Associate Program Officer - ZOMA

Job Title

Associate Program Officer - ZOMA

Job Description

About Us

We are a mission-driven organization that seeks to catalyze systemic, scalable solutions to key issues facing our home regions of Colorado and Chile, with the goal of supporting resilient, thriving communities for generations to come. ZOMALAB, a Denver-based family office, is comprised of three platforms, ZOMA Foundation, ZOMA Capital, and ZOMA Holdings, between which there are many synergies. 

Through ZOMA Foundation, we leverage philanthropy as a catalytic tool to explore existing and new placed-based models in our core issue areas, including early childhood development, workforce, community economic development, and energy. We believe philanthropy plays an important role in taking risks and advancing systems change.

Through ZOMA Capital, we invest globally in a broad range of market-based solutions to support long-term progress in energy, workforce, and community economic development. 

ZOMA Holdings focuses on the management of the family office and supporting the operations of ZOMA Capital and ZOMA Foundation. We provide support in talent management, finance and accounting, legal, information technology, property management and other general operating matters.

At ZOMALAB, we are passionate about the work we do in service to our mission, communities, and each other.  We strive to be a great place to work, where each of us can fulfill their professional and personal goals by committing to live up to our organizational values and honor our team commitments. We value integrity, service to others, collaboration, boldness of ideas and accountability. We commit to trust one another, engage in open dialogue, back decisions made as a team, hold one another accountable and focus on achieving collective results. To learn more about us, please visit


About the Position

We are seeking a driven, versatile, and impact-oriented generalist to serve as a full-time Associate Program Officer with ZOMA Foundation in Denver, CO. This person will work in a high-performing, entrepreneurial team that supports the personal philanthropy of our Principals. 


What you will do

You will provide philanthropy-related services for the Principals, including program and grant management, grantee relationship management, grant administration, and project evaluation. You will also support special projects across the foundation. Your focus will be in Colorado, and you will work across multiple issue areas.



Who we are looking for

The ideal individual is service-oriented, flexible, and a self-starter. A generalist that can navigate uncertainty, tackle complex issues, analyze potential philanthropic solutions, and work with others to implement plans, all in service to the Principals and their goals for social impact. The individual must exercise critical thinking and good judgment in a variety of situations, learn fast, and apply strong project management skills. This position calls on a breadth of skills and knowledge rather than depth in one content area.  Experience


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Compensation and Benefits*

Compensation: The estimated compensation for this role is between $65,000 - $90,000 per year (depending on experience and qualification).

Benefits Information: We offer a comprehensive and generous benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401 (k) retirement plan and paid time off.

*This information is provided to comply with Colorado Law 


We are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status of protected veteran, among other things or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

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