- Manage grant agreement approval process, including logging agreements, securing approval of terms from program, finance and legal departments (including writing cover memos to legal that flag issues), and ensuring agreement is returned to donor promptly.
- Conduct prospect research; write and distribute new prospect briefings and maintain prospect tracking grids.
- Develop and maintain tracking grid for all current and lapsed funders to monitor funder trends and growth.
- Assist in the collection of pro forma report materials including standard institutional information and attachments
- Coordinate with Finance on all government reimbursement requests.
- Create and maintain the FGD production report, provide weekly updates to team and keep presentation deck up to date for VP.
- Track all national productions events – station events, screenings, etc., and retain metrics for event attendance and success (coordinate with NP Sr. Director of Impact and Engagement).
- Working with Sr. FGD Associate, assist with funder meetings, tours and event set-up.
- Send DVDs to funders and current prospects.
- Compile grant reports, submitting draft to Sr. Stewardship manager for review. Ensure style, accuracy and timely submission of all reports.
- Ensure all government and federal agency portals are up to date in regards to certifications, assurances and passwords; assist frontline fundraisers with upload of electronic grant submissions and reports to federal agencies (grants.gov, Fastlane, eGMS, ERA Commons, etc.)..
- Work with VP on funding credits for national projects.
- Perform related special projects or other duties as assigned.
- Ability to interact and work effectively with a wide variety of people, to include WETA project staff and outside producers and other contacts, using diplomacy, tact and discretion. Ability to establish and maintain rapport with people at all professional levels.
- Excellent organizational, project planning and time management skills with careful attention to detail.
- Excellent oral and written skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and deadline pressures.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and analytically, handle complex, detail-oriented work, and exercise discretion, tact and good judgment.
- Strong understanding and application of computer technology to efficiently accomplish work, using Microsoft Office programs, email, Internet, and database management software.
- Availability and ability to work irregular work hours as needed.
- College degree in liberal arts, communications, finance, accounting or related field.
- Minimum 3-5 years of non-profit experience, and familiarity with foundation and government fundraising.
- Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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