Manager, Strategy & Philanthropy


Envoy Advisory, LLC is seeking a Manager in its Strategy & Philanthropy practice to support leaders and organizations to pursue new strategic priorities and growth opportunities. Reporting to the Managing Director of the Strategy & Philanthropy practice, the Manager will take on a diverse range of projects, focusing primarily on leading client engagements and supporting organizational leaders, philanthropists, and foundation teams. The ideal candidate is collaborative and a self-starter who would be excited to work in a fast-paced environment. They will have experience working in the social impact arena and be excited by the opportunity to advise clients, conduct research, create written and visual deliverables, and build tools and resources for organizations and the field.


This role will lead and support a range of projects helping leaders develop and expand their initiatives. Additionally, they will work closely with the Envoy team on various projects and tasks to assist clients and projects. Primary responsibilities include:

Client Engagement

Serve as point of contact for Strategy & Philanthropy engagements and support Associates with development and maintenance of project plans

Collaborate with the Managing Director and project team to execute on project plans and advise clients on implementing and growing initiatives

Lead meeting facilitation, conduct stakeholder follow-up, and extract key insights for internal and external review

Develop and present deliverables for clients in a timely and professional manner

Manage timelines and activities to ensure the team meets and exceeds expectations

Conduct post-engagement assessments to drive continuous improvement and improve engagement outcomes

Resource Development and Communications

Develop and refine resources, tools, and materials to support client engagements and
other partners

Lead market research and field analysis, including due diligence on community organizations, foundations, and other relevant stakeholders and peer institutions

Collaborate with the Envoy team to develop and publish industry-leading content onto Envoy’s Insights page

Support business development research and proposal development, as needed

Represent the Envoy team at learning sessions, webinars, convenings, panels and more

Special Projects

Engage with broader Envoy and Fair Chance Employment teams and provide project support, as needed

Support management of interns or Research Associates, as needed



Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Demonstrated experience and skill in research, writing, and analysis

Experience and passion for nonprofit strategy, grantmaking, and belief in equity and opportunity

Experience working directly with clients and partners and managing external relationships

Flexibility and willingness to work across multiple projects, playing both leadership and supportive roles

Prior experience with program development, associations, nonprofits, and/or project
management, preferred

Advanced degree and/or 5+ years of work experience in a related field

Ability to travel 5-10%, on average, to client meetings and Envoy team gatherings



$90,000-$100,000 starting salary with opportunities for growth

Fully covered Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

Matched 401k

Professional development budget

Matched charitable contributions up to $1,000

Paid time off for vacation, sick, and personal time


To apply

Submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to [email protected] with the subject line
“Envoy 2024 Manager, Strategy and Philanthropy”.

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2024-04-29 11:25:37 -0400