|FPR GRANTS AND PROJECT MANAGER|
|Middle Management/Professional/NM AD|
|Performs administrative and professional work for the Families, Parks and Recreation Department. Performs a variety of special projects as assigned by the FPR Director. Performs professional and administrative work related to seeking, writing and administering federal, state and private foundation grants to benefit Orlando children and families. In addition to special projects as assigned, primary duties include seeking grant opportunities, writing applications, maintaining and managing grant documentation, and producing regular status reports. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Department of Families, Parks and Recreation Director and is reviewed periodically through reports and results achieved.|
|Writes concisely, persuasively, with attention to detail, and in a manner that meets the requirements of potential funders.
Continues to stay abreast in the community.
Effectively engages community partners to plan collaborative projects.
Identifies grant opportunities via web research, listservs, networking and other methods.
Analyze, understand, interpret and use data to tell a compelling story about the community and its needs.
Conceptualizes how potential grants can be translated into quality programs that align with the City's mission.
Follows up after grants are received, by enduring the submission of required reports.
Performs other special projects as assigned by the Director.
|Knowledge of City departments and their respective services, policies and procedures.
Knowledge of grant writing, grantsmanship and grant administration.
Knowledge of of the geographical area and demographics of Orlando neighborhoods.
Knowledge of best practice programming for children, education and families.
Knowledge of community resources in the government, public, private, non-profit and education sectors.
Knowledge of potential funding sources.
Skilled in grant research and writing.
Skilled in research techniques, report generation, and project management.
Skilled in public speaking, making presentation, conducting workshops, and presenting ideas clearly and concisely in writing and/or verbally.
Skilled in computer graphics, data analysis, event planning and implementation.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City employees, elected City Officials, neighborhood leadership and residents, area businesses, and community and social service agencies, including the ability to remain calm under pressure.
Ability to analyze and interpret factual data necessary to render opinions, decisions, and direction for grants.
Ability to conduct and anyze community needs assessments.
Ability to operate a personal computer and software programs and other audiovisual equipment needed to make presentations.
|Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Education, Child Development, Journalism, Marketing, Public Administration, Public Relations, Social Science or related field, plus minimum of three years of related experience in government, education, non-profit, social services or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.|