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Manager of Grants and Strategic Funding

Posted by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art ; Posted on 
Jobs: Development, Full Time - DEADLINE :  
Manager of Grants and Strategic Funding


The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a proactive self-starter with fundraising, development, and
grant management experience to assume the position of Manager of Grants and Strategic Funding.
Working closely with the Executive Director to implement growth strategies for the Utah Museum of
Contemporary Art’s fundraising efforts, this position will grow the roster of corporate and foundation funders
while also ensuring the integrity and professional management of existing grants, sponsorships, and funding
partner integrating. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent written communications and concise,
convincing messaging that thoughtfully articulates the funding need, mission fulfillment, and strategic
funding partner alignment and will oversee multiple facets of the grant and sponsorship process, including
developing and managing The Museum’s proposal and grant reporting schedule; renewing existing grants
and sponsorships; researching and identifying new and viable corporate and foundation prospects; ensuring
fulfillment and compliance requirements; and meeting all required submission and report deadlines.
This person will play a lead role in managing all aspects of grant writing, including applications, reports, and
discovery of new foundations. Additionally, the position will manage the donor database, set monthly,
quarterly, and annual development goals. In partnership with the Executive Committee, will help conceive of
annual give campaigns, led membership drives, and when needed will meet with current, past, and
prospective donors.
Manager of Grants and Strategic Funding reports to the Executive Director and trains and mentors the (part-
time) Development Coordinator