upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

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International House Philadelphia

International House Philadelphia Seeks Programs Development Manager


International House Philadelphia is seeking a Programs Development Manager to play a vital role in fundraising for all public programs, including Lightbox Film Center, arts and cultural programs. The Programs Development Manager will oversee all donor related activities, working closely with the Development Department and other IHP staff in reaching fundraising goals. This position reports to the Director of Programs and Events and is part of the Programs Department.

• Grantwriting:
o Responsible for cultivating new funder relationships through identifying foundation prospects
o Research and track potential grant opportunities, all application requirements and deadlines
o Develop outreach strategies to foundations
o Write grant proposals, letters of intent, or applications for all private, government, and corporate funders, according to requirements
o Work with the Business Office and other departments to create and report on budgets for proposed and awarded grants
o Develop grant administration policies and procedures in conjunction with the Development Department and Business Office

• Fundraising:
o Engage in all aspects of the donor cycle, including prospecting, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship, for individuals and businesses interested in IHP programs
o Participate in appeals, programs and events, and solicitation for in-kind event support
o Work closely with the curatorial team to strategize funding opportunities for upcoming programs

• Membership:
o Assist Programs and Membership Manager in developing annual membership strategic plan
o Identify ways to increase membership through individual strategies and cross-promotional opportunities
o Develop donor/member acknowledgement process
o Ensure fulfillment of membership benefits
o Assist with all communications, including appeals and acknowledgement letters

• Database Management:
o Keep meticulous records of all constituent interactions
o Ensure that our donor database, development reports, and financial data pertaining to foundation and individual support are accurate and maintained in an effective, timely manner
o Run queries and revenue reports as necessary

Skills & Qualifications: 
• Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent analytical, critical thinking and research skills
• Strength in professional writing, prospect research and cultivation
• Demonstrated data management, gift processing and reporting experience
• Comfortable taking initiative; demonstrated creative problem-solving ability
• Self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with the programs and development teams, as well as other departments as necessary
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, prioritize and organize multiple projects
• Positive attitude and strong work ethic
• Personal integrity and ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information
• Experience in understanding and communicating effectively programmatic data
• Knowledge of nonprofit regulations and gift accounting principles a plus
• Experience with development database software (Altru a plus)
• Familiarity and contacts with arts funders in Philadelphia highly preferred
• Passion for the arts and culture preferred
• Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
• Bachelor’s degree and minimum of three years of hands-on experience in development practices and grant writing

IHP offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits.

IHP is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of interest with salary requirements to Anna Wang, Human Resources Coordinator at annaw@ihphilly.org.

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