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Museum of Contemporary Art-North Miami
770 N.E. 125th Street
North Miami, FL, United States

Phone: (305) 893-6211
Web Site: www.mocanomi.org

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Grants Manager


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Job ID:

2309

Location:

North Miami, FL, United States

Category:

Fundraising-Development

Salary:

$60,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

343

Zip Code:

33161

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

02.05.2024
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Job Description:

The Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami seeks an experienced Grants Manager to oversee the museum’s portfolio of current and prospective grant funders to meet annual foundation and government revenue goals. Through research, cultivation, proposal writing, grant management, reporting, and stewardship, they will secure essential funding to support the museum’s exhibitions, education and public programs, community engagement efforts, general operating needs, and strategic initiatives. The position reports to the Director of Development and collaborates closely with other departments to execute high quality proposals and ensure grant compliance.
 
MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
  • Work with the Director of Development to create an annual strategy to secure foundation and government grants to meet annual fundraising goals.
  • Manage a portfolio of new and existing grant funders, maintaining positive funder relations.
  • Research and identify new sources of grant revenue in conjunction with institutional priorities.
  • Write and submit high quality letters of inquiry, proposals, and other application materials to secure competitive local, state, and national grant awards.
  • With approval from the Deputy Director, complete organizational budgets and liaise with project directors and other departments as needed to to submit project budgets that meet funder guidelines.
  • Execute contracts and project restatements to funders as necessary.
  • Work with project directors to ensure grant-funded projects are on-track and that obligations are fulfilled within the terms of the grant agreement.
  • Manage annual grants calendar to ensure timely submission of applications, contracts, reports, and funder communications. 
  • Track progress toward annual grant goals, maintain grants management system, and prepare monthly reports.
  • Ensure funders are acknowledged in accordance with the terms of the grant agreement.
  • Ensure physical and digital grant files are accurate and up-to-date, including funder records in the museum’s CRM database, Altru.
  • Attend in-person and online grant meetings, panels, and webinars.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS.
  • Knowledge of local, state, and national foundation and government funders, landscape, and trends.
  • Demonstrated success securing local, state, and national grants to meet annual fundraising goals, including new sources of funding.
  • Proven track record managing a robust annual grants calendar
  • Ability to write clearly, succinctly, and persuasively.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Integrity, strong work ethic, initiative, results-driven, positive attitude, problem-solver.
  • Capable of working well under pressure, multi-tasking, and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and in an atmosphere of continual growth, and rapid change.
  • Maturity and discretion.
 
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
  • Minimum two years of professional non-profit grant writing experience.
  • Experience using grant research tools and management systems.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with funders.
  • Experience communicating with funders on the phone, via email, and in-person.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience building and manipulating budgets.
  • Ability to learn new skills and tools quickly and proficiently.
 
DESIRED
  • Experience working in an arts/cultural setting, preferably in South Florida.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and Altru/other CRM database.
  • Experience using GrantHub or Monday.com for grants management.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and/or Haitian Creole.
 
This is a full-time, salaried position that requires limited early morning, late evening and weekend hours as necessary, especially during periods of high volume (Miami Art Week, exhibition openings, etc.). A level 2 background check will be required upon the offer of employment.
 
Reports to: Director of Development
 
Compensation: Salary starting at $60,000 annually, commensurate with experience and including an excellent benefits package.
 
To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and three references to sryan@mocanomi.org with subject line “GRANTS MANAGER”. No phone calls please.
 
MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and
applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.
 
ABOUT MOCA
 
Mission
MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.
 
Vision
MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art
experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.
 
MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.
 
MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts.