The Portfolio Associate Position:
Overdeck Family Foundation seeks to hire a full-time Portfolio Associate to support its grantmaking focused on out-of-school learning, with a primary focus on the Inspired Minds portfolio and a secondary focus on the Early Impact portfolio. Reporting to the Portfolio Manager, Inspired Minds, the Associate will source new grantees; analyze and synthesize research, data, and field trends to facilitate learning; support grantee data collection and analysis; and efficiently manage the grantmaking workflow of the portfolio. The ideal candidate is results-driven, enthusiastic, a keen learner, flexible, proactive, and collaborative. They should possess strong analytical skills and be able to compile and analyze data effectively to support insights and learning.
The Inspired Minds portfolio seeks to build the next generation of creative problem-solvers by expanding access to engaging and challenging STEM learning experiences that deepen family engagement, build STEM mindsets, and inspire students with joyful and rigorous learning.
What You’ll Help Us Do:
Facilitate continuous learning, improvement, and data-informed decision-making
Analyze and visualize data to inform decision-making, develop grant recommendations, and facilitate learning with external partners
Maintain an up-to-date, complete database of all current and potential grantees to support analysis, learning, decision-making, and reporting
Synthesize and elevate research, trends, and changes in the national landscapes surrounding STEM, out-of-school time, and philanthropy, to inform portfolio strategy
In partnership with the Foundation’s Strategic Impact and Learning (SIL) team, deepen understanding of grantee impact by creatively and rigorously applying evidence, grantee data, insights from research, and input from experts
Ensure portfolio operations run smoothly
Efficiently manage the logistics of the portfolio, including grantmaking, grantee support, and events
Utilize the CRM system (GivingData) and internal goals tracker to ensure timely and accurate data management
Proactively identify and act on opportunities for operational improvements in collaboration with peer Portfolio Associates
Support Portfolio Manager with grantee check-ins, events, and meetings
Find and fund impactful, scalable organizations
Help us develop a more open and diverse pipeline of potential grantees that expand access to engaging and challenging STEM learning experiences
Conduct due diligence research on potential grantee organizations, use your critical thinking and analytical skills to examine organizations’ impact and scale potential, and make recommendations to Portfolio Manager about strategic alignment and organizational fit
Contribute to concise and clear grant recommendations to the Foundation’s Board
Support Portfolio Manager to help grantees grow their impact
Partner with internal colleagues and external contractors to plan and coordinate the execution of capacity-building support for our grantees
Drive new approaches to support meaningful knowledge sharing and collaboration among our grantees and partners
How to Apply
Overdeck Family Foundation is partnering with RCG Talent Solutions to find our next Portfolio Associate. Please follow this link to submit your application and direct all questions to email@example.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Overdeck Family Foundation is dedicated to the work of unlocking every child’s potential. We are committed to creating a workplace where employees thrive both personally and professionally. We also believe our employees should reflect the rich diversity of the children in the education system we aim to support—in race, gender, age, culture, and beliefs—and we support this diversity through all of our employment practices.