New York, NY

President and Chief Executive Officer, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

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New York, New York

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, one of the world’s leading nonprofit philanthropic service organizations, seeks a President and Chief Executive Officer. Dedicated to accelerating philanthropy in pursuit of a just world, RPA builds upon the longstanding charitable legacy of the Rockefeller family. Today, the organization advises on and manages more than $500 million in annual global giving by individuals, families, corporations, and foundations.

The CEO reports to a 19-member Board of Directors and leads a core team of 110 employees as well as more than 526 colleagues who work under RPA’s fiscal sponsorship worldwide. With a FY2023 operating budget of $33 million, RPA is a social enterprise funded through fee-for-service contracts and philanthropic gifts and grants for the programs it operates.

The next CEO will be a person of exceptional vision and judgment, a proven leader who will inspire and mobilize a diverse network of stakeholders. They will be a key spokesperson for thoughtful, values-driven philanthropy and for the importance of its commitment to equity and justice.

RPA welcomes candidates from a range of backgrounds who bring extensive executive leadership experience, a keen understanding of philanthropic structures and approaches, and a demonstrated commitment to the RPA mission. A breadth of experience across a range of issue areas is preferred over a narrow focus within one professional arena. Given its history and structure, RPA prefers that its CEO be based at its New York headquarters. The starting salary for this role will be in the range of $528,000-$750,000, plus benefits and potential incentive compensation.

The search is being supported by the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller. A full position profile and information on how to apply, inquire, or nominate may be found via

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