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Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager

Organization:
Prospect Hill Academy Charter School
Job Title: Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager
Job Type:
Grantwriting
City:
Cambridge
State:
Massachusetts
Job Search Ends:
October 26th, 2018
Organization's Website:

Prospect Hill Academy Charter School is a highly successful, urban K-12 public school with the mission of preparing each student for success in college, fostering responsible citizenship, and inspiring a lifelong love of learning.

At Prospect Hill Academy, the prevailing belief is that with hard work, effective effort, perseverance through adversity, committed teachers, and invested parents, all students are capable of academic, intellectual, social, and moral excellence. Fueling this conviction are eight core values that guide the daily life and culture of the school--(1) High Expectations; (2) Equity; (3) Personalization; (4) Cultural Proficiency; (5) Collaboration; (6) Balance; (7) Inquiry; and (8) Accountability.

The Corporate and Foundation Grants Coordinator will be responsible for developing, writing and implementing a successful corporate and foundation grants management program with the primary role of retaining existing corporate and foundation partners, and identifying and pursuing new strategic funding opportunities. This position is part of the Development team and may include other development and fundraising related tasks. Responsibilities include:

Essential Functions:
I. Grants Management

  • Create annual grant management plan and calendar
  • Grant research through online resources, direct outreach, and networking
  • Proposal development and writing
  • Interim and final report writing
  • Grants calendar management
  • Foundation stewardship, incl. personal outreach: organize site visits, solicit feedback, etc.

II. Corporate Outreach

  • Research: foundations vs. marketing budgets, requirements, fit, etc.
  • Initiate contact
  • Organize site visits
  • Brainstorm partnership options
  • Collaborate with system and campus leaders to organize and manage volunteer activities involving corporate partner employees
  • Collaborate with Principals and Expanded Learning Coordinator to organize student engagement with corporate partners
  • Develop and manage all grants and funding requests
  • Co-manage sponsorship requests

III. Other Responsibilities

  • Support fundraising database maintenance
  • Assist with production of promotional materials and social media marketing
  • May include other development and fundraising related tasks

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Advanced degree highly preferred, Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-4 years of effective grants management experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven and innovative research skills
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Proven, successful experience managing multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Commitment to working with students and families from diverse backgrounds with diverse profiles
  • Well-developed and demonstrated cultural proficiency
  • Strong personal organizational and time-management skills
  • High degree of flexibility and responsiveness in the face of challenge
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly in oral and written form with students, staff, and community members
  • Demonstrated success collaborating in a team to achieve individual, team, and organizational goals

 

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