As agriculture is fundamentally changing due to shifting consumer demands, climate change, and market forces, there’s an exciting opportunity to address these challenges through technology, diversity, and inclusion. AgLaunch is a non-profit organization that is working directly with farmers, agtech startups, and entrepreneurs to address issues on farms. AgLaunch envisions a transformed regional agriculture and food economy centered around farmers, innovation, and prosperity.
AgLaunch has been growing steadily over the last five years, going from an incubated business to a standalone non-profit with multiple funders and contracts and booked revenue in the millions of dollars. It is now seeking a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded Grants Manager with experience managing a range of federal, state, and philanthropic grants across multiple people and projects.
GRANTS MANAGER WILL:
The Grants Manager will manage the organization’s overall grant efforts, optimize the grant administration process, educate staff on policies, maintain grant compliance, manage grant database and organization, and prepare and submit all grant progress reports. The Grants Manager will put into place effective metrics collection processes and establish a CRM if needed, with an understanding that many of our partners and collaborators are small rural and urban farms. The Grants Manager will be responsible for calendaring and communicating all grant reporting deadlines, and will work with the AgLaunch President, accounting team, and program managers as needed to complete, submit and file necessary reporting, taking responsibility for meeting high standards of effectiveness, timeliness, and completeness, including:
Specific Job Requirements:
This is an outstanding opportunity for a role in the evolution of a fast-growing, highly respected organization. AgLaunch is prepared to offer a compensation package that includes a salary range of $85,000 – $95,000 based on experience, as well as health, vision, and dental insurance, 401k with employer match, EAP, employer paid life insurance, flexible work hours and schedule, and an unlimited paid-time off policy. AgLaunch is based in Memphis, Tennessee, and extra consideration will be given to local applicants, but excellent remote applicants will also be reviewed.
AgLaunch does not tolerate discrimination of any type and offers equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, natural origin, age, disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other considerations made unlawful by Federal, State, or local laws. We believe in providing eligible and qualified employees with opportunities to advance. AgLaunch is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org