Founded in 1980 by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking. MADD has helped to save more than 350,000 lives, reduce drunk driving deaths by 53 percent and educate parents and teens on making safe choices. MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving® calls for law enforcement support, ignition interlocks for all offenders, advanced vehicle technology and designating a non-drinking driver. MADD has provided supportive services to nearly one million drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge through local victim advocates and the 24-Hour Victim Help Line 1-877-MADD-HELP. Visit www.madd.org or call 1-877-ASK-MADD.
The National office located in Irving, Texas 75062 is currently seeking candidates for the full time position of Grant Manager 093-17.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving Texas is looking for an efficient, solution-oriented, adaptable, energetic, and motivated candidate to oversee the federal, state, and local grant funding for the MADD Texas team. Previous experience working with VOCA funding, Department of Transportation funding, or foundation funding preferred. Previous experience with public speaking, employee management, technology/database management and grant writing a must.
Direct, organize and implement all aspects and technical portions of specific grant programs for targeted populations at State and Local level. Responsible for all grant administration including regular liaison and reporting to grant funding organization, achievement of established grant performance objectives, development of programs to achieve grant objectives and adherence to all grant policies and guidelines. Develop and manage grant administrative employees.
Foster a culture of philanthropy within MADD. Be a leader for other staff and volunteers to institutionalize philanthropy within the organization.
ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
1. Responsible for the direction, organization and overall implementation of grant programs within the state/territory. Ensure that grant goals and objectives as designated by MADD management and/or the grantor are achieved by providing training, guidance, ongoing support and motivation to staff and volunteers. Develop and design training content and events specifically targeted to achieve objectives of the grant assigned to the position.
2. Responsible for all grant administration including relationship building with grantors, regular financial/programmatic reporting, and adherence to all program and/or grant policies and guidelines.
3. Monitor/maintain tracking and data collection of programmatic results and the progress for evaluation and improvement. Report statistics tracked such as outcome measures. Train staff and volunteers on the collection of data and the web based data collection system, if applicable.
4. Organize and maintain all grant documentation in accordance with grantor and National A-133 organizational audit.
5. Under direction of immediate supervisor, develop and enhance knowledge, skills and experience in identifying, writing, developing, implementing, and managing foundation grants. Meet and or exceed established personal fundraising goals during unrestricted time.
6. Recruit, hire, train, develop and manage dedicated grant administrative staff in support of grant functions. Ensure that all processes, procedures and reporting tools are being implemented and managed efficiently, effectively and professionally through establishment of goals & objectives and that employees receive, understand and are held accountable in meeting goals & objectives. Foster an atmosphere which encourages professional achievement.
7. Perform other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.
2. Two to Four years’ experience working with grant administration. Previous experience working with Victims of Crime or Department of Transportation funding a plus.
3. At least 1 year prior staff management experience or demonstrated leadership abilities is required.
4. Strong organizational skills, be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and execute in a high-volume environment.
5. Demonstrated commitment, passion and compassion for the mission of MADD.
6. Ability to maintain workplace confidentiality and take ownership/accountability for own actions and aspects of the job.
7. Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and convey thoughts clearly, logically and concisely both orally and in writing, using appropriate grammar and command of the English language.
8. Must have demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook and be familiar with entering data into on-line systems. Should also have basic record keeping and math skills.
9. Ability to work both independently and with others to resolve issues and maintain composure and professionalism in an environment of changing and/or multiple priorities.
10. Ability to tolerate stressful situations and maintain a professional demeanor during times of stress.
11. Travel and flexible hours are required.
12. Strong organizational skills, be detail oriented with the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects and execute in a high-volume environment.
13. Excellent communication skills with the ability to develop and convey thoughts clearly, logically and concisely both orally and in writing, using appropriate grammar and command of the English language.
14. Ability to work both independently and with others to resolve issues and maintain composure and professionalism in an environment of changing and/or multiple priorities.
15. Must be able to work on a time table, meet deadlines, follow instructions and accept direction on given assignments.
16. Strong work ethic with the ability to maintain a high activity level.
17. Ability to tolerate stressful situations and maintain a professional demeanor during times of stress.
18. Must have exceptional internal and external customer service orientation.
19. Must have demonstrated computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook and be familiar with entering data into on-line systems. Should also have basic record keeping and math skills.
20. Must have working knowledge of company policies and procedures.
21. Ability to maintain social, ethical and organizational standards in job related activities, at work and in the community.
22. Ability to maintain workplace confidentiality and take ownership/accountability for own actions andaspects of the job.
23. Demonstrated commitment, passion and compassion for the mission of MADD.
10% Travel required. Please submit salary requirements with cover letter. No phone calls please.
Typical Physical and Mental Demands -
This position requires working in an office setting and is generally considered sedentary. This position may require a combination of sitting, standing, lifting/carrying (maximum 25 pounds) for at least 8 hours and a normal range of hearing and vision. The noise level is from quiet to moderate. This position
requires the ability to operate a computer and other office machines such as a copier, fax, calculator and telephone. This position must be able to maintain confidentiality. This position may require a valid State Drivers License and proof of insurance because the individual may be required to drive to alternate locations away from the office. Active learning, listening, writing, speaking, judgment and the ability towork under pressure may be mandatory for this position.
Interested Candidates should forward resumes to the following email address:CC.Resumes@madd.org
MADD offers a competitive salary and exceptional benefits + business casual environment.
“An Interested Party will be considered an applicant only after the individual has complied with the application process and has indicated the specific position for which they are applying.”
MADD is an equal opportunity employer.