TND Resource Development Contract Manager

Job Type
Development/Grant Writing
The Neighborhood Developers, Inc.
Contact Name
Nadia Arguello
Contact Email
Contact Phone

4 Gerrish Ave
Chelsea, MA
United States

Job Description

The Resource Development Contracts Manager is a member of TND’s fundraising and communications team who coordinates administration of TND’s grants and service contracts. This is a part time position that will have a flexible schedule to span eight to ten hours per week spread out over two or more days per week. Ideal candidates will have: three to five years of administrative, finance, or fundraising experience; ability to coordinate the activities of multiple people and projects; strong communications skills; and knowledge of databases, ideally the Salesforce platform.


TND’s Resource Development Program


TND’s annual resource development goal is approximately $2 million. The organization has a solid track record of fundraising results largely generated through individuals and institutional donors including foundations, corporations, and state and federal government sources.


The Resource Development Contracts Manager will play an administrative role by coordinating efficient on-boarding and administration of new and existing philanthropic grants and service contracts. When new funding awards are secured, the Contracts Manager will ensure that the award is reviewed, logged, documented and implemented across multiple program and administrative teams. The Contracts Manager will maintain a schedule of all reporting and billing due dates and coordinate the activities of Finance and program staff to complete timely billing and reporting. The Contracts Manager will maintain schedules and reports that allow program, fundraising and finance staff to monitor financial spend down of grants and contracts. As time permits, the Contracts Manager will support TND administration, resource development and finance with administrative tasks.


The Resource Development Team includes both on and off-site staff and consultants with expertise in grant-writing and communications. The team produces TND’s print collateral, maintains the organization’s electronic media presence and who drives messaging associated with TND’s events. The Executive Director, Senior Staff, Board members and key allies all contribute to fundraising activities.


TND is a member of the National NeighborWorks America Network, a Congressionally Funded Network of community development non-profits that provides annual funding and capacity building support. 




  1. Resource Development Grant and service Contract Management
  • When new funding awards are secured, ensure that the award is logged, fully documented, reviewed and approved, and that all paperwork is completed.
  • Using TND’s Salesforce database, maintain schedules and prepare monthly reports of all grants and contracts, and of all reporting and billing due dates.
  • Using the schedules, coordinate the activities of all staff required to complete timely submission of financial and program reports.
  • Maintain a schedule staffing commitments by grants and service contracts.
  • Prepare reports that allow staff to monitor grant spend down, and share information monthly with team members.


  1. Other
  • Provide database and administrative support to TND’s development team as time allows.
  • Other activities as requested.


Work Requirements


Bachelor’s degree is required.  Three to five years of fundraising, finance or administrative experience and strong database management, written and verbal communications skills are required.



  • Excellent computer knowledge:
  • Spreadsheet creation and interpretation
  • Database software - TND uses SalesForce to manage our fundraising activity.
  • Knowledge of fundraising, finance and contract management systems.
  • Knowledge of working across teams and work flow coordination.
  • Understanding of TND’s programs, activities and mission.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills—i.e., demonstrated ability to express thoughts, perceptions and ideas clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, including editing and creating original materials.
  • Ability to work independently meeting overall objectives within specified timeframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to show accuracy, timeliness and follow-up on tasks.
  • Has ability to interact positively with staff and funding partners.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative.
  • Ability to make sound decisions within the scope of the job.
  • Experience in working with and in racially and culturally diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to accomplish common organizational goals and objectives.
Application Instruction

We offer competitive compensation and good benefits.

Send a cover letter and a copy of your resume to .  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants for employment regardless of expression, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other protected class.