Abouth the Organization
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world.
Impact investing is one of the most important social innovations of our time, and interest in it is exploding. The GIIN, over 11 years old and backed by leading funders such as The Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, USAID, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Prudential, and J.P. Morgan, has a growing global network of 35,000 individuals on six continents plus a formal membership network of 350 members in 50 countries.
The GIIN works to mobilize a global network of leading financial institutions and others to dramatically increase the amount of capital being deployed effectively to social and environmental issues around the world. To learn more about the work we do and impact investing, please visit https://thegiin.org.
About the Position
The Grant Officer will support the management of partnerships with institutional funders in a fast-paced organization, with a primary focus (~70%) on donor reporting and grant management. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer and critical thinker who can capture the GIIN’s work in a clear, structured, and compelling manner. The ideal candidate also has strong organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and a keen eye for detail and is a proactive problem-solver who takes initiative to consistently perform to high standards.
The Grant Officer role is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the GIIN’s growth, helping to achieve its ambition of harnessing the power of financial markets to address pressing global challenges and build a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient economy and society. This position also offers front-row exposure to the dynamic impact investing industry and what it takes to build this market. The Grant Officer will report to the Development Manager.
Internal Quarterly Reporting
- Developing and/or updating internal reporting templates for new grants
- Gathering and ensuring high-quality, accurate, and relevant information/data
- Liaising with program staff to ensure appropriate and clear framing or presentation of activities
- Capturing and tracking relevant funder information, proposal and reporting timelines, grant requirements, activities, and workplans using Salesforce and other internal systems
- Coordinate with the Finance and Operations team on grant administrative details
- Corresponding with funders as needed
GIIN Event Sponsorships
The ideal candidate must have demonstrated excellent writing and project management skills, relationship management experience, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deliver on deadlines. Exposure to fundraising work is highly desired. Exposure to financial services industry or impact investing a plus.
Email cover letter and CV to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org. State “Position Title_ First Name Last Name” in the subject line of your email. Please indicate where you saw the job posting in your cover letter.
We are keen to fill this role and will review applications on a rolling basis, so we strongly encourage early applications.
No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. The GIIN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.