Job Posting- Executive Director (location flexible)

The Grants Managers Network (GMN) provides a forum to exchange information about grants management and its relevance to efficient and effective grant making. GMN has more than 1,100 members nationwide representing 750+ private, community and corporate foundations. Twelve regional groups also support members--principally through periodic convenings--to discuss legal, technological, financial and other professional topics of mutual interest.

GMN enjoyed rapid membership growth in its first sixteen years of existence. The organization’s activities have also grown considerably, both in scope and complexity, as it has expanded the support it provides to members and become a national voice for the sector. As a result, GMN is now seeking a full-time Executive Director, working in close partnership with the Board of Directors, to represent the institution and manage the organization’s activities.

Position Summary

The Executive Director will be responsible for executing the major objectives of the institution, as articulated by the Board. He or she will provide leadership and oversight to all of GMN’s activities, represent GMN to its constituencies, and serve as the organization’s primary spokesperson for interactions with the philanthropic and nonprofit communities, regulatory bodies, funders, and general public. He or she will be responsible for advocating on behalf of and ensuring the ongoing delivery of quality services to GMN’s members in a cost-effective, responsible manner; establishing and implementing organizational policies and procedures; raising sufficient funds to support the organization’s activities; identifying staffing needs and managing personnel and contractual relationships; and, analyzing and evaluating the effectiveness of GMN’s operations.

Location and Compensation

The office location will be determined by the selection of the Executive Director. Once a final candidate is chosen, the Board and Executive Director will explore options for leasing space from a local foundation or nonprofit. A comprehensive salary and benefits package will be offered commensurate with salary requirements and experience. More here.