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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Grants Manager

  3/6/2019   San Diego Museum of Man
 Job Description        

Description: Grants Manager The right candidate will have an adventurous spirit and know how to take the right kinds of risks. This person will not only be an extraordinary writer, but also an exceptional strategic thinker who can envision creative ways to find funding and match what funders are looking for in the application process. An integral part of the team, the Grants Manager will be responsible for developing small to medium level institutional funding requests of all types. This role will work at a fast pace in a deadline-driven environment and will thrive knowing that they are part of the team blazing a trail for what museums can be. The Grants Manager will be responsible for the full cycle of grant seeking, and aspects of post-award activity, such as grant reporting. The successful candidate will identify federal, state, local and private funding opportunities, and will develop proposals using superior communication skills. This will include all data gathering and analysis



Experience, Education, or Skills Required: • Education: Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree Preferred. • Minimum of five years of non-profit experience in grant writing, program development, and grant prospect research. • Experience in the following areas: o Grant and proposal writing, including federal and local government grants, o Development communications, o Grant research and prospecting skills, o Grant research tools, o Coordination of grant submissions, o Collaborative coordination and facilitation. • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including the ability to write for both the traditional grant audience and for more non-traditional granters. • Strong attention to detail. • Excellent strategic vision. • Self-starter who can work take a lead on projects independently with little direction. • Excellent organization skills with ability to manage multiple processes and projects. • Skilled at gathering input from and incorporating viewpoints


 Additional Information        

How to Apply: The San Diego Museum of Man is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. Please send a cover letter and resume to with “Grants Manager” and your first initial and last name in the subject line.


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