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Grants Manager

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About the company

Youth Opportunities has been delivering personal leadership programs and wraparound support for over 25 years, and has since supported more than 15,650 Personal Leadership Program graduates - positively impacting their schools, families, and communities. They are in an exciting phase of growth as they expand services nationally through a license model, which builds the capability of communities to deliver services and embed the framework to create sustainable change.

About the role

The Grants Manager is primarily responsible for identifying, writing and managing applications and acquittals and managing key relationships for philanthropic grants and government tenders to achieve revenue targets.

  • The position will work with the Head of Fundraising and Marketing to maximise the contribution of existing trusts and foundations, whilst attracting and developing new relationships and funding opportunities including grant tenders.
  • The focus is to create rewarding long-term relationships with grant organisations to create annual or long-term funding.
  • Working across four key areas this role is responsible for grant and tender proposal development and strategy, grant process management, relationship development and management and safety, personal leadership and culture.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for a strategic thinker, and a skilled writer and project manager who is passionate about securing funding to support the growth and impact of our organisation in empowering young people across Australia to thrive.

  • Experience in writing successful grant applications and proposals, reports, and acquittals with values ranging $100k to $ 10 million.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience communicating to diverse audiences including grant bodies, corporate representatives, and Board members.
  • A well-presented and adaptable professional with high-level relationship and communication skills, you will have excellent planning skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent project management and organisational abilities. Proficiency in budget development and financial analysis.
  • Results-focused and solutions-focused with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in budget development and financial analysis.
  • Tertiary qualification in non-profit management, or a related field, or proven experience in a related discipline.
  • An awareness and appreciation of youth issues in South Australia.

Culture and benefits

  • Competitive salary with salary packaging up to $15,900
  • Flexible working arrangements including generous WFH policy
  • Endless opportunities for career progression and on-going training and development

If you are a strategic thinker, a skilled communicator, and passionate about securing funding to support the growth and impact of our organisation in empowering young people, we encourage you to apply for this vital role.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. To apply please click apply or call Rebecca Ramsden on 08 8216 3509 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Marketing

Focus: Communications / PR

Industry: Community Services

Salary: Attractive Salary and package

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Somerton Park

Job Reference: 1917280

Date posted: 4 July 2024

Consultant: Rebecca Ramsden

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