Posted on June 22, 2012
National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers
National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers - Project Director
The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers provides a learning community and a forum for open discussion among consultants dedicated to increasing and strengthening philanthropy. The Network's mission is to increase the quality, effectiveness and capacity of grantmakers by mobilizing and strengthening the work of knowledgeable, ethical and experienced consultants. NNCG offers resources, opportunities for engagement and access, and support for consultants seeking to hone best practices and increase their impact and that of their clients. It offers consultants a forum in which to convene and practice professional development, and it provides a national platform for cooperative involvement in addressing the principal issues, trends, and challenges that we face daily in the philanthropic field.
PROJECT DIRECTOR ROLE:
The project director will work with a dedicated group of volunteer members and a virtual office staff to
- provide educational services to members
- oversee a specially-funded project to upgrade a web-based directory of members and promote its use
- establish and maintain partnership projects with grantmaker organizations to increase visibility of NNCG and promote use of qualified consultants
- assist the Steering Committee to develop funding proposals
- manage annual membership drives
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:
- experience in membership association management, ideally with grantmaker and grantmaker-serving groups
- experience in a virtual office environment
- strong communication skills, including public speaking and writing for the web
- budgeting and project management skills
- knowledge about web data bases and be able to work well with consultant technical specialists
- a diplomatic and positive personality as the representative of the organization with other grantmaker-serving organizations.
Salary range for this position is set at $30,000- 40,000 for 20 hours per week depending on experience; no benefits. Special events held two to three times per year may sometimes require additional hours for short periods of time. Some limited travel may also be required.
Due to the virtual office nature of this job, the project director can be located anywhere in the continental US. The successful candidate will supply his/her own office space and equipment.
The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers, a project of Tides Center, is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related) or conditions Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions (ARC). Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.
Resumes and cover letters may be sent via email attachments until July 15th to: