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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Grants Manager

  4/4/2019   SAY San Diego, Inc.
 Job Description        

SAY San Diego is hiring a Grants Manager to join our Resource Development Team! POSITION PROFILE: The Grants Manager plays a critical role in reaching development goals for the agency through government grants as well as private and corporate foundation opportunities. The Grants Manager has excellent written communication skills that include the ability to conceptualize, synthesize, organize, and persuade. A SAY Grants Manager has proven strengths in both grant and non-grant writing and continually seeks to learn and improve, has a passion for our mission, and effectively translates program data into convincing and cohesive narrative. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Function as primary manager, writer, editor, and proofreader of proposals and oversee team roles in any of those processes • Research and identify opportunities and evaluate appropriateness to agency goals and funding priorities, with an emphasis on government (federal, state, county) and larger private foundation grants • Manage calendaring of prospective and active grant proposals, including RFP bidder conference, LOI, application, proposal and report deadlines • Respond to program design to create compelling proposals, gather and synthesize data from program and administrative staff, and produce submission-ready documents for senior management review • Manage reporting requirements of all grants and support the Director of Contracts and Compliance as needed on public grants and contracts reporting • Oversee packaging of grants for final submission and ensure accuracy and completeness of proposals and documents



QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications): • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, English/writing, or related field • Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in government and private grant writing and grant-related research as well as a successful track record of winning grants and contracts • Experience with a non-profit team environment and ability to coach/train staff on grant processes preferred • Excellence exhibited over time in both grant and non-grant writing and editing work • Must have experience submitting major ($100,000 or higher) government grant applications using platforms/tools such as, eRA Commons, and similar KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: • Outstanding grammar and research skills • Competency in maintaining accurate and detailed records • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities • Capable of working both independently and collaboratively


 Additional Information        

Pay Rate: $33.65 to $36.06 per hour (DOE). *This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. HOW TO APPLY: Please visit us at That is our SAY Career Center where you can register and submit an application online. Please apply to Requisition ID# 1169. (NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE AND EMAILED OR FAXED RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED). SAY San Diego has been selected as a Top Workplace Award winner for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, qualifying SAY as one of the best places to work in San Diego, based on employee surveys. SAY San Diego is an EOE. SAY San Diego, a great place to work!!!


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