The Meyer Foundation is working toward a vision of a just, connected, and inclusive Greater Washington community in which systemic racism and its consequences no longer exist. We support organizations that are building power to achieve a racially and economically just Greater Washington region.
ABOUT THE POSITION
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Meyer annually approves 100 to 200 grants and works with over 200 active grantee partners. The grants management team designs and coordinates grantmaking processes that are informed by our values and are foundational to how we pursue our mission.
We are seeking to expand our team by hiring a Grants Associate. Working with the Grants Manager, this position will support the grantmaking, knowledge management, and data analysis functions of the Foundation. Through coordination with colleagues and administrative management, they will ensure the integrity of the grantmaking process. They will support all staff and partners to learn grantmaking processes, troubleshoot challenges, and provide guidance.
In partnership with the Grants Manager, the Grants Associate will work to incorporate the Foundation’s values into the grants management function, develop grantee-centered processes, and build and contribute to a culture of transparency and collaboration.
A strong candidate will be someone who demonstrates high attention to detail and deadlines, excellent communication and organizational skills, a problem-solving and service mindset, respect and validation for internal and external partners, experience learning and operating several types of software, and a willingness to experiment with new technologies.
Cultivating a staff team that embodies the diverse experiences of the Greater Washington region is essential to our mission and values. We strongly and sincerely encourage applications from people of the global majority, immigrant, bilingual, and bicultural individuals; people with disabilities; members of LGBTQIA+ and gender non-conforming communities; and people with other diverse backgrounds and lived experiences.
HOW TO APPLY
Click here for more information or to apply. To apply for the Grants Associate position, submit your application hereafter reading the information below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/meyergrantsassociate
To complete the application, you will need to upload your resume and provide brief responses to the following questions. Please do not include a cover letter.
- What about this role appeals to you, and how does it align with your career direction or goals?
- How would you describe your knowledge of and experience in grants management, grant seeking, and/or grantmaking?
- Please describe your experience working in databases and/or setting up processes to help an organization manage information and achieve its goals.
- How would you describe your communication style and what do you prioritize when communicating with colleagues and partners?