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Grants Program Manager

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11th Hour Racing
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Newport, RI
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Published 14 days ago

Job Details

The Grant Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the 11th Hour Racing grantmaking strategy focused on the following three thematic areas: ocean literacy and stewardship; ecosystem restoration, and; clean technologies and best practices in coastal communities and the marine industry. This role will be responsible for strategy development and evaluation, management of a portfolio of grantees, and developing opportunities for partner engagement and collaboration.

Grantmaking Strategy & Execution: 

  • Manage the 11th Hour Racing Grant Program Strategy in coordination with the Grant Program Director and other members of the grantmaking team, including creating a detailed theory of change with logic model, tactics and outcomes identified for each focus area
  • Identify and cultivate potential new opportunities for transformational change and develop grant recommendations to achieve strategic objectives
  • Analyze and refine evaluation data to assess program impacts, gaps, and challenges in the program's strategy, and generate learning that informs future grant-making
  • Present grant strategy and recommendations to the leadership at 11th Hour Racing, TSFF Executive Director and Board.

Grant Management: 

  • Solicit, review and analyze grant proposals, and prepare recommendations for approval.
  • Work closely with grants administration and finance teams to ensure grants are processed in a timely, accurate and compliant manner.
  • Oversee budget narratives and allocations in collaboration with leadership at 11th Hour Racing and TSFF.

Community Engagement: 

  • Lead positive and productive partner relationships with a wide range of organizations and individuals
  • Design and implement opportunities for engagement, connection, and learning among the 11th Hour Racing network.
  • Manage and execute site visits to grantee and partner locations.
  • Identify and collaborate on the creation of strategic communications that showcase the work of 11th Hour Racing’s grantees and our grantmaking strategy.
  • Represent 11th Hour Racing at conferences and gatherings.
  • Other projects and activities as assigned by the Grant Program Director.

MINIMUM ABILITY, SKILL, & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENT

  • Brings a passion for the mission of 11th Hour Racing
  • Ability to work effectively in a small organization with an emphasis on teamwork
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skillsAbility to speak, read, and write effectively in English
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface and coordinate professionally with a number of diverse internal and external contacts, including partners, vendors, and fellow team members
  • Strong ability to work through administrative processes with a keen attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work simultaneously on a wide range of projects and ability to prioritize tasks, manage time effectively, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Ability to work in Newport, Rhode Island.

MINIMUM PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND EDUCATION

  • Master’s degree in Marine Sciences or Policy, Environmental Studies, or similar disciplines with a record that demonstrates suitable preparation for this position.
  • Additional background or formal education in restoration, soil science, water quality and climate change is strongly preferred.
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience in nonprofit, research or other related fields is required.
  • Demonstrated expertise in successfully developing strategy and managing a budget
  • Public speaking experience
  • Knowledge of ocean and marine industries strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated project management skills with experience in administration strongly preferred
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office programs and Google Suite
  • Salesforce experience preferred

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Details

The Grant Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the 11th Hour Racing grantmaking strategy focused on the following three thematic areas: ocean literacy and stewardship; ecosystem restoration, and; clean…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Location

On-site
Newport, RI, USA

How to Apply

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