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Employment Opportunities

Grant Writer

JOB SUMMARY

The Grant Writer will be responsible for identifying grant opportunities, managing the grant development and proposal process and collaborating with program staff. This is a part-time position, 24 hours per week.

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Research and identify grant opportunities based on funding amount needed, location, and organization project
  • Track and create a calendar of grant opportunities – including deadline dates, required materials, etc.
  • Complete and submit grant applications to secure funding
  • Successfully understand and communicate mission and vision of company applying for the grant
  • Maintain chart of grant applications: including grants applied to, status of application, grant deadline
  • Communicate with foundations, if needed, to confirm an organization is applicable to apply for funding
  • Identify all requirements of grant to ensure all necessary attachments are submitted on time
  • Prioritize grants to apply for (based on size of grant and time funding is released)

SKILLS/EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Demonstrated experience in obtaining grants from corporations, foundations, individuals, and other philanthropic organizations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional and resourceful demeanor
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Desire to take initiative and manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office

TO APPLY

Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: csswc@csswayne.org. If your application is selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly. No telephone calls or inquiry emails, please.


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