The Proteus Fund seeks a full-time member of the Piper Fund Team:


The Piper Fund Program Associate supports the administrative, programmatic, and partnership development priorities of the Piper Fund.  S/he will provide support for Piper Fund planning and implementation of the grant making program, particularly supporting many of the responsibilities of the Program Director.  The Piper Fund Program Associate will report to the Piper Fund Program Director.  In addition, s/he will periodically assist the Piper Fund Program Officers with their responsibilities.  The organization prefers candidates who can work out of the Boston area.
Qualified candidates should have superb written and verbal communication skills; computer literacy; attention to detail and a high degree of organization; financial literacy skills; strong problem solving instincts; versatility and adaptability to a team-focused, fast-paced environment and a commitment to social justice.  Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a keen understanding of politics at the state level; experience at a grant making institution and/or nonprofit organization; and general knowledge of history, ideas and key debates related to money and politics and/or fair courts, including the legal and policy frameworks.  Three years’ experience in a relevant professional setting and/or a degree in a related field is also preferred.

                 Additional qualifications and a detailed job description can be found at: 
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.
Interested candidates shall submit a letter of interest, a résumé, salary requirements, and names and contact information for three references. 
Please submit materials electronically to with subject line:  Piper Fund Program Associate.
No phone calls, please. Applications received by March 13, 2015 will be given priority consideration.
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