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Position Title: Grants Assistant
Location: San Francisco
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The James Irvine Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation dedicated to expanding opportunity for the people of California. The Foundation’s grantmaking focuses on expanding economic and political opportunity for families and young adults who are working but struggling with poverty. Since 1937 the Foundation has provided over $1.6 billion in grants to more than 3,600 nonprofit organizations throughout California. With about $2 billion in assets, the Foundation will make grants of $90 million in 2017.
Reporting to the Director of Grants Administration, the Grants Assistant provides day-to-day administrative support for grants administration for The James Irvine Foundation. The incumbent is responsible for tracking all incoming proposals, supports the grant reporting process, maintains the integrity of the grants database, and provides clerical and customer support for grants administration. The Grants Assistant is responsible for data and contact management in Salesforce, including running dedupe processes and working with other departments to manage their contacts in Salesforce; and processes Discretionary Grants and Matching Gifts requests (including receiving requests, verifying eligibility, generating necessary letters, scheduling payments and reports). The position also assists with meeting scheduling and planning, as needed, and responds to all grantee auditor requests for payment confirmations.
The ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience with a foundation or nonprofit, familiarity with data management, a demonstrated knowledge of MS Office applications, Salesforce experience, is detail-oriented, and has exceptional organizational skills. Candidates must have a customer service orientation with excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills. Also desired are excellent time management abilities, prioritization skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced and continually evolving environment.
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:
Mail: The James Irvine Foundation
Human Resources Department One Bush Street, Suite 800 San Francisco, CA 94104
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