Thought Leadership and Content Specialist

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
New York, NY 10036
Sun Oct 03 2021 11:06:44 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) save share

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POSITION TITLE: Thought Leadership and Content Specialist
STATUS: Full-time
LOCATION: Flexible; New York City, Chicago, or San Francisco preferred

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) is a nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $400 million in annual giving by individuals, families, corporations and major foundations. Continuing the Rockefeller family’s legacy of thoughtful, effective philanthropy, RPA remains at the forefront of philanthropic growth and innovation, with a diverse team led by experienced grantmakers with significant depth of knowledge across the spectrum of issue areas. Founded in 2002, RPA has grown into one of the world’s largest philanthropic service organizations and, as a whole, has facilitated more than $3 billion in grantmaking to nearly 70 countries. RPA serves as a fiscal sponsor for more than 90 projects, providing governance, management and operational infrastructure to support their charitable purposes. For more information, please go to

We seek a strategic, analytical content creation specialist to develop thought leadership and donor education content by leveraging institutional knowledge, client services and internal and external partnerships. The qualified candidate should demonstrate commitment to RPA’s values of integrity, diversity, quality and trust.

The Thought Leadership Specialist will develop research-based articles, publications and other donor-focused resources that further RPA’s mission to advance thoughtful and effective philanthropy throughout the world as detailed by the following responsibilities:
+ Identify opportunities for research with and about target audiences to advance RPA’s role as a thought leader in the philanthropic space
+ Craft targeted, compelling content including for the philanthropic and related ecosystem
+ Provide research support for client activities, speaking engagements and client proposals, across the organization’s lines of services and offices
+ Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging topics, trends and innovations in philanthropy
+ Assist in engaging RPA’s internal thought leaders and partners
+ Support additional client-centric and communications team initiatives as needed
+ Collaborate to drive ongoing stakeholder engagement with partner organizations, research institutions, internal departments in furtherance of developing RPA thought leadership and other content.
+ Attend and participate in relevant external convenings

Education: BA/BS required
+ 4+ years of related experience
+ A high level of professionalism and enthusiasm for teamwork; dedication to diversity, integrity, transparency, and quality
+ Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication, and organizational skills
+ A proactive, positive, solutions-oriented approach
+ Adept and proficient writer with an ability to craft customized, compelling content for different audiences
+ A broad and global perspective and intellectual curiosity
+ Ability to fluidly move between different types of content and audiences, as well as between collaborative and independent work styles
+ Ability to thrive in and navigate through ambiguity
+ Ability to effectively work on multiple projects concurrently
+ Exceptional attention to detail
+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office
+ Experience using a CRM desired
+ Knowledge of and commitment to the nonprofit and philanthropic sector is a plus

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid sick leave, vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement and access to professional development resources.

Applications will be reviewed as received. In order to be considered, all applications must include a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications and your resume. Please Apply Here. The position will remain open until filled.
No telephone calls please.
RPA is an equal opportunity employer.