The Jewish Community Federation (JCF) of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties is the network for Jewish progress, dedicated to building a connected and enriched Jewish community locally, supporting a pluralistic and democratic Israel, and sustaining Jews in need around the world.
Together with its endowment operations JCF acts as a central Jewish financial resource development and planning institution for the Jewish community of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. We serve donors and local and international NGO's by providing planning, capacity building, and financial resources from funds raised through our Jewish Community Endowment Fund, endowed vehicles, donor-advised philanthropy, and campaigns. Additionally we serve the needs of the Jewish people in Israel and overseas with financial support of innovative programming.
The Grants Management Associate works on various aspects of grants processing/systems and provides administrative support to JCF's Grants Management department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Working closely with the Grants Manager and Program Officers within the organization, this position is responsible for managing the activities of JCF supporting foundations, endowment funds, and operating funds, including grantmaking, governance, record-keeping, and interacting with boards of directors/committee members. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Comprehensive grant administration, including monitoring approvals, reviewing and processing new requests, requests for grant payments, and special requirements for grants to a wide variety of local, national, and international organizations.
- Processing, acknowledging, and tracking of grant proposals, and letters of inquiry. Review of meeting action items and details with senior staff pre- and post-meeting.
- Field and respond to frequent internal/external inquiries regarding grant applications and/or other issues.
- Maintain existing foundation files in an organized fashion and develop new record-keeping systems as needed.
- Work with the Director of Capacity Building to collect and analyze Pro Bono Consulting data in the grants management system. [Do we want to add my Pro Bono work to this? If so, I'll give text to support that] Support the Pro Bono Consulting program to collect and analyze data in our grants management system.
EDUCATION OR TRAINING EQUIVALENT TO
- BA/BS degree required.
- Two years' work experience is preferred, especially with a background in grants management/grants processing.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS (SKILLS, ABILITIES, LICENSE
- Excellent organizational, time and project management skills.
- Ability to handle and prioritize multiple assignments simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy.
- Excellent written/verbal communication skills and a pleasant, professional demeanor.
- Ability to handle confidential materials.
- High-level of computer literacy (MS Office Suite), including ability to establish/follow document management protocol.
- Desire to develop professionally.
- Two or four year college degree strongly preferred.
- Previous nonprofit experience preferred.
- Previous experience with Microedge GIFTS grantmaking and FIMS accounting applications, or a demonstrated aptitude with databases is a plus
Excellent benefits — medical, dental, vision, vacation, sick pay, holidays (including Jewish), retirement plan and more.
Areas of focus:
121 Steuart Street
San Francisco, CA, US 94105
Employment type:Full Time