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The Poetry Foundation is seeking a full-time Grants Assistant. The Grants Assistant is an integral part of the Finance & Administration team, bringing technical and administrative support to our grants and awards program operations. The Grants Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the grants program, with a focus on managing administrative tasks and assisting with the grants management system (GMS). The Grants Assistant will update and maintain the GMS, communicate with applicants and awardees, enter new grants and awards applicants into the GMS, maintain grantee records, and facilitate grantee payments. This role reports to the Director of Grants and Awards. The salary range for this position is $65,000-$75,000.

The Poetry Foundation is a hybrid workplace. This position will be in-person at our Chicago offices three days per week, with the option to work from home two days per week.


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