Associate Director, Changeworks

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. 


Arabella Advisors is seeking a mission-driven professional with strong analytical, project management, and organizational development skills who will provide strategic consulting services to help clients achieve their social impact and philanthropic goals. This role is an opportunity for a strategic thinker with a passion for client services, a strong organizational development mindset, experience working in nonprofits or foundations, and good writing and facilitation skills. 

You are enthusiastic about supporting clients to design, build, and grow effective organizations. You are both highly organized as well as adaptable and strategic in assessing the evolving needs of an engagement. You bring exceptional project and client management skills and are committed to centering equity in every engagement. You understand that long-term, systemic change requires strong institutions with effective systems, processes, and people practices to achieve the greatest impact. 

The ChangeWorks practice at Arabella Advisors centers on providing foundations, nonprofits, and other mission driven organizations support in building people practices, systems, processes, and structures that ensure they are operating effectively and can deliver the greatest impact to the field. The Associate Director of ChangeWorks will work closely with the Director and Senior Director to manage consulting engagements focused on organizational design and operational planning for a range of clients, including foundations, family and individual philanthropists, and nonprofits. The Associate Director will support project work for the practice, help build this newer practice area within Arabella, and help the team ensure we are meeting a consistently high standard of quality.


Click here for more information or to apply. 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.


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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2022-05-16 23:07:34 -0400