Fund Development Associate

Department: FL - Faith in Florida
Location: Florida
Job Code: 510

Description

Fund Development Associate
 
Faith in Florida (FIF) is seeking a Fund Development Associate. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate experience working with low-income, immigrant, communities of color, and/or returning citizens communities, effective time management skills, including demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects. He or she will be responsible in writing grants and submitting grant reports, developing grassroots fundraising strategies, and initiating relationships with prospective funders.
 
About Faith in Florida:
 
FIF is about people, power, and change. First and foremost, our focus is on the development and engagement of people. We work to unleash the leadership that is within each of us toward fighting for racial, economic, and environmental justice. FIF is affiliated with Faith in Action.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
  • Write grant proposals, reports, concept papers and other documents related to grants as well as manage the process of developing these documents with the staff team.
  • Coordinate and engage others on staff who are responsible for particular funder relationships.
  • Identify foundations whose funding priorities align with FIF’s work.
  • Track and manage all grant opportunities, documents and deadlines in Salesforce.
  • Track, manage, and retain individual donors
  • Produce targeted lists for funder communications and mailings.
  • Communicate regularly with Executive Director (ED) to ensure that proposal and report deadlines are met. Collaborate with ED on project management of reports and proposals.
  • Work closely with the ED and Director of Operations (DO) to maintain grant budgets and with all Faith in Florida Staff on fiscal management of grants, allocations, finance reports, etc.
 
Qualifications:
 
We are seeking candidates who excel as team-players, are results-oriented, and have strong writing skills. You should have 
  • Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills.
  • Cultural competence to work in a multicultural, multi-faith environment.
  • Ability to self-motivate, work well under pressure and handle several projects at once.
  • Experience in fundraising both from foundations as well as individual giving
  • Experience in social justice advocacy, and/or fund development work.
 
Application Procedure: 
 
All applicants must apply for this position online. (Click the “Apply for this Position” button below)  Please have the following documents ready to upload to your online application:
 
  1. An electronic file of your resume (preferably in PDF format)
  2. A cover letter stating why you want this position and your qualifications
 
If you need assistance or experience any technical difficulties with your online application, please contact careers@faithinaction.org.  Resumes will not be accepted via this email address.
 
 
FAITH IN ACTION is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.
 
 




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