University Settlement (www.universitysettlement.org), The Door (www.door.org), and Broome Street Academy (www.broomestreetacademy.org) are affiliated social justice agencies that tackle the complex issues surrounding poverty for over 40,000 New Yorkers each year.
We are seeking an Institutional Giving Manager to join our dynamic Institutional Giving team that manages the agencies’ multimillion-dollar portfolio of foundation and government funders and continually seeks new sources of support to advance our agencies’ missions. As a senior member of the Institutional Giving team, the Institutional Giving Manager will work closely with the Managing Director and provide support to the team’s four Grants Officers. The ideal candidate will be thoughtful and entrepreneurial, have the ability to lead and work in a team environment, and demonstrate successful experience securing private and public funding.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution
At least 3 – 4 years of grant writing experience, including proven success securing funding of all types, including upgraded funding and new funders
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with emphasis on proposal writing and editing
Superior project management skills, including the ability to coordinate activities of others diplomatically, impose and manage timelines, and provide excellent overall coordination of multiple efforts to meet deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to build effective relationships with staff at all levels of the agency, as well as funders
Strong leadership qualities and ability to work effectively as a part of a team
Capacity to work effectively under the pressure of deadlines
Enthusiasm for the missions of University Settlement, The Door and Broome Street Academy
The Door’s mission is to empower young people to reach their potential by providing comprehensive youth development services in a diverse and caring environment.Since 1972, The Door has helped a diverse and rapidly growing population of disconnected youth in New York City gain the tools they need to become successful, in school, work and in life.While we pride ourselves on offering all of our serv...ices under one roof, The Door is also focused on impacting the lives of young people throughout the city - and the world - and, as such, has served as a model for other, similar organizations locally, nationally and internationally.As the needs of New York City youth continue to shift and change, we work hard to shift our services in response.