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. The position may be full or part time, and can be flexible with work hours Monday-Friday.


  • 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 hearing from individuals with grant writing experience that are interested in bolstering the nonprofit sector through effective grant seeking. If you are interested in employment, please submit your materials as described below. We will maintain all prospective employment materials and contact you in the case of an open position.


  • Alignment with the eight organizational values of TGP, and ability to articulate personal behaviors with each
  • Conviction that New Mexico is a state worth investing in and that the state can increase its ranking in all measures of quality of life
  • Excellent writing; will not settle for mediocrity (incomplete information, typos, bad grammar, wrong formatting of style)
  • Detailed and thorough approach to project management
  • Understanding of grant seeking and philanthropy
  • Ability to be a bold and engaging team member; someone 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 with grace and good humor
  • The emotional intelligence to work effectively with diverse leaders and different personalities
  • 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 descriptions
  • 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
  • Curiosity; life-long learner
  • 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.