This position is responsible for design and implementation of Chicago Voyagers’ grants and marketing program. This work is done in conjunction with the Director of Strategic Development and the Executive Director. The Grants & Marketing Manager is a key part of the Voyagers team, helping build capacity for the organization. Responsibilities include:
Develop grant plans and strategies
Write grant proposals to local, regional and national foundations.
Collaborate with Executive Director and Director of Strategic Development to ensure grants are developed to meet most important and urgent programmatic and organizational needs.
Communicate with staff and agency partners to confirm proposals fit within parameters of existing and new programming.
Manage marketing plan
Develop a detailed tactical marketing & communication action plan for stakeholders
Manage and implement weekly social media posts in conjunction with program and executive staff.
Write and disseminate monthly newsletters with assistance of program and executive staff.
Develop and update existing CV collateral materials.
Maintain consistent voice and brand for Chicago Voyagers while adhering to agency style guide standards.
Provide general administrative support and other duties as assigned
Two years’ experience developing and executing non-profit grant plans with track record of success
Relationships with program officers at local Chicago foundations
Experience marketing or copy writing
Candidates with background in nonprofit or education preferred
Self-driven with proven history of results
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
High level of planning, organizational and project management skills
Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and volunteers and maintain strong relationships
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: unlimited paid time off
flexible work hours
Internal Number: 8476360422
About Chicago Voyagers
The mission of Chicago Voyagers is to empower at-risk youth through outdoor experiential adventures that foster healthy relationships and responsible behavior.