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Our client is The Met Council  www.metcouncil.org

The Associate Director, Grants works closely with the grant management team to implement Met Council’s foundation relations strategies. The specific tasks for this role are geared toward supporting the grant management team with the production and tracking of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and grant reports. The Associate Director, Grants will oversee and maintain a calendar of proposals and reports, research and follow up on potential foundation prospects, and work collaboratively to maintain data integrity in our database as it relates to grants.

Responsibilities:

  • Help establish a yearly planning process for foundation outreach and solicitations
  • Assist with drafting letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and grant reports in conjunction with DirectorsFoundations & Grants
  • Develop and update stock proposals for Met Council’s diverse program areas
  • Outreach directly to foundation professionals and trustees as appropriate
  • Work with departmental directors and the Fiscal Department to obtain financial and other ancillary materials for grant proposals
  • Create and maintain a calendar of proposals and reports to help ensure production timelines are met
  • Produce and maintain an ongoing list of prospect research for foundations
  • In conjunction with database administrator, oversee data entry and management of grants and foundations in Salesforce
  • Liaise with Fiscal Department and Database Administrator on coding grant payments
  • Stay abreast of best practices and strategies

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficient with Salesforce and Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook Calendar)
  • 2-3 years related work experience
  • Ability to follow-through on tasks
  • Ability to multi-task between routine operations
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail

 

Willie Hochman
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