Program Officer

Hiring Organization: 
Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)
City and State: 
New York, NY

Position Objective:

  • Manage the evaluation of grantee requests, prepare proposals to the Board of Directors, and monitor and review the implementation of every stage of approved and active grants
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for communication between the Foundation and grantees or prospective grantees

Key Responsibilites:

  • Review and assess incoming grant applications and conduct thorough analysis to make recommendations regarding grant proposals
  • Present grant proposals and updates to SNF management and Board of Directors
  • Manage full lifecycle of an assigned portfolio of grants
  • Conduct site visits and meetings related to pending and active grants
  • Communicate with prospective grantees and maintain relationships with current grantees
  • Manage reporting from grantees and handle administrative tasks related to grantmaking
  • Update database with critical grantee information throughout the lifecycle of a grant
  • Collaborate with colleagues across departments and offices
  • Prepare material related to grantmaking for internal and external purposes
  • Attend grantee and other program-related events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Strong analytical, oral, and written communication skills, and presentation abilities
  • Familiarity with common applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) as well as willingness to learn a custom database
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment amidst competing priorities
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage a wide-ranging portfolio
  • Superb attention to detail
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to attend evening and weekend events when needed

Competencies & Personal Traits:

  • Strong personal integrity
  • Exercise discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Reliability in completing tasks in a timely manner and in all interactions with colleagues and partners
  • Ability to work cooperatively and supportively to meet grantee needs
  • Strong willingness to learn and grow


Salary Range (Estimated): $85,000 to $105,000
Benefits: Competitive benefits package
Hours & Days Per Week: 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday (in person)
Travel: Frequent

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How to Apply: 
Please send a resume and cover letter to by April 10.
Application Deadline: 
April 10, 2024
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