We work with some of the most inspiring and resourceful organizations in New Mexico. Team TGP embraces our mission to provide superior and affordable resource development services that assist nonprofit organizations in enhancing the quality of life for New Mexico residents.

We are currently hiring an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will support The Grant Plant’s core activities of grant writing, research, and report writing for nonprofit clients in New Mexico through dependable administrative support with a high level of accuracy in reception, typing, filing, telephone, inventory, and mailing duties.


  • Alignment with the eight organizational values of TGP
  • Is detail oriented
  • Actively learns about projects and programs of The Grant Plant and proactively provides administrative support
  • Maintains a well-organized and welcoming environment, including front desk, kitchen, supply cabinet, printing area, and general office; waters plants and maintains healthy reception
  • Acts as liaison between The Grant Plant and the community
  • Answers phones and emails, routes calls, and takes messages, responding to calls and emails within 24 hours
  • Provides support for meetings, presentations, or events
  • Prepares agenda for and actively participates in bi-monthly team meetings; attendance required
  • Assists with compilation and delivery of multiple, time-sensitive, and deadline-driven projects
  • Provides other administrative support to The Grant Plant team as requested
  • Special projects as needed

Download the job description here. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to mail@thegrantplantnm.com.

We are always interested in working with dedicated writers as well as those in grant-related fields. We take applications for our Resource Development Officer position on a rolling basis, and will hold them for review in the case of an open position. If you are interested in bolstering the nonprofit sector through effective grant seeking, please submit your materials as described below.


  • Alignment with the eight organizational values of TGP
  • Belief that New Mexico is a state worth investing in and that the state can increase its ranking in all measures of quality of life
  • Relentless pursuit of perfection; will not settle for mediocrity
  • Detailed and thorough approach to project management
  • Deep understanding of grant seeking and philanthropy, and the emotional intelligence to work effectively with diverse leaders and different personalities
  • Ability to be a bold and engaging team member; a leader who inspires and motivates colleagues and clients with new ideas, while at the same time being a “ghost” writer for clients and projects
  • Ability to strategically collect information and input while helping design programs and budgets; ability to move projects forward with limited information
  • Evidence of success discerning what is important vs. urgent and prioritizing for maximum efficiency; ability to juggle multiple deadlines
  • Problem-solving skills, with a combination of confidence and humility
  • Effective and winning communication skills, both oral and written, and understands the importance of voice and listening to others during project development; ability to break down complex processes into systematic and simple tasks
  • Collaborative decision-making style, with a proven track record of working with individuals at all levels to drive values-based decision-making and results
  • Self-awareness, with an ability to treat all members of the community with respect and hold an accurate idea of one’s own strengths and weaknesses
  • Ability to accept and provide constructive criticism and edits of work
  • Ability to deal with rejection in a healthy way
  • Absolute integrity and commitment to working in a team-based environment

Download the job description here. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to mail@thegrantplantnm.com.