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Position: Programs Coordinator - Grants

Department: Community Investments Program | Location: Chicago, IL

Position Description

Are you looking to help America’s premier charitable organization build stronger communities through grants? We have a position for you!

Work for a dynamic charitable foundation in the heart of Lincoln Park whose national programs teach youth lifelong skills, inspire the pursuit of knowledge, serve veterans, and transform local communities into healthier and safer places to live.

The Elks National Foundation has an opening for a Programs Coordinator in the Community Investments Program office at its headquarters in Chicago. The Programs Coordinator is responsible for grant management, grant compliance and program promotion. This is a great opportunity to help volunteers build stronger communities through grants for charitable projects.

The primary Programs Coordinator duties involve the following:

  • Coordinate all aspects of the Community Investments Program, including processing grant applications, issuing grant checks and monitoring grant compliance.
  • Act as frontline to volunteers in 1,850 local chapters and the public by fielding phone and email inquiries.
  • Assist with telling grant stories through a variety of media, including social media channels, the website, electronic and print newsletters, and print publications and fact sheets.

Qualified candidates should:

  • Have a Bachelor’s degree and one or more years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrate strong organization, writing and communication skills.
  • Possess customer service skills and experience.
  • Be a self-starter with excellent follow through.
  • Excel at working independently on multiple tasks and thrive in a team environment.
  • Set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and social media platforms. HTML is a plus.

The Elks National Foundation is committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment for all employees. We strongly encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply.

A cover letter and resume are required for consideration. Accepted file formats are: .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. Candidates should also follow the Elks National Foundation on our social medial accounts. The application process includes completing a pre-employment test. Please allow approximately 30 minutes of time when applying.

Equal Opportunity Employer

No phone calls, please.


 
 
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