Urban Mechanics – Grants Associate/Senior Associate

Job Description

Think City Grants Associate is a key member of the Grants Management team within Think City’s Urban Mechanics flagship with specific responsibility for the processing and management of grants as well as information dissemination to and communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure all grant reviews and approvals are conducted and initiate and administer payment process
  • Respond to grant-related inquiries from grantees and colleagues
  • Drive improvement and efficiency of grants administration processes
  • Create and provide system and grant process training to grant applicants as needed
  • Manage grant applications, guidelines, reports and grant related materials in collaboration with internal and external team members.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree holder in any field

Minimum years of experience:

  • Minimum 2-5 years of work experience

Kind of Experience:

  • Grants management (optional)
  • Project management
  • Communications
  • Community development work


  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Self-Awareness and Openness to Learning
  • Detailed oriented

Technical Knowledge and Skills:

  • Project Management (optional)
  • Basic Finance Literacy
  • MS Office

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