Position Title:

Development and Grants Manager (posted 9/2022)

Reporting To:

Executive Director

Classification:

Full-time/Exempt

Position Description:

Overview:

The California Black Health Network (CBHN) is the only Black female-led, statewide organization dedicated to advocating for health equity for all Black (African Americans and Black Immigrants) Californians. CBHN’s mission is to ensure that all Black Californians, regardless of their education, socioeconomic class, zip code, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, or immigration status, have access to high-quality and equitable primary and behavioral healthcare, and avoid unnecessarily succumbing to disease. CBHN conducts outreach, education, and advocacy to achieve health equity for Black Californians through the lens of understanding critical issues that lie at the intersection of racial justice, social justice, and environmental justice.

Position Summary:
CBHN is searching for a passionate and experienced Development and Grants Manager to work with our organization. Duties for the Development and Grants Manager include fundraising, campaign management, grant prospecting, grant writing, leading and managing the grant tracking and reporting process, optimizing the grant administration process, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, and managing donor and grant databases and tracking systems.

The ideal candidate for this role should have superior communications and organizational skills, strong leadership qualities, and exceptional fundraising skills. The Development and Grants Manager develops, administers and oversees fundraising strategies and grant administration, and ensures that grant deliverables and reports are on track and on time. The Development and Grants Manager must have excellent writing skills, possess the ability to oversee  and manage multiple grant projects, and track/manage budgets and key deliverables. In addition, the Development and Grants Manager must have an excellent fundraising track record, and skilled at analyzing data and outcomes, leading the preparation of development/fundraising strategies and plans, as well as grant proposals, and operating in a collaborative working environment.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Core Competencies:

  • Must possess a successful track record of fundraising and campaign management experience
  • Must possess experience managing and cultivating funder relationships as well as individual donors.
  • Must possess the ability to lead and manage fundraising initiatives successfully with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work independently to develop and implement fundraising strategies in collaboration with
    CBHN team members and Board of Directors.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with external and internal audiences in a clear
    and concise manner.
  • Must have excellent grant prospecting and writing skills.
  • Exhibit the ability to seek out and implement opportunities to improve processes
    and grant project results.
  • Must demonstrate respect and sensitivity for all communities and cultures both
    internal and external to CBHN organizational culture.
  • Must be able to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Must be able to act decisively, engaging in timely and quality decision-making.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Development and Fundraising

  • Manages the daily activities of CBHN’s fundraising and development campaigns and programs.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director on the development of goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns, including the Campaign for Black Health Equity.
  • Plans and implements marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect/donor engagement.
  • Collaborates with Membership and Network Manager on annual membership campaigns, including designing the campaign, procuring materials, executing a mail and e-mail campaign, and creating progress reports for internal and external use.
  • Researches donor prospects and maintaining a donor prospect lists and donor database, as well as executing prompt acknowledgement of donations

Grant Management

  • Lead and manage CBHN fundraising initiatives and campaigns.
  • Coordinate with funding organizations, CBHN staff, and Board of Directors.
  • Lead and manage the development of reports including tracking progress for grant objectives,
    drafting reports, and coordinating staff input and finalization.
  • Compile, analyze, and organize data and donors activity for internal and
    external distribution.
  • Provide administrative oversight for the implementation of grant projects
  • Manage and maintain grant and reporting documents for CBHN files.
  • Manage and analyze grant evaluation indicators including grant program events.
  • Ensure grant deliverables are completed on time.

Communications and Technology

  • Proficient use of reporting systems to manage donors, fundraising activities, and grant prospecting, tracking, reporting, and communications.
  • Proficient use and management of grants database and software tools.

Other:

  • Report to Executive Director on a regular basis through scheduled meetings and
    participate in staff meetings.
  • Liaise with the Board of Directors on fundraising initiatives and campaigns.
  • Coordinate special grant-related projects, assignments, and activities as requested.

Requirements/Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and commensurate work experience.
  • At least five years of experience leading fundraising activities, grant management and reporting.
  • Strong writing skills including proofreading and editing.
  • Experience working with funders and Board of Directors
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and function effectively in a remote office
    environment, if necessary.
  • Able to prioritize multiple assignments and meet conflicting deadlines within a
    dynamic work environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively and professionally with a diverse Board, constituents, and stakeholders.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is primarily sedentary with some light work.
  • Travel may be necessary up to 10%.
  • Skilled operation of a computer, copier, and telephone is required.
  • In-office or remote, if not candidate is not Sacramento-based.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A successful track record in fundraising and grants management and administration.
  • Possesses drive and initiative and can work autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • Comfortable working with databases, analytical tools, and various online meeting
    platforms.
  • Passionate about health equity and CBHN’s mission, programs, and relevant public policy
    issues.
  • Proficient in using tools such as Grant Hub, Instrumentl, ClickUp, etc.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, MS Teams, project and grant management tools, Zoom/Webex,
    etc.

