Grants & Operations Assistant


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The Proteus Fund is seeking a full-time Grants & Operations Assistant. The Grants & Operations Assistant will form a critical component of the organization’s structure, with 70% of his/her time dedicated to grants management and 30% to other administrative duties on the Operations Team. S/he will be required to work in Proteus Fund’s main office located in Amherst, Massachusetts.

The Grants & Operations Assistant works in cooperation with Proteus Fund staff, interns and consultants to facilitate the process of awarding approximately 200 grants annually. S/he will report to the Grants Manager and assist with managing all grant-related activities from initial inquiry from grantseekers to grant closure. The Grants & Operations Assistant will work with a variety of Proteus Fund programs and private family foundations, and will provide additional administrative support to the Operations Team.

For a detailed job description, go to Interested candidates shall submit a letter of interest, a résumé, salary requirements, and names and contact information for three references. Please submit materials electronically to with Subject line: Grants and Operations Assistant. No phone calls, please. Applications received by June 5, 2014 will be given priority consideration.

The 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 grantmaking initiatives that are responsive, have high impact and integrate support for lobbying activity. Our work advances issues at the leading edge of democracy and social change.

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 The Proteus Fund 15 Research Drive, Suite B Amherst, MA 01002 Tel. 413.256.0349 Fax 413.256.3536