Grants Manager

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

Washington, DC

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!  We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations.  Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people.

The Grants Manager is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of all aspects of the grants program. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Grants Manager will write, assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation and government contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. As the primary writer for the Development Department, the Grants Manager will also provide writing support for project-driven requests to other sources.

Job Requirements

To be considered, candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, five years’ comprehensive development experience with demonstrated expertise in writing successful grant proposals at corporate, foundation and government levels producing awards in excess of $1 million per year.     Museum experience is a plus.

We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.   So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”    You will find more information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website: