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Career Opportunities
A career at The Columbus Foundation means working to help make a difference in the lives of others through charitable giving. It also means joining a team of people who are passionate about our work.

Open Positions


Communications & Marketing


Content Specialist


The Columbus Foundation is seeking a brand-savvy, articulate communications professional to craft compelling content across channels, ranging from print to web to email. The Content Specialist will be an excellent writer with experience capturing a brand’s voice, translating that voice for multiple audiences, and delivering the messages through various platforms.




Community Research and Grants Management


Community Research and Grants Management Officer


The Columbus Foundation is seeking a professional to help achieve The Columbus Foundation’s goal of providing leadership in grantmaking through the research, review, and recommendation of grants and strategies to strengthen and improve the community. The desired candidate must demonstrate a proven track record of project implementation and management—have comfort in both highly collaborative environments as well as in self-starting, self-driven tasks. Candidate must have experience with managing co-occurring priorities, and ensuring timely delivery of high-quality work.




Community Research and Grants Management Assistant


The Columbus Foundation is seeking an individual to provide support and administrative assistance for the Community Research and Grants Management Department. Broadly, this would include: administrative support; support for databases and online products (e.g., The Giving Store); engaging with nonprofits through direct customer service; assisting with special events and initiatives; and general departmental tasks.




Donor Services and Development


Donor Services Officer


The Columbus Foundation is seeking a professional to identify, cultivate, and secure major gifts and future planned gifts by interaction with prospective and current donors, volunteers, and professional advisors and their clients, in order to further the Foundation’s mission in strengthening and improving our community. Major responsibilities include providing philanthropic information and assistance to individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in order to build the Foundation’s endowment through charitable giving.



Please direct any questions to Pam Straker, Director of Human Resources via email. The Columbus Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.