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Grant Writer

The Grant Writer is responsible for writing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals for the organization. This position will collaborate with team members to research and use fundraising methods to reach income goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Study and understand the history, structure, objectives, programs, and financial needs of the organization
  • Research grant opportunities from government and non-government agencies
  • Collaborate with Program Directors and agency leadership to identify grant funding opportunities
  • Draft grant proposals and supporting documents based on the funding requirements of the organization
  • Respond to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals
  • Maintain internal database and update status of all grant-related activities and submit reports related to grant opportunities in a timely manner
  • Partner with Director of Development to send funders newsletters, progress reports, consistent touch-points, and to promote on-site tours
  • Collaborate with Finance team to track receipt of grant awards
  • Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders
  • Maintain qualified status for JCC on relevant municipal databases
  • All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2+ years of experience in grant writing
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Knowledge of proposal submission and fundraising processes
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Strong ability to communicate in writing and orally
  • Ability to study and understand programs and funding requirements of the organization
  • Multitasking, organizational and time management skills with adherence to strict deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with utmost integrity
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details

Pay Type: Full Time
Pay: $50,000-$60,000 per year

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