Job Description: POSITION

The Community Foundation of Utah (CFU) is looking for a talented, organized, and driven Operations Coordinator to support the organization’s vision and mission. This position fulfills a multi-functional and vital role at CFU. He/she is responsible for ensuring the success of CFU’s mission and values by coordinating office operations, event logistics, communications, general administration, and philanthropic services. Candidates for this role must have strong writing skills, be tech-savvy, and thrive in a dynamic environment that rewards independent work.

Primary activities include, but are not limited to:

Office Operations

Manage memberships, certifications, registrations, and vendors
Run accounts payable
Reconcile separately managed accounts
Event planning and support
Manage office mail, files and select data
Schedule appointments and manage office calendar
Order office supplies
Provide support to Foundation staff, including clerical assistance
Manage IT/system setup for new/existing staff
Compile and organize standard operating procedures


Update website and social media content as needed
Manage job posting and hiring logistics
Record and prepare meeting minutes
Design flyers and select marketing materials

Donor Services

Create and distribute select donor and partner communications, including thank you and acknowledgement letters
Increase the effectiveness and efficiency of donor support services, including coordination and communication between team members
Supplement Donor Services Manager as needed

Initiatives and Events

Manage EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Utah Ethical Leadership Awards initiatives.
Coordinate event planning and logistics for CFU initiatives and activities, including Social Investors Forum, Invest in Success, Utah Grantmakers Alliance and Women’s Giving Circles.

Other Responsibilities

Accounting support, including but not limited to check and payroll administration
Grantwriting and submission support
Special projects as assigned


Minimum of two years of work experience in a professional office setting
Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
Outstanding ability to work independently, problem-solve, and achieve results with minimal direction and oversight
Excellent research, writing, editing, and communication skills
Outstanding interpersonal skills and a desire to connect with community members, staff, and CFU’s Board of Directors
A desire to learn and grow with a “can do” attitude and desire to broaden skill set and knowledge base
Knowledge of all Microsoft programs and high level of computer literacy
Willingness to work some evenings
Knowledge of the local philanthropic landscape a plus
Basic graphic design skills a plus
Development, grantwriting, and communications experience a plus
Location: Salt Lake City


How to Apply: Submit your cover letter and resume to

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