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Grant Manager

Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
Galveston, TX
  • Expired: November 03, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Visit Galveston and the Park Board of Trustees in Galveston, TX is looking to hire a full-time Grant Manager. Do you have experience with grant writing? Would you like to work in the hospitality and tourism industry? Does working for a historic beach destination sound appealing to you? If so, please read on!

This position earns a competitive salary of $75,000/year. We provide exceptional benefits and perks, including strong health, dental, and vision plans, plus hospitalization, STD and LTD policies fully paid for by the employer, and a 401(k) plan with a 5% employer match on a 3% employee contribution. If this sounds like the right grant writing opportunity in tourism and hospitality for you, consider applying today!


The Park Board of Trustees of the City of Galveston is a government entity that was created in 1962 for the purpose of directing all tourism efforts for the city. We are on a mission to promote and support tourism on the beautiful Galveston Island to foster an environment that establishes a great place to live, work, and visit. Our vision for the island is to make it a historic beach tourist destination that promises exciting experiences while also maintaining a high quality of life for its residents.

The island offers natural resources, attractions, events, and heritage that we wish to share with the residents and visitors alike. Our employees are dedicated to inviting all to come and experience the island that we care so much about. This is why we give back to our employees with exceptional benefits and schedule flexibility to maintain a healthy work-life balance. After all, our employees are the ones that keep the organization running and highlight all Galveston has to offer!


As a grant writing professional in tourism and hospitality, you play a key role in the administrative management and financial tracking of local, state, and federal grants both before and after the awards process. You research and identify available funding opportunities and present these opportunities to executive management. Through collaboration with department personnel, you prepare the required documentation as well as write and submit grant applications and proposals to the appropriate agencies. You attend meetings and track the progress of any pending applications. In the case of unforeseen risks or difficulties, you are able to promptly recommend changes to our plans and applications in response.

In addition, you oversee and participate in the preparation of performance, financial, and evaluation reports. You review and approve grant administrative and financial submissions for accuracy and compliance. By performing monthly revenue, you ensure that costs are coded correctly and within budgetary limits. You track all institution contributions and prepare monthly profit and loss reports as well as prepare for company audits. At times, you travel in and out of the local area in various weather conditions to conduct business. Using your creative thinking and problem-solving skills is what you love to do, and that makes you perfect for this position in hospitality and tourism!


  • Associate degree in business or public administration
  • 5+ years of grant writing experience
  • 3+ years of project or grant management
  • Hold a current and valid class C driver's license
  • Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) certification OR the ability to become certified (CTA training provided by the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees upon hire)
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to perform analytical functions, prepare financial and statistical reports, and develop and monitor budgets
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with coworkers, vendors, and outside agencies
  • Knowledge about project coordination and multi-agency collaboration

Having experience using or FEMA recovery funding is a plus but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you detail-oriented? Can you balance multiple tasks while demonstrating good time management? Are you an independent worker who never misses deadlines? Do you possess strong organizational skills? If so, you might just be perfect for this position in the hospitality industry!


This full-time grant writing position works a typical schedule of 8:30 AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday with weekend, evening, and holiday hours as needed.


We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this Grant Manager job, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees


Galveston, TX
77550 USA


Non Profit

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