Do you have experience in grant writing? Are you interested in helping low-income individuals and families to live a better life?

We are currently in search of a Development Manager for a Social Service nonprofit organization. The position is based in San Francisco, CA. This is a permanent, full time position.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Social Service Nonprofit

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

POSITION TITLE: Development Manager

Benefits Include:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and their dependents
  • 401(k) Plan for employees
  • Generous paid time off

Is This Your Dream Job? Reporting to the Director of Development, you will lead the charge of researching and identifying new sources of funding, specifically foundational, corporate and government giving, while maintaining relationships with previous institutional funders in a growing nonprofit. As the Development Manager, you will be a seasoned grant writer with experience of managing a high-volume of proposals, as well as overseeing a team of fundraising professionals. This is an ideal position for tenured Development leader with experience in the social service sector, seeking to contribute to a collaborative team and give back to marginalized populations.

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Researching and composing proposals for grants ranging from 5-to-6 figures; consistently track and report on progress of active grants
  • Work with Development Director, as well as Development and Program staff to meet grant deadlines and identify new contracts
  • Thoroughly revise existing contracts and meet with potential funding prospects
  • Manage a portfolio of 8+ grants, contracts, and major gifts, as well as administer the award process by evaluating and reporting on the status of the program
  • Help the development team in the fundraising strategy and effort; consistently stay-up-to-date with the organization’s social service mission, as well as their new programs, to educate current, previous, and prospective donors
  • Meet tight deadlines and be flexible in adjusting proposals or concepts as needed
  • Offer insight on smaller sized grants and serve as a right-hand visionary partner to the Development Director

You Are Encouraged to Apply If:

  • 3+ years of grant writing experience, specifically with corporation, government, and foundations
  • Bachelor’s degree required in English or related field; familiarity with Salesforce a plus
  • Strong familiarity with securing funding from governmental agencies, such as Department of Education and CEDA
  • Exceptional writing skills and ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to manage a project from start to finish; availability to work nights, weekends, and events as needed

We’d love to hear from you.

We’re a full-service staffing firm that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. From our three offices in San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington, D.C., we empower our clients to achieve their missions by matching them with top-notch professionals — from temporary workers to C-Level executives, and everything in between.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to tcheney@cnpstaffing.com with “Development Manager” in the subject line.

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Is this position not a great fit?

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