Telos Impact is the leading Brussels-based advisory firm on Philanthropy and Impact Investing. Mandated by several of the wealthiest Belgian & European families, Telos’ mission is to help them achieve their social and environmental impact ambitions. Telos defines and structures their impact strategy, sets up the appropriate structures for it, and manages their impact programs. Working in close partnership with leading international philanthropists and impact investors, we aim to put Philanthropy and Impact Investing on the map – and make it mainstream.
As a Senior Associate, you will take the lead on several client files, and support the team working for our largest accounts (among whom several leading philanthropists in Belgium). Your work will consist of the full spectrum of our philanthropy activities:
You will develop an expertise in your impact domains through participation to events & conferences, building of an expert network, and dedicated training. You will also contribute to managing and growing client relationships, the business development, promote Telos Impact in the social impact eco-system, build out our partner & advisor network, etc. Working in a start-up environment, your list of responsibilities could be endless and will be in large part up to you.
The role will be based in Brussels.
6+ years of professional experience – former experience in philanthropy is a plus
Ability to drive forward multiple client projects in parallel (together with a senior colleague)
Rigorous, punctual, precise and meticulous - both in your organization and in your deliverables
Self-starting, problem-solving and creative mindset
Strong social & communication skills; ability to foster trust relationships with diverse clientele
Alignment with our values: joy, impact, excellence and independence
Demonstrated interest in social and/or environmental impact; ideally with already certain knowledge of the social (e.g. education, employment, inclusion) or environmental impact field
Master’s degree; open and critical mindset; ability to analyze and synthetize
Fluency in French and Dutch; professional level in English
Work at the top level of Philanthropy, close to its latest innovations and best-practices
Work with families and individuals that have both the capacity and the ambition to have a systemic, scalable positive impact on our world
Access to leading social impact networks; on-going training and day-to-day coaching from people experienced in Business and Public / Social Impact sector
Fun and caring team that is highly regarded in the Impact space in Western-Europe
Competitive compensation (fixed and variable), based on your experience