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Manager, Capital

Echoing Green

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Full Job Description

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 GirlTrek, Tala, Village of Wisdom, Shining Hope for Communities, SKS Microfinance, Last Mile Health, Neighborhood Benches, Good Call, and hundreds of others.

For more information on Echoing Green, please visit

Echoing Green’s Programs Team aims to find and fund visionary leaders working to combat systemic inequity, and aims to support and connect our growing network of ~1000 social leaders through both community and capacity building.

The Capital Vertical has direct responsibility for designing and implementing an equitable and disruptive Fellow selection process, building follow-on investment programs to support the continued capital requirements of our alumni Fellows, and managing a fellow-centric payment disbursement process.

For more information on Echoing Green, please visit

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 work streams 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 Associate-level staff toward data-driven program implementation goals, leveraging equitable people management tools and approaches
  • Drive Associate level staff professional development and performance through ongoing, direct, positive, and constructive feedback and coaching
  • 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


Base Salary: $83,750/year

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

● Up to 27 days off per year, plus 9 paid holidays and 10 days off for winter break

● Best-in-class health insurance which covers medical, dental, and vision needs

● 16 weeks of paid parental leave

● 12 weeks paid personal sick leave

● Monthly well-being stipend of $100/month

● Monthly wireless stipend of $100/month

● Professional development stipend of $1000 per fiscal year, plus an additional $350 per fiscal year to support employees’ learnings around racial equity

● 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 role can be fully remote.  

Echoing Green employees must 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.

Echoing Green provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Echoing Green complies with all applicable laws

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