Oct 24, 2019
Senior Associate Featured
Position Overview As our budget and portfolio continue to expand, we are seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial colleague to help deliver on our mission to sustain and grow great nonprofits. You will work as a key member of Arbor Brothers’ small but mighty team across all aspects of the organization. Your role will entail three main areas of responsibility: Grantee Selection and Consulting Support (~55%) As part of our team, help: Identify new potential grantees, evaluate grant applications, interview management and select the portfolio in conjunction with our Board Consult to the leadership of grantee nonprofits, co-creating solutions and building their operational and fundraising capacity Expand the frontier of Arbor Brothers services and raise the bar for quality Under your leadership: Build, refine and train grantees to use operational tools (e.g. financial models) Draft and refine grantee presentation materials Organize and analyze portfolio and internal Arbor Brothers data Manage the grantee selection process Internal Operations (~35%) As part of our team, help: Prepare for and participate in pitch meetings with Arbor Brothers donors Prepare for quarterly board meetings Under your leadership: Refine marketing and drive communication efforts Plan site visits and donor cultivation events Manage donor and nonprofit databases Learning (~10%) As part of our team, help: Glean best practices from the field (including via conferences and professional development opportunities) Shape Arbor Brothers into a more diverse and inclusive organization Under your leadership: Survey and digest popular and academic literature Codify and share organizational best practices (both for AB and grantees) Who You Are We believe these traits are essential to achieving success in our efforts: “Mission-first, ego-last” mindset regarding social change Extraordinary dependability in meeting high work-quality standards High-energy, constant learning approach to attacking challenges Enjoyment in applying numbers-based analytics to solve problems Diverse in experience and perspective, with a willingness to push the team in new ways Fun (in particular, a deep appreciation for founders’ consistently hilarious jokes) Qualifications To be eligible for consideration, you must have: A Bachelor's Degree 5+ years of work experience (or 3 years + MBA or other graduate school) Launched and/or led a program, club, classroom or business Meaningful experience living, working or volunteering in low-income communities Strong background in Microsoft Excel (e.g. built or operated function-driven, multi-tab models) You will likely have: Experience in similar organizations or roles, potentially including High-performing schools or nonprofits Small teams or start-ups Client-facing service (e.g. consulting or banking) Skills applicable to the engaged philanthropy model, including Strong numeracy (comfort with math, Excel models and financial statements) Clear and polished written and verbal communication Knack for systems-thinking and problem-solving Compensation The position’s salary and benefits package are commensurate with experience and very competitive within the nonprofit sector. Location Arbor Brothers offices are located in midtown Manhattan (34th Street and 5th Avenue). Remote employment is not an option. Timing The role is scheduled to begin in January 2020. To Apply Applications should be submitted to [email protected] , formatted as a single MS Word file entitled “ Firstname Lastname ” and contain a 1-page cover letter and 1-page resume. They will be evaluated on a rolling basis and accepted until Sunday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. ET. Early applications will be given preferred treatment. In addition to connecting your skills and experience to the role, we encourage you to use the cover letter to convey your personality, passion for social change and any connections you might have to the communities Arbor Brothers serves. No phone calls, please. Arbor Brothers is committed to employing a diverse and multicultural staff.
Arbor Brothers New York, NY, USA Full-time