Jobs & Fellowships | The New York Community Trust

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Director of Donor Services. Download job description.

The New York Community Trust seeks a seasoned and forward-thinking leader and collaborator to serve as the Director of Donor Services to nurture and advance current donor relationships and cultivate and solicit new donors.

The successful candidate will possess consummate relationship skills in order to sustain the high number and variety of existing donors who have deep relationships and history with the Trust. He/she will also have the curiosity and drive to advance the Donor Relations & General Counsel Department’s understanding and practice of current and emerging trends in philanthropy.  Through stewardship, donor development and fundraising, this important position will contribute to the Trust’s capacity to thrive in perpetuity, addressing both the immediate and long-term needs of New York City.

The successful candidate will be a skilled, donor-centric communicator, comfortably able to convey the essence of available philanthropic services, and connect donors to the programs that will best serve their needs and fulfill their charitable goals.

The New York Community Trust connects past, present, and future generous New Yorkers with vital nonprofits working to make a healthy, equitable, thriving community for all. It has a 94-year history of tackling complex, entrenched problems and taking on controversial issues. Over the last 20 years, the Trust has made $3 billion in grants to nonprofits and individuals doing vital work. The Trust is the first line of philanthropic response to many endemic problems in New York, such as homelessness, poverty, hunger, joblessness, incarceration, environmental degradation, and the needs of children and the elderly.

The New York Community Trust has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC via e-mail at

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