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(Archived) Grants Manager

Last Updated: 2/09/24

Job Description

Green Umbrella has an available opportunity to lead its grant prospecting, writing, and administration. The position will focus on planning and executing our internal grants process by supporting program staff in researching funding opportunities, managing documents and deadlines, leading application writing and submission, tracking results, and more.

The position will:
Be a “team of one,” comfortable with handling strategic and tactical grant functions, including but not limited to grant prospecting, writing, reporting, and tracking.
Project manage and lead holistic grant lifecycles in partnership with the finance and communications teams and program staff.
Maintain and improve internal grant process documents and timelines.
Strategically develop and execute annual grant calendar to align with organization's annual budget.
Lead meetings related to specific funding opportunities; work with program teams to develop partnerships and secure necessary partner materials per application.
Communicate professionally and regularly with funders; act as primary contact for grant-related inquiries.

The successful candidate will have:
Experience in successful grant writing; demonstrated writing, verbal presentation, and analytical skills.
Experience with private, City, State, and Federal proposals.
Demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and manage deadlines.
Proven experience in creatively and successfully researching information regarding new grant prospects.
Experience with grant prospecting software and Google Suite.

Starting pay range of $52,000 to $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

Why Work at Green Umbrella
Rewarding Mission
Generous Paid Time Off and Other Paid Leave Options (Holidays, Bereavement, Parental Bonding)
Health Insurance (100% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered with no waiting period)
Flexible work schedule with hybrid office hours

At Green Umbrella, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply. Lived experience is equally important as educational experience. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.

To Apply
Submit a cover letter and resume (preferably as a single PDF) to First review will take place February 29, 2024 but the position will remain open until it is filled. No phone calls please.


Company Details

Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Green Umbrella serves as the regional sustainability alliance of Greater Cincinnati, with hundreds of member organizations and individuals passionate about enhancing the environmental health and vitality of our region. Our Mission: We lead collaboration, incubate ideas and catalyze solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. Our Vision: A vibrant community where sustai...