Head of Foundation Program and Funding


Overview:
The CLT Alliance Foundation is seeking an Associate, to assist with program management and funding, to advance inclusive economic growth and prosperity for all.

The ideal candidate:
• Ultimate Multitasker: Exceptional organizational skills, excellent time management and judgment, ability to manage complex tasks in a fast-paced environment, superior service ethic and grace under pressure
• Partnership manager and expert communicator: ability to communicate effectively with investors, stakeholders, opinion leaders and internal team members
• Over-achieving – outstanding record of achievement and initiative, entrepreneurial spirit and a deep sense of responsibility
• Creative and strategic thinking: ability to achieve internal and external objectives in an innovative and efficient way
• Attentive colleague – quick study, sense of humor and a real team player

Responsibilities:
• Contribute to the growth of the Scale Up CLT program by identifying communication channels with entrepreneurs, increasing program visibility, interfacing with current and past participants, securing new participants, managing their experience with the CLT Alliance, following the measures and building an alumni association
• Assist in funding and program delivery of the CLT Alliance Foundation
• Serve as a liaison with program participants and volunteer business leaders
• Help identify grants and other funding opportunities and work with the grant writer to write and submit grant applications
• Assist in tracking grant funding deliverables and submitting required metrics reports
• Staff CLT Alliance Foundation Board meetings, including administrative duties such as planning, preparing agendas, taking minutes and distributing materials
• Manage project-wide deliverables and day-to-day communications with and for the Foundation President
• Organize and attend meetings, programs and program planning events of the CLT Alliance and the CLT Alliance Foundation
• Create and distribute relevant content for CLT Alliance Weekly Digest (electronic newsletter)
• Develop trusting relationships with the CLT Alliance team and be able to work effectively cross-functionally
• Clearly communicate progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
• Other on request

Requirements:
• Ability to manage complex and rapidly changing portfolios of work and effectively prioritize in response to changing demands
• Demonstrate great attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to forge strong and trusting relationships with investors and program participants
• Embody an entrepreneurial spirit and a track record demonstrating initiative and ownership of work
• Familiarity with grant applications and preferred execution
• Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 7 years of relevant experience in project management highly appreciated
• Excellent command of the Microsoft Office suite, in particular Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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