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Associate (Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors)

Company Name

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Company City

San Francisco

Company State


Job Location

San Francisco, CA – Possibly remote for part of the time

Company Information

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $400 million in annual giving by individuals, families, corporations, and major foundations. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a diverse team led by experienced grantmakers with significant depth of knowledge across the spectrum of issue areas. Founded in 2002, RPA has grown into one of the world’s largest philanthropic service organizations and, as a whole, has facilitated more than $3 billion in grantmaking to nearly 70 countries. RPA also serves as a fiscal sponsor for more than 80 projects, providing governance, management and operational infrastructure to support their charitable purposes. For more information, please go to

Job Description

The Associate has overall responsibility for providing administrative support to the team, and assisting with research, presentations, program implementation and the development and administration of selected grantmaking services. The Associate takes project-specific direction from senior staff as appropriate. Responsibilities include:

+ Coordinate meeting logistics including scheduling, event logistics, and the preparation of minutes, notes, presentations, and meeting materials
+ Respond to inquiries from clients and nonprofits as directed
+ Collaborate with program staff to prepare presentations, reports, memos and dockets
+ Review and/or assist in the development of proposals, client deliverables, and other kinds of products to support business development, client services, and marketing
+ In coordination with Grants Administration, perform grants management functions, including tracking proposals, high level due diligence, generation of award letters and grant agreements, and the monitoring of process and flow for assigned grants
+ Serve as program support to clients as assigned.
+ Develop templates and produce grant, budget and project reports from databases for internal and external audiences
+ Conduct research and analysis on issues, grantmaking strategies, and organizations as assigned
+ Be a confident and proficient user of RPA’s technology systems, serving as a resource to other colleagues on their nuances and using them to ease workflow and the sharing of data, information, and knowledge
+ Participate in and support RPA-wide initiatives that further RPA’s mission

Job Qualifications

Education: B.S./B.A. or equivalent experience preferred.
Experience: Minimum 2 years professional experience in nonprofit sector, preferably in a grantmaking entity.
Skills/ Knowledge:
+ Demonstrated written, verbal and analytical skills; background in research methods
+ Familiarity with non-profit sector or grantmaking practices
+ An aptitude for technology
+ Computer proficiency, particularly Office suite, Acrobat, database management, and Zoom
+ Commitment to accuracy and high level of attention to detail
+ Strong organizational skills with the ability to take initiative, multi-task and prioritize work
+ Good judgment and ability to function independently
+ Experience with project management helpful

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