Organizational Development Specialist

Title: Organizational Development Specialist
Position Type: Full time (salary range: commensurate with experience)
Location: Brookline, MA
Duration: Permanent

Who We Are

Growald Family Fund’s mission is to catalyze climate innovation and leadership through venture philanthropy. We support a portfolio of organizations poised to create an outsized impact on carbon emissions and climate change through a combination of grants and organizational support. We work in partnership internationally with like-minded foundations and nonprofit partners as well as academic and policy research institutions through strategic convenings, research and network leadership.

Our Team

Growald Family Fund (GFF) is operated by a small, tightly-knit team. We work to scope out and scale new grantees and new opportunities, create partnerships, and work with partner foundations to strengthen the philanthropic community’s response to the climate crisis. Our team is composed of passionate, dedicated, and highly flexible individuals.

Your Role

The Organizational Development Specialist will work with our portfolio of rockstars, helping them scale their organizations and achieve maximum impact. This is a position designed to work with our portfolio and help them achieve success. The Organizational Development Specialist provides support to our grantees on an individualized basis, as well as supporting cross-portfolio and network learning. 

These organizations are dealing with all the classic issues of start-ups: growing a team, developing systems, refining priorities, building a compelling business plan that will raise funds, etc. while at the same time addressing the climate crisis. The Organizational Development Specialist will support grantees in both organizational strengthening as well as with their business/strategic planning both directly as a coach/mentor and through identification and deployment of specialized consultants as needed. Support includes areas such as leadership coaching, strategy refinement, human resource planning, developing finance and management plans, identifying metrics, and creating a robust fundraising strategy.  In addition, the position will foster opportunities for cross-portfolio learning and collaboration. 

You are a great fit for this role if:

You are a born entrepreneur

You love developing and supporting a sense of community

You love being part of a team

You are passionate about addressing climate change

You are thoughtful, analytical, and a great communicator



Employees are rewarded with a competitive benefit packages which include: 

Please apply here. Desired start date is June 2020 with flexible start date. This position will remain open until filled. Please upload your application with your resume, letter of interest and two writing samples here. This is a full-time position based in Brookline, MA. 

Growald Family Fund is committed to the principles of inclusion and diversity, and does not discriminate against individuals based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.