Mott Philanthropic seeks a highly motivated and organized Program Associate to join an advisory firm that works with individuals and family foundations to develop effective philanthropic strategies. The Program Associate will join a small team of professionals who are responsible for working with Mott’s clients to inform their strategies and implement and oversee their grant making. Families and foundations working with Mott Philanthropic have a breadth of grant making interests, particularly reproductive justice and civic engagement but also including early education, healthcare, arts, climate justice, and fiscal policy.
The Program Associate will contribute to a small team of program staff by supporting the vetting and evaluation of organizations being considered for grants and participating in the ongoing monitoring of current grantees funded by clients of Mott Philanthropic. The Program Associate plays an active role in informing the ongoing grant-making strategies of clients by participating in and contributing to internal strategy conversations and strategy conversations with clients; conducting thorough research and staying abreast of developments in fields related to a client’s interests; and building networks with peer grant makers and thought leaders.
Applicants should possess excellent research and writing skills, be detailed-oriented, and able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced office environment. Prior experience in a foundation environment is not required, although prior experience working in a nonprofit organization is desired.
Reporting to the Director of Programs, this position is based in downtown Boston. Mott Philanthropic currently maintains a hybrid work environment.
The primary duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Research and Grant Management
Client Relations and Administration
Compensation and Benefits
The salary range for this role is $75,000-$90,000. Mott Philanthropic covers 90 percent of employees’ health and dental benefits. Employees receive paid holiday, sick, and vacation time.
Please forward a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Mott Philanthropic is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply.