[Immigrantrightsnynj] Program Associate position with American Dream Fund
Immigrant Rights NYNJ
immigrantrightsnynj at list.afsc.org
Mon Feb 25 11:31:06 EST 2008
Overview: Public Interest Projects is a non-profit that helps institutional and individual philanthropists implement grantmaking for progressive social, political and economic change. We are seeking a self-starter, highly organized and skilled juggler of multiple tasks to provide program and administrative support for the American Dream Fund.
American Dream Fund is an initiative launched by the John S & James L Knight Foundation that helps immigrants become civically engaged members of society by supporting local organizations based in the 26 Knight communities that serve and advocate for immigrants.
Preparing grant related correspondence and responding to inquiries from grant seekers and grantees.
Writing and editing grant summaries to foundation boards based on research and proposals; preparing grant reports for donors.
Maintaining donor database and files.
Conducting research in relevant issue areas.
Participate in and record meetings.
Planning and attending foundation board meetings, organizational site visits, etc.
Some travel required.
Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred.
Knowledge of the US immigrant rights field and community organizing a plus.
Two years of foundation, nonprofit, or public service experience required.
Strong planning, administrative, and organizational skills; the ability to manage time efficiently and meet deadlines.
High level of confidence and ability to work independently as well as within a team structure.
Proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and tolerance for work under pressure.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience with grantmaking a strong plus.
Proficient with windows-based word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and Internet programs.
SALARY: Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent health benefits.
How to apply:
Send cover letter and resume to Channapha Khamvongsa
Public Interest Projects
80 Broad St., 16th Fl.
New York, NY 10004
channapha at publicinterestprojects.org
DEADLINE: March 7, 2008
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