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ConPRmetidos is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in diversity of thought, experience and perspective. We believe inclusive solutions benefit society as a whole.

 

 
 

Open Position — Grants Management & Program Compliance Officer

Reports to: Director of Operations

Description

We are looking for a doer who is highly skilled, detail-oriented and passionate about making a difference in Puerto Rico. This person will provide pre and post-award support services and oversight to ConPRmetidos' grantees, prospective grantees, and nonprofit partners, in order to ensure compliance with all grant specific requirements.  This person will also be responsible for maintaining and managing the organzation's entire grant portfolio/files.

The Grants Management & Program Compliance Officer will serve as an informational resource and liaison for the management team, and board, in all fiscal, programmatic and grant compliance matters.  This position will report to the Director of Operations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Applicable experiences working in the government and/or nonprofit sectors in the following areas: administration, grants management, fundraising, legal, financial, and/or compliance.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and  Spanish are strictly required.

  • Ability to work with limited supervision in a startup environment.

  • Availability to work full-time. 

  • Always abides by the three R’s rule: be respectful, resourceful and responsible.

Other Qualifying Criteria

An ideal candidate will have:

  • Working knowledge of nonprofit program and/or business operations.

  • A broad base of relevant technical knowledge and skills related to accounting, law, financial management, procurement systems, and fund accounting.

  • Some experience with federal/state grant and contract funding mechanisms. 

  • Some experience soliciting and managing private funding. 

  • Good research, data management, and statistical analysis skills.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Sufficient flexibility and ability to travel throughout communities across Puerto Rico; including rural areas with poor infrastructure and road access.

  • Proven capacity to solve complex challenges with a positive attitude. 

  • Extremely organized and pays attention to detail.

  • Delivers quality work in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Create internal controls and procedures to supervise and guarantee the organization is always in compliance with local, state and federal requirements. 

  • Create internal controls and procedures to meets all the compliance criteria required by foundations, corporations and other private donors. 

  • Work closely with the organization’s accounting and legal resources to prepare and/or review information and reports for all stakeholders.

  • Submit all the information requested from major donors (foundations, individuals and corporations) and funding government agencies in a responsible and timely manner.

  • Develop and implement procedures to meet organizational needs and objectives in the programmatic area.

  • Create work plans with timelines, paying close attention to deadlines, to assure ConPRmetidos meets internal goals. 

  • Assist in preparations for external monitoring visits, reviews, audits and cross-site evaluations, and participate as appropriate.

  • Establish and maintain electronic and hard copy files for each grant-funded project to be used for tracking and reporting purposes.

  • Conduct routine compliance reviews of grant programs.

  • Ensure recipient monitoring procedures are compliant with applicable regulations and are consistent with sound business practices.

  • Monitor recipient compliance with applicable regulations and the requirements of their agreements through site visits, audits, and other mechanisms applicable to monitoring. 

  • Recommend actions necessary to resolve issues/concerns.

  • Provide guidance in interpreting and executing applicable regulations, grant terms and conditions.

  • Compile and analyze quantitative and qualitative data to prepare mid-year and year-end impact reports. 

  • Collaborate closely with the Communications Associate and the Executive Director to regularly provide the information necessary to communicate ConPRmetidos’ work, progress and ongoing impact. 

  • Prepare  reports for ConPRmetidos’ board, including the necessary documentation for program committee meetings.

  • Review grants and program-related correspondence and assure proper records are retained.

  • Assist with any other programmatic task required by the management team.

Application Requirements

  • Send an updated copy of your resume with a cover letter that explains why you want to do this job and how you are qualified to jobs@conprmetidos.org

  • Provide two recent work references.

  • Complete an interview process.

About ConPRmetidos

ConPRmetidos is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in diversity of thought, experience and perspective. We believe inclusive solutions benefit society as a whole.

