Executive Director

  • Minority Executive Search
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Sep 14, 2018
Full time Banking Executive Other Professional Services

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Salary: 300K Total Package


The primary responsibilities of the Executive Director include:


(1)  Managing and producing various benchmark studies, including, the Study of Endowments (NCSE); the National Business Officers Association (NBOA) Study of Independent Schools; the Council on Foundations Study of Foundations (CCSF); and the Healthcare Study

(2)  Conducting in-depth data analysis and reporting specific to the findings from the above studies with an emphasis on uncovering proprietary insights and learning for client and prospect markets

(3)  Managing and overseeing the production of the annual Higher Education Price Index (HEPI)

(4)  Publishing frequent topical white papers, web blog posts and insights that aid clients and prospects along a broad spectrum of strategic governance, policy and investment issues

(5)  Participating as a speaker in industry and events that enhance brand as a leading asset management firm

(6)  Designing and managing an annual 4-day nonprofit institute for 40-60 attendees on advanced principles of long-term asset management and governance best practices.

(7)  Assisting sales and relationship management teams on business prospecting and asset/client retention, specific to the insights generating from benchmarks studies and other research.


The Executive Director will also conduct additional original research on various topics identified throughout the company on issues ranging from investment policies, practices and strategies to issues related to nonprofits and the public sector.  The individual in this position will be responsible for working with both staff and outside experts with the goal of writing articles and preparing presentations for his/herself and on behalf of senior staff based on such research.





  • Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in the investment management business; specific experience with and knowledge of nonprofit organizations (including personal experience as a trustee on nonprofit board(s))
  • Four-year degree required; advanced degrees and certifications a plus (e.g., MBA, CFA)
  • Strong research background to include demonstrated ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data and to draw effective and insightful conclusions
  • Excellent analytical skills to include the ability to present complex data in such a way that it can be broadly understood by educated laymen as well as investment practitioners
  • Superior writing skills to include demonstrated expertise in the publication of research-based articles (must be able to provide examples of published works)
  • Experience in editing publications
  • Strong speaking and presentation skills
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must have excellent people, organizational and verbal communication skills