Grants Manager

Maimonides Fund

Maimonides Fund

Administration, Operations · Full-time
New York, NY, USA
75,000 – 100,000 USD per year
Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Maimonides Fund (MF) is a private grantmaking organization that funds in North America and Israel.

MF seeks a Grants Manager to join our in-person, New York City-based team. The Grants Manager will provide support in a fast-paced office that will include managing GivingData, the grants management system, and supporting its use by employees and by prospective and current grantees.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Manage GivingData, the grants management system. • Support program staff on the operations of the grantmaking process, including developing new uses of GivingData to meet the evolving grantmaking and analysis needs of the team. • Provide meticulous data entry and data coding services for grant information and supporting documentation. Prepare grant letters and reports on grantmaking activities. • Perform technical due diligence and ad hoc research on potential and existing grantees. • Research, test, and incorporate new technologies to implement ongoing improvements to the grants management system. • Provide support and technical assistance to prospective and current grantees, including supporting them as they shift to a recently-launched Applicant & Grantee Portal. • Prepare and conduct trainings on grants management topics for new and existing staff. • Light bookkeeping, including entering daily transactions into an accounting system, initiating outgoing payments, and ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the books and records. This includes: o Ensuring accounting policies and procedures are followed. o Entering vendor and invoice details into the accounting system. o Contacting vendors to obtain additional documentation as required. o Reconciling payments against budgets. o Initiating payments for approval by supervisor. o Organizing and filing invoices and supporting documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS • 3+ years’ experience in an analogous role that requires high attention to detail. • Discretion and humility when dealing with sensitive materials and confidential information. • Flexibility, adaptability, curiosity, and integrity. • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop cooperative working relationships with supervisory personnel, co-workers, grant applicants and grantees, and vendors. • Ability to work in an in-person office (currently 4 days in-person, 1 day work-from-home) with a dynamic culture focused on rigor and excellence. • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. • Experience with grants management systems or other databases or CRM systems, or ability to learn new technologies quickly and easily. • Excellent time & project management skills. • Proven ability to take direction, but also to work with minimal direct supervision and manage multiple projects, while being a committed team player. • An orientation toward self-starting, proactive anticipation of team needs and creative problem solving. • Experience with designing and implementing processes. • Familiarity with nonprofit and philanthropic sectors is an advantage.

To apply, please send a resume to Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis. We will consider each response carefully, but we will contact only those individual candidates we seek to pursue.

This is a full-time position, working from our Manhattan-based office, with an expected salary range of $75,000-$100,000, with full benefits and the possibility to participate in a bonus program. Maimonides Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive work environment and seeks a diverse pool of candidates for this search.

Maimonides Fund is an equal opportunity employer.
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