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Consultant, Nonprofit Effectiveness

Employer
TCC Group
Location
New York, United States
Salary
$70,000.00 - $100,000.00
Closing date
Jul 29, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Other Programs
Fields
Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Who We Are 

TCC Group collaborates with leaders to solve complex social problems. As a mission-driven consulting firm and certified B Corporation, TCC Group partners with foundations, nonprofits, and companies to propel positive social change through strategy, capacity building, initiative design, strategic communication, management, and evaluation. We design and implement solutions for social impact by immersing ourselves in interconnected communities and systems, co-creating innovative and effective processes, and applying and sharing our experience with the field. 

TCC Group is built on the commitment and experience of our people. We are a diverse group of inspired problem-solvers—committed to collaborative learning and our collective contribution to building an effective social sector. People join the TCC team to make an impact; are engaged, driven, and inspired by the work we do. 

Position Summary 

We are currently seeking an energetic self-starter with an analytical mind, a facilitator’s soul, and a collaborative spirit to join TCC Group as a full-time Consultant, Nonprofit Effectiveness

The Nonprofit Effectiveness team strengthens nonprofits’ ability to achieve their missions, through organizational strengthening and strategy services – individually and in peer learning cohorts or communities. The team works directly with nonprofits, as well as their funders, building their capacity to collaboratively accomplish mutually held goals, and achieve maximum community and societal impact.  

The Consultant, Nonprofit Effectiveness will contribute to the initiative design, project management, and execution of services the team provides to clients. It is important to note that the team’s client engagements are dynamic; as such, the specific tasks and skills required for each project may differ depending on the nature of the projects assigned. 

TCC Group has offices in New York and Philadelphia; we will consider qualified candidates in other US locations who are comfortable with regular trips to New York and national travel. 

Note: TCC requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and will require proof of vaccination. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Project Management (30%)

  • Be comfortable participating in and project managing multiple complex projects at once.
  • Work closely with Project Lead to define project scopes; manage and track scopes on a weekly basis.
  • Manage project execution through inception, launch, data collection, synthesis and decision-making, implementation, closeout, debrief and periodic follow up with client.
  • Manage contracts, expense tracking, and updates to revenue projections throughout project duration.
  • Coordinate client relationships and maintain regular communication (i.e., phone, email) with client project liaisons.
  • Collaboratively identify project needs and/or challenges, and work with TCC Project Lead to resolve them. 

Data Collection and Analysis (30%)

  • Review and summarize secondary data (e.g., research reports, organizational audits, strategic exploration, and/or program materials, governance and organizational charts, grantee reports, evaluation studies, etc.), highlighting salient components.
  • Conduct interviews and focus groups with client stakeholders to understand key themes, opportunities, and challenges facing clients. Demonstrate the ability to follow a ‘script’ but engage organically with stakeholders in conversation and capture key contributions.
  • Synthesize and analyze notes from interviews and focus groups, identifying key takeaways and communicating findings to team members.
  • Support survey administration, data management, and analysis.
  • Conduct qualitative data analysis and quantitative data analysis using Excel, SPSS, or other relevant tools, as necessary.
  • Work closely with project team members to identify emerging themes and develop frameworks for decision-making for key client retreats. 

Communications & Deliverable Development (25%)

  • Draft, revise, and format client reports, presentations, memos, and correspondence using email, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Produce visual representations of research findings, such as Excel charts, PowerPoint slide decks, Airtable, and infographics.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings with nonprofit boards, staff, and other stakeholders in person or virtually using tools like Miro interactive whiteboards, Zoom polls, etc. 

Business Development and Cross-Team Collaboration (15%)

  • Support/participate in sales meetings for potential clients.
  • Draft proposals, scopes and workplans for prospective engagements.
  • Represent firm at conferences and events.
  • Contribute to team and organization’s growth by innovating our approaches, systems, operations, and processes.
  • Participate in select firm activities related to culture, employee engagement, vision, equity, proactive business development, or another area. 

Qualifications 

Required

  • Masters’ or advanced degree in relevant field OR comparable professional experience
  • 5-7 years professional social sector experience
  • Deep knowledge of, experience in, and passion for the social sector. The ideal candidate has philanthropic, nonprofit, or consulting experience, and has worked closely with nonprofits in the past.
  • Project management: Experience developing work plans and/or tracking systems, monitoring work progress, and producing deliverables on time.
  • Analytics: Ability to digest, tease out, and report on key themes in qualitative data (interviews, focus groups, research reports), develop analytic matrices, and support presentation of findings in accessible ways to enable client learning.
  • Verbal and Written communication: Ability to convey complex and often sensitive information in clear and lucid written reports, memos, and PowerPoint presentations. Ability to interface with clients clearly, respectfully, and straightforwardly in dynamic situations.
  • Design: Ability to present information and data in a clear, concise, appealing format in reports and presentation decks.
  • Collaboration and Relationship Building: Reflective and committed to personal and professional growth. Confident and comfortable working with diverse colleagues and colleagues in a team setting. Proactive and able to take direction/supervision and feedback from multiple team members. Able to straightforwardly and candidly problem-solve with supervisors to ensure success. Has capacity to form connections and interface effectively with client and in-house staff across all levels. Congenial, collaborative, and committed to strengthening a respectful workplace within TCC and with client partners. Sense of humor a plus!
  • Prioritization: Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities; and are stimulated by working within a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Technological knowledge: Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), databases, project management tools (e.g., Airtable, Trello), virtual meeting platforms (Zoom preferred), interactive whiteboards (Miro), polling (Poll Everywhere, Zoom Polling), and SurveyMonkey or SoGoSurvey.
  • Commitment to firm mission-driven values: You care deeply about creating a better world by strengthening nonprofits and foundations; as well as a commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and progressive social change. 

Preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years’ project management, strategy, qualitative research, and organizational development) experience, ideally in philanthropy or nonprofit management.
  • Advanced technological knowledge. 

To Apply: Please visit our website career page and click on the link. Submit a cover letter and resume. Note: Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted. 

TCC Group offers a competitive and equitable total compensation package. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health insurance, 401k retirement plan with employer match, disability, life insurance, a generous paid time off, and more. The salary range for this position is $70,000 to $100,000, commensurate with experience. 

TCC Group is an equal opportunity employer. Each position at the firm is filled by the best qualified applicant available. The firm does not discriminate against employees or applicants on any legally protected basis, including, but not limited to, race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, veteran's status, age, or disability which does not interfere with an individual's ability to perform the essential functions of his or her job position with or without reasonable accommodation. The firm will provide equal opportunities in hiring, promotions, wages, benefits and other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.

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