Manager of Development, Institutional Giving

About the Organization

The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for nearly 200 groups in New York State. We envision a New York state that is stronger because all people are welcome, treated fairly, and given the chance to pursue their dreams. Our mission is to unite immigrants, members, & allies so all New Yorkers can thrive. We represent the collective interests of New York's diverse immigrant communities and organizations and devise solutions to advance them; advocate for laws, policies, and programs that lead to justice and opportunity for all immigrant groups; and build the power of immigrants and the organizations that serve them to ensure their sustainability, to improve people's lives, and to strengthen our state.

Our organizational values: Inclusive & Representative; Fair & Just; Accountable & Trusted.

Position Overview

The NYIC is looking for an experienced writer with strong attention to detail to serve as Manager of Development, Institutional Giving. The Manager, under the supervision of the Director of Development, is responsible for managing institutional fundraising and grant writing for the NYIC’s growing budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage a complex and diverse portfolio of grants from a variety of funding streams including foundations, corporations, and government entities
  • Manage proposals and reports through the entire process - including drafting, editing, and finalizing - and securing input from program staff
  • Maintain existing and develop new relationships with foundations and other potential funders
  • Manage and innovate systems to track grant deliverables and communicate reporting needs to staff and senior leadership
  • Maintain database of contact with funders as well as tracking systems for grant deliverables, deadlines, and payments
  • Research potential funding sources and provide input on strategies for outreach and cultivation

Qualities Sought:

  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization. Experience with grant writing and grants management is required
  • Knowledge of issues facing immigrants in New York is an advantage, as is familiarity with funders that support immigrant issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to speak a second language is a plus

To Apply: Please send cover letter explaining why this position interests you and why you are the ideal candidate, resume, and a writing sample (a letter of intent, a short grant proposal, or other fundraising materials) to [email protected] with the subject line: Manager of Development, Institutional Giving.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; early applications are encouraged. No phone calls will be accepted about this position.

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