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Program and Data Associate

Maryland Philanthropy Network seeks a Program and Data Associate to support the development and implementation of high-quality learning programs, groups and collaborative activities and meetings by providing logistical coordination, project management, data collection and analysis. 

Maryland Philanthropy Network
$55,000 -$65,000
Baltimore, Maryland (Hybrid)

Organization Overview

Maryland Philanthropy Network (MPN) is a statewide membership association for philanthropy. Our members are private and community foundations, corporations, donor advised funds, giving circles, public charities and grantmaking intermediaries. MPN is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and our mission is to build and activate a diverse, informed, and effective network of philanthropists to inspire transformational impact throughout Maryland.

Maryland Philanthropy Network works to engage and elevate philanthropy in Maryland as an integral force in tackling the region’s most pressing challenges. We do this through collaboration and partnership between MPN members, government, business, and nonprofit decision-makers. We function as a catalyst for those partnerships by supporting leadership in the philanthropic community; cultivating a new generation of trustees, donors, and professional staff; engaging a diverse network of partners with philanthropy; and encouraging accessible, efficient, and ethical philanthropic grantmaking practice. As a membership association, our priority is to support the philanthropic aspirations of our members through peer networking, high quality training and education, and lead members through exposure to new funding opportunities, technical assistance, and best practices. Now more than ever our value is in creating space for relationships to develop and innovation to flourish using an equity, diversity, and inclusion lens in all we do.

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Position Summary

MPN seeks a Program and Data Associate to support the development and implementation of high-quality learning programs, groups and collaborative activities and meetings by providing logistical coordination, project management, data collection and analysis. This position reports to MPN’s Vice President of Programs and Engagement and supports work with multiple staff to strengthen and execute impactful programming and resources. The successful candidate has strong writing, planning, project management, data analysis, and organizational skills and is aligned with MPN’s mission and values.

MPN is looking for an individual who values relationships, processes, and results as critical components of any project and brings a collaborative and learning mindset to their work. In addition to playing a critical role in the execution of programs and meetings, MPN is seeking a Program and Data Associate who is excited by the opportunity to connect with members and interested in contributing insights and perspectives that help inform and strengthen philanthropy with a focus on racial equity, inclusion, and respect. As a core member of the MPN team, the Associate will participate in regularly scheduled staff meetings and other organizational planning efforts. 

Position Specifics

Program and Meeting Planning & Logistics Coordination (70%)

  • Support the execution of programs and meetings in virtual, hybrid, and in-person formats, including program posting, agenda development, speaker preparation along with staff lead, materials development and distribution, attendee registration, note taking, and follow-up.
  • Provide program and meeting logistical and technical support to the staff/consultant(s) managing various affinity groups, roundtables, and meetings.
  • After programs and meetings, prepare and upload webinar recordings, materials, and resource pages.
  • Support the research, retention, organization, and sharing of materials and resources for use by MPN staff and members.
  • Act as a general information liaison between MPN and others, maintaining a general knowledge of the organizational calendar, meetings, and programs.
  • Represent MPN at programs, meetings, and events, as needed.

Data Support (30%)

  • Manage Data Projects: Collect, analyze, and present philanthropic and nonprofit sector data for member groups and MPN.
  • Develops and implements survey instruments including web-based questionnaires.
  • Facilitates regular updates of member information via their website accounts, monitors subscriptions to electronic mailing lists.
  • Administers listserv subscriptions. 
  • Provides direct support to all MPN staff related to generating Salesforce reports, mailing list queries, and other data requests as needed. 
  • Develop periodic reports about program evaluation and member engagement in MPN activities.
  • Assist staff with technology maintenance and management.
  • Assist with technical administration of the website and data management in Salesforce.
  • Participates in the United Philanthropy Forum’s Knowledge Management Collaborative User Group.
  • Provide planning, logistics, and administrative support for special projects and initiatives, as needed.


Required Skills and Knowledge

  • 1-2 years of experience in program and project coordination.
  • Experience in data and information analysis and presentation.
  • Able to analyze data in Excel including creation of pivot tables, charts, and dashboards.
  • Exceptional attention to detail in maintaining databases and publishing website content.
  • Capacity to work well with competing priorities and tight deadlines; a high degree of independent action, problem solving and flexibility.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including maintaining open communication regarding tasks and projects with key players.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to emerging needs.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Values racial equity as an organizational operating principle and is committed to continued learning on issues related to race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Curiosity and entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Must be a team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with diverse personalities and work styles.
  • Humor, generosity of spirit, empathy, fun and kindness

Ideal Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in project and meeting facilitation, planning, and monitoring.
  • Experience with customer relations management software such as Salesforce and/or willingness and interest to learn.
  • Experience with website maintenance, data analytics, and/or data visualization.
  • Knowledge or interest in the philanthropy sector.
  • Knowledge of racial equity terminology and definitions.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is $55,000-$65,000 annually. Comprehensive benefits include healthcare with dental, retirement, flexible work schedule, and other benefits.

Other Information

Work Environment

MPN offers a hybrid work environment. The Associate will work in-person for the onboarding and initial integration period.  A remote work schedule will be negotiated once the new position is filled.

Maryland Philanthropy Network is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the posting will remain open until the new team member is found.

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