Grants Manager

New York, United States · Growth


ioby seeks a Grants Manager based in Brooklyn, NY. The Grants Manager will manage ioby’s non-governmental grants portfolio and lead strategic planning for the team. Reporting to the Executive Director and working with the Development Associate (new hire), this team member will work to manage and grow ioby’s grants revenue to reach ambitious budget goals and seize on new programmatic opportunities. Responsibilities will include development of grant-related communications including proposals and budgets, management of Salesforce database to monitor due dates, deliverables, cash flow, and prospect list, and activities to cultivate new opportunities. For the right candidate, this position is an exciting opportunity to shape the growth of a mission-driven, community-based tech startup while contributing to a broad movement of citizen-led neighborhood development. There is a lot of room to advance your career at ioby.

We’re looking for a person who has experience managing a portfolio of non-governmental grants, including developing proposals and budgets, has experience developing and maintaining a Salesforce database (or other CRM system), and has a proven experience managing relationships with clients. The right candidate will be exceptionally articulate, obsessively detail oriented, capable of finding solutions on their own, and tenaciously driven to reach aggressive goals. You should be personally fulfilled doing a combination of writing and budget development (60%), data management and standardization across teams (20%), relationship management (10%) and prospect research (10%). To thrive at ioby, you believe in the power of resident-led action in making change, and are committed to racial and economic justice.

Extraordinary candidates will have experience managing up to C-level staff, and experience working in an anti-racist organization.

Women, people of color and LGBT people are always strongly encouraged to apply.

ioby is committed to the principles of equal opportunity. ioby’s organizational policies, practices, programs, activities and decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, volunteerism, internships and other terms and conditions of employment or voluntary service shall not be based on a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, source of income, parental status, housing status, or other protected status, in accordance with applicable law.

Job Objectives:

Job Activities:

60% Development of grant-related communications:

10% Data management

10% Data Standardization

10% Relationship management

10% Prospect Research

This job is based at ioby’s Brooklyn office. ioby’s regular business hours are 9-6pm Monday through Friday, but this job will require occasional work outside regular business hours. ioby is a startup: You’ll be expected to bring new ideas, strategies, revise your work on short timelines and bring an attitude of continuous improvement and a culture of innovation.


Candidates for this position must have the following work experience.

Extraordinary candidates will have these qualifications.


This is a full-time position, with a salary range of $53,000 - $95,000, and includes a generous benefit package, including full coverage for health, eye and dental, a minimum of 28 personal days, and an attractive "Whole Person" policy.

Apply by June 23, 2017. No calls, please.

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