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Current Openings 

Manager, Strategy & Philanthropy

Start Date: Summer/Fall 2024

Location: Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; or Brooklyn, NY (remote or hybrid possible)



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 with the subject line
“Envoy 2024 Manager, Strategy and Philanthropy”.

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