Grant Writing Position Available with W.O.M.E.N.

Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition is looking to fill the position of Grant Writer. This position will be responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects as well as for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. This is a part time position with the potential to become full time depending upon resources acquired. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit proposals in response to foundation, corporate and government RFP’s
  • Manage a calendar of both unrestricted and restricted deadlines
  • Attend applicable resource development meetings
  • Maintain a clear understanding of the organization’s history and programs
  • Make appointments with foundation officers
  • Identify potential funders
  • Produce letters of intent and proposals for submission
  • Develop professional working relationships with private and public funder contacts and monitors

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in writing successful proposals, particularly federal proposals, in one or more of the following areas: Economic Development, Family Support Services, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services and Food Services
  • Ability to analyze present data in a compelling manner
  • Strong familiarity with government and foundation contract/grant proposals
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects efficiently
  • Excellent attention to detail; ability to proofread effectively
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be self-directed
  • Strong computer and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate and persuasive proposals
  • Strong editing skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
  • Strong contributor in team environments

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience with grant writing
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Able to monitor and meet income goals

DIRECTIONS FOR APPLYING: Send resume, salary requirements and cover letter detailing how your experience and skills fit this position, as well as a written grant submission sample which you prepared to jobs@educatingwomen.org

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