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The Grantmaking Fellow will assist the Jewish and Israel Engagement grantmaking team in implementing various projects and strategic initiatives designed to strengthen the identities and leadership capacities of young Jews and help ensure a diverse Jewish future deeply connected to Israel and committed to making the world a better place.

Specific responsibilities of the Fellow will include:

Assist Grantmaking Team on Strategy Implementation:
 Provide support to Schusterman program staff in the design and implementation of strategic initiatives and special projects
 Arrange convenings and meetings for partner foundations, grantees and internal Schusterman staff development activities
 Draft grant documents and conduct due diligence on potential programs
 Provide support for special projects and initiatives and such responsibilities as may be requested by the board and senior staff of the Foundation

Research and Due Diligence:
 Seek out, review and synthesize relevant articles, blogs, studies and presentations related to Schusterman grantmaking areas, strategic priorities and topics of interests
 Conduct research and mapping of new and existing program areas
 Provide support on evaluation, learning and data analysis

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
 A Bachelor’s degree is required
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Analytical and research abilities necessary to plan and organize grant programs and activities, collect and evaluate data and identify opportunities to utilize Foundation resources effectively
 Ability to research and manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently
 Skill and comfort in prioritizing, multi-tasking and efficiently delivering high-quality work in a fast-paced environment
 Knowledge of Jewish life, Jewish community and Israel
 High attention to detail and willingness to be hands-on as necessary
 An entrepreneurial spirit and creative approach to program development and insight
 A commitment to the mission and values of the Foundation
 An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
 Strong interpersonal skills
 Ability to work collaboratively and constructively across departments and with national and international partners
 Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media
 A sense of humor
 An ability to plan and oversee grant programs and activities
 An ability to conduct formal presentations

ARE YOU READY TO APPLY?

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and employment application to Sarah Glickstein at sglickstein@schusterman.org. Please be sure to put the job title in the subject line.

Note: completion of the application does not guarantee an interview.

ABOUT THE FOUNDATION

The Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation is a global organization that seeks to ignite the passion and unleash the power in young people to create positive change. We pursue our mission by working collaboratively with others to support and operate high-quality education, identity development, leadership training and service programs designed to help young people cultivate their growth as individuals and as leaders. Our work emphasizes efforts to improve public education in the United States, strengthen the global Jewish community and Israel and enhance the quality of life in our founders' hometown of Tulsa, OK. www.schusterman.org
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