Listed on: Oct 22, 2021

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Write On Fundraising: Grant Manager

Company Description
Write On Fundraising brings equity and compassion to philanthropy by facilitating access and amplifying voices to increase capacity, influence communities, and invest in people and organizations. We accomplish this by serving as a bridge between traditional fundraising practices and new upstream methodologies. Simply put, we provide fresh fundraising solutions for high-impact nonprofits through grant writing, individual giving, and capital campaign services.


Duties include:

•    Serve as primary relationship manager for clients and conduit of communication between grants team and clients
•    Manage small team of part-time, contract grant writers, ensuring optimal project management and quality control for each and every grant
•    Review and analyze all grant opportunities, identify needed resources and difficulty-level, secure and/or develop resources, and assign to team members
•    Meet regularly with designated client representative to discuss grant opportunities, report progress, cultivate program relationships, and engage in on-going discovery
•    Proof every assignment for quality and accuracy and provide constructive feedback to writers that aligns with the unique needs and preferences of each client
•    Strictly adhere to and enforce all internal milestones and external deadlines
•    Monitor team and individual performance and provide key performance indicator reports to inform incentive distribution
•    Research, identify, and qualify grant prospects using online database subscriptions, available public data, and proprietary research methods
•    Actively solicit private foundation, corporate, and government funding on behalf of clients
•    Monitor stewardship and reporting requirements and provide outstanding service to both grantors and clients
•    Serve as a member of the management team, providing all Write On Fundraising staff and contract workers with mentorship, collaboration, and motivation
•    Research, identify, and qualify nonprofit organizations and community leaders with whom we might cultivate new relationships
•    Engage strategically in networking and community outreach activities to increase brand awareness, cultivate new relationships, and steward existing clients
•    Facilitate the development of client cases for support within 60-90 days
•    Assist the Director of Grant Services & CEO with other duties as assigned

Requirements

•    Bachelor's Degree
•    At least five years of grant writing experience
•    Strong interpersonal and writing skills
•    Self-motivated and comfortable working in both team and autonomous environments
•    High proficiency working with online project management and donor tools such as HarvestApp, Asana, G-Suite, Zoom, Foundation Directory, Blackbaud, eTapestry, Donor Perfect, and other Cloud-based software systems

Schedule
The Grants Manager role is both remote and flexible in schedule, but is expected to attend regular staff meetings via Zoom and can utilize company facilities for client and prospect meetings when necessary. The salaried position has a standard work week of 35-40 hours and receives a co-working membership, laptop, and a cell phone stipend.

Salary
The starting salary for this position is $50,000-$65,00 based on experience, with health, vision and dental benefits available.


To apply to this position, please email your resume and cover letter to jace@writeonfundraising.com