ConPRmetidos is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2012. Our mission is to create a stable, productive and self-sufficient Puerto Rico by:

  1. Identifying innovative and sustainable solutions to community challenges; 

  2. Leveraging the diaspora and global know-how, talent, networks, and capital in support of those doing the work;

  3. Empowering doers to succeed and inspire a better future;

  4. Enabling the formation of strategic partnerships and the exchange of new information, models and ideas

 

Open Position — Marketing & Communications Associate

Reports to: Executive Director

Description

This person will be responsible for developing and executing external and online communications strategies for ConPRmetidos. The Marketing & Communications Associate will also be responsible for developing and improving the brand and identity of the organization, in addition to supporting the Executive Director in all fundraising, public relations and event planning efforts. 

The ideal candidate will have experience working in communications and/or marketing in a for-profit or non-profit organization, managing internal and external outreach efforts. A high level of written and verbal communication skills are needed, in both English and Spanish, and the ability to articulate a clear and concise message. The position also requires general knowledge of graphic design, video production, website content management, and comprehensive multi-media campaign experience utilizing social media platforms. 

The Marketing and Communications Associate will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board's Fundraising and Communications Committee Chair. 


Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher is required.

  • At least two years of experience working with a PR/Communications agency, a corporate marketing department, and/or a nonprofit organization, in the areas of marketing, communications and/or fundraising.

  • General video recording and editing skills and photo editing capability.

  • Experience with website management, social media and/or blogging platforms.

  • Experience writing press releases, preparing media kits and doing outreach to various types of media.

  • Experience in handling media inquiries and interviews.

  • Experience writing pitches and preparing promotional material and/or presentations.

  • Experience managing communications/relationships with high-level executives. 

  • Must be a good story-teller.

  • Must demonstrate capacity to create and execute a comprehensive communications plan. 

  • Must be organized and consistent meeting deadlines.

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Spanish.

  • Must be a detail-oriented doer with a creative mindset. 

  • Must be an active listener, a good-note taker, a vocal thinker and a team player. 

  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to excel working with limited supervision in a startup environment. 

  • Existing media relations in Puerto Rico and the United States (plus having successfully pitched stories to media outlets) is a plus.

  • Availability to work at least 20 hours a week with enough flexibility to dedicate additional hours to special projects as requested. 


Responsibilities

  • Developing and successfully implementing an internal and external communications plan for the organization.

  • Day to day brand management.

  • ConPRmetidos’ social media management.

  • Preparing articles for the monthly newsletter publications.

  • Writing and posting ConPRmetidos’ website content updates.

  • Keeping track of all ConPRmetidos related matter published in the media.

  • Managing the organization’s media database.

  • Measuring the ROI of the organization’s communications efforts.

  • Drafting press releases, updating listings and developing media kits.

  • Developing and consolidating relations with the media.

  • Reviewing all of the organization’s communication material.

  • Supporting the Executive Director in all fundraising and public outreach efforts.

  • Scheduling and managing online fundraising campaigns.

  • Training and guiding staff for public appearances and external communications efforts.

  • Collaborating closely with the Grants Management / Program Compliance Officer to stay informed of all programmatic updates so they can be successfully integrated in the organization’s communication strategy.

  • Producing promotional materials such as campaign videos, print-outs and pamphlets. 

  • Contributing to the growth of ConPRmetidos’ image through appearances and strategic planning.

  • Recording, reviewing and updating the organization’s communication strategies to meet internal goals. 


Application Requirements

  • Send an updated copy of your CV or résumé to jobs@conprmetidos.org

  • Provide two writing samples, one in English and one in Spanish.

  • Provide a minimum of two work references.

  • Complete the interview process.


About ConPRmetidos

ConPRmetidos is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2012. Our mission is to create a stable, productive and self-sufficient Puerto Rico by:

  1. Identifying innovative and sustainable solutions to community challenges; 

  2. Leveraging the diaspora and global know-how, talent, networks, and capital in support of those doing the work;

  3. Empowering doers to succeed and inspire a better future;

  4. Enabling the formation of strategic partnerships and the exchange of new information, models and ideas