Sr. Grants Specialist

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When you work for Moishe House (pronounced moy-shuh), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit that builds peer-led Jewish communities for young adults around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House funds, trains, and educates young adults to create pluralistic, inclusive, and welcoming Jewish communities as House Residents, MHWOW Hosts, Peer-Led-Retreat Facilitators, and in our Bases. To date, there are more than 150 Moishe House communities in over 30 countries, and we’re still growing.

Overview:
Moishe House is seeking a Sr. Grants Specialist in our London Hub office to write and edit grant proposals and reports, prepare budgets, and research grant opportunities. This position reports to the Sr. Director of Development Operations, based in our Charlotte, NC Hub office, and works closely with the International Director of Advancement located in London, UK.

All voices are needed at Moishe House. We want our team to reflect the diversity of Moishe House community builders and participants. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds and life experiences to join our staff team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the Former Soviet Union. The Moishe House team works together through deep collaboration, investing in relationships, and continuous innovation.

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

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Who you are and what you’ll do:
• You believe in our mission and bring creativity, innovation, and hard work to our team
• You have a passion for serving others, place high value in being part of a strong team, and want to be part of a dynamic, inspirational organization
• You exemplify our Moishe Mindset to those you work with and meet throughout your journey at Moishe House
You’ll play a key role in our grant-writing process, including:
• Leading 8-10 grant submissions per month: researching, drafting, editing, and polishing narratives for grant LOIs, reports, and proposals (60%)
• Preparing financial reports and budgets for grant submissions as needed (15%)
• Reviewing and editing other grant submissions as part of the grants team (10%)
• Working with the Development Operations team to manage and track grant opportunities, the grants team calendar and record submissions in Salesforce (MH’s internal CRM database) (10%)
• Researching opportunities for new grant submissions (5%)

We’re looking for someone who has:
• A Bachelor’s Degree; four years’ additional relevant full-time work experience may be substituted for the degree.
• Minimum 3 years’ relevant full-time professional experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector, including experience with grant writing and researching, tracking metrics, and working in donor databases.
• Experience in creating high-quality and grammatically correct written materials, such as grants, presentations, manuals, or papers, with demonstrated exceptional persuasive writing skills.
• Strong critical reasoning skills, and ability to incorporate data-driven arguments into written work products.
• Familiarity and comfort with creating budgets and financial reports, including direct user experience with budgets and financial reports.
• Demonstrated strong attention to detail.
• Proven intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and other office management tools (MS Excel proficiency will be assessed). Experience with Salesforce or other donor databases preferred.
• Ability to multitask and monitor several projects at all times, to work well under pressure, and to manage time effectively.
• Ability to work across various teams and time zones.
• Effective demonstration of the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:
• London Hub Office
• 21 days paid time off (PTO) per year that increases with continued employment; additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance
• Office closures and floating holidays for Jewish and UK national holidays
• Pension contribution and matching program
• Quarterly paid day of service (an opportunity to give back to your community)
• Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
• Opportunity to work in our London office
• U.S. Hub Office
• Medical, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
• Flexible Spending Account options
• 15 days paid time off (PTO) per year that increases with continued employment; additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance
• Office closures and floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
• 401(k) participation, with up to 3% matching after one year of employment
• Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
• Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
• Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
• Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
• Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices (Charlotte, Chicago, Encinitas, CA, Washington, DC, or NYC)

How Moishe House pays you:
• Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role
• Starting salary range for this position:
• London, UK: £28,000 – £34,000
• Charlotte, NC: $48,000-52,000
• NYC or DC: $53,000 – $58,000
• Annual merit-based salary increase

How Moishe invests in you:
• $750 USD annual professional development fund
• One-on-one Jewish learning with an educator of your choice
• Local professional learning opportunities
• Opportunities for advancement through career path planning