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Grants and Communications Manager

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Lutheran Settlement House
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Philadelphia, PA
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Published 22 days ago

Mission:

Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Our core mission is to empower individuals, families, and communities to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through an integrated program of social, educational, and advocacy services.

Scope of the position:  

Under the supervision of the Director of Development and Communications, the Grants and Communications Manager will assist with grant and contract preparation, submission, tracking and reporting for government, corporate, and foundation funders. The Grants and Communications Manager will also manage all aspects of the organization’s social media content, and will help with writing the quarterly newsletter. The Grants and Communications Manager will be a key member of the Development team and work collaboratively with Program Directors and staff to develop funding proposals, and to create and post across LSH’s social media platforms. The position is 40 hours a week. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a strong working knowledge of the work of Lutheran Settlement House and its mission and programs;
  • Prepare letters of intent, grant proposals, narrative sections of government funding applications, funder reports, grant acknowledgements, and supporting documents;
  • Work with department managers and fiscal department to compile program budgets and data for proposals and grant reports;
  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials;
  • Update/maintain online grants submission and reporting calendar;
  • Coordinate and follow-up on the progress of submitted proposals;
  • Conduct prospect research to identify, cultivate and solicit new grants;
  • Manage the agency’s social media accounts;
  • Work with program staff to create and share compelling social media posts;
  • Work with Director of Development and Communications to create quarterly newsletter;
  • Participate in regular Development Department team meetings, and support Development Department activities and initiatives as needed.

Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of successful grant writing experience in a nonprofit environment preferred
  • Outstanding research, writing, editing and oral communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Outstanding time management and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency in the use of standard foundation research and online submission tools
  • Familiarity with local and regional non-profit funders preferred
  • Familiarity with using Canva preferred

Mission:

Lutheran Settlement House (LSH) is a non-profit, community-based organization committed to serving vulnerable children, adults, and families living in Philadelphia. Our core mission is to empower individuals, families, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Experience Level
    Intermediate
Salary
Up to USD $50,000
/ year

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, 401k, schedule flexibility, 15 days vacation to start, 12 days of paid sick time, 5 personal days to use at your discretion, 14+ org-wide holidays and/or flex days for essential staff and an overall family friendly organizational culture.

Medical, Dental, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, 401k, schedule flexibility, 15 days vacation to start, 12 days of paid sick time, 5 personal days to use at your discretion, 14…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English (reading/writing/communication)

Proficient in English (reading/writing/communication)

Location

On-site
1340 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125, United States

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to ezaveloff@lshphilly.org with the subject line as "Grants and Communications Manager."

Please send cover letter and resume to ezaveloff@lshphilly.org with the subject line as "Grants and Communications Manager."

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