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Managing Director of Family Office


Family Office Principal with multiple civic, philanthropic, and business interests is seeking a seasoned Managing Director with family office experience and/or experience supporting corporate and non-profit leaders. Position is based in Philadelphia and the focus of the position is on administrative, staff, and office management.

Ideal Managing Director will enjoy creating organizational structure and processes while leading a small and talented team of professionals providing administrative and grant making support Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Oversees creation of office processes, protocols, and procedures, including electronic and paper record management systems or customized solutions.
  • Serves as point of contact for diverse constituents ranging from CEOs to immediate and extended family.
  • Leads and manages staff and consultants, setting direction, holding regular meetings, and providing performance feedback.
  • Participates in meetings with and for Principal to allow for appropriate follow-up.
  • Liaises with lawyers, trustees, and other advisors.
  • Supports organization of special events and convenings.
  • Coordinates with and identifies resources for legal, financial, business, human resources, and others, as needed.
  • Negotiates, reviews, and signs contracts.
  • Oversees high-level research and writing projects, as needed.
  • Occasional travel.

The position is ideally suited for someone who thrives on creating structure in a small team environment.  You must be a good listener, articulate, intuitive, curious, and take-charge in a positive but understated way. You must have high integrity, be creative, well-spoken, and gain satisfaction from creating customized solutions and maintaining complete confidentiality.

Ten plus years of experience and advanced degree preferred. Individuals with an appreciation for local culture and civic affairs may find the work most appealing.

We offer a generous compensation package and pleasant, professional environment convenient to public transit.


Education Level: 
Advanced Degree Preferred
To Apply

Please submit letter of interest demonstrating your writing style and resume to the following: