November 30, 2021 | D.C. Metro Area or Remote

Grants Manager

Job Description

Common Sense Society (CSS) seeks an experienced professional for the part-time or full-time position as Grants Manager. The Grants Manager will serve as an integral member of the Development team and will be responsible for researching, preparing, submitting, and stewarding grant proposals, reports, and correspondence with foundations and corporations in support of CSS’ programmatic priorities. The position reports to the Director of Development and is based in the Washington, D.C. metro area or remotely.

Core Responsibilities

• Lead all CSS grant proposal development, submission, correspondence, and reporting
• Cultivate relationships with foundations, philanthropic organizations, and grant-making corporations
• Develop and monitor grant budgets in coordination with CSS management
• Research prospective funders, including deadlines and guidelines
• Monitor grant deliverables and provide timely reporting to funders
• Provide other institutional research and drafting as needed

Requirements and Qualifications

• Demonstrated commitment to CSS’ mission
• 2-5 years of relevant experience preferred
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills

Benefits and Compensation

Full-time employees receive a generous benefits package including health insurance and a retirement matching program. Compensation commensurate with experience.

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