Ensures that the private foundation fundraising goal is met for the fiscal year as determined by the annual operating budget accomplished through planning, coaching, and monitoring of team results; plans, develops, and manages the Grants Department within the Fund Development Department; oversees and coordinates funding from corporate, private and public institutions/foundations; facilitates research, development, review and editing of grant proposals; monitors project tasks and conducts research for potential funding sources; maintains various databases and prepares technical and financial reports; supervises and manages the Grants Writer.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of fundraising management.Knowledge of the principles and practices of grant administration and grant writing skills.Knowledge of local, state and federal laws governing fundraising and taxation.Ability to develop and administer and monitor a fundraising budget.Ability to prepare and maintain reports in an accurate, complete and timely manner.Ability to work independently and with limited supervision.Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with Salvation Army officers, employees, member of advisory organizations and the community.Ability to work, with competence, all Microsoft Office programs, Excel, Lotus Notes and fundraising databases.Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in journal, English, marketing, or an appropriate field, and A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience for grant writing and management and a proven record of raising money from corporate, private, public and governmental sources with prior supervisory experience, or Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Valid State Drivers License
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.Ability to read, write and communicate the English language effectively.Ability to speak before small and large groups of people.Ability to travel to various locations in order to participate in public meetings, conferences, etc.Ability to work under the pressure of deadlines and time constraints.Ability and willingness to conduct all duties in accordance with the ministry of the organization and its Christian principles; conducts all communications and job duties with the highest level of professionalism.Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
Limited amount of physical effort required associated with walking, standing, lifting and carrying light objects (less than 25 lbs.) frequently.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.
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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
All interested candidates please apply through The Salvation Army of North Texas website under the employment section. https://www.salvationarmydfw.org/p/about/employment
Please reference REQ# 9958