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Director of Communications, Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation –  The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation is seeking an experienced and strategic Director of Communications to join our team. Working closely with the President & CEO and Program staff, the Director will develop and implement communications strategies to effectively articulate the Foundation’s mission and work to external audiences. The Director of Communications reports to the President & CEO.

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation strives to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people by addressing the city’s most significant challenges and opportunities. The Foundation is focused on three issue-areas: education, tobacco and opioid addiction, and the life-sciences. To advance its work, the Foundation implements a three-pronged approach: strategic grantmaking, evidence-based advocacy, and cross-sector collaborations and convenings. The Foundation has awarded more than $260 million in grants.

The Foundation is seeking an experienced, dynamic and collaborative candidate who has content and work experience in at least one of the Foundation’s three focus areas. Candidates also need to bring a communications skill set with excellent writing and editing skills. This is an ideal position for the experienced professional who loves to be immersed in doing the daily communications work while serving as a communications strategist for the foundation. Manages relationship with contract public relations firm. Demonstrated project management skills and attention to detail. Key Qualifications include: A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of relevant experience and education or experience in public policy, health, education or life sciences.

Additional information about the Foundation can be found at: www.rmff.org . Qualified candidates are encouraged to contact Brooke Tichenor at Brooke@CharitableAdvisors.com or Bryan Orander at Bryan@CharitableAdvisors.com with questions. Full job posting and to apply: https://charitableadvisors.hirecentric.com/jobs/163546.html

 

Director of Learning and Evaluation, Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation – Use your exceptional research and analytical skills to combat the city’s opioid epidemic. Raise the graduation rate of Indianapolis’ K-12 students with research supported initiatives. Reduce tobacco use among Hoosiers by sharing compelling data with community stakeholders.  If you would like to address the city’s biggest public health and education challenges using data and research, the Director of Learning and Evaluation position with the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation affords you this opportunity.

The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation strives to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people by addressing the city’s most significant challenges and opportunities. The Foundation is focused on three issue-areas: education, tobacco and opioid addiction, and the life-sciences. To advance its work, the Foundation implements a three-pronged approach: strategic grantmaking, evidence-based advocacy, and cross-sector collaborations and convenings. Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $260 million in grants. Additional information about the Foundation can be found at: www.rmff.org.

The Foundation seeks an experienced, collaborative and strategic professional who will support the continued evolution of the institution by conducting and coordinating research and analytic support that informs new grantmaking decisions as well as ongoing program evaluation. This individual will identify compelling research opportunities and conduct independent research or coordinate the research work of third-party experts. This professional will partner with program staff to screen grant proposals by identifying positive links to the Foundation’s priorities and collect data useful for measuring impact and guiding funding strategies. Working with the President & CEO, Vice President of Programs and program staff, the Director will ensure that the Foundation’s work is designed to positively impact the community. Key Qualifications: Master’s degree in economics, statistics, public administration, data sciences, or public policy.  PhD degree in relevant field strongly preferred and Experience initiating and conducting independent quantitative and qualitative research.

Additional information about the Foundation can be found at: www.rmff.org . Qualified candidates are encouraged to contact Kathleen Poland at Kathleen@CharitableAdvisors.com or Bryan Orander at Bryan@CharitableAdvisors.com with questions. Full job posting and to apply: https://charitableadvisors.hirecentric.com/jobs/163547.html