SUPERVISOR: Vice President, Development
POSITION: Part-time, hourly, non-exempt
The Manager, Grants will support Special Olympics New Hampshire’s mission of providing year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. S/he will achieve this by identifying and pursuing funding opportunities, particularly from foundation grants, corporations, and public agencies. S/he will manage grant applications while working with internal staff to meet all requirements in a timely manner and have excellent communication skills. S/he will manage relationships with existing and new grantors to ensure compliance with reporting requirements to secure all financial commitments.
The position is a part of the development department, which is responsible for raising money. Approximately 30 hours per week.
Special Olympics New Hampshire is a fast-paced, non-profit organization providing services to people with intellectual disabilities. The organization has a small staff, a heavy workload and frequently works under deadline pressures. Employees must demonstrate personal discipline and self-motivation to meet SONH organizational and program goals. Each SONH staff member is expected to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, attention to detail and flexibility in assignments, tasks, schedules and roles in working cooperatively to meet our goals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Position specific areas of responsibility
- Unified Champion Schools (UCS) Grant
- Special Olympics International (SOI) Grants
- Maintain existing and search for new opportunities with prior experience researching, writing, submitting and reporting on grants
- Fiscal management
- Ensure that money spent is within budget and submitted in a timely manner (check requests, expense reports and credit card statement)
- Submit time allocation form monthly
- Record all in-kind donations
- Organization, Communication and Time Management
- Utilize a system of time management that will allow you to establish and meet deadlines.
- Maintain an efficient system of communication within the organization
- Maintain communications in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of SONH. Including staff, volunteers and athletes by demonstrating:
- Open communications with respectful and constructive expression of differences.
- Treating all employees with dignity, respect and courtesy; and
- Making every effort to resolve conflict and communication issues.
- Each staff member must help with general organizational needs, while also ensuring that their specific tasks are being completed
- All hands-on deck events
- Common area cleanup
- Transporting items to/from Morgan
- Flexibility in work assignments and role is essential in all of our work. Staff will report directly to volunteers leading specific projects each year (if applicable). Demonstrating support for our athletes, donors and volunteers is a requirement for all staff.
- Performs other tasks as assigned
- Fiscal management
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
- 3 years of work experience (in researching, writing, submitting and reporting on grants)
- Strong computer skills (MS Access, MS Office, etc.)
- Attention to detail and accuracy are essential in this position
- Demonstrated success in time and project management
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, and can multi-task
- Understands the sense of urgency required to support an event
- Ability to be flexible in thinking and problem solving
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to delegate where required and foster a team atmosphere
- Ability to convey a positive and professional image, even under pressure
- Experience supervising employees
- Proven ability to effectively work with diverse groups
- Ability to work flexible hours that include evenings and weekends
- Bachelor’s degree
- Valid driver’s license
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT
SONH is committed to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals. This includes equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other status protected by applicable law.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:
Special Olympics New Hampshire
PO Box 3598
Concord, NH 03302
Fax: (603) 624-1250
No phone calls, please.