Vice President of Strategic Philanthropy
Anchorum St. Vincent (Anchorum) seeks a dynamic and experienced
nonprofit leader to serve as its Vice President of Strategic
Philanthropy (VP-SP). The ideal candidate will be a strategic
thinker with a passion for building relationships and leading
initiatives to address the chronic social and economic issues
affecting individuals and families across New Mexico.
Reporting to the CEO, the VP-SP is accountable for Anchorum's
expanding portfolio of community investments and grantmaking
initiatives. The VP-SP is part of Anchorum's senior management team
and serves as the principal advisor on all matters related to
Anchorum's program strategy, policies, grantmaking operations, and
impact investing. The successful candidate will be responsible for
collaborating with community partners from around the region to
improve the deeply interconnected systems influencing the social
determinants of health, identify strategic opportunities to invest
in the success, strength, and expertise of nonprofit service
providers, and launch innovative, locally informed approaches to
improve the overall health status of communities across this
diverse region. Leading these activities requires experience and
knowledge of assessing the barriers to health and prosperity across
the region and then developing relationships and tools to create
innovative and community-informed solutions.
Anchorum St. Vincent is a health foundation based in Santa Fe that
is re-imagining health and well-being across New Mexico. With the
senior management team, the VP-SP will play a critical and exciting
leadership role in launching the organization's new strategy,
branding, and website, scheduled for late 2023.
The role is an on-site position based in the scenic and culturally
rich city of Santa Fe, NM.
In this role, the VP-SP will:
• Provide critical leadership for the organization's philanthropic
programs and initiatives and promote cooperation across Anchorum's
grantmaking areas. The VP-SP will help concentrate Anchorum's
programmatic work on the social determinants of health under the
strategic priority of Building Healthy Communities.
• Help shape Anchorum's investments in the capacity building of
nonprofits and systems throughout the region to ensure that the
nonprofits serving throughout the region have the right tools to
support their communities.
• Guide the development of overarching strategies, tactics, and
evaluation metrics across Anchorum's programmatic work, and ensure
the quality, credibility, and potential impact of grantee work
products and materials Anchorum produces.
• Recruit, develop, and supervise a growing team of staff and
• Strengthen Anchorum's outreach, influence, and ongoing
communications of the work of Anchorum. In collaboration with the
CEO, the VP-SP will be a trusted spokesperson for Anchorum and is
expected to represent the organization as required
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight to ten years in
progressive leadership roles, preferably in a health foundation or
other philanthropic or nonprofit organization, along with at least
five years' experience in a leadership position. Candidates should
have a Bachelor's Degree; a Master's Degree in a relevant
discipline is preferred.
The estimated salary range for this position is $150k-215k,
depending on experience.
WittKieffer is assisting Anchorum St. Vincent in this search. The
search process is currently underway and will continue until the
position is filled. Please direct all nominations and resumes to
the WittKieffer team via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
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