Posted on February 22, 2013
Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager
Center for Hearing and Communication
Center for Hearing and Communication - Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager
Founded in 1910, the Center for Hearing and Communication (formerly the League for the Hard of Hearing) is the oldest, private, non-profit rehabilitation center for people with hearing loss in the country. Through a wide range of clinical services, the Center enables individuals of all ages with all degrees of hearing loss to achieve their full potential. The Center for Hearing and Communication is an Article 28 agency and has a $5 million budget supporting its main office in Manhattan and a smaller office in Florida.
The Center is seeking an experienced part time or full time Grant Manager who has a proven track record in proposal writing. He/she will be responsible for researching, preparing and submitting all proposals and grant applications in support of the Center's ongoing needs and priorities. The Grant Manager is an integral part of the Development team reporting to the Director of Development/Assistant Executive Director.
The Grant Manager's responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Write, review and edit proposals and letters of intent to foundations, corporations and government agencies.
- Research and compile giving history and relevant information for prospective foundations/corporations/donors/prospects.
- Prepare compliance reports and monitor tracking system to ensure reporting requirements are met.
- Prioritize projects and keep multiple projects on track to meet deadlines.
- Handle all correspondence with donors, acknowledgement letters, etc.
- Write and maintain necessary reportage to funders.
- Work with agency staff to determine needs for programs.
- Support and gather research and program descriptions.
- Oversee and maintain daily letter log.
- Assist with donor cultivation and fundraising events.
- B.A. degree required; minimum of 3 years grant writing experience with 5 years being desirable.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and proven track record in proposal writing. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge, Microsoft Word, Excel as well as internet research. Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines is crucial. The candidate we are looking for has excellent organization skills, can produce an excellent product, can meet deadlines and identify appropriate sources of funding for different programs.
- Located in downtown Manhattan, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including generous time-off package in addition to a very collegial atmosphere.
For consideration please submit all four pieces of information as follows to nnadler@CHChearing.org with "Grants Manager" in the subject line of your email:
- letter of interest explaining how your experience qualifies you for this position
- Salary requirements
- One brief writing sample
Only qualified candidates will be contacted - No telephone calls from candidates or agency responses please.
Salary: commensurate w/experience within the Center's guidelines.
THE CENTER FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE CONSIDER APPLICANTS FOR ALL POSITIONS WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, CREED, GENDER, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR ANY OTHER LEGALLY PROTECTED STATUS.