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GENERAL SUMMARY/ PURPOSE STATEMENT
This role, under the direction of, and in collaboration with the Director of Development at the Gun Policy Solutions Center at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, will contribute to the strategy and drive implementation to renew and steward our current foundation funders, and build our foundation prospect pipeline. In addition, this position will be responsible for writing all foundation grant renewal applications, grant reports and conducting all grant program tracking, including managing proposal submission deadlines and deliverables.
This position will operate as a member of the School's development and alumni relations team, and will work closely to promote a culture of collaboration, creative innovation and rewarding outcomes.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complete initial development systems and procedures trainings and stay abreast of enhancements to that system.
Obtain detailed knowledge of the Center's programs to communicate priorities to current and prospective donors.
Coordinate with program team colleagues to develop accurate content for grant applications and reports.
Managing the renewal of all current foundation grants, including writing grant proposals, and coordinating the interdepartmental grant application process
Create all grant application budgets in conjunction with the Center Program Administrator and Director of Development.
Liaise with JHURA and JHSPH finance teams to provide all grant financial information needed
Track and report on all foundation grant financial requirements.
Ensure compliance with grant agreements.
Complete all required foundation grant reporting, including narrative and financial reports, working with program, research, finance, and other staff to ensure timely submissions.
Oversee the recognition and stewardship process in conjunction with the School's Development Communications Team to ensure timely acknowledgment and stewardship letters are sent to foundation supporters etc.
Connect regularly with the School's Director of Foundation Relations to discuss prospect strategy, solicitations, and various communications with Center-focused foundations and supporters.
Research and vet possible new foundation funders to create foundation prospect pipeline.
Assist the Director of Development and the Dana Feitler Professor of the Practice with developing/delivering presentations to foundation prospects and funders.
Record and track all activity and progress in the development database.
Attend mandatory development meetings and trainings.
Maintain and regularly update the calendar of foundation deadlines (i.e., due dates for grant applications, reports, letters of inquiry, etc.) .
Maintain and regularly update portfolio of foundation funders.
Assist with other external writing projects as needed such as website content, fact sheets, case studies and monthly newsletters.
Other duties as requested.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (mandatory):
Two years experience required, preferably in fundraising and/or academically oriented writing. Additional graduate level education may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities
Experience with grants management and knowledge of grant stewardship best practices. Experience with and knowledge of the basics of nonprofit finance/accounting. Experience with grant project management tools and donor databases. Experience with, and/or knowledge of, the institutional/foundation giving landscape. Exceptional grant writing skills, including a proven track record of success writing winning proposals. Ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in an intellectually challenging, fast-paced, collegial environment. Political savvy, integrity, discretion, and pragmatic consensus building skills required; mature judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information required. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills and a highly professional image with the ability to interact with faculty, staff, donors, and volunteers at all levels required. Ability to organize and establish objectives and priorities in a complex organizational environment required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
Technical qualifications or specialized certifications:
Any specific physical requirements for the job:
Supervisory responsibility: None
Budget Authority: None
All applicants are expected to uphold the university's core values which includes diversity and inclusion. All staff treat people with dignity and respect by being fair and consistent. We demonstrate an open-minded approach to understanding people regardless of their race, gender, age, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability status or other characteristics. We show respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourage and promote practices that support cultural diversity; and discourage behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds.
Prepared by: Heath Elliott
Date: March 10, 2022
Classified Title: Foundation Relations Associate Working Title: Foundation Relations Associate Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PB Starting Salary Range: Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-DC:District of Columbia Department name: 60011826-HPM-Center for Gun Violence Personnel area: School of Public Health
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