MRG Foundation is looking for an experienced organizer ready to work with MRG’s activist-led committee structures to fund a wide range of social change organizations across the state. This is an exciting position that works with grantees, volunteers, staff and Board members to make sure MRG’s grant programs are aligning for the best outcomes possible to advance the mission and be responsive to grassroots organizing needs.

The Grants Program Director (GPD) is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of all MRG’s activist-led grantmaking programs and serves as a bridge between the grassroots social and racial justice organizations and philanthropic communities. The GPD is the primary organizer for the grants committees of MRG. As MRG enters strategic planning there will be assessment, evaluation and opportunity to refine MRG’s portfolio of programs.

Full-time, 40 hrs./week exempt, with some seasonal fluctuation of hours.  Based in Portland, OR.  Requires evening and weekend work and regular in-state travel. Reports to Executive Director.  The full time, exempt salary $60,000 – $68000, depending on experience. The job also includes vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and retirement benefits.

You can download the full job description here.

To apply for this position, submit your resume, a cover letter that addresses key qualifications for the position, and three references that can speak to these qualifications by email to Lindy Walsh, Finance and Operations Director at Lindy@mrgf.org   A complete application also includes responses to the following three questions. Please answer each question in 400 words or less to help give the committee a better understanding of your approach to the position. Interviews will begin in January, 2019.

Equal Opportunity Employer
At MRG, we believe we can meet the organization’s mission only with a diverse board and staff who actively cultivate a culture of equity and inclusion. We encourage people from under-represented communities to apply.

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