The Organization and Role:
Access Now is a growing international human rights organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world, including issues of privacy, security, freedom of expression, and transparency. Our Policy, Advocacy, Helpline, RightsCon, Grants, and Operations teams have staff presences in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East/North Africa (MENA), North America, and South/Southeast Asia, to provide global support to our mission.
About the Role:
The Grants and Contracts Manager plays a key role with both the finance and development teams of our growing, global organization. Leveraging their strong financial management experience, the Manager is responsible for collaborating across the Organization to ensure smooth and timely grant processing, grant reporting, grant allocation, accurate spending against grants budgets, and compliance with funder requirements and applicable laws. The Grants and Contract Manager brings a detail-oriented approach to managing competing priorities and deadlines, and coordinates exceptionally well across cross-functional teams.
The Grants and Contracts Manager reports through the Director of Finance, and works closely with the Financial Controller and other Finance Team leads, and with Access Now’s Development Director.
What You Will Do:
As the Grants and Contracts Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day coordination of the Organization’s financial management of its grants, donations, and fundraising efforts in a dynamic, collaborative, and mission-based environment.
Financial Grant Analysis and Compliance:
Budget Preparation and Adjustments:
Skills, education, and mindset you will bring:
This is a full-time position, ideally aligned with either our New York City (Manhattan) or Washington, DC-metro area presences, with ability to attend occasional in-person meetings. At this time US-based Access Now Team Members are working in a hybrid remote/office environment. The successful candidate must have the legal right-to-work in the location in which they will be based. We are unable to sponsor visas or relocations for this role.
Access Now offers competitive salary – commensurate with experience – and benefits packages that align with our office localities. Initial placement within the salary range for this role is anticipated between $75,000 and $87,500 USD annually, and will be determined by depth of experience and preparation. Benefits for this specific role, include, paid healthcare – medical, dental, and vision – insurance, as well as access to a 401k retirement savings program match. Team Members also benefit from a strong global culture aligned around:
We are a global human rights organization committed to inclusivity and equity, and seek the most talented team members who bring their true selves, with diverse backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we value and encourage diversity and consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. Our commitment applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.
Please submit the following documents:
Résumé/CV (removing all personally identifying information such as age, gender, marital status, address, and photo)
Cover letter outlining your specific interest and suitability for this role
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