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Grants Associate

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Mercado Global
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Panajachel, Sololá Department, Guatemala
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Published 28 days ago

Classification: Full-time

Reports to: Director of Development & Communications

Location: Flexible in Latin America, preferably in Panajachel, Guatemala

Reporting to and in partnership with the Director of Development & Communications, the Grants Associate spearheads grant writing and development efforts as Mercado Global continues to expand our corporate and foundation partners. The Grants Associate is responsible for supporting our institutional partnerships and meeting the organization’s annual fundraising goals. This position works from our offices in Panajachel, Guatemala.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, research, and solicit foundations and corporations whose philanthropic interests are aligned with Mercado Global’s mission
  • Working closely with Director of Development & Communications, develop and implement short- and long-term strategy for growing Mercado Global’s institutional fundraising program
  • Develop and submit grant proposals, LOIs, progress and final reports, project budgets, executive summaries, and other supplemental tools and materials
  • Update institutional pipeline in Salesforce, maintain records of submissions and correspondence, and track deadlines
  • Assist with other Development initiatives as needed, including writing copy for website, annual reports, and other communication materials

Key Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrated success in meeting fundraising goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting and communicate effectively
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to move multiple projects forward simultaneously
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish a plus
  • Enthusiasm for Mercado Global’s mission
  • Flexibility, drive and a sense of humor

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Grants Associate” in the subject line of your email.

Classification: Full-time

Reports to: Director of Development & Communications

Location: Flexible in Latin America, preferably in Panajachel, Guatemala

Reporting to and in partnership with the Director of Development &…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 11, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Level of Language Proficiency

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish preferred.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Guatemala
Associated Location
Panajachel, Guatemala

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Grants Associate” in the subject line of your email.

Please send cover letter and resume to Brice Lovell at jobs@mercadoglobal.org. Please indicate “Grants Associate” in the subject line of your email.

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