Grant Writer 

We are looking to hire a dedicated Grant Writer to write grant proposals for our organization. The Grant Writer will write coherent, organized, and compelling proposals. You will apply your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. You will collaborate with team members in the organization to assist with other fundraising projects, and develop relationships with key stakeholders.

To ensure success you need to write well, have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, and be committed to the mission you are representing. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities. Our ideal candidate is someone who will be able to enthusiastically help our organization attain the donations it needs to serve the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.

  • Displaying adherence to the organization’s mission and vision

  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of the organization’s history and programs.

  • Assisting with the execution of the development department's strategy.

  • Identifying grant funding opportunities.

  • Writing, collecting submission materials, submitting, and managing grant proposals.

  • Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.

  • Collaborating with the Executive Director and Director of Fund Development to send funders newsletters, and to promote on-site tours.

  • Collaborating with the Director of Fund Development to compile an annual report.

  • Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in creative writing, communications or related field. A Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification and/or a membership in good standing with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) or similar professional designation is an asset.

  • 2+ years of grant writing experience.

  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.

  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.

  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.

  • Excellent knowledge of fund development for nonprofit organizations

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong people skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Proficient time management and ability to meet deadlines.

This is a short-term position with the opportunity to become a part-time, permanent job at the end of the contract. The position lasts anywhere from three months to a year, Selected candidate must be available to give a commitment of 10 hrs/month.

Pay range: 

$35/ hr

How to apply:

Please submit a letter of interest and your resume to tarav@loudartsociety.com 

Closing Date: 
Posting will remain open until the role is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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