Senior Director, Managed Organizations

Arabella Advisors

About the organization

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists 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.

Duties

We seek a leader with a passion for improving processes and building efficiencies that ultimately help advance the social sector. You will help quickly launch, scale, and manage operations for a variety of client philanthropic initiatives, including donor collaboratives, advocacy campaigns, and new nonprofit organizations. You will support client initiative across multiple issue areas. You will also help our team continue to grow and improve: you will use your skills to quickly build internal capacity, systems, and technologies that enable us to more effectively serve the sector. We seek a leader with experience growing teams and developing team members, a person who combines entrepreneurial spirit with an eagerness to help clients accomplish greater good. If you want the opportunity to help lead a fast-growing team that is reshaping the charitable sector, then this job is for you.

Qualifications

•Graduate degree in relevant field (e.g., business administration, organizational development, or public administration) or equivalent experience
•Experience in philanthropic or nonprofit sectors—leadership in nonprofit organizations or experience in social sector consulting are preferred
•Significant experience with client relationship management and business elopment
•Ability to understand, structure, analyze, and present business analytics
•At least 12-15 years of work experience with steadily increasing job responsibility, including extensive people management experience
•Excellent communication skills, including writing skills, and demonstrated ability to structure large amounts of information into written documents that are clear and easy to understand
•Exposure to a fast-growing organization
•Experience and comfort with ambiguity
•Extensive experience providing high-quality customer service in fast-paced sophisticated environments
•Ability to manage and lead a complex project, to oversee and delegate to others on the team, and to meet deadlines
•Experience with grants or contracts and knowledge of general terms
•Competent in managing and understanding mid-sized budgets
•Knowledgeable of sales processes

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.

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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