TCC Group is a mission-driven strategy consulting firm committed to helping diverse social actors strengthen and scale their work.  We are committed to addressing complex social problems by heightening our clients’ understanding of their collaborative role in society.  A Certified B Corporation founded in 1980, we partner with nonprofits, foundations, and corporate responsibility programs of all shapes and sizes.   We provide an array of services that span strategic planning and program development, foundation and grants management, landscape research and organizational assessment, evaluation and organizational learning, and capacity building. 

TCC Group’s staff of 30 professionals are incisive strategists, critical thinkers, and facilitative leaders.  

We typically work in teams of consultants that are assembled to reflect our client’s consulting needs and our staff’s areas of expertise.  Our consultants bring years of practical experience and leadership with foundations and nonprofit organizations; most typically have at least a Master’s degree as well.  We work with organizations of various lifecycle stages, across a broad range of issues, including youth and education, civic capacity, policy and advocacy, environment, health and human services, arts and culture, immigration reform, criminal justice, gender, and human rights.  As strategy consultants, our fundamental role is to guide clients in doing more impactful work by helping them make informed decisions and manage their work effectively and efficiently in order to support lasting change.   Our work typically engages our nonprofit clients as active participants and collaborators.

About the Position

TCC is currently seeking an exceptional and versatile full-time Consultant to join the firm’s Nonprofit Practice.  The title for the position will be determined by the selected person’s qualifications and experience. 

This consultant will manage and/or lead projects in strategic planning and capacity building. Exceptional writing skills are a must, as is the acumen to analyze complex organizational and social problems and present information in a way that facilitates executive-level decision-making. We are looking for someone who is self-directed but also works well in team settings with diverse staff and institutional partners; who can juggle work on multiple projects simultaneously; and who is stimulated by working within a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 

We work with a broad range of nonprofit organizations, helping them address fundamental questions about their mission, vision, impact, programs and operations.  Ultimately, our goal is to help our clients determine how they can best use their resources to address increasingly complex social problems and make lasting change.  The successful candidate will be highly knowledgeable about the nonprofit sector; conversant with nonprofit management and governance; and passionate about maximizing sustained social impact. This is client-centered work, so a demonstrated track record of successful relationship management is essential.


Contributing to client engagements under supervision of the Director of Nonprofit Strategy and Capacity Building, including:

Strategy and Governance Advising

  • Assessing organizational strengths and challenges
  • Surveying the landscape or “ecosystem” in which clients conduct their work to identify targets of opportunity
  • Identifying and articulating potential pathways for clients to consider to help maximize their impact and achieve their goals
  • Assessing the organizational capacity of nonprofit clients and guiding their approach to improve and strengthen organizational systems and governance

Data Collection and Analysis

  • Conducting and analyzing interviews
  • Reviewing and summarizing secondary data, including research reports and client background materials
  • Analyzing quantitative data
  • Leading and actively participating in team meetings to discuss and develop findings and recommendations
  • Developing written reports and presentations summarizing analysis and recommendations

Facilitation and Presentation

  • Planning and helping facilitate meetings with boards, staff members and other stakeholders
  • Developing meeting agendas and meeting reports
  • Preparing and assisting in making presentations to clients 

Project Management

  • Providing day-to-day project management
  • Developing and monitoring project work plans and budgets
  • Supervising the project work of analysts, administrative assistants, and affiliates

Client Relations

  • Building client relations, including email and telephone communication, and in-person meetings

Supporting TCC Group Contribution to the Nonprofit Sector

  • Working on teams in the development and implementation of strategies to attract new mission-driven work to TCC
  • Researching, identifying prospective nonprofit clients, and following up on leads
  • Helping prepare for and participate in meetings with prospective clients
  • Drafting proposals, including proposed budgets and workplans
  • Representing TCC Group at sector conferences and meetings
  • Writing, through social media and other outlets, on issues and events in the firm’s service areas

Desired Skills/Background


  • Master’s degree in a relevant field required.


  • A minimum of five to ten years (depending on position rank) of relevant work experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • Previous experience with consulting and/or project management required.
  • Experience working in diverse communities and across social, economic and cultural differences strongly preferred.
  • Supervisory experience desirable (essential for Senior Consultant position).


  • Leading and actively participating in team meetings to discuss and develop findings and recommendations
  • Exceptional writing skills: Consultants must have the ability to present complex concepts, findings and recommendations in succinct, salient, and readable reports and memos.
  • Exceptional analytical skills: Ability to tackle large and complex problems in topic areas of interest to our clients by parsing out issues, weighing pros and cons, and developing recommendations
  • Strong oral communication and presentation skills: Ability to facilitate meetings, present reports, and think on your feet in meetings
  • Strong client relations skills: Ability to pick up on different organizational cultures and work with a wide range of different types of nonprofit leadership, including boards
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: Ability to work well both as a member of a team and independently
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter: Ability to manage and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment, delegate work efficiently, and take direction from multiple project managers
  • Strong capacity to be self-reflective, commitment to personal and professional growth; Intellectual curiosity, creativity, strong desire and capacity for diversity in professional challenges
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Internet search engines and databases. Familiarity with SurveyMonkey and SPSS preferred.
  • Sense of humor and commitment to ensuring a congenial, collaborative, and respectful work place


Commensurate with experience; competitive benefits package.

To Apply: Please submit a resume and a cover letter with a writing sample (no more than 5 pages – can be excerpted) for the “Nonprofit Consultant” position at

No telephone calls, please.

TCC Group is an equal opportunity employer. Each position at the firm is filled by the best qualified applicant available.  The firm does not discriminate against employees or applicants on any legally protected basis, including, but not limited to, race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran's status, age, or disability which does not interfere with an individual's ability to perform the essential functions of his or her job position with or without reasonable accommodation.  The firm will provide equal opportunities in hiring, promotions, wages, benefits and other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.  It is our policy to encourage promotion from among present employees, subject to the application of the best-qualified employee.

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