Program and Membership Manager
GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington
Location: Portland Metro
Closing Date: 4/5/2017
Industry: Education, Event Planning, Nonprofit
Type: Full Time
GRANTMAKERS of Oregon and Southwest Washington is a nonprofit membership organization of grantmaking organizations. Our mission is to promote effective philanthropy in Oregon and Southwest Washington by providing members with the services and support they need to succeed. GRANTMAKERS members include private and family foundations, corporate foundations and giving programs, Tribal funders, government funders, community foundations and public charities and giving circles. Our work is focused on promoting best practices and responsible charitable giving, sharing information on issues impacting our sector and our communities, and bringing funders together as a learning community. To learn more about our organization, please visit www.gosw.org. Information about regional associations of grantmakers can be found at www.givingforum.org.
GRANTMAKERS staff work closely with the organization’s Board of Directors and board committees that guide the programs and services offered by the organization. GRANTMAKERS has an annual calendar of over 40 educational activities and a biennial regional conference. Staff provide individualized services to members, support for funder networks, collaborate with partner organizations and represent the philanthropic community to external audiences.
This position is an opportunity to be part of an entrepreneurial and collaborative team. The successful candidate will be a self-directed, highly organized and solution-focused individual with a passion for GRANTMAKERS mission, a shared leadership style, strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to member service.
GRANTMAKERS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring staff that represent the communities we serve. Racial, ethnic, and religious minorities, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please submit the following materials electronically (PDF preferred)
• A one-page cover letter clearly outlining the skills, experience and knowledge you bring to the job and how they are a good fit with the responsibilities of this position.
• A resume (limited to two pages) detailing relevant experience, work history and accomplishments.
• In a couple of paragraphs (no more than one page) please describe one or more experiences you’ve had working with a group of people. What key approaches do you think are important for a successful meeting or event?
Applications should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only applications submitted electronically will be considered. No calls or other inquiries please.
Confirmation of receipt of application materials and correspondence regarding next steps in the hiring process will be provided by email. Anticipated start date is prior to May 1, 2017.
Salary range $50,000 - $60,000