Associate, Advisory Services

Arabella Advisors

About the organization

About Arabella Advisors

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists, corporations, and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We work together across geographies on issues ranging from the social and economic advancement of women and girls, and conservation of our climate and planet, to reducing poverty and inequity in the United States and around the world. Our staff members are mission-driven and action-oriented, and have a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience. The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation.

Duties

Associates on the Advisory Team play an essential role in supporting delivery of excellent client service – including: grants and program management, communications and deliverable development, research and analysis, and project support, including logistics coordination and administration – as well as internal projects. Associates will work on a portfolio that is primarily focused on grants and program management, and may include strategy and evaluation projects across multiple issue areas.

Essential Responsibilities:

Client Service (~80-90%)
Grant Making and Program Management, Project Support, Research and Analysis, Communications & Deliverable Development.

Internal Projects (~10-20%)
-Internal Strategy & Team Objectives: Contribute to team- or firm-wide strategic initiatives
-Training and Professional Development: Participate in ongoing training throughout the year and contribute to trainings to support new colleagues
-Support firm-wide internal projects

Qualifications

A minimum of two years of work experience. An interest in the field of philanthropy and/or social impact, including grants management; Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and a strong sense of personal responsibility for one’s work. The ability to provide excellent service, including the ability to efficiently and independently address routine service matters, to suggest effective client-centered solutions when elevating challenges or concerns, and to understand how the team can operate to maintain high-quality service. The ability to complete complex tasks, to use a work plan to undertake projects, and to understand how those projects impact the client, team, and/or firm’s objectives. The ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, including the ability to adapt style, tone, and content to various audiences; to make technical information accessible to broader audiences; and to collaborate with others to produce strong written deliverables. Team-oriented, professional, with a positive attitude; the ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with others to achieve shared goals. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint. Program and event management experience preferred.

Application instructions

Submit a resume and a one-page cover letter online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job. Arabella Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to racial equity. If we can make the application process easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know. We encourage you to read (or listen to) our DEI statement prior to applying. We make a particular effort to recruit people of color and members of marginalized groups to apply for open positions. Once you have applied, we welcome your feedback on how you have experienced our values around DEI in the recruitment process. While Arabella is open to individuals from various locations applying to join our team, please note that we generally are unable to pay for relocation expenses, and all applicants must already be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of application to be considered for this position.

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