Impact Manager

Four Corners Global Consulting Group, LLC
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
    Commercial
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 21

Position description

Four Corners Global Consulting Group, LLC is a women- and LGBTQ-owned social impact consulting practice, firmly rooted in equity and rights-based principles and with a specialized approach to amplifying social change. We provide services to nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, foundations, and corporations, in four mutually reinforcing areas: strategy, growth, measurement & data, and leadership & culture. Four Corners is a rapidly growing practice, with a small team in which many staff have worked together across a wide range of geographic, cultural, and organizational settings. As a result, we trust each other and enjoy working in partnership. We’re especially proud of the unique blend of passion, humor, and humility embodied by our team and are eager to expand our team with someone who shares our commitment to social justice, our dedication to learning, and our practice of deep collaboration. Ultimately, we know that social justice work requires tenacity, dedication, and hard work, and we seek someone who is intentional about making the journey meaningful  and fun!

ABOUT THE JOB

Four Corners is seeking a high-performing, resourceful individual who is passionate about global social impact work through high-quality mixed-methods external evaluations, project design, program development, and strategic planning work with clients in the nonprofit, academic, and philanthropic sectors. Our team is looking for an individual with superb writing, analytical, and project management skills; an eagerness to engage across a diverse set of clients and projects; and an ability to perform multiple tasks accurately and efficiently with strong attention to detail. The person in this position will work closely with the Four Corners team to provide technical and project management support on a range of contracts and projects, primarily focused on measurement and evaluation, as well as other strategic initiatives as needed. Most projects will aim to measure and evaluate the impact of social programs across a global portfolio of clients.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to social justice and/or human rights work, and experience managing projects or complex tasks within non-profit, international NGO, foundation, or university settings. Proficiency in either Spanish or French is preferred but not required. Four Corners is looking for a high-performing individual who can execute effectively, collaboratively, and independently, and who is eager to learn and grow with and as a part of our practice. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Manage an evolving set of responsibilities related to project management, ensuring the development and implementation of work plans and timelines, and regularly mitigate identified challenges, ensuring strong and effective communications in complex and time-sensitive situations
  • Manage and contribute to report writing for project evaluations, landscape analyses, and other client deliverables 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of current issues and promising strategies in the social impact space, specifically the philanthropic, nonprofit, academic, and social enterprise sectors,  conduct research on emerging industry trends and best practices
  • Prepare decks, collateral, and talking points for client meetings and presentations 
  • Build a deep understanding of clients’ strengths, needs, and opportunities
  • Lead and contribute to the development of data collection tools (e.g., surveys, interview and focus group discussion guides)
  • Manage and facilitate key data collection events (e.g., interviews, focus group discussions)
  • Use quantitative and qualitative methods to code, clean, and analyze data
  • Identify and implement creative ways of visualizing data findings
  • Provide general administrative support as needed 
  • Participate in weekly Four Corners meetings and provide regular updates to Four Corners staff and leadership 
  • Build strong working relationships with team members, establishing a role as a trusted partner  

Qualifications

  • 5-8 years working in the social impact sector
  • Strong familiarity with social justice/human rights programming 
  • Exceptional writing and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience and familiarity with qualitative coding and analysis strongly preferred 
  • Experience with Qualtrics or other similar survey tools a plus
  • A demonstrated interest in industry trends across the social impact sector
  • Experience with Google Slides/PowerPoint, Google Docs/Word, Excel/Sheets, etc.
  • Spanish or French language skills a plus
  • Ability to flex schedule as needed to perform duties as assigned
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize across competing priorities, think strategically, and creatively solve problems
  • A deep commitment to excellence and learning 
  • Self-motivated, driven, flexible, and resourceful
  • Empathetic, self-aware, and highly communicative  
  • Exercises good judgment and contributes to a positive team environment

WHY YOU WANT TO WORK AT FOUR CORNERS

  • Working for social change is in your DNA
  • You want to work with people who care about you as a whole person as much as they care about your work product 
  • You thrive in collaborative environments 
  • The opportunity to advance within our quickly growing practice, build new skills, and expand your responsibilities sounds appealing
  • You are eager to learn about and advance best practices, keeping up with emerging trends in the domestic and international social impact sector 

POSITION DETAILS

This is a full time (40 hours/week) position, but we are open to alternative arrangements and flexible schedules. The salary range for this role is $70,000 - $85,000. Four Corners offers an IRA plan, medical and dental insurance, technology stipend, unlimited vacation time, in addition to sick/wellness time as needed, and schedule flexibility in accordance with the firm’s culture and practices. Four Corners is also committed to professional development and will identify and facilitate such opportunities. 

Building a more just and equitable world is central to our mission, and as our team expands, we are committed to representing diverse identities, backgrounds, and perspectives. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, people from working class backgrounds, women, immigrants, and LGBTQ individuals to apply. 

LOCATION

This position is fully remote, however there may be in-person meetings scheduled from time to time. Since Four Corners is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA, for the purposes of team building and team cohesion, applicants from the Chicagoland area may be prioritized but that should not discourage exceptional candidates from elsewhere from applying!

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