Website Lifeline Community Services
Grants Manager Job Location: SD 4180 Ruffin (FT/Hybrid)
Do you love to write? Do you want to use your writing skills to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of our San Diego community? Are you a self-starter who enjoys a roll-up your sleeves approach to projects? Lifeline has an exciting opportunity to hire a Grants Manager within a high-functioning, strongly aligned team.
Under the general supervision of the Chief Development Officer (CDO), Lifeline’s Grants Manager is a key member of the Community Engagement team responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of grant revenue, including grant writing, managing, reporting, and evaluating. The Grants Manager will oversee a growing portfolio of 30+ grants from cultivation and application to stewardship and reporting.
The Grants Manager will hire and supervise a Grant Writer position and works closely with the finance and program teams.
Strong ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple assignments simultaneously. Also must be able to and comfortable with asking for help and guidance when needed. Superior writing, proofreading and copy editing abilities necessary. Ability to pivot and shift priorities. Creative thinker. Enjoys working independently and within a team environment.
BA in a related field or equivalent work experience required. Minimum of five years’ grant writing experience in a mission driven non-profit setting is highly recommended. Minimum of two years’ experience in staff management is preferred. Experience with fundraising software programs, including Raiser’s Edge, and proficiency with research tools is a plus.
Must represent Lifeline’s mission, vision, core values, and philosophy and demonstrate cultural sensitivity. Must be willing to use own, properly insured, reliable vehicle for the job (mileage reimbursed).
With support from CDO, oversee and manage Lifeline’s foundation and corporate grants portfolio consisting of 30+ donors
Draft, write, review, and submit grant applications, acknowledgement letters, stewardship and annual reports, and renewal requests
Work with senior leadership to create strategies for growing Lifeline’s grant support in unrestricted and program support funds
Partner with Program teams to identify opportunities for targeted requests to address urgent or unique needs within various Lifeline programs
Prepare budgets with Finance team as needed for reporting and solicitations
In partnership with Database Administrator, ensure fundraising software, Raiser’s Edge, is kept up to date with all relevant communications, awards, and information
Respond to new RFP’s when applicable with support from senior leadership, programs, and finance
Lead monthly strategy meetings with executive team
Attend monthly program finance meetings
Conduct ongoing research to identify institutional prospects that expand Lifeline’s grant funder portfolio Arrange, prepare for, and attend donor site visits and meetings
Provide support for fundraising and marketing events
Represent Lifeline in the community at award presentations, networking events, and more
Other related duties as assigned by the CDO
40 hours a week -Monday-Friday. Weekends, evenings, and holidays as needed (ability to telecommute with supervisor’s approval)
Annual salary: $65k -$70k Salary will commensurate with experience and education.
Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation with a good driving record.
Willing to use own, properly insured, reliable vehicle for the job (mileage reimbursed).
Employment subject to clearances, including background finger printing checks, driving record, tuberculosis testing, and drug testing.
How to Apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Tanya Hackel at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grants Manager” in the subject line.
We appreciate your interest; please note that we will only be contacting applicants that meet the required qualifications.
About the Company
Lifeline Community Services is a non-profit human services organization that offers a wide range of services to the people of San Diego County. Our mission is to build self-reliance among youth, individuals and families through problem solving, skill-building and accessible community-based services. Come be part of a team who CAR2Es! At North County Lifeline, you will find people who are Connected to the communities we serve, Authentic, and Resourceful. We are Responsive to the needs of our clients and Engaged in our mission to build self-reliance among youth, adults, and families. Equal Opportunity Employer.
We offer flexible work hours and excellent benefits to our employees.
Generous paid vacation
Paid sick time (6 days)
Paid holidays (14 days)
100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, chiropractic and acupuncture coverage
100% employer paid life insurance
Health and wellness programs
Employee Assistance program
Professional development assistance
Great employee incentive awards program
Training and education assistance
Matched 403b retirement plan
Flexible Spending Account
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