Cassie Johnson, Communications Associate, December 18, 2023
The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full-time Director of Grants Management to maximize the organization’s grants revenue and ensure funding sustainability for the future. As a member of the advancement department, this individual will lead the organization’s grant-seeking efforts and assist with strategies. This role will help secure strong financial support across the OEC family of organizations, whose work is largely grant-funded (65%+ of revenue). The ideal candidate will be able to work independently while meeting deadlines and juggling multiple priorities in a results‐oriented environment. They will have excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail. They will also have a strong understanding of nonprofit financial reporting. This position is an opportunity to join a fast-paced, growing organization and expand the Ohio Environmental Council’s impact in the Buckeye State.
The Director of Grants Management will work to advance the organization’s mission to secure healthy air, land, water, and a strong democracy for all who call Ohio home through the following:
This position is full-time, exempt, pays between $60,000-$63,000 annually and is within the bargaining unit represented by the OEC Workers United. Excellent benefits include employer-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance; flexible and dependent care spending account; generous paid time off; paid parental leave; and employer-matched retirement fund.
Candidates based out of Columbus are preferred, but all Ohio-based applicants will be considered. You will report to the Vice President of Advancement and work closely with Program Directors across the organization, as well as the Executive Director. Candidates must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, and be willing to occasionally travel throughout Ohio.
At the Ohio Environmental Council, we work for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For over 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Please visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.
Our team is made up of 27 staff, 19 board members, and a number of interns and volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds, including state government, social justice and environmental organizations, law firms, and from all corners of the state. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for people from all backgrounds, including women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and all religious backgrounds.
The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environmental movement, and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.
Send a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position, your resume, writing sample, and references to OEC@theoec.org with “Director of Grants Management” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.