Civic Inclusion Manager

The Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation

Cincinnati OH

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $44,000 – $50,000
Posted Date: 03/24/2022
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The Women’s Fund:

The Women’s Fund of Greater Cincinnati Foundation leads our community in ensuring the economic self-sufficiency of women in our region. Through leadership, research, and policy advocacy, the Women’s Fund is designing a community where all women can participate, prosper and reach their full potential.



The Civic Inclusion Manager reports to the Advocacy Director of the Women’s Fund and will work closely with the entire Women’s Fund team and our community of supporters and volunteers.



There are two key areas of responsibility in this position:


Program Manager:

Appointed, a nonpartisan initiative of the Women’s Fund, identifies opportunities for women to serve on civic boards and commissions and empowers them to seek a seat at the table.  It provides support and training opportunities and is a resource available to connect elected officials to interested board candidates. The goal of Appointed is to reach gender parity on local boards and commissions by 2030.

The Civic Inclusion Manager leads the Appointed initiative. They will execute the day-to-day activities and manage the program. This includes serving as the main point of contact and support for Appointed members and potential members, working with government officials to fill board seats and collecting and tracking data. Each day, the Civic Inclusion Manager will work to achieve the long-term goal by:

  • Recruit individuals to participate in Appointed, through direct recruiting efforts and community partnerships
  • Organize training and events for Appointed members and potential members
  • Monitor and communicate board vacancies to qualified Appointed members
  • Help interested candidates with applications and provide support as needed
  • Connect local government officials to interested candidates and introduce Appointed to government officials unfamiliar with the initiative
  • Manage the communication and celebration of appointments to the Women’s Fund community
  • Track appointments and all data


Government Outreach:

The Civic Inclusion Manager works with the Advocacy Director to introduce and work with government officials to adopt elements of the Government Guidebook into their government processes. The Government Guidebook is a new resource the Women’s Fund has developed to help make local governments more inclusive and accessible. 

  • Educate government officials about the Government Guidebook, its purpose and key elements
  • Support government officials and staff in the adoption of policies and practices outlined in the Guidebook
  • Track data around government use of the Guidebook



  • Passion for the issue of women’s economic self-sufficiency and gender and racial equity.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; comfort in connecting to all types of constituents and ability to build authentic, long-term relationships. Proven ability to work as a great teammate with diverse groups of people.
  • Highly motivated, goal-driven, self-starter with strong organizational skills, especially planning, coordination and follow-up. Attention to detail and accuracy are a requirement.
  • Excellent time and task management skills as evidenced by a proven ability to efficiently and effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to make judgments and complete assignments independently, professionally, efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Windows and MS Office computer environment and database management.
  • At least two years of experience in nonprofit organizations, government, politics, program management or related fields. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Desired personal traits: customer-service oriented, team player, nimble, continuous learner, organized, efficient and enjoys a positive culture filled with talented people who care about our community.
  • Sense of humor, creativity, growth mindset and an appreciation of the role of philanthropy in building community.


Salary Range:

$44,000 – $50,000 per year

This position is full-time, with attractive benefits and is located at Greater Cincinnati Foundation. Some evening and weekend hours are required.


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Application Deadline: Until Filled

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