Director of Strategic Partnerships, Business Development (AA)

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.


A seasoned professional who will represent Arabella nationally to develop and pursue strategic partnerships in new and existing markets

The Director of Strategic Partnerships will focus on engaging the philanthropic community by leading revenue-generating channel partner relationships (people or organizations who refer clients to us for our strategic philanthropic services), representing the firm with various member organizations and affinity groups, and will meaningfully contribute to our thought leadership. This person will be a key leader working alongside managing directors to advance the development of new business development opportunities, driving impact on key issues in the philanthropic community, and will work collaboratively across teams to advance the firm’s strategic priorities.

Our preference is for this position to be based in one of Arabella’s offices, but a permanent remote location and structure may be considered on a case-by-case basis.


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.

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. 

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-05-28 02:01:22 -0400