Compensation
Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits provided.

To Apply
We seek exceptional talent with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can help lead us into the future. We welcome hard-working, passionate people who connect with our values and seek a collaborative environment where employees can reach their full potential. We seek people who are innovative, creative, fun, and driven to go above and beyond to take our organization to the next level.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample (no longer than 5 pages) to:
jobs@cablackhealthnetwork.org
Subject line: Development and Grants Manager Position.

Position open until filled.

CBHN is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.

Position Title:

Health Education Specialist
(posted 9/2022)

Reporting To:

Health Promotion and Communications Director

Classification:

Full-time/Exempt

Position Description:

About CBHN:

The California Black Health Network (CBHN) is the only Black-led, statewide organization dedicated to advocating for health equity for all Black (African Americans and Black Immigrants) Californians. CBHN’s mission is to ensure that all Black Californians, regardless of their education, socioeconomic class, zip code, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, or immigration status, have access to high quality and equitable primary and behavioral healthcare, and avoid unnecessarily succumbing to disease. CBHN conducts outreach, education, and advocacy to achieve health equity for Black Californians through the lens of understanding critical issues that lie at the intersection of racial justice, social justice, and environmental justice.

Position Summary:
CBHN is seeking to hire a passionate individual with experience planning, implementing, and evaluating culturally responsive health education activities for diverse audiences. The ideal candidate has the skill set to build connections and community partnerships throughout California to carry out health-related awareness campaigns and promotional events and implement educational programs.

Location:
CBHN has an office in Sacramento that this position may work out of. Preference will be given to candidates in the Sacramento area. Working remotely from a home office located in California will also be considered.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:
• Implementing grant funded educational programs.
• Establishing health education strategic goals and priorities.
• Planning, coordinating, and managing a wide range of in-person and virtual health education services such as webinars, trainings, conferences, and professional development opportunities for a variety of audiences.
• Identifying speakers and subject matter experts, developing curricula, and providing scheduling and logistical support to deliver high-quality health promotion activities.
• Outreach to and conducting meetings with Black leaders representing sororities, churches, and other civic and service organizations to participate in program activities.
• Supporting the development of culturally tailored health education and promotional materials distributed to relevant audiences.
• Coordinating and collaborating with external consultants/contractors to implement program activities.
• Supporting the development of clear and concise health communications messaging.
• Occasionally participating in community events and health fairs.
• Preparing reports, grants, proposals, and documentation, as assigned.

The successful candidate will have:
• Skill in planning conferences, workshops, and educational forums.
• Ability to apply principles and best practices in health communications, health literacy, and adult learning and engagement to program activities and written materials.
• Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely, keep detailed records, and the ability to work well independently and as a team member.
• Ability to exercise independent judgment and take initiative in an environment with shifting priorities.
• Ability to prioritize competing projects and multi-task across a broad spectrum of collaborators and projects.
• Ability to deal tactfully with Board members, colleagues, community leaders, stakeholders, and the public.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
• Deep knowledge of and commitment to principles of advancing health equity among Black communities.
• Knowledge of the principles and practices of public health, health education, policy development, and program planning related to health promotion, prevention, and behavior change.
• Knowledge of prevention, intervention, and treatment strategies for communicable diseases, chronic diseases, injuries, premature death, and other public health issues including the social determinants of health.
• Knowledge of principles and practices of program management including contract development, grant writing and management, record keeping, and progress reporting.
• Knowledge of methods and procedures for evaluating health education program quality and effectiveness.
• Knowledge of basic office practices, procedures, and technology such as MS Office, MS Teams, and Zoom.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Science, or Health Promotion.
• Experience working with African American and Black Immigrant communities in California.

Physical Requirements:
• Work is primarily sedentary with some light work.
• Must be able to exert or lift up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.
• Travel may be necessary up to 10%.

Salary range:
$65,000 – $75,000

To Apply:
Submit your resume and cover letter as a Word or PDF document to jobs@cablackhealthnetwork.org
Subject: Health Education Specialist Position
Position open until filled.
CBHN is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.