Posted on January 27, 2013
PATH - Partners Associate
The PATH Partners Associate is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects in the organization, and will ensure consistency with the overall organizational strategy, commitments and goals. This position will be focused primarily on the organization’s initiatives in the public sector, and will include significant interfacing with representatives at all levels in various government agencies. The PATH Partners Associate will work closely with the Managing Director and the Community Initiatives Team in the areas of policy, planning, and program development with the ultimate goal of ensuring the long-term sustainability and expansion of the PATH family of agencies. This position will also play a critical role in fund-raising with government entities and private foundations. This includes assisting
with administration, research, drafting, submitting and tracking proposals, managing the grants process, and overseeing reporting requirements.
- Project Management – Lead the planning and implementation of various projects. Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables. Define project tasks and resource requirements and allocations. Develop full scale project plans and timelines. Assemble and coordinate project staff. Manage and develop project budgets as required. Track project deliverables. Provide direction and support to project team. Provide quality assurance monitoring for project activities. Constantly monitor and report on progress of projects to all stakeholders. Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve successful outputs. Provide project evaluations and assessment of results.
- Grant Writing – Provide support, including administration and tracking, for grants program ensuring revenue goals are met, meeting grant deadlines and reporting as required.
- Grant/Contract Application Submission – Write and assemble government and foundation proposals.
- Inquiries and Research – Prepare inquiry letters. Correspond with foundations and government entities about funding opportunities. Conduct regular research to identify and apply for new funding. Research potential funding sources that relate to PATH’s programs.
- Compliance – Communicate with Program, Finance and Compliance staff to assist with maintaining contract compliance and timely submission of reports. Fundraising – Work with the Development department on strategies to increase fundraising and increase individual donor database including special events, direct mail, online giving, donor identification and cultivation. Establish long-term relationships with public and private sector influencers and donors in the community to build new funding partnerships and opportunities.
- Special Event Coordination – Assist with in-house special events as needed.
- Community Relations, Tours – Conduct outreach and field inquiries from the public. Provide public tours of PATH facilities to donors and VIPs.
- Administrative – Provide support in completion of documents, correspondence letters and follow-up requirements, special initiatives, RSVP lists, meeting agendas and minutes, communications collateral, and other various tasks to support the PATH Partners and Senior Management Teams as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s Degree minimum, Master’s in Public Administration, Public Policy, Communications, or related field preferred
- Qualification in project management or equivalent.
- Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
- Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
- Direct work experience in project management capacity.
- Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
- Motivated self-starter, with proven ability to develop creative solutions.
- Projects a professional demeanor.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of a team.
- Must demonstrate exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Excellent at planning and organizing.
- Should be flexible, adaptable, have the capability to work in a fast paced, professional environment.
- Maintain regular attendance.
All positions require the following: Good communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office. Salaries commensurate with experience. Full-time positions include benefits package covering medical, dental, vision, and pension. Fingerprint clearance and background check required.
PATH values the following staff qualities: strong interpersonal skills, computer skills (Windows & Microsoft a must), self-starter, and a strong desire to work in a fast paced, professional team atmosphere.
Please identify for which position and site you are interested in applying, and email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone call inquiries or faxed resumes.