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Grants Manager

Company: Castlerock Consulting, LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Are you a skilled writer who enjoys taking projects from inception to completion? If you want to create a wide range of written development and communications projects while working with a collaborative, high performing team ---this could be the ideal place for you.

Children Now is an $8M research, policy development, and advocacy organization working to ensure all children can reach their full potential. Founded in 1988, Children Now serves as the hub for all the key children's issues, supporting and connecting thousands of groups in California to create an unprecedented power base for kids. -Children Now has partnered exclusivley with Castlerock Consulting to fill this role.

As the Development Manager, you will be a central part of the development team writing a range of materials aimed at cultivating corporate, foundation, and individual support. Writing projects include grant proposals, case statements, progress reports, appeal letters, research materials, policy briefs, and other communications. This role manages the proposal and report development process, compiling and editing existing content, and writing new content as needed to ensure the proposals are complete, high quality, and meeting scheduled deadlines.

This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and a generous a benefits package. This position is currently remote until further notice but will require the candidate to reside in California. Long term, Children Now offers a hybrid work environment, with in-office work deemed necessary based primarily on specific in-person responsibilities and meetings. This position will require occasional travel to our Oakland office. This position reports to the Director of Development and Communications.

Children Now is a diverse, multicultural, and collaborative workplace. We are committed to our mission to advance the well-being of children and to address racial, economic, gender and other inequities that limit children's opportunities to reach their full potential.

Summary of -Key Qualifications:
--- Must have 3+ years writing experience that includes grants, policy-related journalism, or other relevant writing experience. Must demonstrated exceptional written communication skills and excellent research, analysis and editing capabilities.
--- Prior exposure to grants timelines and the development/fundraising landscape.
--- Must have fast-paced project management skills with highly organized processes and attention to detail.
--- Ability to juggle multiple projects, and meet internal and external deadlines
--- Work style that is open, flexible, and fosters effective work relationships.
--- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with CRM systems and AirTable is a plus.
--- Bachelor's degree is required. An advanced degree in a related field is a plus.

To Apply:
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Keywords: Castlerock Consulting, LLC, Oakland , Grants Manager, Executive , Oakland, California

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