The Community Foundation is Hiring!

The Outer Banks Community Foundation is now accepting applications for two full-time positions on our staff: Scholarship and Office Administrator, and Development and Communications Manager.

Scholarship and Office Administrator: This full-time employee will be facilitating the operations of the entire foundation, managing our office, and coordinating the largest scholarship program in the Outer Banks.

This is a key role within our community, administering 50+ scholarships each year, and helping 50 to 100 students annually achieve their dream of a college education. This position will also be managing the Community Foundation’s facilities, property, and office systems; organizing events and mailings; maintaining files and computer systems; receiving visitors; and performing other administrative duties as needed.

We are looking for candidates with excellent organizational skills, a keen attention for detail, an exceptional aptitude for customer and community service, strong computer and communication skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple and shifting priorities. Most of all, we’re looking for someone who is truly passionate about making a difference in the lives of others. Nonprofit experience and Spanish language proficiency are both pluses, though not required.

Click here for the full position description, and email your résumé and cover letter in PDF format to Please specify “Scholarship and Office Administrator” in the subject line of your email. Please, no phone calls. Applications received by May 12 will receive priority consideration.

Development and Communications Manager: This permanent, full-time employee will help grow our foundation by communicating our vision, services, and impact to existing and prospective donors, playing a lead role in creating all of our organization’s publications, with a special focus on donor audiences. This staffer will also assist in the development of new gifts and funds to our endowment, helping to support our fundraising efforts in a facilitating role.

This is a new position within our organization! We are looking for applicants with exceptional writing skills, a high degree of professionalism, and sharp attention to detail. The ideal candidate is resourceful, creative, committed to excellence, and happy to self-teach on the job. Most of all, we’re looking for someone who is passionate about making a positive difference for the Outer Banks, someone who can communicate that passion, someone who wants to empower others to contribute to good causes in our community.

Click here for the full position description. To apply, please email your résumé, cover letter, and at least one writing sample, all in PDF format, to Applications received by May 31 will receive priority consideration. Please specify “Development and Communications Manager” in the subject line of your email. Your writing sample should be wholly written and edited by yourself. For more information, visit our website at Please, no phone calls.


The Outer Banks Community Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to make all hiring and other employment decisions without regard to an individual’s sex, race, national origin, religion, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, or physical or mental disability.