Enroot is seeking a full-time Development Manager to join our development team. Reporting to the Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives, the Development Manager will execute all grant activities required to secure and steward institutional funders, manage Enroot’s fundraising database, manage donor communications, and provide additional support in development operations.
Grant proposal process:
Research, identify and steward institutional funders including foundations, corporate and government entities, with the goal of building a pipeline of consistent institutional funding support. Enroot typically submits over 60 proposals annually, ranging from $5,000 to more than $100,000.
Write and submit letters of intent, full grant proposals including budgets, and required reports.
Manage grant funding expenditures, reporting, and meeting of grant requirements including coordination of funder site visits.
Take primary responsibility for Enroot’s development database, Salesforce, becoming an expert in its design and functionality, developing strategies for its use, and ensuring regular, accurate, updates and report generation.
Conduct queries and generate reports for internal and external communications, event planning, and mailing lists.
In partnership with the Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives, create a development communications strategy and lead on execution, including direct mail solicitations, online appeals, social media, and website.
Manage donor stewardship by processing timely gift acknowledgment letters.
What Are We Looking For?
Who you are. You are committed to fostering Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity in your community and your place of work. You are a bright, imaginative and collaborative development professional with a passion for reaching ambitious goals, strong technical writing skills, and understanding of grant requirements, tracking, and reporting.
What you believe. You believe that all immigrant students can succeed at the highest level and that our country will be strengthened when we invest resources in supporting them.
Persuasive communicator. You’ve earned a reputation as an extremely persuasive communicator, especially in written form.
Analytical and Strategic Thinker. You think analytically, prioritize tasks and develop processes that monitor progress and performance. You rely on data, experience, and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Organized & Productive. You pay attention to small details, possess strong organizational and financial management skills and can work in a fast-paced environment.
Data savvy. You are adept in the use of Salesforce including creating and streamlining development reports.
Education & Experience. You have a bachelor’s degree with 4 or more years of experience in fundraising and specifically, grant writing. You have a track record of success securing increasing amounts of funding from institutional funders and overseeing the full grant cycle.
Inclusive. You work effectively with people regardless of their race, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, ability, job type—or any other factor that makes us unique!
Compensation commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits package and generous paid time off policy, including 15 paid vacation days (20 after first 3 years), 10 holidays, 3 personal days, 15 sick days, and the office is closed for a week in December.
How to Join Our Team
Please send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity, addressed to Enroot’s Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives, Dananai Morgan, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enroot has been supporting English Learner students through our comprehensive wrap-around program model for the last 26 years. Supporting recently arrived immigrant students during their high school to college years as they learn a new language, adapt to a culture, and set roots in a new community is at the core of our work. We strive to create a feeling of belonging with a goal of seeing them succeed in college, career, and life. Under our current strategic plan, we are poised for expansion in order to achieve our vision of success for all immigrant youth. To learn more about the students and values that drive our work, please visit www.enrooteducation.orgEnroot is an equal opportunity employer and as such, we do not discriminate against any team member or candidate because of race, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, or pregnancy. We encourage all to apply because we understand a diversity of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for our students.