Director of Programs – Full Time Position
USHCC Educational Fund 501(c)3
Washington, D.C. Office (remote opportunities possible)
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Educational Fund is seeking a skilled, highly motivated and entrepreneurial individual to join the team as Director of Programs. This position will execute high-level strategy and lead multiple projects to support primarily new and existing programs of the 501(c)(3) entity and contribute to meet the needs of its organizational priorities: building capacity, securing contracts, and fostering connections for Hispanic business growth.
- Help shape investment plans aligned with the USHCC Educational Fund Strategy, develop and track budgets, and be held accountable for yearly progress.
- Manage relationships with grantees and potential grantees including seeking and performing due diligence on new proposals and grant writing support.
- Shepherd proposals through the submission and approval process, to ensure success and achieve significant impact.
- Identify potential new partnerships and opportunities including identifying prospective funding partners.
- Develop and implement goals, maintenance, monitoring, and funding strategies that lead to the achievement of strategic goals.
- Collaborate with the USHCC Educational Fund Board of Directors on evaluation and communications to implement, refine, and expand the USHCC Educational Fund’s overall impact.
- Manage workflow and processes.
- Review budgets for appropriate expenditures, review legal documents, monitor grant operations, review financial and narrative reports and work with our administrative team to ensure timely reports.
- Provide superior customer service, be proactive in anticipating needs and provide accurate, timely resolution of issues when they arise.
- Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information.
- Establish project timelines.
- Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants.
- Engage a wide range of stakeholders and build relationships internally and externally.
- Provide research and analysis support as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A Bachelor’s degree in non-profit management, business development, administration, or other related fields is required.
- Must have 4-6 years of proven program/grant management experience and fundraising in a non-profit environment.
- Grant writing skills and experience is highly desired.
- Strong written communication skills with experience in producing both brief and longer written products in a timely fashion for internal and external audiences.
- Public speaking experience with the ability to convey complex issues to internal and external audiences.
- Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills.
- Exceptional time management skills; ability to juggle and manage several deadlines and turn around quick deliverables are expected.
- Must have strong working knowledge of project management and customer service skills.
- Ability to work strategically and collaboratively across the organization.
- Hands-on experience with Microsoft suite applications Word, Excel, Power Point, Project, Planner, Teams and other relevant project management and collaboration tools.
- Self-starter, with a track record for translating strategic thinking into action plans and output.
- Energetic, flexible, collaborative, results oriented and proactive; a team player who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance, and administration initiatives.
- Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills.
- Fluency in the Spanish language and knowledge of Hispanic business culture is highly desirable.
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance package
- Paid federal holidays
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Cell phone allowance
The USHCC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
For consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has been a national leader creating prosperity for the Hispanic business community since its creation 40 years ago in 1979. Through the power of our network of more than 250 Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Hispanic owned small business enterprises throughout all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, the USHCC is the leading organization to empower and invest in America’s Hispanic business community.
The USHCC actively promotes the economic growth, development and interests of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses that, combined, contribute over $700 billion to the American economy every year.
It also partners with 260 major American corporations on strategic initiatives with shared objectives. The USHCC’s mission is to foster Hispanic economic development and to create sustainable prosperity for the benefit of American society. For more information, please visit www.ushcc.com.