T’ruah is seeking a full-time Grants Officer to join T’ruah’s development team. The Grants Officer will work closely with the Director of Development and will be responsible for all components of the institutional giving program, including stewarding T'ruah's foundation portfolio, researching and identifying new prospects, and supporting the development of the annual institutional fundraising strategy and goals. Additionally, the Grants Officer will be responsible for writing all reports and proposals and for the maintenance of the calendar to meet deadlines.
The ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years of grant-writing experience, ideally in the progressive social justice, human rights, civil rights or Jewish funding community, and is highly organized and an effective project manager.
This is an exciting time to join T’ruah at an incredible moment of growth. We are at the beginning of an ambitious five-year plan to grow our organization and budget substantially, led by a Director of Strategy who will guide a process of organizational reflection and alignment to maximize our impact. This position is an incredible opportunity for a self-starter who is excited about being part of an organization making social change and protecting human rights.
T’ruah trains and mobilizes more than 2,300 rabbis and cantors from all streams of Judaism, together with all members of the Jewish community, to act on the Jewish imperative to respect and advance the human rights of all people. Grounded in Torah and our Jewish historical experience and guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we call upon Jews to assert Jewish values by raising our voices and taking concrete steps to protect and expand human rights in North America, Israel, and the occupied Palestinian territories.
To learn more about our work, visit www.truah.org or find us @truahrabbis on Twitter and Facebook.
The Grants Officer, who reports to the Director of Development, is responsible for the following:
In addition to your supervisor, you will be a team player and collaborate with many colleagues including:
To be successful in this job, you will be or have:
Experience working with Salesforce and Foundation Directory are pluses, but not required.
Systemic inequities in hiring have caused many women, people of color, and LGBTQ+ people to apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. If you don’t have all of the qualifications listed above but are a strong writer and communicator, passionate about our mission, and believe you have applicable and transferable skills from other industries, we encourage you to apply for this job. We’d love to hear from you. In your cover letter, be sure to explicitly highlight how your experience, skills, and personal qualities have set you up to succeed in the role.
This position is full-time.
The starting annual salary for this role is $60,000 - $70,000 depending on experience.
The job location depends on where you reside: If you live anywhere other than the New York Metropolitan Area, the position is fully remote. Those living in the New York Metro Area will have our New York City office at their disposal.
Currently due to COVID no travel is required, but in the future we’d expect: ability to travel to occasional in-person meetings in various U.S. locations.
Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI)
T’ruah is committed to DEI at every level of our organization, including our Board of Directors. For the past several years we have been actively working on becoming an antiracist organization. We are currently in the process of creating a set of organizational values that will reflect this commitment.
Equal opportunity employer
T’ruah is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans and people of color are encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted through Oct. 15th. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Our ideal start date for this position is December 1.
T’ruah is seeking a full-time Grants Officer to join T’ruah’s development team. The Grants Officer will work closely with the Director of Development and will be responsible for all components of the institutional giving program, including…