Executive Director



Chicago, IL


CoreGiving, established in 2016, is a Blackstone Portfolio Company initiative to fight childhood hunger. This 501(c)(3) is dedicated to eliminating the growing problem of childhood hunger by feeding bodies and minds. Hunger affects 1 in 6 children in the United States, and their mission is to change that by providing nourishing meals to food-insecure children. CoreGiving is passionate in their belief that no child should ever experience hunger and its negative effects.  

Along with their corporate partners, they’ve developed their “CoreGiving: Dollars Hours Meals” program, which aims to fight hunger one DOLLAR, one HOUR and one MEAL at a time. Since 2016, they have donated more than 10,000,000 meals and are actively partnering with community leaders and families in more than 21 states to address child hunger. With the support of their generous partners, CoreGiving is meeting the needs of families across the country and helping them build a brighter future.

Reporting to the Chairman of the Board, the Executive Director will oversee the administration, programs, and strategic plan of the organization and ensure organizational compliance and resource development. Other key duties include partnering with marketing, community outreach and donor database management staff across the spectrum of Blackstone Portfolio companies.


The Blackstone Portfolio Companies are an equal-opportunity employer.

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To apply

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter to Beth Greenberg, Talent Consultant, Evolve Giving Group:  

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Key Responsibilities

  • Lead CoreGiving in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors
  • Communicate strategy and progress effectively to the Board; provide timely and accurate information needed for the Board to function properly
  • Lead and support fundraising efforts across portfolio companies including engaging staff in fundraising programs, Raisers Edge donor database management, administer thank you/tax letters, etc.
  • Manage the fiscal integrity of CoreGiving to include annual budgets and monthly financial statements
  • Develop new, and facilitate CoreGiving’s existing programs that carry out the organization’s mission; lead largest annual fundraiser “Bracket Battle” and annual volunteer “CoreGiving Day”
  • Responsible for strategic planning to ensure that CoreGiving can successfully fulfill its mission into the future
  • Partner with corporate finance and legal teams to ensure effective administration of CoreGiving fundraising, accounting and legal operations
  • In partnership with the corporate Marketing & Communications teams, oversee all marketing content / materials and upholding of current brand guidelines, including management of all campaign materials, creative, social channels, digital SEO/SEM management and public relations

Qualifications & Skills

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years senior nonprofit or foundation management experience  
  • Experience presenting, influencing, and working with a Board of Directors
  • Transparent and high integrity leadership
  • High level strategic thinking and planning. Ability to envision and convey the organization’s strategic future to the staff, board, volunteers, and donors
  • Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers
  • Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
  • Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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