Operations Associate

Who are we?

DRG is a talent advisory group that serves nonprofit organizations that care for, inspire, and enrich the lives of people all over the world. Our team of talent advisors shares a commitment to the values that matter to our clients, bringing more than 30 years of experience to serving the nonprofit community.

As a talent advisory group, we offer a suite of services to help nonprofits search for, attract, and nurture innovative, diverse leadership for their organizations. We also help organizations maximize their impact through talent assessments, transition planning, and by providing insights into compensation and organizational design.  Our mission is to support nonprofits in bringing together the right leadership, talent, culture, and structure – so people and organizations can thrive together.

What’s the Job?

DRG Talent Advisory Group is embarking on a period of exciting growth and expansion. We are looking for an Operations Associate whose portfolio will be enterprise wide and who will partner with Talent Consultants, Department Directors and the Leadership team on a variety of administrative projects.

What will I do every day?

Document & Contract Management 

At DRG we build a lot of documents, decks, proposals and data-driven reports for our clients and to support our internal team. The Operations Associate would be a driver in supporting the review, editing, formatting, and organizational management of many of these documents in collaboration with the Marketing & Communications Associate. In addition, the Operations Associate would work closely with the Senior Director of Operations to introduce and implement new tools to the team which would streamline much of this work.

Project Support & CRM Management

One of the most exciting parts of working at DRG is the ability to work enterprise wide. The Operations Associate will have the opportunity to partner with project teams (client-facing and internal) and apply administrative expertise in a variety of areas. The Operations Associate would be a key leader in the implementation of our new CRM and applicant tracking system, managing searches and engagements in the system, generating contracts, and tracking the progress of engagements enterprise-wide. In addition to the CRM, the Operations Associate will support other technology tools across the organization, like survey tools, Microsoft Teams, and project management applications. The Operations Associate will also support basic research and analytics and report generation.

Administrative Support 

Our team continues to grow across the country, so creating strong communication channels and regular touchpoints are key. The Operations Associate will manage our firm-wide calendar for team meetings, supporting the coordination of staff meetings and retreats. The Operations Associate will coordinate ordering of office supplies and equipment and support other key administrative functions as needed. The Operations Associate will provide scheduling and administrative support for key members of the leadership team.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a high-energy team player who has skills and interest in the full range of project administration and administrative focus areas. The ideal Operations Associate will come with outstanding project management skills and the ability to manage both small details and larger, more complex projects. The Operations Associate must be skilled at using Microsoft Office products and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Most importantly, an Operations Associate must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and enjoy the excitement of a fast-paced company where they will partner with many different members of our team over the course of their day. Everyone who works at DRG strives to have impeccable follow-up and follow-through and has a superior work ethic, deep curiosity, and a strong sense of accountability.

Compensation and Benefits:

LocationThis is a full-time, exempt position. Location is flexible; our staff work from home offices or shared workspaces near where they live. Depending on the course of the pandemic, some travel may be required in the future; the amount and locations will vary depending on client needs.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DRG considers the diversity of our workforce to be vital to our company’s overall success. We believe the more inclusive we are the better our work will be. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills with the goal of being a team that is representative, at all job levels, of our view that all people have equal value, unique skills and individual lived experiences. As such we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

 As an equal opportunity employer, all aspects of employment—including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge—are based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. All employment decisions at DRG are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race; color; religion or belief; national, social or ethnic origin; sex; age; physical, mental or sensory disability; HIV Status; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; marital, civil union or domestic partnership status; past or present military service; family or parental status; or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

 DRG is committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. DRG prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry or national origin, citizenship, marital status, military status, genetic information, pregnancy, disability, or any other legally protected status under applicable law. DRG also prohibits harassment, including sexual harassment, of any employee or job applicant.