Grant Writer – The Educational Alliance
WHO: The Educational Alliance
SEEKING: Grant Writer
RESPONSIBILTIES: The Grant Writer will research public and private grant agencies to identify new sources of funding, work closely with program and administrative staff to develop proposals and prepare reports, assist with the development of program budgets and financial reports as well as monitor reporting and proposal deadlines.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required. Two to three years of related experience in writing government and foundation grants, as well as a proven track record in securing grants from public and/or private sources preferred. Must have excellent project management skills, be able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously, be able to work well with others – including a degree of comfort managing upwards and working as part of a team of writers – be highly detail oriented, and be able to assimilate facts into writing accurately and easily. Must be able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality, have the capacity to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines, and be self-motivated to keep projects moving independent of supervisor. Must have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational and computer skills. Knowledge of MS Word and Excel required. Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge and facility with conducting web-based research a plus. An interest in social services and education fields also a plus.