Senior Director, Client Development

Arabella Advisors is an award-winning consulting firm that helps make social-change efforts more effective, efficient, and equitable. We are a B Corporation, a member of the Inc. 5000, and a certified Great Place to Work.

We help our clients understand their philanthropic goals, then find the right path to help them achieve the greatest change possible. Through strategic advice, program support, and nonprofit management services, we help changemakers go further, faster.


Senior Director, Client Development (This role will be reporting up to the SF office, and has West Area team members in SF, Los Angeles, and Seattle.)

A mission-driven professional with experience in the practice of fiscal sponsorship and a passion for relationship development

Arabella Advisors seeks a Senior Director to join our West Region client development team. This person will meaningfully advance Arabella’s multi-year vision and strategy, identify and oversee complex projects in partnership with internal teams of cross-disciplinary experts, and work directly with high-profile clients to drive impact on some of the most pressing issues of our time.

This is an excellent opportunity for a professional who is experienced in fiscal sponsorship and wishes to take a step toward greater impact by helping to launch and steward some of the most innovative and ambitious social change initiatives of our time. We are seeking a candidate who understands what it takes to run an effective nonprofit, and can roll up their sleeves to advise social impact leaders on operational details. Our ideal candidate is comfortable engaging the nation’s leading foundations and is adept at helping philanthropists collaborate with each other through the use of grantmaking intermediaries.


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How 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.  

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, except in rare circumstances considered on a case-by-case basis, all applicants must already be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of application to be considered for this position. 

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

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  • Deanna Norcross
    published this page in Job Board 2022-05-26 16:02:17 -0400