Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

Take lead in writing high quality grant proposals and reports that support the mission and work of NMELC; support other grant-related work and activities such as grant tracking, research, editing, revising, etc.; research and track prospective funders on a continual basis; and take responsibility in ensuring all grant proposals and reports are submitted on a timely basis and ability to work with quick turnaround as needed. See complete job announcement at

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Experience working with nonprofits, and knowledge of philanthropy and foundations; demonstrated success in securing grants and writing reports; excellent writing skills that require minimal editing; willingness to learn from NMELC staff, especially related to environmental issues and ability to understand complex issues quickly; and ability to receive constructive feedback that will help to strengthen reports and proposals.

Other Information/Requirements: 

At least 5 years of grant writing experience (preferably in the nonprofit sector). Environmental, environmental justice/social justice education, background, and/or experience.

How to Apply: 

Submit a resume, cover letter, and three references electronically to Dr. Virginia Necochea, Executive Director at [email protected]. All required documents must be submitted electronically. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted via online video conference based on guidance from government/health agencies.

Contact Information
Dr. Virginia Necochea, ED
New Mexico Environmental Law Center
1405 Luisa St, Ste #5
Santa Fe
New Mexico
Zip/Postal Code: 
Business Phone: 
(505) 989-9022
Email Address: 
Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Feb 1 2021
Date to Remove: 
May 2 2021

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