Grants Manager - Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians & Western Art
- 10-Oct-2021 to 09-Nov-2021
- - Eiteljorg Museum
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
The grants manager position at the Eiteljorg Museum is a unique opportunity to be a part of the cultural fabric of Indianapolis, IN. If you have a passion for the art, history, and culture of the American West and all Native American peoples of North America, look no further. At 32 years old, the Museum is in an era of exciting change. A completely renovated children's center, an expansion of the programming event space and the ultimate project of completely reimagining our Native American galleries from the prospective of Native voices, all completed before the end of 2022. Do you enjoy interviewing people and drawing out the vision, writing those visions down in a compelling way and landing the funding to make the vision a reality? Do you also enjoy the meticulous details of grant submission, research, and reporting? Then this job is for you.
- College degree or equivalent professional experience
- Three to five years' experience with proven success in receiving funding
- Compelling creative writer, ability to distill complex information into engaging reading material
- Proven track record in prospect research, proposal development, stewardship and reporting
- Strategic thinker with the ability to understand the larger, long-term picture
- Highly organized, strong attention to detail, able to manage several projects simultaneously
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills working with multiple departments
- Interview capabilities to draw out the vision and details of a plan from the project lead and associated staff
- Ability to work on a team as well as autonomously
- Self-motivated, with little oversight, while achieving team goals
- Research grant opportunities locally/nationally and write all major proposals and reports in accordance with grant requirements and standards
- Coordinate the identification, preparation and submission of the proposal and auxiliary pieces with the appropriate staff, teams and project personnel
- Monitor compliance with grant agreements and guidelines, tracking all grantee results working with finance team and project leads
- Take a leading role in identifying opportunities, creating prospect list, sharing them with project personnel, to develop and implement a strategic plan for securing significant grant support federally, nationally, regionally and locally
- Work with the VP for Advancement, building relationships with foundations locally, regionally, nationally and federally
- Ensure all deadlines for submission and reporting are met, obligations for recognition are successfully fulfilled, donors are properly acknowledged in a timely manner and records are routinely updated and accurate
- Participate in development activities when needed, i.e. events, programs, etc.
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