Director of Foundations

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/25/2018

Address

2201 Washington Street
Suite 306
Roxbury
MA
02119
United States

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Director of Foundations is an integral member of a three-person Advancement team who reports to the Chief Advancement Officer and understands the dynamics of and possesses the sensitivity and interest in working in the non-profit early education sector and with a diverse staff that serves a diverse population. The Director of Foundations must have the ability to develop and implement a comprehensive grant strategy to support Nurtury.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Articulate Nurtury’s mission, programs, and organizational strategy in writing and verbally, to current and prospective institutional funders and community partners.
  • Compile, write and submit grant proposals and budgets, concept papers, and letters of inquiry.
  • Conduct research for new funding sources and opportunities.
  • Develop a robust pipeline of foundation prospects, and identify and secure new grants to achieve annual revenue goals for institutional support.
  • Work collaboratively with internal staff in the timely and accurate production of grants as well as interim grant and final grant reports.
  • Coordinate meetings with relevant staff to review and prepare grant deliverables.
  • Maintain the foundation grant arm of the fundraising/donor relationship management (DRM) database. Ensure that all information (deadlines, contacts, follow-up notes, etc.) is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Collaborate with Director of Development to develop stewardship plans and events.
  • Develop and manage the written content for newsletters and annual reports.
  • Perform other related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, 3-5 years of related experience and a proven track record in grants management including budget development and financial oversight; grant research and writing expertise with proven track record in securing government, corporate and private foundation grants
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate with diverse stakeholders effectively 
  • Excellent writing, editing, budgeting skills, Knowledge of Amplifund is a plus.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Raisers Edge or similar database)
  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive projects concurrently with attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Work occasional evenings and weekends, as necessary


Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

hr@nurturyboston.org
http://www.nurturyboston.org/who-we-are/careers

Submit resume and writing sample to hr@nurturyboston.org


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