Grants Officer

Job Type

Full Time
Temporary
Contract

Remote

Ok

Salary

Details: Commensurate with Experience

Published

11/05/2018

Start Date

12/01/2018

Application Deadline

11/21/2018

Address

1140 3rd Street Northeast
2nd Floor
Washington
District of Columbia
20002
United States

Description

Term Position Available (December 2018 – September 2019)

The Grants Officer position is responsible for recruiting, managing, and supporting grants awarded by the Humanities Council of Washington D.C. (HDC). This role works with other positions in the organization to identify grant applicants, encourage community organizations and individuals to apply for funding, release funding, ensure compliance, complete closeout procedures, and manage relationships with former grantees.  This contractor position is for 15-20 hours per week. The position reports to the Deputy Director for Programs.



-         Develops and executes an outreach approach to prospective grant applicants. This includes attendance at community events and individual meetings with prospective applicants.

-         Conducts applications and review processes at least two months before grant deadline. This includes collecting data and communications opportunities from grants and distributing that information to appropriate staff or contractors.

-         Supports a cohort of grantee project directors throughout the life of their grants.

-         Organizes at least one topical capacity-building workshop for their cohort

-         Ensures that completed, quality final products are delivered to HDC by the deadline

Qualifications and Experience:

-         Bachelor’s degree required

-         A minimum of five years’ experience working with humanities-related topics.

-         Excellent writing and editing skills.

-         Strong knowledge of the communities and neighborhoods of Washington, DC.

-         Experience with one or more of the following: academic research, film and media production, museum studies, archives, education/curriculum development, or youth programming.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@wdchumanities.org
http://www.wdchumanities.org

Send a resume and cover letter to hr@wdchumanities.org with the subject line “Grants Officer.” Please no calls.


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