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Grants Manager

NH Audubon

New Hampshire Audubon, a nonprofit statewide membership organization, is dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and its habitat throughout the state. Independent of the National Audubon Society, NHA has offered programs in wildlife conservation, land protection, environmental policy, and environmental education since 1914.


Hours:                                  28 hours per week, part-time non-exempt (hourly paid) staff position.  Schedule may vary according to needs.

 

Function:                            This position will support the mission of New Hampshire Audubon: to protect New Hampshire’s natural environment for wildlife and for people, by identifying and pursuing funding opportunities, particularly from foundation grants, corporations, and public agencies; managing  and directing grant applications and corporate partnerships and ensuring compliance with reporting requirements in order to secure financial commitments.

 

Leadership:                       This position reports to the Director of Membership and Development.

Requirements:

 

 

Education:                                           Bachelor’s degree required.

 

 

 

Experience:                                          Three to five years fundraising and grant writing experience in a nonprofit setting required.  Must have demonstrated success securing grants and a capacity to collaborate well with others. 

 

Skills, Traits and

Characteristics

Necessary for Success:                         Requires exceptional interpersonal skills including capacity to identify fundable activities, attention to detail, financial acumen, and a high degree of organization.  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to make independent decisions, and project management skills; strategic thinking skills are desirable.  Must have the ability to multi-task in a busy environment, a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently, and a professional and courteous manner. 

 

Physical Demands:                               To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: requires standing, walking, stretching, bending, lifting. Must be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks under extended heavy pressure and be able to function in a fast paced environment. 

Responsibilities:

Actively apply for, manage, and direct grant applications and corporate partnerships and ensure compliance with reporting requirements in order to secure financial commitments by:

 

  • Working with staff to identify and compile lists of funding needs.
  • Researching, identifying and applying for support for a variety of program areas from foundations, corporations, and public agencies.
  • Maintaining records for foundations and grant-giving agencies, maintaining a calendar of grant application deadlines, and ensuring compliance with reporting requirements for awarded grants.
  • Managing and tracking grant and proposal activities in Raisers Edge and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Serving as liaison between New Hampshire Audubon and grant awarding agencies.
  • Developing relationships with foundation staff and corporate funders.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
How to Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Sean Gillery, Director of Membership and Development

NH Audubon

84 Silk Farm Rd.

Concord, NH 03301

sgillery@nhaudubon.org

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: July 26, 2018

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