Heritage Conservancy seeks to hire a Senior Grants Associate to join our Development team. The Senior Grants Associate will be responsible for all functions of a successful grants program including identification of opportunities, securing funding from private foundations and public grant programs, and reporting on grants. The best candidate for this role will be self-motivated, highly organized, and an excellent communicator.
Title: Senior Grants Associate
Status: Full time / 37.5 hours per week
Reports to: Development Manager
The focus of this position is to:
· secure a steady funding stream from private foundations and public grant programs for the conservancy’s projects, initiatives, equipment needs and operations,
· track grant receivables, budgets and expenditures in conjunction with Project Managers, and
· finalize grant reporting.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
· Expand and execute a Grants Program Plan, which includes: identification and development of fundable projects; prospect research; relationship building (internal and external); training and collaboration; proposal development and submission, and; grants management and tracking.
· Develop and submit proposals to support the Conservancy’s projects and programs, strategic initiatives, equipment needs and operations on an annual basis.
· Responsible for the financial tracking and accounting of grant related project expenses to generate precise reports to foundations.
· Collaborate with staff members to identify and develop new programs, projects, and initiatives that reflect both the Conservancy’s mission and funding source priorities.
· Communicate regularly with Program Managers to ensure coordinated efforts and activities concerning private foundation, corporate giving and public funding opportunities.
· Establish and maintain an integrated multi-user grants management and tracking system.
· Conduct research to identify private foundations, public and corporate sources, and community organizations that provide grants or philanthropic support for mission or project related activities.
· Establish strong working relationships and maintain on-going communications with key representatives of private foundations, corporate funding programs, community organizations and public agencies that may be prospects for funding support.
Essential Skills, Requirements, Education and Experience:
· Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience is required.
· Ability to manage and organize multiple priorities
· Ability to evaluate, interpret and analyze both written and verbal communications
· Ability to adapt to rapid changes and expectations in office environment
How to Apply:
Please email your resume and a cover letter to: [email protected].
Applications should be addressed to:
85 Old Dublin Pike
Doylestown, PA 18901
The position will remain open until filled.
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