Public Relations and Philanthropic Growth Officer


Community Foundation of Henderson County [CFHC] located in Western North Carolina is seeking an experienced, thoughtful and collaborative non-profit professional to serve as our Public Relations and Philanthropic Growth Officer. This position is the front-line for cultivating and developing donors’ charitable interests. This position’s primary focus is on advancement, marketing, and communications for the Foundation. All positions support the overall organization mission and goals and help create a cohesive team by leading from within their position to enable the Foundation to realize our donors’ philanthropic intentions. The Public Relations and Philanthropic Growth Officer reports to the President/CEO and is based at CFHC’s offices in Hendersonville, NC.

Community Foundation of Henderson County is a highly visible, philanthropic leader directed by an engaged and committed board, staffed by qualified employees, empowering donors at all levels to invest in professionally managed charitable funds that address community needs. Founded in 1982, Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity confirmed in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.

At the end of Fiscal Year 2021-22, the Foundation’s assets stood at nearly $121 million with 94% of those assets permanently endowed. The Foundation made grants totaling more than $4.8 million to hundreds of organizations across the region and country. Through various initiatives, the Foundation is building a network of committed donors and organizations who are passionate about improving their communities.

Salary is commensurate with background and experience, and a generous benefits package is offered.

To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply by sending a cover letter and resume via email to All correspondence will remain confidential.