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Grants and Business Development Manager

Careers In Nonprofits, Inc.

Washington, DC

Fundraising/ Membership

Skill Level: Mid Level

Position Type: Full Time

~ At Careers In Nonprofits, we connect the best people with the best causes. ~ 

We're a full-service staffing firm that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. From our three offices in Atlanta, 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.

Our track record of successful placements spans more than a decade, dating back to our founding in 2006. The members of our team have received top-level certifications from the American Staffing Association and are active in the Society for Human Resource Management. It's no coincidence that we've received the "Best of Staffing" award from industry leader Inavero for two years running.

By focusing exclusively on the nonprofit sector, we offer employers and job candidates alike an unparalleled level of expertise. 

  • Do you have extensive grants and business development experience?
  • Are you a self-starter and do you enjoy to work autonomously?
  • Do you have experience working at an international nonprofit organization? 

Position Overview 

We are currently in search of a Grants & Business Development Manager for an International Development Organization. The position is basedin Washington DC . This is a permanent, full-time assignment. 

Is This Your Dream Job? 

The Grants & Business Development Manager will lead fundraising for the organization's flagship programs and projects. They will be responsible for developing a donor pipeline and leading the proposal submission process.The Grants & Business Development Manager will report to the Deputy Director, who is based overseas. 


How You Will Spend Your Day: 

  • Partner with the Director and Deputy Director to develop targets, strategies, and tactics for government (bi-lateral & multi-lateral), corporate, foundation, and private donors
  • Develop and improve the fundraising process, activities, responsibilities, and key goals
  • Work with program leaders to discuss, strategize, and develop a summarization of funding project ideas in project documents
  • Research funding sources in the form (i.e. grants, loans, investments, prizes, etc.)
  • Conduct initial screening and assessment of potential funding opportunities
  • Present recommendations for every funding opportunity
  • Manage and update correspondences, call notes, contact information, links to proposals, amounts requested, likelihood, follow up dates, next steps, etc. in Salesforce
  • Be up to current with donor trends and latest research
  • Serve as point of contact for proposal requests, follow up for Request for Proposal, and Letter of Intent from donors
  • Manage proposal development process, assign tasks and deadlines to leadership, ensure feedback is received, and ensure proposal is iterated, finalized, & submitted on time
  • Develop proposals and budget according to proposal guidelines, research funder's priorities
  • Lead in the writing of proposals that are compelling, have a clear narrative, have a logical structure, and that emphasize donor priorities
  • Network with potential funders through to learn more about the funder's priorities, how proposals are reviewed, and how decisions are made
  • Develop annual fundraising budget
  • Monitor expenditure and adhere to budget
  • Monitor and track fundraising against annual KPIs
  • Communicate the organization's values of research-based decision making, cost efficiency, and transparency to internal/external stakeholders 

Our Ideal Candidate:
  • At least 4 years of fundraising and grants experience while employed at an international organization, required
  • BA/BS, required
  • MA/MS (econ, business admin, international relations, public health, etc.), preferred
  • Proven success in securing multi-million dollar government (bi-lateral & multi-lateral), corporate, and foundation grants; required
  • Proven success in securing major donors; required
  • Experience with complex application processes, log-frame design, and developing detailed budgets; required
  • Strong knowledge of donor trends, sustainable development goals, rules and regulations of major donors (i.e. USAID, DFID), and prospects; required
  • Familiar with WASH (Water, sanitation, and hygiene) and/or health programs, required
  • Proven success in developing budgets, proposals, and RFPs; required
  • Experience working with colleagues across different time zones, required
  • Strong networking skills and ability to cultivate relationships at all levels, required
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, required
  • Ability to communicate in person, via Skype, or by phone; required
  • Ability to make presentations to various sized audiences, required
  • Experience with Salesforce (or similar database), preferred
  • Ability to travel overseas (up to 10%) and work evenings/weekends (as needed); required 

Compensation: Annual salary is 75,000 - 85,000.  

Benefits Include: 

  • Health, Vision, and Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • PTO, sick leave 

To Apply 

  • Please click below: "Apply Now Online!" to email your resume and a cover letter.
  • Be sure to indicate: Grants and Business Development Manager. 

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