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Program Analyst

Fidelity Foundation
Job Title: Program Analyst
Job Type:
Flexible (Southern New Hampshire)
New Hampshire
Job Search Ends:
December 19th, 2017
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Job Summary

Job Description

  • Acting as a member of the Foundations team, helps program staff increase impact and efficiency by conducting research and analysis to ground philanthropic investments;
  • Responsible for understanding nonprofit sector drivers and leveraging internal and third-party data to create insightful presentations that are delivered to grant-making and management teams as part of workflow;
  • Studying and understanding the not-for-profit and philanthropic landscape overall and by sector, socioeconomic trends and overall influencers such as demographics and policy issues;
  • Maintaining comprehensive knowledge of Fidelity’s Foundation’s investments and strategic direction, as well as our position within the funding landscape.

Reports To

Foundations President


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Builds sector views of long-term economic and social trends based on demographics, policy developments, and fundamental analysis.
  • Initiates timely and relevant research pieces highlighting important macro, regional or sector developments.
  • Communicates research findings, views, and recommendations through regular meetings, reports, and one-on-one direct exchanges with program staff
  • Provides accurate and clean data visualizations and charts to broader organization.
  • Gathers critical data to monitor tactical and strategic developments
  • Conducts projects and thematic research.
  • Works with program team members to develop research questions and analysis, as well as strategic program recommendations and evaluation targets.
  • Analyzes Foundation grants activity and creates custom reports for program staff on a regular basis.


Education and Experience:

Master’s degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Data Science, Social Science Research, Statistics, Library and/or Information Science, Business Administration, Economics, or a closely related field and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or three (3) years of experience performing research and analysis.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence and build solid relationships
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; strategic-thinking and creative problem solving skills, including an ability to analyze and define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to express complex business concepts and technical terms to a broad audience
  • A strong drive and initiative, exceptional collaborative skills, customer-centric and results driven
  • Deep understanding of non-profit sector; strong knowledge of relevant research sources and databases.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (PowerPoint, Word) and outstanding Microsoft Excel skills required, including demonstrated experience with advanced Excel functions and managing large datasets.
  • Proficiency in Blackbaud products (Gifts Online) is preferred but not required.

How to Apply

Submit your resume and CV (optional) to recruiting@thecrosbyco.com

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