About

Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.

Repair is building a national Jewish service movement that mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic national service campaigns, digital engagement, and service. Our mission provides volunteers with an increased connection to meaningful service and learning as a Jewish value, builds capacity for nonprofit partners to meet their missions, and deepens connections across lines of difference. 

 

Position Overview

Are you an excellent communicator and detail-oriented professional looking to join a growing fundraising team? Repair the World is seeking an excellent project manager, researcher, and writer to be our Grants Management Associate. This role will function as a capacity builder for the development team through grant writing and reporting, researching foundations to find new grant opportunities, and collecting data from internal stakeholders to support our grant reporting. This newly created role in our development department is perfect for someone who excels at project management and has strong writing and communication skills. This full-time position reports to the Grants Manager and is remote with a preference for candidates located in any of Repair’s communities (Atlanta, Baltimore, Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Colorado, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Pittsburgh). 

 

Position Responsibilities

Grants Management: Support our grant writing and reporting processes through strong project management, including:

  • Creating, maintaining, and regularly communicating a detailed grants calendar or system of project management for grant proposals, reports, and documentation.
  • Documenting and implementing a detailed grants protocol to ensure alignment on grant requirements across program, development, and finance staff.
  • Coordinating internal communications around grants including written communication and internal staff grant kick-off meetings.

Grant Development Data + Record-keeping: Utilize technology to ensure accurate record-keeping including: 

  • Partnering with Development Operations Associate to update and maintain Salesforce donor records for institutional supporters (foundations, federations, corporations, associations, etc) including supporting processes to record incoming gifts, track, prepare and send reporting, and acknowledge institutional supporters.
  • Working with Development Operations Associate on monthly development department updates to be shared across the organization to ensure communication regarding institutional supporters.
  • Assisting with producing fundraising reports and dashboards in Salesforce and other platforms as needed.

Grant Research, Writing, and Reporting: Partner with Grants Manager and other team members to identify and write grant requests and reports including:

  • Researching and identifying new foundation, federation, and corporation prospects.
  • Researching grant and reporting requirements.
  • Gathering information from internal staff to help support grant writing and reporting.
  • Preparing donor collateral and donor briefing materials.
  • Writing, editing, and submitting grant reports and proposals.

 

Position Requirements and Skills

We know that you may not have all the skills listed. We encourage you to apply even if you only check some of the boxes.

  • 1 -2 years experience (internships or work).
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, high attention to detail, able to handle multiple projects and tasks with shifting priorities. 
  • Understanding of CRM systems such as Salesforce or eagerness to learn new systems.
  • Excellent written communication skills including writing and editing, specifically being able to translate data into compelling writing.
  • Ability to effectively draft and copy edit written communication such as memos, emails, and presentations.
  • Experience and willingness to work proactively and independently, and ability to work gracefully under pressure.
  • Excitement around working collaboratively and supporting a dynamic national team. 
  • Embrace Repair the World’s organizational mission and values that guide our work with the frame of repairing the world (Tikkun Olam) leading to the pursuit of justice (Tzedek).

 

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter here.

 

Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.

The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

 

Compensation

Compensation at Repair the World is determined based on the salary band for the role and adjusted based on cost of living where the final candidate resides. For candidates with 1-2 years of development experience, compensation for this role starts at between $42,000 – $52,000 depending on your community of residence. If you have additional experience, let’s talk.  

Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays, employer pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents, retirement matching, and professional development funds. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least a year are eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

 

Application Process

The process for the hired applicant will include the following steps:

  • Submission of thoughtful Cover Letter and Resume that briefly answers the prompt: What experiences have led you to support grants management, research, and grant writing work at Repair as we build our Jewish service movement? 
  • Applicants moved forward will have a first round screening with a member of Repair’s Operations team.
  • Applicants that move forward from a first round interview will have a second round interview with the Senior Director of Philanthropy and another member of the Development team. 
  • Applicants that move forward from a second round interview will have a final interview with the Chief Strategy Officer.
  • Two professional references will be requested before the final round of the interview process.