Corporate Development Manager (LINC HOUSING)
CLASS TITLE: CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT
EFFECTIVE DATE: OCTOBER 2021
REVISED: OCTOBER 2021
In the spirit of collaboration, excellence, and innovation, we at Linc Housing are committed to building and preserving housing that is affordable, environmentally sustainable, and a catalyst for community improvement. Our team works hard to address California’s homelessness crisis by building supportive housing and addressing the affordable housing needs of California’s diverse population.
We are proud of and inspired by our mission to build communities and strengthen neighborhoods for people underserved by the marketplace. Our feats could not have been achieved without the resilience and drive for excellence put forth by our team. If you are interested in joining a team of dedicated, caring, and talented individuals inspired to make change, you have found the right place.
GENERAL NATURE & SCOPE OF WORK
Under the general supervision of the Vice President of Corporate Development, oversees grant management along with supporting the overall community development mission of Linc.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Supports all Linc departments by overseeing grant production and management
- Manages grant budgeting and forecasting, in collaboration with executive management and accounting staff
- Grant research, writing, reporting (internal/external), and relationship management
Supporting Linc’s Community Development Efforts Through Partnerships
- Providing writing and project management support to housing development to secure additional sites
- Manages policy support letters, meetings, and events to expand political will for affordable housing
- Project manager for sourcing, securing and managing additional financial tools for development, such as program related investments
- Manage communications and corporate publications (online and in print) to inform stakeholders of Linc’s goals and accomplishments in community development
- Provide event support through communications and hosting to attract and maintain quality partnerships
- Participates in management team meetings and supports internal strategic initiatives such as implementing nonprofit best practices, company culture, industry participation/networking
- Supervises staff, interns, and volunteers in projects related to grants, communications, policy, and fundraising
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Writing, editing and grammar
- Elements of program design and management
- Internet research methodology
- Social services and community need for affordable housing, special needs populations, and permanent supportive housing
- Linc’s corporate goals for growth
- Applicable affordable housing industry and social service regulations, practices, and procedures
- Terminology and best practices for grant writing and evaluation
- Superior writing and communication skills
- Strong analytical skills for interpreting research and preparing recommendations
- Experienced at understanding and applying specific knowledge and methodology in proposal writing
- Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments, public officials, industry executives, foundation and corporate managers, donors, volunteers, interns, and the general public
- Perform online research, including databases
- Develop and prepare project budgets
- Efficiently organize complex information
- Creatively integrate and present information
- Work in a creative team environment
- Provide creative input to varying projects in a multi-faceted department
- Strong attention to detail
- Meet deadlines and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
A combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, political science, public policy, or related field; master’s degree a plus and
- 5 years’ progressive experience in grant writing, communications, and other aspects of nonprofit operations and management
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work is performed primarily in an office environment under pressure and requires the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and demands
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use a keyboard
- Lift up to 10 pounds
- Travel to events, venues, trade shows, and conferences
The statements contained in this position specification reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the work load.
To Apply: Resumes with cover letters can be sent to email@example.com.