Communications/Public Relations: Foundation/Community Relations
GRANTS ASSOCIATE (Entry-Level) - Comcast-Spectacor (Bryn Mawr, PA)
The Snider Foundation (the “Foundation”) is a family foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of family members, with three generations presently serving. The full-time Grant Associate will provide ongoing support to the Foundation’s Executive Director and Director of Grants Management. He/she will be responsible for administrative and program support tasks related to the Foundation’s grantmaking and general operations.
Programmatic Support & Grants Management
• Screen all incoming calls and requests for information from organizations seeking funding.
• Assist in evaluating proposal completeness and contact applicants/grantees as needed.
• Arrange details and logistics of site visits for Board members
• Remind Board of due dates, upcoming meetings, and conferences to stay on track of timeline
• Schedule Board and Committee meetings and assist in preparing necessary documents for meetings.
• Provide support in coordinating docket materials including a Board book with summary reports and other materials as requested by the Board.
• Prepare appropriate correspondence regarding the status of proposals and funding decisions to grantees.
• Process interim and final reports.
• Maintain required records for grantees, including hard and electronic files.
• Assist Board with preparation of key documents needed for production of Annual Report.
• Attend philanthropy training/education workshops and events as requested by the Board.
• Utilize the Foundation’s software program for tracking and processing the grantmaking cycle.
• Migrate historical grant information to the online software program.
• Undertake special duties as assigned.
• Prepare for board meetings, including scheduling dates, buying refreshments, and arranging travel.
• Schedule meetings and events and coordinate travel for the Executive Director and the Director of Grants Management.
• Provide general office support, such as filing, copying, mailing, and answering phone calls.
• Coordinate office support services including serving as liaison for technology, office supplies, and other vendors as necessary.
• Assess ongoing technology needs of the Foundation, and manage computer/phone systems maintenance, upgrades, and replacements as needed.
• Process office related invoices and expense reimbursement payments.
• Organize electronic and physical files.
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Excellent written and oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to understand and analyze basic charity financial documents such as financial statements.
Self-motivated, highly dependable, ability to work independently with attention to detail.
Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and manage time to support the work of various functions.
A positive, proactive attitude with a high level of flexibility.
High level of professionalism, diplomacy, discretion, and confidentiality.
Interest in the Foundation’s mission and passion for the non-profit sector preferred.
Proficient with computer and office systems.
Salary and Benefits:
$35,000 annually. The position is approximately 40 hours per week. Benefits provided.
The Snider Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse candidate pool.