ABOUT THE POSITION
Legal Service for Children (LSC) seeks a Grants Manager who, under the direction of the Development Director, will be responsible for managing all aspects of institutional giving at LSC.
We are seeking a development professional with a proven track record of successfully managing grants and contracts, both private and governmental. The Grants Manager will be responsible for pre- and post- award management, data maintenance and analysis, fiscal/budget information, and evaluation. The Grants Manager will develop and write proposals, prepare reports to funders, and ensure compliance with funding agreements and fulfillment of grant deliverables. This position will also assist in identifying additional funding sources and general fundraising support.
Key areas of responsibilities include:
• Develop and write new and renewal applications to funders. Prepare budgets for applications.
• Develop, write, and manage the submission of financial and program reports to funders (public and private).
• Maintain a master calendar to track deadlines and coordinate submission of proposals, reports, renewal requests, and other funder requirements.
• Manage invoicing for government contracts and produce financial statements for grant reports.
• Record and maintain all contracts and accounts receivable in EveryAction.
• Collaborate across departments on maintaining information in client services’ database (LegalServer). Extract accurate data for reporting on grant deliverables.
• Work with program leads on establishing and tracking deliverables to meet contract requirements.
• Work with finance staff to produce financial reports for funders and maintain accurate revenue records.
• Help assess viability of government and other funding opportunities.
• Represent LSC at bidders’ conferences.
• Assist in prospect research of foundations, corporations and private sources.
• Work with program, management and development colleagues to identify budget needs.
Seeking 1-3 years experience with grants and contract management or 4-6 years of relevant non-profit fundraising experience that conveys the following capacity:
• A solid understanding of the grant-making process in the private philanthropy sector (foundations and corporations).
• Experience with government grants and contracts and reporting requirements.
• Expertise in database record-keeping and reporting; EveryAction experience a plus.
• Aptitude to quickly learn technical programmatic content and then to convey that information in clear and compelling writing.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Experience with Microsoft Teams and SharePoint desired.
• Familiarity with developing grant/project budgets and expenditure reports.
• Ability to work collaboratively across teams.
• Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple deadlines.
• Capacity to work independently and under general supervision.
This position will be eligible for a “hybrid” model in which the employee can work a blend of field, home and office. This position is based in San Francisco and requires presence in the area with the ability to come to the office and other locations in the Bay Area.
This position is in a bargaining unit represented by IFPTE Local 20.
Benefits include fully paid health insurance for employees and majority paid for child dependents (medical, dental, and vision) or a stipend for staff with existing insurance coverage, eligibility to participate in 401k, employer retirement contribution, and generous paid leave (vacation, sick, holidays, and sabbatical every 4 years). LSC also offers a monthly tech reimbursement, a flexible spending account for qualified health and dependent care expenditures, and a pre-tax commuter and parking program.
How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, one writing sample that you were the significant editor/writer of, and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Grants Manager” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please address the following: