Project Manager, Programs
Van Alen seeks a highly skilled and collaborative Project Manager, Programs (Temporary) to lead assigned community engagement and urbanism initiatives. Reporting to the Director of Programs, the Project Manager will work closely with communities to create public spaces that support social cohesion in New York City and the region at large. The Project Manager should be detail-oriented, a great communicator, and a strategic problem solver with experience managing budgets, timelines, and logistics. The Project Manager should have high levels of energy and initiative, a collaborative spirit, and experience engaging diverse stakeholders, from community members to government leaders.
Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grants Manager will develop and execute a comprehensive institutional development strategy for contributed income totaling $2.5-3 million annually for general operations, and restricted program support.
The Grants Manager works with the Development team on the overall institutional development strategy (foundation, government, and corporate), manages a portfolio of institutional donors, and executes institutional fundraising efforts including prospect research, stewardship, grant solicitations, proposal and budget preparation, grant writing, corporate negotiations, grant reporting, and related administrative duties.
The position provides the expertise to advance Van Alen’s interests by researching and identifying potential sources of support; proactively seeking opportunities to generate new proposals based on foundation, government, and corporate guidelines and interests; and by maintaining strong communication with foundation, government, and corporate donors and prospects.