Career Opportunities in Philanthropy

Philanthropy WV provides this section of our website to post employment opportunities within our members, the broader philanthropy sector, and our organization. Our private, family, corporate, and community foundation members provide exciting, value-added, and beneficial career experiences. We encourage you to check out the opportunities presently available below.


President & Ceo, Philanthropy West Virginia

Philanthropy West Virginia is seeking applications for its next President & CEO. Founded to better connect local philanthropy, support rural communities, and increase investments in the Mountain State, Philanthropy WV serves West Virginia’s community, private, family, and corporate foundations; united ways; giving circles, government funders, and private philanthropists. 

The role of the President & CEO is to advance the organization’s mission, vision, values, and sustainability and to foster statewide and national leadership in philanthropy. This is a full-time exempt position and reports directly to the Board of Directors. 

The Philanthropy WV office is based in Morgantown, WV. Philanthropy WV is committed to practicing and advancing diversity and inclusion through a diverse staff team and inclusive work environment. The salary range for the position is $84,000 to $98,500/year along with generous benefits, including health, dental, and life insurance, PTO, and, after one year of service, a contribution to a retirement account.   

For more details, a full job description is available. Qualified applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to The deadline for applications is June 30, 2022. For more information on Philanthropy WV, visit  

Adminstrative Assistant, Benedum Foundation

The Benedum Foundation is seeking an Administrative Assistant in their downtown Pittsburgh office to provide direct support to the Foundation’s three program officers. This role requires a blend of people skills, cheerfulness, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Interested and qualified individuals can apply at by attaching cover letter, resume, and list of five references by 5 pm, June 30, 2022. No phone calls please.

Sr. Public Policy Communications and Engagement Associate- United Philanthropy Forum

The Sr. Public Policy Associate role at United Philanthropy Forum presents an exciting opportunity for a dedicated professional with a solid understanding of public policy communications and an avid interest in grassroots advocacy. The ideal candidate has a proven track record for developing and executing public policy-related communications plans, assisting with grassroots engagement, and a keen understanding of the advocacy process.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Public Policy, the Sr. Public Policy Associate is a proactive member of the Forum Public Policy team, assisting with the development and marketing of high-quality tools, events, and processes to cultivate Forum members’ public policy capacity and inform various audiences about the Forum’s public policy work. This will include assisting with the development of education, communications, marketing and advocacy strategies for target audiences to increase the Forum’s reach and influence in public policy and advocacy. This is a full-time, exempt position and is open to remote candidates.

Read the full job description and learn how to apply!

The Hinton Area Foundation (HAF) seeks to hire an Executive Assistant, who will aid the Executive Director in the day-to-day operations of the Foundation office. The Executive Assistant will report directly to the Executive Director. HAF can offer a flexible schedule and will also provide onboard training. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.   Please provide a resume and cover letter by Wednesday, April 27, 2022 to

Special Programs Fellow – Philanthropy WV

The Special Programs Fellowship is a paid internship at Philanthropy West Virginia, assisting the President in the research and development of programs and special initiatives to better serve West Virginia grantmakers. See the full job description and learn how to apply.

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