Job Opportunity Consultant (US)

Do you want to help scale up solutions to the world’s most pressing social needs? Are you interested in working in an innovative, flexible and dynamic team? We’re seeking a Consultant to join our US office based in San Francisco, CA.

The Organisation 

Spring Impact is an organization with a bold social mission – our vision is a world where social problems are addressed at scale. We work with social impact projects around the world that are doing truly transformative work, developing the strategic plans, systems and processes they need to become scalable and reach many more people. Spring Impact is a registered non-profit, but one that operates with loads of entrepreneurial drive. We are innovative, imaginative and highly skilled in doing a lot with a little. The team you will be joining are an exceptional bunch who have chosen to focus their talents on scaling social impact.

The Role

As a Consultant, you will proactively support our Senior Consultants and Managing Consultants with high-quality analyses to ensure effective engagement with clients. You will work across a diverse portfolio of domestic and international projects across sectors from health to homelessness,  education to poverty alleviation—typically working on several client projects at once. As we work collaboratively with our clients and really take the time to get to know them, you will have the opportunity to travel to where their operations are located. As part of the client-facing team, you will apply your critical thinking and problem-solving skills to help our clients determine how they can best scale their impact.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Working in project teams alongside a Spring Impact Senior Consultant or Managing Consultant. Consultants typically:
    • Prepare and facilitate sections of workshops with clients
    • Conduct interviews and focus groups with clients, stakeholders and their beneficiaries
    • Provide analysis of information to serve project objectives and outcomes
    • Draft reports and other deliverables for clients and internal use
    • Gather desk-based background research
    • Develop financial models
    • Coordinate project logistics
  • Supporting with internal activities that contribute to Spring Impact’s overall mission and strategy which may include: writing blog posts, developing proposals, and codifying processes
  • Providing organizational support as a member of the Spring Impact team, including some administrative tasks

Experience Required And Key Competencies

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective written communications
  • Effective verbal communications
  • Adaptability
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Personal drive and ability to take initiative
  • Effective teamwork
  • Use of MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Educated to undergraduate degree level
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Personal commitment to the social sector

Other Details

  • Work location is San Francisco, CA with some international travel (~25-30%)
  • January start date preferred
  • You will need existing permission to work in the US
  • This is a junior-level position with 1-2 years of applicable experience preferred.

 

Deadline and Interview Dates

Deadline for application: Monday November 19 8:00am PT

Phone screenings:                         Week of November 26th

In person interviews:                     Week of  December 10th

Start date:                                        Early-to-mid January 2019

 

Application Instructions

To apply, email jobs@springimpact.org with “Consultant – US” in the subject line and include your resume, cover letter, confirmation you have permission to work in the US, and potential start date.

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