About New Profit
New Profit is a nonprofit venture philanthropy organization that
backs breakthrough social entrepreneurs who are advancing equity
and opportunity in America. New Profit’s strategy focuses on
building a breakthrough portfolio of grantee-partners to take on
entrenched systemic challenges in America, by driving resources and
support to leaders who have unique proximity to
At New Profit, we are...
People Powered. We invest in leaders whose insights
come from lived experience and deep connection to the communities
they serve and the challenges they are solving.
Systems-Oriented. We prioritize disrupting and
transforming the systems that produce and exacerbate inequity.
Asset-Based. We aim to unlock the genius and support
the capabilities of communities, and remove barriers to their
New Profit’s model and holistic approach to support for social
entrepreneurs is concentrated in three main issue areas: Education,
Economic Mobility, and Democracy. We run rigorous investment
selection processes, fund, coach and provide strategic support to
organizations, build and engage with a trusted innovation
community, advocate for policy change, and in turn, influence the
field of philanthropy.
You can learn more at www.newprofit.org.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion play a large role in all of our
work: with the team we build, the social entrepreneurs and
organizations we invest in, and the initiatives we
- We seek to increase the diversity of our team at all levels of
the organization. We believe this will position us to more fully
support our diverse, expanding portfolio and the communities we
seek to serve.
- We commit to engaging our full staff in efforts to build our
individual and organizational DEI capacity.
- We commit to building our internal DEI capacity through our
Diversity and Inclusion Group (DIG) and our Affinity Groups.
- We commit to fostering an equitable and inclusive community by
continuously reexamining our culture, policies, practices, and
About the Opportunity
Disclaimer: We are seeking non-traditional fundraising
candidates for this role. Experience running social enterprise
organizations, fundraising for social startups, or other comparable
experience is highly valued.
New Profit is seeking a creative, passionate and proven
professional who is eager to build on New Profit’s strong
fundraising success to date, as we grow significantly over the next
several years and maintain incredible fundraising momentum after
receiving several transformational gifts in 2021.
It’s an exciting time at New Profit. We are currently raising
funds for Proximate Capital – a $100M social impact strategy
focused on providing growth capital and capacity support for Black,
Latinx, and Indigenous social entrepreneurs. We are committed to
investing in these innovators, and uplifting their power and
expertise. Proximate Capital is a key component of New Profit’s
current strategic plan.
As Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor, you will help us to
create cross-sectional, multi racial coalitions of innovators and
investors, build transformational trust and inclusive networks, and
expand belief systems in order to match financial momentum with the
impact that we want to see in the world.
At the same, the Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor is
responsible day to day for developing equitable strategies in order
to effectively and efficiently cultivate, steward, retain and grow
New Profit’s extensive community of ultra high net worth investors,
focusing mainly on transformational seven- and eight-figure
The Partner, Senior Philanthropic Advisor will serve as the key
link between New Profit’s incredible investor community and the
Co-CEOs and select Managing Partners at New Profit.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in working
with ultra-wealthy philanthropists who are looking to make
significant philanthropic investments and impact, based in Boston,
New York, Seattle, and San Francisco, among other
- Provide input to and work closely with Partner, Investor
Relations to design HNWI elements of annual fundraising plan
- Steward portfolio of 50+ current donors, and identify / qualify
prospects capable of making seven- and eight-figure gifts
- Develop individual donor strategies for the portfolios of the
Co-CEOs and Managing Partners
- Strategically leverage the Co-CEOs’ and Managing Partners’
time; handle all elements of gift cycle for the Co-CEOs and
Managing Partners, engaging them as necessary and when
- Represent New Profit at presentations and meetings
- 10+ years of demonstrated experience, success, and increasing
responsibility in fundraising, preferably in an entrepreneurial and
- High level of discretion and creative approach to
- Proven ability to interact and influence philanthropic
- Experience motivating and managing high-profile volunteer
leadership and senior executives
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation
The salary range for this position starts at $150,000 and is
dependent on relevant experience.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and 3
professional references by January 14, 2022, to Julia Howell Barros