Program Officer



  • Location: in Washington DC or Baltimore, Maryland
  • Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019

The Program Officer will work closely with the SAGE Fund Director and Program Associate (both based in Baltimore, Maryland USA) to develop and manage SAGE’s grantmaking program, including identifying and vetting potential grantees and global economy approaches poised for greater development. Under the guidance of the Director, the Program Officer will analyze opportunities that emerge from the field and participate in developing new thematic areas of focus for the grantmaking program. The work of the Program Officer will consist of building and maintaining close relationships with grantee organizations, conducting ongoing outreach to identify new groups and ideas in the human rights field, soliciting and reviewing proposals, conducting due diligence of potential grantees and recommending and evaluating grants. Additional responsibilities include developing new funding strategies; implementing grantmaking best practices; providing ongoing support and technical assistance to current projects; providing input and support for organizational development, among other activities. 

Location: Washington DC
The SAGE Fund is hosted by New Venture Fund in Washington DC and SAGE has a small office in Baltimore, Maryland. We will consider candidates in the US Northeast corridor who have the ability to commute regularly to the SAGE Fund office in Baltimore, spending time to work as a team, and to participate in meetings in Washington DC and New York City as needed.

Salary and Benefits
The SAGE Fund offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous 401k plan, health, and dental insurance. Salary will be commensurate with experience and education.

To apply: Please fill out the application form and send a cover letter and resume (CV) to [email protected]. Please make the subject line of your email: Last Name, First Name_SAGEFund_PO

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