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Grants Manager and Editor wanted to join the Grand Canyon Trust staff! (1115 hits)

Are you a strong communicator who excels at building relationships, writing winning grant proposals, and staying organized? You sound like a good fit for our new grants manager and editor position.

The grants manager and editor is a two-pronged position responsible for coordinating foundation fundraising for the Grand Canyon Trust. Foundation revenue represents 50 percent of the Trust’s annual income. The Trust’s current model of foundation fundraising is based upon a decentralized process – program staff are responsible for raising a projected amount of resources for their work. The grants manager and editor serves as the hub of this operation while the staff are the spokes. Collectively the team develops relationships with potential funders and collaborates on initial grant writing. The grants manager and editor writes, edits, and finalizes all proposals, reports, and other materials for foundation donors and prospects. The grants manager and editor clearly communicates and tracks all deadlines, collates all associated materials, and submits all proposals in a timely and efficient manner. The grants manager and editor keeps detailed records for all applications and reports and tracks deliverables for the organization.

In addition, the grants manager and editor serves as a proofreader and editor for both the development and communications departments. This includes editing and proofing drafts and final communications for all programs.

Duties and responsibilities

• Draft, edit, and submit the highest quality letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and reports to foundations by working collaboratively with appropriate staff members.
• Provide writing, editing, and proofreading support to all members of the development and communications teams.
• Balance a heavy volume of writing and editing assignments on a variety of topics and with tight deadlines.
• Manage the grants calendar and meet all grant proposal and reporting deadlines.
• Research, develop, steward, and personally manage a new slate of foundation supporters for the Trust’s work.
• Craft associated proposal and project budgets that align with organizational budgets by working with responsible staff, finance director, and senior director of development.
• Ensure all proposals, associated communications, and reports are recorded in Salesforce.
• Become fluent in the work of the Trust’s programs and campaigns.
• Additional duties as assigned.

Who would my supervisor be?
The senior director of development.

Key deadlines?
Application and materials due by: August 15, 2019
Anticipated start date: October 1-15, 2019

Salary and benefits?
Annual salary range $50,000 - $60,000 (DOE). The Trust also provides vacation, holiday and sick leave, individual health insurance, disability, and 401(k) retirement benefits.

How do I apply?
Submit your application online – https://www.grandcanyontrust.org/grants-manager-and-editor. You'll need a cover letter, résumé, a relevant writing sample, and three references.

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Posted By: Elly Moss
Monday, July 22nd 2019 at 1:20PM
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