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Grant Writer/Development Manager

  • Monday, September 27, 2021 9:53 PM
    Message # 11125965
    Maeven Sipes (Administrator)

    Employment & Employer Services (E&ES)


    Reporting to and in partnership with the President/CEO, the Grant Writer/Development Manager (GWDM) will spearhead all development efforts for E&ES and determine the strategic development objectives, and work in partnership with our non-profit partner (The Journey Forward). The GWDM is responsible for developing and overseeing relationships with donors and funder prospects to meet the development objectives. The manager will have opportunities to build as well as influence the marketing, messaging and community engagement functions of the organization.

    Essential Functions

    • Research, identify, solicit and track new grant proposals
    • Leads proposal preparation for funding sources as identified
    • In partnership with Employment & Employer Services communications staff, update and develop a marketing, communications, website and social media strategy as required
    • Analyze, review and adjust strategy to reach funding and strategic plan goals
    • Obtain and maintain up-to-date knowledge of company activities, best practices, program outcomes and related staff carrying out programs


    1.      Position Knowledge

    2.      Initiative

    3.      Judgement

    4.      Adaptability

    5.      Build Relationships

    6.      Reliability

    7.      Customer Focus

    8.      Ethical Conduct

    9.      Personal Credibility

    10.  Problem Solving


    Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 3-5 years of experience in non-profit donor development
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Time management and flexibility with job duties
    • Fundraising software and tools expertise
    • Extensive knowledge of fundraising strategies and principles
    • Creative, self-starter
    • Donor and volunteer service mentality

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a field role with a need to perform clerical and administrative duties in a physical office. Role requires an extensive amount of mobility.

    Hours of Work

    Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

    Reporting Relationships

    This position reports to the President & CEO and works in collaboration with E&ES and TJF staff.


    Bachelor’s degree OR 3-5 years of experience in non-profit donor development

    Other Duties

    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Salary Range

    $65,000 - $75,000

    EEO Statement

    Employment & Employer Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Employment & Employer Services to provide employment, compensation, and other benefits related to employment based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, this company intends to comply fully with all federal and state laws.

    Please send resume and cover letter to apply@eesforjobs.com.

    Last modified: Tuesday, October 05, 2021 4:16 PM | Maeven Sipes (Administrator)

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