The Flagler Museum has an opening for a highly motivated and experienced Grants Manager to serve as a member of the Finance team. Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Grants Manager will be responsible for researching, identifying,securing grants and funding opportunities, and the fulfillment of all grant reporting, in support the Museum's programs, exhibitions, and initiatives. This role requires excellent research and writing skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain relationships with potential funders and stakeholders. The Grants Manager will work closely with the Museum's leadership team to develop and implement a comprehensive grants strategy that aligns with the Museum's mission and goals.
- Research and identify potential grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, corporations, and other funding sources.
- Develop and maintain a grants calendar to track deadlines, requirements, and reporting obligations.
- Write and submit compelling grant proposals, applications, and reports that effectively communicate the Museum's mission, programs, and impact.
- Collaborate with Museum staff to gather necessary information and data for grant applications and reports.
- Build and maintain relationships with funders, including attending meetings, networking events, and conferences.
- Monitor and track grant awards, insuring compliance with grant terms and reporting requirements, both programmatic and financial reporting.
- Stay informed about trends and best practices in grant writing and fundraising for museums and cultural institutions.
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as nonprofit management, arts administration, or communications. Master's degree preferred.
- Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in grant writing and management, preferably in a museum or cultural institution setting.
- Proven track record of successfully securing grants from a variety of funding sources.
- Excellent research, writing, and editing skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with funders, stakeholders, and colleagues.
- Knowledge of grant compliance and reporting requirements.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and grant management software.
- Familiarity with the museum and cultural sector, including an understanding of current trends and challenges.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse teams.
Qualified applicates should submit a cover letter and resumé.
- No phone calls, please.
- The Flagler Museum is a smoke-free environment and drug-free workplace. A comprehensive background check will be conducted prior to hire. The Flagler Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.