Working with the Chief Development & Marketing Officer, the Grants Manager helps to implement the development and marketing plan. The purpose of the position is to secure funding for and raise awareness of the agency. Key elements include researching funders, donors and best practices; grants management; and telling our story through written materials for both internal and external audiences.
Education and Experience Required:
•Bachelor’s degree preferred. Associates degree and grant writing experience required.
•Strong interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with a high degree of professionalism and ability to build relationships with internal and external audiences.
•Ability to anticipate project needs, help set work priorities, multi-task and work independently to accomplish projects.
•Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.
•Organized and results oriented. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
•Must have strong communications skills along with the interpersonal skills to work effectively at all levels of the organization and its stakeholders. Skills needed include writing, proofreading, editing and speaking.
•Must be computer literate, with Microsoft Office Suite experience. Experience with social media preferred.
Interested candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to LGwilliam@lifebridgect.org.