Development Associate–Grants

The Bass

The Bass is seeking an energetic Development Associate - Grants to join its Development department to research, write and perform administrative duties associated with the museum’s foundation, government and corporate grants efforts in support of the museum’s annual operations, restricted programs, strategic initiatives and capital projects. Major responsibilities include coordinating and tracking an existing portfolio of foundation, government and corporate grant funders and researching potential new funders. The Bass Development Associate – Grants will report directly to the Director of Individual Giving and work closely with the Executive Director and department heads to advance the museum’s fundraising priorities.

Responsibilities
  • Research, write and submit letters of inquiry, proposals and other materials as necessary to secure foundation, government and corporate grant support.

  • Work with Deputy Director and project directors to prepare, track and report on project budgets that meet funder guidelines.

  • Work with project directors to ensure grant-funded projects are on-track and that obligations are fulfilled within the terms of the grant agreement.

  • Submit project revisions to funders as necessary.

  • Coordinate with existing grant funders and research new sources of grant revenue in conjunction with institutional priorities.

  • Track annual income goals for grant support.

  • Coordinate the annual grant calendar.

  • Ensure funder files are accurate and up-to-date in Altru CRM and paper files.

  • Attend grant meetings on and offsite.

  • Work with the Director of Individual Giving to conduct prospect research and produce donor profiles and proposals.

  • Work with the Director of External Affairs to conduct prospect research and produce corporate profiles and sponsorship decks.

  • Produce monthly reports for City of Miami Beach Mayor and Commissioners.

  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 1 – 2 years of nonprofit fundraising and/or professional writing/editing experience.

  • Ability to write clearly, succinctly and persuasively

  • Capable of working well under pressure, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Strong sense of personal and professional accountability

  • Knowledge of local, state and national foundation, government and corporate grant landscape preferred.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Familiarity with Altru CRM preferred.

  • Initiative, integrity and desire to support the mission of The Bass to present contemporary art to excite, challenge and educate.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong editing skills

  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to developmentjobs@thebass.org. Please, no phone inquiries.

Note: This description indicates, in general terms, the type and level of work performed and responsibilities held by the team member(s). Duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive or specific to any individual team member.

NO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES OR SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. THIS IS A FULL-TIME POSITION THAT WILL WORK ON-SITE, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Our company is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, political affiliation or veteran status. DFWP

Due to the high volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to individual inquiries. If your qualifications and experience match the needs of the current job or internship opening, potential candidates will be contacted for an interview.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Posted on February 8