Manager, Capital
Echoing Green
New York, NY or Remote United States
Application deadline 06/02/2023
Type of Position Full-time
Education Requirement Associate

About Echoing Green

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact, and has established a global community of emerging leaders who have launched GirlTrekGood CallLast Mile HealthNeighborhood BenchesShining Hope for CommunitiesSKS MicrofinanceTalaVillage of Wisdom, and hundreds of others.

In June 2020, Echoing Green launched a $50 million Racial Equity Philanthropic Fund (REPF) and has since increased that fundraising goal to $75 million. With this fund, Echoing Green furthers a 35-year commitment to bold, strategic investments in racial equity work. Echoing Green’s Programs Team is responsible for selecting and supporting the Fellows who are selected as part of the REPF, offering funding and capacity-building for the incredible leaders working on the frontlines of racial equity and justice.

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Who You’ll Work With

At Echoing Green, we have a front row seat to the brightest leaders with the most innovative ideas driving social progress across the world. We are fired up about our Fellows; we are their advocates and their biggest champions.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Capital, we are looking for a Manager, Capital to project manage the year-round implementation of Selections / Disbursements processes for the Programs team.

What You’ll Do

As the Manager, Capital, you will lead key workstreams that include:

  • Equity-Centered Process Management
    • Manage the screening, decision-making, and due diligence processes of Fellowship applications / follow-on investments through a lens of trust-based philanthropy
    • Build and manage accessible project plans that outline clear roles, milestones for deliverables, and status of process elements across diverse, cross-functional stakeholders
    • Manage the development of user-friendly, jargon-free manuals, training materials, and other documents to enable successful implementation of Selections / Disbursements processes across internal and external stakeholders (e.g. selections process overview slides, application reviewer training materials, fiscal sponsorship process map, participatory grantmaking evaluator training materials)
    • Draft and send external communications and deliverables that are reliably culturally responsive, jargon-free, clear, and free of typographical errors
    • Prepare and present ongoing process updates and end-of-project proposals for changes by gathering, analyzing, and summarizing qualitative and quantitative data from internal and external stakeholders (e.g. staff, reviewers, Fellows)
    • Design and facilitate efficient post-process debrief meetings that capture strengths and opportunities for growth in equity-centered Selections / Disbursements processes
  • Inclusive People Management & Departmental Support
    • Supervise Assistant-level staff toward data-driven program implementation goals, leveraging equitable people management tools and approaches
    • Drive Assistant-level staff professional development and performance through ongoing, direct, positive and constructive feedback and coaching
    • Planned travel likely 1-3 times annually to represent Echoing Green (both national and international locations)


What You’ll Bring

  • Global Social Justice Orientation: Facility with discussing, managing processes, and continuous learning that roots out identity biases in a globally resonant way
  • Innovative Process Management: Faithfully documents, manages, and iterates on processes with an eye for advancing the team’s goals and the fields of trust-based philanthropy, equitable selection, and participatory grantmaking
  • Sharp Prioritization: Unyielding solution orientation to juggling multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, global organization
  • Systematized Data Collection and Analysis: Rigorous system builder around collecting and analyzing patterns in qualitative and quantitative data to inform systems design and impact
  • Detail-Oriented Communication: Attention to detail in written and verbal communication across internal and external stakeholders at multiple levels (e.g. senior staff, Fellows, external judges, peers)
  • Human-Centered Approach: Commitment to collaboration, laughter, and candor for oneself and others in the workplace

Applications should be submitted by June 2, 2023 at 5pm ET.


Compensation: The base salary for this role is $84,000/year

Echoing Green offers a full benefits package designed to support employee wellness. This includes:

  • Up to 27 days off per year
  • Best-in-class health insurance which covers medical, dental, and vision needs
  • 16 weeks of parental leave (fully paid)
  • 12 weeks of personal sick leave (fully paid)
  • Monthly well-being stipend of $100/month
  • Monthly wireless stipend of $100/month
  • Professional development stipend of $1000 per fiscal year
  • 403(b)-retirement savings plan with an employer match up to 7% of annual salary.

While our office is located in New York City this person selected for this role can work anywhere in the U.S. For tax and immigration compliance reasons the individual must be based in the United States. We are unable to sponsor those individuals who require visas to work in the United States at this time.

Employees of Echoing Green are required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

As an equal opportunity employer, Echoing Green encourages applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical ability or any other legally protected basis.