The Proteus Fund seeks two full-time members of the Partnership Team:

The MGO will be responsible for implementing a comprehensive individual donor program in coordination with our funder collaborative model of philanthropy.  Candidates must have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage an individual donor system that serves the deep philanthropic needs of donors and transformational grassroots activism. Additional qualifications and a detailed job description can be found at

The OFP is essentially the director of development for the Piper Fund, the Proteus program leading our money in politics work.  The OFP will create and lead the overall partnership engagement plan and be primarily responsible for all foundation relations.  Candidates need top level project management skills, extensive grant-writing experience and the ability to manage multiple priorities.  Knowledge of public policy and advocacy strongly preferred. Additional qualifications and a detailed job description can be found at

Qualified candidates for both positions will hold a bachelor’s degree with seven to nine years successful experience in fundraising.  The organization strongly prefers candidates who can work out of its office in Amherst, MA, but outstanding candidates based in other parts of the state or country will be considered.

Proteus Fund is a grant making foundation committed to advancing justice through democracy, human rights and peace. We partner with individual donors and foundations to achieve their goals, through strategy development, research and fund management. Proteus is known for tailored grant making initiatives that are responsive, have high impact and integrate support for lobbying activity. Our work is at the leading edge of democracy and social change.

Interested candidates shall submit a letter of interest, a résumé, and names and contact information for three references.  Please submit materials electronically to with subject line:  Major Gifts Officer or Officer For Partnerships-Piper.

No phone calls, please. Applications received by January 6, 2014 will be given priority consideration.

Proteus Fund believes that one of the great strengths of the community is the rich diversity of its residents and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental handicap, whistleblower status, or any other category protected by state or federal law.

Proteus Fund’s policies and practices are to reflect Proteus Fund’s commitment to nondiscrimination in all areas of employment.

Proteus Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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