Position: Nonprofit Strategy Intern
Start date: Immediately
ALMORA ADVISORS OVERVIEW
Almora collaborates with clients to develop tailored, creative solutions to their strategic challenges. We do this by conducting systemic assessments of our clients’ mission and programs, current positioning, future scenarios, and organizational capabilities. Then we monitor and evaluate our clients’ roadmaps to ensure change actually happens. Our process results in a stronger social sector, where organizations make lasting societal change.
Founded in November 2019, Almora Advisors is a growing nonprofit and philanthropy consulting firm. The Almora team has thirty years of combined leadership experience at nonprofit and for-profit organizations. A women-led business, the founders are graduates of the nonprofit management master’s program at Columbia University.
The Intern will support the development and implementation of consulting projects for a variety of nonprofit clients. Almora Advisors is currently building out multiple development plans and strategic plans, with the potential for more projects in the future. The Intern would work across multiple clients; specific tasks include program design, development, and communications. The Intern should be capable of working in a team and, at times, independently.
- Work on consulting projects directly with clients.
- Assist with the implementation of clients’ development plans by drafting fundraising and communications materials, planning events, and conducting donor research.
- Assist with the development of clients’ strategic plans by attending client’s strategic planning workshops, conducting research, brainstorming strategies, and editing materials.
- Conduct virtual workshops .
- Prepare and give presentations to clients.
- Experience: Minimum 1 to 3 years relevant work experience in philanthropy/nonprofit management, strategic planning, fundraising, or development. Proven ability to lead projects.
- Education: Pursuing a degree in Nonprofit Management, Social Work, Business Administration, related disciplines, or equivalent experience required.
- Passion: Demonstrated passion for the nonprofit sector.
- Equity: Understands and values racial equity as an organizational operating principle. Committed to learning about issues related to race, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
- Communications: Possesses strong interpersonal, written, and verbal skills. Adept and confident when speaking to clients. Excellent presentation skills required.
- Analytical: Possesses the ability to create meaningful KPIs and accurately analyze data.
- Relationship Building: Must have excellent relationship-building skills with a track record of cultivating meaningful and productive relationships at work.
- Critical Thinking: Able to prioritize between projects, exercise initiative and good judgement.
- Problem Solving: Strategic and creative thinker who enjoys dynamic problem solving in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional environment with numerous priorities and deadlines.
- Calm Under Pressure: Works well under pressure and meets deadlines.
- Technical Knowledge: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) required. Proficiency with virtual engagement platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams is strongly recommended.
- Internship can be completed for course credit.
- Intellectually stimulating colleagues.
- Opportunities for career growth.
- Opportunity to work directly with clients.
- Opportunity to lead projects.
- Stipend at the end of the internship.
- This job can become full time and paid considering the performance of the Intern.
The Intern will work remotely. Applicants must include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. The position requires 10 to 15 hours per week for four months.
Applications should be emailed to Michelle Carney at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Nonprofit Strategy Intern” as the subject line.
Almora Advisors is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.