Institutional Giving Manager

Kidspace Children's Museum

Pasadena, California

Department: Development         
Classification:  Full-Time Exempt
Reports to: Chief Development Officer

Position Overview: This position is responsible for writing grant requests to foundations, corporations, and government agencies, researching and pursuing new funding opportunities, managing funder relationships, and assisting with department planning.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Research, identify, and pursue potential funding sources
Write grant proposals and prepare applications 
Track progress and complete grant reports
Work closely with the program department to identify funding needs, monitor grant progress, and collect data for final reports
Manage relationships with funders and sponsors
Maintain donor files/records for foundations, corporations, and government entities
Additional job duties as assigned

Minimum Job Requirements:
Minimum 4 years of experience in grant writing with successful outcomes
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills:  Windows, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, etc.
Research skills required
Raiser’s Edge donor database experience preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in related area or equivalent field

Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to jobs@kidspacemuseum.org .