Manager of Foundations and Grants

Orphan’s Promise – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking an experienced Manager of Foundations and Grants to develop foundation relationships to increase giving to CBN’s Orphan’s Promise, a ministry to orphaned, abandoned and vulnerable children.  This individual will also conduct research, prepare grant applications, and coordinate all foundation appeals.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Extensive working knowledge of grant writing, researching, and proven ability to raise funds from foundations
  • Knowledge of sales techniques and non-profit fundraising principles for foundations
  • Working knowledge of Biblical principles and stewardship
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to speak persuasively and articulate an organization’s mission and purpose
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to build effective, long-term foundation relationships
  • Polished and sophisticated communicator with excellent ability to collaborate cross-functionally and cooperatively with various departments
  • Strategic thinker with ability to think quickly under pressure/stressful situations
  • Self-starter with excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines
  • Computer skills including MS Office and database programs
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and be results driven
  • Ability to be flexible and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Solid background of superior work ethic, integrity, and Christian commitment
  • Ability to travel extensively and work flexible, irregular hours