The Proteus Fund has two full-time positions available for its Partnership Team:

Partnership Associate Grant Writer
This position will be responsible for the development, writing, editing and submission of grant proposals, reports and other written materials to foundations and individual donors.  The position will support the partnership development efforts for the Piper Fund which works to build a movement to address corporate and special interest influence on our democracy.  This position reports to the Chief of Staff, and the organization prefers candidates who can work in the Amherst, Massachusetts location.
Qualified candidates should have these preferred skills: Bachelor's degree and five years + of experience in writing proposals and reports to foundations and individual donors; Must possess excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills; Ability to prioritize and manage multiple high-priority tasks and responsibilities under tight deadlines and schedules; Comfortable working independently and as part of a team to complete assignments; Strong computer literacy skills are required; Experience working with Donor Perfect, Raisers Edge, or similar fundraising data management systems a plus; Knowledge of Money in Politics and Fair Courts topics a plus.  Additional qualifications and a detailed job description can be found at:
Interested candidates shall submit a letter of interest, a resume, salary requirements, and names and contact information for three references.  Please submit materials electronically to with subject line:  Partnership Associate Grant Writer.
No phone calls, please.  Applications received by January 2, 2015 will be given priority consideration.
Partnership Assistant
The Partnership Assistant provides administrative support to all members of the Partnership Team including data entry, grant processing, clerical system management and deadline tracking, prospect research, and event management. The Partnership Assistant will report to the Chief of Staff. The organization prefers candidates who can work out of its office in Amherst, MA.
Qualified candidates should have the ability to analyze, solve problems and exercise good judgment. Attention to detail, a high degree of personal organization, ability to manage a fast-paced heavy workload, strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Computer literacy experience including spreadsheets, databases, familiarity with donor management software are a plus. A bachelor’s degree or two to four years of experience in a relevant nonprofit setting are indicators of appropriate ability. Additional qualifications and a detailed job description can be found at:

Interested candidates shall submit a letter of interest, a résumé, salary requirements, names and contact information for three references. Please submit materials electronically to with Subject Line: Partnership Assistant.
No phone calls, please. Applications received by December 3, 2014 will be given priority consideration.
Proteus Fund is a grant making foundation committed to advancing justice through democracy, human rights and peace. We partner with individual donors and foundations to achieve their goals, through strategy development, research and fund management. Proteus is known for tailored grant making initiatives that are responsive, have high impact and integrate support for lobbying activity. Our work is at the leading edge of democracy and social change.
Proteus Fund believes that one of the great strengths of the community is the rich diversity of its residents and is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental handicap, whistleblower status, or any other category protected by state or federal law.  Proteus Fund’s policies and practices are to reflect Proteus Fund’s commitment to nondiscrimination in all areas of employment. 
                                 Proteus Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
                                                       THE PROTEUS FUND
                                                    15 Research Drive, Suite B
                                                           Amherst, MA 01002
                                              Tel. 413.256.0349    Fax 413.256.3536