Portfolio Manager
Job Details
Strong City Baltimore - Baltimore, MD
Full Time
High School

The role of the Portfolio Manager is to identify and understand the needs of their assigned portfolio of initiatives and assist in meeting those needs. Portfolio Managers provide fiscal oversight for initiatives in their portfolio and must be comfortable interacting with financial data and systems in addition to interacting with community-based programming.  Through effective relationship development and collaboration with initiatives in their portfolio, Portfolio Managers can anticipate initiative needs and develop their capacity to address those needs.


Work activities will be implemented in alignment with Strong City’s brand, policies and procedures, vision, mission, goals and core values. Portfolio Managers focus on two key strategies to fulfill their responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain trust with initiatives by serving as an effective relationship manager and collaborator. Working as an asset to each assigned initiative, PMs use their expertise and resources to help initiatives grow their work and maintain compliance with Strong City’s policies.
  • Assure the understanding and delivery of services and support systems needed by initiatives.


  • Strong record-keeping ability, including familiarity and comfort with organizational finance, budgeting, statements, and/or financial management software
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically about complex problems
  • Well organized, able to handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and collaborate effectively with a team and with a variety of community-based partners
  • Fundraising, strategic planning, community-based programming, or human resource experience helpful
  • Experience working collaboratively with diverse populations, particularly an ability to accommodate a variety of backgrounds, skill sets, levels of technical expertise and understanding of organizational policy and procedures
  • Sensitivity to the diverse needs of staff, volunteers, partners, and participating organizations
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and decision-making ability; Customer-service experience helpful
  • Robust skills in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel