Job Opportunities

Job Opportunities

Director of Advancement 

The Director of Advancement (DoA) will join SIF at an exciting time in the organization’s development. The team, led by Executive Director Wyona Lynch-McWhite, recently launched their 2024 cohort of Social Innovator Accelerators and is preparing to engage in a strategic planning process to chart SIF’s future path to growth and impact. As a member of SIF’s leadership team, the Director of Advancement (DoA) will play a key role in developing SIF’s future through their engagement in this planning process as well as their leadership of SIF’s philanthropic strategy, execution, and public engagement efforts. The DoA will be committed to increasing annual support by leading an advancement program that expands the SIF donor base and enacts strategies to grow annual revenue.

In its first twenty years of growth, the Social Innovation Forum has attracted many of the area’s leading funders and high-net-worth private donors and inspired a broad range of investment in the non-profit sector across Boston. More specifically, the DoA will have the opportunity to engage the following resources in support of SIF’s sustainability and growth:

  • A department of three highly skilled and committed team members, including a Development
    Operations Coordinator, a Grant Writer, and a Communications Manager;
  • The Executive Director, who has a strong track record of fundraising success across many nonprofit
    leadership roles;
  • A Development Consultant who brings strong institutional knowledge and fundraising expertise;                                                                              
  • An experienced and mission-driven leadership team; 
  • Established donor relationships across individual, foundation, and corporate sources; and
  • A dedicated Board of Directors who bring skills, dedication, and passion to the organization.
    Members come from diverse professional backgrounds and are leaders in both the business world
    and the nonprofit community. The board has been and will continue to be integral in cultivating the
    organization’s donor base.

To read more about the key responsibilities of the DoA, download the full job description

Application Process and Additional Information

Candidates must include a resume and a cover letter that describes how their qualifications and experience match the needs and mission of the Social Innovation Forum. If taking the job requires a candidate to move to the Boston area, s/he/they should mention why that is a good fit for them at this time. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Upload required documents to:

Eos Transition Partners consultant, Erin Cox, is managing this search. All submissions will be acknowledged and are confidential, and any questions can be submitted to Erin at: and