more complete job description may be found on the Confluence website's careers page:

Confluence Philanthropy

Confluence Philanthropy’s mission is to transform the practice of investing by aligning capital with our community’s values of sustainability, equity, and justice.

We support and catalyze a membership network of private, public and community foundations; family offices; individual donors; and their values-aligned investment advisors representing more than $92B in philanthropic assets under management, and over $3.5T in managed capital. Confluence is an international organization, with the majority of members based in the U.S., and a handful in Europe, Canada, Latin America, and East Africa. Our members represent a diversity of institutions, charitable asset types, personal and professional roles, and programmatic missions, but we share a commitment to values aligned investing.

Two national annual conferences, webinars, trainings, and specific investment and change strategies translate learning and connection into concrete action. We promote values alignment, when prudent and feasible, through a variety of asset classes, investment vehicles and advocacy strategies, including cash, proxy voting, shareholder engagement, program-related investing, screening public equities, and private equity.