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Grant Writer Job Description
We are recruiting for to a dedicated Grant Writer to write grant proposals for our company. As Grant Writer you will write coherent, organised and compelling proposals. We expect you tol apply your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. You will collaborate with team members in the organisation to assist with other fundraising projects and develop relationships with key stakeholders.
To succeed 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.
Grant Writer Responsibilities:
- Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
- Displaying adherence to organisation’s mission.
- Maintaining proficient knowledge of organisation’s history and programs.
- Assisting with the execution of development department’s strategy.
- Identifying grant funding opportunities.
- Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals.
- Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
- Collaborating with Executive Director and Director of Development to send funders newsletters, and to promote on-site tours.
- Collaborating with Director of Development to compile annual report.
- Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.
Grant Writer Requirements:
- 2+ years grant writing experience.
- Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
- Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.
- Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Strong people skills.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Ability to meet deadlines.
- Bachelor’s degree in creative writing or related field.
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