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Grants Manager

Winter Park, FL

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Administrative Job Number: 19852

Job Description

 If you are looking for a rare opportunity to get into the giving side of philanthropy....look no further! 

Grants Manager Opportunity in Beautiful Winter Park, FL
(fully onsite role)


Salary: $60,000-$65,000 (Position is exempt at a minimum of 40 hours weekly which include, but aren’t limited to, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., some evenings and weekend hours may be required for special events and outreach.)

Member of the administration team responsible for carrying out a variety of administrative activities related to the Foundation’s grantmaking and general operations. This position reports to the President/CEO and the Vice President, Treasurer & CFO.
  • Proficient with  database management systems; enters data, processes requests and payments, develops and attaches electronic documents, performs analysis, and produces reports; Foundant GLM software or other nonprofit software experience a plus.
  • Promotes administrative aspects of grantmaking process.
  • Creates grant files that meet legal, auditing, and foundation requirements, including developing and maintaining electronic records.
  • Contributes to and assists with preparation of board materials and reports.
  • Collects, sorts, responds to, and maintains grants management mail.
  • Receive guests and maintain the Foundation’s grant-related calendar and email.
  • Contributes to streamlining and increasing efficiency of office procedures and systems.
  • Assists, as needed, with the setup of in-house meetings, upkeep of the common areas of the office, and with general office operations.
  • Liaison with PR firm for Foundation website content and social media.
  • Coordinate and maintain electronic media content and communications.
  • Provides back-up support to Executive Assistants, as needed.
  • Interacts with internal and external important stakeholders.
  • Undertakes special projects and other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of administrative experience within a professional office environment. Non-profit or philanthropic experience preferred.
  • Pass background and credit check.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail and solid analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task and manage time to support the work of various functions.
  • A positive attitude and high level of flexibility.
  • Ability to work independently and handle confidential material.
  • Interest in the Foundation’s mission and the administration of grantmaking and philanthropy.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and working knowledge of relational databases. Willingness to learn grantmaking software program.
Success Factors:
  • Professionalism, accountability, and self-motivation
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible in managing a workload of varied tasks, some with conflicting deadlines.
  • Strong written and oral communication
  • A self-starter and work independently under pressure and with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible and dependable.

Benefits include:

  • Work in a beautiful new building in the heart of downtown Winter Park, one block off Park Avenue, Rollins College and The Alfond Inn.

  • No cost to employee health insurance.

  • Free reserved parking space 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • A rare opportunity to get into the giving side of philanthropy.

  • Generous time off including all Federal holidays, Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday, Good Friday, and off December 23rd through January 2nd.

  • 4 o’clock Fridays, every Friday.

  • Do Well by Doing Good. 

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