Arabella Advisors

Arabella Advisors helps foundations, philanthropists, corporations, and investors who are serious about impact achieve the greatest good with their resources. We worktogether across geographies on issues ranging from the social and economic advancement of women and girls, and conservation of our climate and planet, to reducing poverty and inequity in the United States and around the world. Our staff members are mission-driven and action-oriented, and have a unique combination of experience in philanthropy, business, nonprofits, government, finance, law, and other fields. We combine creative, strategic thinking with knowledge and networks developed through decades of hands-on experience. The fastest-growing philanthropic advisory firm in the nation, Arabella is also a certified B Corporation.

Arabella Advisors San Francisco, CA, USA
Jul 26, 2021
Full time
An organized, resourceful professional who will provide critical support to Arabella’s west coast business development leaders We’re looking for a resourceful, detail-oriented, organized, high-performing individual to serve as an executive assistant to four senior leaders on Arabella’s West Client Development team. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in building a career in the social sector through exceptional work with senior leaders at Arabella and in the sector.                                                 Essential Responsibilities Provide comprehensive administrative and business development support to senior leaders Act as a liaison and manage communication between the leader(s) and clients, board members and other stakeholders; act as an extension to the leader(s) when needed Handle a high volume of requests for meetings, appointments, and scheduling Manage complex calendars while coordinating travel arrangements and...
Arabella Advisors Washington DC; Durham, NC; or Chicago, IL
Jul 23, 2021
Full time
Essential Responsibilities Client Services (~80%)   Serve in the General Counsel’s Office to provide client counsel on advocacy issues.  Provide sound legal advice and collaborate with staff and Lead Advocacy Counsel to creatively problem-solve advocacy compliance issues in order to get to “yes.”   Provide advocacy law expertise to staff and clients related to fiscal sponsorship project work, including advising on federal tax law, plus federal, state and local laws that regulate the activities of nonprofit corporations.  Contribute to coordination of advocacy legal matters and decisions with the managed nonprofit organizations’ (MNPOs) general counsel, including negotiating legal decisions to better serve clients, and communicating MNPO legal decisions to relevant internal stakeholders.  Work with outside counsel as necessary to address capacity or technical knowledge gaps or oversee project-specific legal compliance.  Identify and develop curricula for staff...
Arabella Advisors Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jul 16, 2021
Full time
A mission-driven, solutions-oriented, curious learner who will provide legal counsel to Arabella’s nonprofit client-facing team  Are you interested in starting your legal career in the nonprofit sector? Are you mission-driven, solutions oriented, and a curious learner? We are searching for a new, detail-oriented Junior Staff Counsel to join us in the General Counsel’s office. This is a great opportunity for a recent law school graduate who is eager to learn and practice across a spectrum of legal matters, including contracts and nonprofit tax law.  Arabella’s General Counsel’s office is responsible for providing timely, coordinated, and thoughtful legal advice to internal clients on a wide variety of regulatory, compliance, and risk-management matters that is grounded in applicable laws and tailored to Arabella’s business needs. The General Counsel’s office also provides legal support to a variety of nonprofit organizations that Arabella Advisors manages, including the New...
Arabella Advisors Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jul 13, 2021
Full time
A curious, organized early career professional who will provide support for a range of Arabella’s philanthropic clients, with a focus on driving resources to where they are needed most through grantmaking and grants administration.  Associates on the Advisory Team play an essential role in supporting delivery of excellent client service – including: grants and program management, communications and deliverable development, research and analysis, and project support, including logistics coordination and administration – as well as internal projects. Associates will work on a portfolio that is primarily focused on grants and program management, and may include strategy and evaluation projects across multiple issue areas. This position can be located in our Washington, DC, Durham, NC, or Chicago, IL office.   Essential Responsibilities   Client Service (~80-90%)   Grant Making and Program Management: Support the implementation of grant application processes and...