Associate, Advisory Services

Arabella Advisors

About the organization

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists, corporations, and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We work 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.


•Support the regular administrative needs of a portfolio of client projects, including frequent email communication with internal and external stakeholders using Outlook, scheduling interviews, meetings, webinars, and focus groups, note-taking for internal and client meetings, knowledge management in SharePoint, and project administration in Arabella’s Salesforce interface, Manifest
•Provide additional administrative support as necessary
Grant Making and Program Management:
•Support the implementation of grant application processes and communications to applicants
•Conduct review and analysis of grant applications and potential grantee organizations on behalf of funders
•Contribute to designing and executing strategic programs and initiatives, including grantee learning networks, newly created organizations, and donor collaboratives
•Contribute to meeting and conference planning on behalf of clients, including agenda development, speaker preparation, and participant management
Research and Analysis:
•Conduct, compile, and maintain background research for client projects (e.g. global health issues, education reform, etc.)
•Transcribe, synthesize, and analyze notes from interviews with subject matter experts, identifying key takeaways and communicating those to team members
•Support survey administration, data management, and analysis
•Conduct qualitative data analysis and quantitative data analysis using Excel, SPSS or other relevant tools, as necessary


•Bachelor’s degree in a related field
•At minimum of two years of work experience
•A strong interest in the field of philanthropy
•Extremely strong attention to detail and a strong sense of personal responsibility for one’s work
•Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and in a timely and proactive manner
•Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
•Excellent research and writing skills
•Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
•Program and event management experience
•Team-oriented, professional, with a positive attitude and sense of humor
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team
•Ability to be resourceful and adapt quickly to change
•Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel and PowerPoint

Application instructions

Submit a resume and a one-page cover online. The cover letter should address why you’re excited to work at Arabella and why you’re qualified for this specific job.

We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply. If we can make this easier through accommodation in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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.

We will review applications as they are received and look forward to hearing from you.

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