Jewish Story Partners
Seeks Grants/Program Manager
Jewish Story Partners is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that
stimulates and supports the highest caliber independent films that
use fresh, nuanced perspectives to tell stories about the diverse
spectrum of Jewish experiences, cultures, and encounters.
Launched in 2021, Jewish Story Partners is a start-up
organization providing approximately $1 million in annual
philanthropic funding and a continuum of support to excellent film
projects exploring Jewish themes.
The Grants/Program Manager manages program operations and
administers systems to facilitate Jewish Story Partners’ biannual
grant-making and year-round artist support activities. This job is
located in Los Angeles.
Essential duties and responsibilities shall include, but
are not limited to:
● Administer biannual film granting processes by managing
project tracking and outreach, incoming applications, and
selections/jury process. ● Manage grant award and
contract process by administering award notification letters,
project deliverables, crediting requirements, grant agreements, and
working with bookkeeper to disburse grant payments ●
Serve as the primary point of contact for ongoing grantee
reporting and deliverables, including monitoring and recording
progress ● Administer continuum of support activities
for grantees, including project check-ins, staff consultations,
advisor matching, workshops, and panels ● Manage
outward-facing granting and program communications, including
filmmaker/industry outreach, website updates, social media, and
newsletters. Collaborate with the team on publicity and marketing
initiatives. ● Ensure the quality and efficiency of
granting and artist programs through consistent evaluation and
redesign of database, software, and reporting processes and
systems. ● Working with metrics consultant, develop,
co-design, and implement data collection strategy and reports to
assess the impact of JSP’s granting and artist programs. ●
Supervise administrative assistant on daily program
operations tasks as they arise. ● Review, evaluate,
and provide recommendations on project applications and other
submissions for grant funding.
Qualifications and skills
shall include, but are not limited to:
● 3-5 years work experience
demonstrating strong attention to detail and accuracy in recording,
tracking, and issuing information, as well as superior
organizational and project management skills.
● Strong written and verbal
communication, clear thinking, and sophisticated systems and habits
for self-organization are critical.
● Ease and skill with Google
Suite, spreadsheets, databases, computers, and social media.
Experience with platforms such as Salesforce, Squarespace,
SurveyMonkey, Mailchimp, and Airtable is ideal.
● Programmatic, curatorial, or
artist support experience, ideally in the documentary or
independent film field. Minimally a strong interest in and/or
education in film and media.
● We seek a collaborative,
self-motivated, and entrepreneurial spirit who is willing to learn
and embrace the new tasks that inevitably arise with a small staff
in a start-up environment.
● A sense of humor can’t hurt
Compensation and Benefits
JSP offers a competitive
salary, a health stipend, and generous vacation and sick leave
Please send resume and cover letter by July 15th to
firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading
“Grants/Program Manager Position - Last Name, First Name”
Jewish Story Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All
applicants will be considered for employment without attention to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, veteran or disability status.