Job Description

 St. Madeleine Sophie's Center is seeking a Grant Writer.  This is part time, non-exempt position.  Working under the direction of CEO, this position will create a comprehensive system of grant submissions in a timely manner.  Experience submitting grants to Art and Culture agencies, government agencies, foundations, local service clubs, and other grant making organizations in support of our mission, vision, and programs.  Must have strong research abilities and flexible work schedule. 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Write and submit grant proposal requests to corporate, foundation, and government funders;

  • Submit grant reports as needed to grant funders in a timely manner;

  • Create and maintain an annual grants calendar detailing grant due dates for all grants to be pursued;

  • Create and maintain a fiscal tracking system of grants awarded, pending, and rejected;

  • Draft Acknowledgement letters and Thank You notes to funders in a timely manner;

  • Research new grant possibilities; and funding which match our mission and vision.

  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundations contacts and program officers;

  • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving a in a timely manner to meet our program needs and projects.

  • Conducting prospect research for new grants and funding

  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

Required Experience

  • Have 2-3 years’ experience in grant writing for a non-profit organization;

  • Write and edit all grant applications exhibiting strong expository writing skills and a high-level command of grammar and spelling;

  • Ability to speak and write the English language at a professional level;

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;

  • Ability to encounter a variety of assignments and timelines;

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and information

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Have experience in administration, marketing, and/or customer service helpful

  • Strong communication and writing skills

 

Required Education

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or similar field

 

Compensation

 

Pay commensurate with experience