Grants Manager ( JR 887)
Grants Manager ( JR 887)
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date Posted: 06-10-2018
JOB ID: 887
Under the supervision of PATH’s Director of Grants, the Grants Manager will help oversee the day-to-day operations of the government, private, and corporate grants program. S/he will manage and organize the grants calendar and all assignment deadlines, utilize strong written and oral communication skills to draft and submit a high volume of proposals and reports, remain up-to-date on relevant studies, and mentor Grants Associates and interns. Moreover, the Grants Manager will accomplish these activities in a fast-paced environment at a high production rate. As a part of a comprehensive development team, the Grants Manager will work in a collaborative environment and assist with additional activities as needed. The ability to maintain a positive attitude while juggling multiple deadline-driven projects will serve you well.
The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Grant Management: Write and assemble compelling applications for private foundations, corporations, and government entities in partnership with the Senior Director of Institutional giving, Director of Grants, and program team leads.
Internship Program Management: Manage and evolve grants internship program, including the recruitment, training, and oversight of activities of interns. Assign and manage interns’ projects.
Reporting: Prepare and maintain monthly funding chart listing active grants, pending grants, and potential grants. Prepare monthly reports including activities, research, contacts made, inquiry letters submitted, proposals funded, and a running account of monies raised.
Prospect Research: Identify new potential government and private funding opportunities through publications, website subscriptions, the internet, and other resources.
Funder Engagement: Attend necessary bidders’ conferences and grant workshops. Support the coordination of funder site visits, and demonstrate leadership and participate in relevant discussions to strategically engage funders.
Management and Planning: Design long-term strategies for consistent foundation and corporate support. Develop and maintain funding calendar.
Inquiries and Research: Prepare inquiry letters. Conduct regular research to identify and apply for new funding sources that relate to PATH’s programs.
Database Management: Maintain and organize internal grants calendar deadlines and contacts to integrate with development database.
Fundraising: Assist with public and private fundraising, cultivate new, existing, major, and corporate donors. Help plan and produce special events.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
3-5 years of experience in grant writing. Any applicant below the minimum stated experience will not advance through the consideration process.
History of successfully securing six-figure foundation, corporate, and government grants.
Impeccable writing and editing skills.
Knowledge of DonorPerfect or similar grants management software preferred.
Ability to work in an open setting with frequent communication with coworkers.
Highly motivated self-starter with proven ability to develop creative solutions.
Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment.
Proficient in computers and Microsoft Office software.
Project a professional demeanor.
Interpersonal skills and ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
Positive attitude and great people skills.
Maintain regular attendance.
Employment Eligibility Verification
Valid California driver’s License
Current automobile insurance
Updated tuberculosis test
Successful completion of background screening
Able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification as provided by PATH
Driving is an essential function of this position
Must have Valid CA Driver's License
Must provide proof of insurance coverage
Must be able to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using alcohol and drugs, and who may not be attentive to basic personal hygiene, health and safety practices. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client’s use of alcohol and drugs, and lack of personal hygiene. The employee must be ready to respond quickly and effectively to many types of situations, including crisis situations and potentially hostile situations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate in an office setting. Sometimes work may become stressful when working under pressure.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk, stoop, talk, hear, reach above and below shoulders; use hand and finger dexterity, keyboarding and making and receiving telephone calls. The employee may be required on occasion to lift and or carry up to 20 lbs.
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
How to apply Please visit the Path Career Site to apply online. Search for Job #887 to submit your application. A resume is required
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