Grants Manager

New Mexico Wild

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 50,000-55,000

Date: October 25, 2023

Reports to: Deputy Director

Position Summary

The Grants Manager is responsible for developing and managing a pipeline of current and prospective grant funders that align with New Mexico Wild’s priorities. Through planned research, identification, development, cultivation, stewardship, and reporting the Manager will submit proposals and manage awards in support of the New Mexico Wild’s mission and operating goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee foundation strategies, relationships, and deadlines.
  • Coordinate timely proposals and reports.
  • Lead foundation research.
  • Manage grant awards and compliance.
  • Assist with project budgets.
  • Maintain grant files.


The ideal candidate is highly organized with non-profit fundraising and grant writing experience and has a passion and familiarity for wildlands and wildlife conservation.  Must be able to work well under pressure; capable of managing several projects simultaneously;  excellent written and oral communication skills; self motivated with the ability to work with a small team.

This is a full time, exempt position. Compensation is anticipated to be between $50,000 and $55,000, dependent on experience, plus health insurance (base plan is 90% employer paid) as well as dental, vision, long term disability and life insurance policies (100% employer paid), a 403b retirement plan with an employer match of up to 5%, and competitive time off benefits.

New Mexico Wild is a statewide, non-governmental grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to conserving federal public lands in New Mexico. New Mexico Wild is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair and equal treatment of its employees regardless of differences based on culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, or sexual orientation.


To apply, email a cover letter and resume to jobs@nmwild.org or through our website at nmwild.org/jobs

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship, Wildlife