Offic Administrator + Grants Manager

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Start Date: Mid-March  Compensation: 58K to 64K

NCA is hiring a highly organized and self-motivated Office Administrator and Grant Manager. This position will work directly with NCA’s Executive Director to complete a variety of administrative tasks necessary to maintain and grow organizational operations. 

Newtown Creek Alliance (NCA) is a community based non-profit with the mission to Reveal, Restore, and Revitalize Newtown Creek, a Superfund waterway that borders Brooklyn and Queens. NCA oversees a number of programs relating to environmental education, advocacy and community engagement, as well as environmental monitoring, horticulture and volunteer opportunities. As a leading voice for the cleanup of and improved connection to the Creek, NCA works closely with a number of longstanding partners amongst community-based organizations, local businesses, environmental groups, and educational institutions. For more information on NCA visit:


  • Assist with grant research, grant writing and reporting and development/fundraising strategies for the organization
  • Composing, tracking, and filing necessary paperwork related to City and State designated funding sources (such as Discretionary Funding)
  • Assist with bookkeeping, tracking receipts, payments and outstanding invoices
  • Track donations and oversee acknowledgement/thank you letters for donors
  • Assist with email inquiries, comment letter writing, and file keeping (digital and in-office)
  • Assist in planning and executing fundraising events
  • Assist in composition and execution of email newsletters
  • Work alongside NCA staff to coordinate and expand communications strategy and outreach


  • 5+ years experience working in an office environment
  • 2+ years experience working in a development related role
  • Experience working at a non-profit organization (or similar)
  • Proficiency with Google suite, spreadsheet and database management
  • High attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a small team environment
  • Familiarity with City, State, and Federal funding processes is a plus
  • Familiarity with WordPress and Mailchimp is a plus

Additional Information

To Apply, Please Submit:

  • 1. Cover letter (.pdf) 
  • 2. Resume (.pdf) with at least two references to with ‘NCA Admin’ in the subject line. 
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; early applications are encouraged. The deadline to apply is Friday February 24, 2023 (11:59pm).

Contact Information

Newtown Creek Alliance
Contact Name: Willis Elkins
Website: Apply Online