Chief of Staff (PNY)

Philanthropy New York is a trusted community of nearly 300 grant making organizations that develops forward-thinking guidance and programming to address the unique challenges of philanthropy and convenes funders to strengthen ties across the sector. 

Philanthropy New York champions effective grant making by building a vibrant philanthropic ecosystem that strives to advance meaningful social change. Through our work, members: 

  • Convene and collaborate as a community – We bring together philanthropic professionals to share across issues and across professional roles. Practitioners have a place to build collaborative efforts, share practices and learn from peers. 
  • Share knowledge, skills and transformative practices – We design robust programming and professional and leadership development that equips our members to understand and adapt to shifting norms and emerging trends in the field. Our programs help members cultivate key skills and implement practice models that fit their unique needs.
  • Amplify the voice of the philanthropic field – We catalyze collaboration to leverage the power of our members’ collective voice. By championing the opinions of the philanthropic field, we help our members strengthen their advocacy skills.


Reporting to Philanthropy New York’s new CEO, and serving as a member of the executive leadership team, the Chief of Staff is a strategic partner and trusted adviser.  The Chief of Staff is a senior leader who will steward the organization’s journey to live into our values. An astute project manager and collaborator, the CoS plays a variety of roles covering executive office, Board, strategic initiatives, human resources, organizational learning and development and strategic communications. The Chief of Staff supports the effectiveness of PNY’s management team to fulfill PNY’s mission and vision and acts as a change management agent, ensuring alignment in planning, implementation, and learning around organizational priorities.


$130,000 - $140,000, based on experience


Click here for more information or to apply. Please send a resume and a cover letter via email outlining: your interest in the position, your skills and experience managing complex projects and organizational change and your qualifications for the role. Please send submission no later than June 9th via email to [email protected].

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-05-28 03:27:40 -0400