Development Manager – Hispanics in Philanthropy

Organization Overview
Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) is a transnational network of grantmakers committed to strengthening Latino communities across the Americas. HIP connects and convenes funders, nonprofits, researchers, and other leaders to identify emerging needs among Latinos as well as best practices for responsive and effective funding of social change. HIP pioneers new philanthropic models by leading collaborative initiatives and has provided grants and training to help build the capacity of more than 600 organizations and leaders.

Position Summary
The Development Manager will report to the Director of Development and will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of a portfolio of grants. In addition, the Development Manager will also serve as the internal lead on knowledge management to ensure that information and communication between finance, programs, and development are working well together. This position offers an exciting opportunity for a skilled fundraiser to support our important work around migration, gender equity, civic engagement, Latino leadership, and more.
This is a fun opportunity to be the “eyes and ears” of the programmatic activities of the organization and communicate our programs clearly to funders and partners. We will depend on you to update the team regularly about these activities and help the team keep donors and funders apprised of organizational milestones and progress.

Core Responsibilities
Manage a portfolio of grants, including writing and submitting LOIs, proposals, reports, and funder communications
Serve as grants compliance lead, including interpreting organizational progress for fundraising purposes and working with programs and finance to track and interpret data and milestones
Deeply understand programmatic activities and data and distill in clear, compelling language for funders with varied interests
Ensure proposal and reporting deadlines are met and funders are regularly updated on activities and achievements; ensure all grant requirements are met
Identify and research grant prospects including family foundations, large foundations, corporate giving, and government funders
Assist with creating individualized cultivation plans for funding prospects, as needed
Contribute to the creation of long-term organizational growth and sustainability plans that outline projected budgets, resources needed, strategies, and assumptions
Supervise a development associate, and work together to ensure donor data/information systems are up-to-date and well-functioning

Qualifications
3+ years of experience in programs, grant writing, and grants management
Demonstrated experience writing complex material, managing proposal submission processes, and grant compliance
A solid understanding of philanthropy and fundraising best practices, and experience with building strong development infrastructure
Excellent writing and editing skills, and ability to manage budgets, grant attachments, and grant proposal requirements
Attention to detail, ability to make decisions independently and manage and meet multiple deadlines
Ability to participate in all aspects of the organization and synthesize and translate what you learn verbally and in writing
Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, and help development team members manage priorities and tasks
Ability to work remotely with virtual teams across the U.S. and in Mexico City
Desired Skills
Fluent in English and Spanish
Experience with Salesforce (or similar donor database), Google Suite, and project management platforms
Familiarity with foundations and grantmaking institutions, intermediary philanthropy, and the role of philanthropy support organizations

Benefits
Hispanics in Philanthropy offers a range of benefits for full time employees including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching, commuter check benefits, discounts on services, as well as sick, vacation, and paid holiday time.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position requires 5+ hours per day sitting in an office on a computer. Occasional evening and weekend availability for events and overnight travel required.

How to Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with preference to applications received by May 29th. To apply, please submit the following materials to apply@hiponline.org with the subject line “Your name – Development Manager

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