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Thistle Farms

Grant and Communications Manager

Thistle Farms


Job Summary

  • Grant Writing & Management
  • Maintain the grant calendar, alerting the Development Director & CEO of upcoming deadlines.
  • Use Raiser’s Edge NXT to manage all grant opportunities and store all grant and report documents
  • Write & submit all grants and reports and communicate with funders as needed.
  • Coordinate with Development Director, CEO, Residential Program Director, and other department Directors regarding funding needs.
  • Conduct ongoing research of local, state, and national funding opportunities
  • Conduct ongoing research of national, state, and local data related to trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.
  •  Attend local networking events/training with funders, other grants/fundraising professionals, as requested.
  •  Departmental Liaison and Reporting Data Management
  • Meet regularly with program team, education team, global team, etc. to gather information about current activities/initiatives and identify potential areas for funding needs
  • Assist Residential Program Director, Education & Outreach director, etc. in developing robust data keeping methods and reporting on grant outcomes.

Job Responsibilities

Content Creation

  • Primary steward of content for Thistle Farms’ social profiles
  • Manage a calendar of communication touchpoints and facilitate content deployment across the website, social media, marketing, and media channels
  • Primary steward of email marketing content, with a focus on both mission and product information
  • Create 2-4 relevant blog posts per month that share our voice on mission relevant topics, feature our activity, and highlight our residents/graduates
  • Create and improve product descriptions with SEO best practices
  • Partner with relevant content sources to receive approval to publish content on our website and circulate in emai


  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communication or other relevant field to nonprofit work.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in grant writing and/or marketing with proven success.

Additional Information



Contributory Medical; Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; 401k with a generous match; Paid time off

How to Apply

Submit your application through the Thistle Farms website:


  • Date Posted: January 6, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Other
  • Start Date: 02/15/2021