JOB OPENING: APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL POSITION IS FILLED
GRANTS MANAGER preferred in Austin, TX but flexible
Workers Defense Project (WDP) and Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) is seeking a full-time Grants Manager to lead, manage and grow our 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 foundation and government grants funding in Texas and nationally. The Grants Manager will work closely with the Co-Executive Directors, Development Director and others in helping to secure funding.
The successful candidate will be an excellent writer and have demonstrated ability in grants management, including research, cultivation with executive staff, grant writing and reporting, and will embrace the challenges of translating grassroots organizing into strong grant proposals and demonstrating to funders why this work is urgent and necessary. They will be committed to getting results in a fast-paced environment and able to handle a heavy workload.
About Workers Defense Project
Created in 2002, WDP is a 501(c)3, statewide, membership-based organization devoted to workers’ rights and advocacy, chiefly aiming to build power among Texas construction workers. Its mission – to empower low-income workers to achieve fair employment through education, direct services, organizing and strategic partnerships – is accomplished through a network of dedicated staff, volunteers and members. WDP has won numerous awards for its cutting-edge achievements within one of the country’s most difficult climates for workers. The New York Times described WDP as “one of the most creative organizations for immigrant workers in the country.”
About Workers Defense Action Fund
Workers Defense Action Fund (WDAF) is a 501(c)4 organization that seeks to build a long-lasting infrastructure that will engage working Texans in the electoral and legislative processes that affect their lives. WDAF educates and informs voters about their rights, advocates for stronger protections for workers and engages historically underrepresented voters in campaigns to elect representatives that care about working families' needs.
JOB DESCRIPTION: GRANTS MANAGER
How to apply: Send resume, cover letter and three professional references to email@example.com. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. WDP will conduct a criminal background check after making a conditional offer for this position.
WDP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively recruits people of color, immigrants, women, and members of the LGBTQ community.
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