Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of administrative work in researching, identifying, developing, and responding to funding opportunity announcements from federal/state government agencies, from private foundations, and from corporate giving programs.
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel), and database management skills. The candidate must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
Essential Job Functions:
? Research grant programs and plans;
? Draft funding proposals/applications;
? Write or assist in preparing proposals/applications;
? Edit draft applications for accuracy, completeness, clarity, and submittal of all required data - in accordance with grant requirements;
? Provide timely advice and information on funding opportunities, requirements, and procedures;
? Knowledge of grant application process and writing of proposals;
? Excellent organization skills;
? Excellent written and oral communication skills;
? Ability to take initiative and work independently in preparing grant/loan applications;
? Ability to research available funding opportunities;
? Ability to provide necessary documentation to support grant requirements;
? Ability to plan, prioritizes, and coordinates multiple projects