Knowledge Management Specialist (GEO)

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations is a community of funders committed to transforming philanthropic culture and practice by connecting members to the resources and relationships needed to support thriving nonprofits and communities. We envision courageous grantmakers working in service of nonprofits and communities to create a just, connected and inclusive society where we can all thrive. With more than 6,000 grantmakers who belong to philanthropic organizations of all sizes and types across the globe, we work to lift up the grantmaking practices that matter most to nonprofits and that truly improve philanthropic practice. Join us to create a greater impact for these communities by helping grantmakers grow along with the nonprofits they serve.


The Knowledge Management Specialist will serve on the Strategy and Learning team under the VP of Strategy and Learning. The specialist is responsible for administration of the Salesforce database, training of staff on appropriate use of the database, and adapting knowledge management procedures to support GEO's strategic goals. The specialist will also be responsible for a variety of projects across all departments including conducting the annual member engagement analysis, creating dashboards and reports to ensure data quality and support strategic decision making by GEO stakeholders. The specialist will also engage GEO members and others in order to identify and track data related to growth opportunities for GEO to more effectively lead change in the philanthropic sector. Depending on interest and organizational need, this position may involve up to 5-10% travel.


GEO offers a competitive salary (50k's to 60k's) and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health insurance, three weeks of vacation, twelve sick days, a 7 percent employer retirement contribution, a commitment to professional development and growth, along with a Metro-accessible location in downtown D.C.


Click here for more information or to apply. A resume and cover letter must be included with your application. We will not consider applications without a cover letter. In your cover letter, please address the following:

  • Why are you a good fit for this position?
  • Tell us about your database experience as it relates to database management, design, and training.
  • What appeals to you about working at GEO?

We will accept applications until the position is filled.

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  • Erin Roberts
    published this page in Job Board 2021-02-26 02:27:00 -0500