Posted on February 17, 2012
Fulfillment Fund - Grant Writer
General Summary & Position Purpose:
The Fulfillment Fund seeks a well-organized development professional who has strong writing skills and pays careful attention to detail. The ideal candidate must have proven experience writing grant proposals, excellent judgment, and flexibility in responding to changing priorities. Applicants must also be able to work as a team member and function well under pressure. In addition, candidates must be self-motivated and proficient at researching funding prospects, preparing reports, and composing other grant-related correspondence.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: (Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Supervisor.)
Corporate and foundation fundraising – Initiate and maintain relationships with businesses and foundations to garner fiscal support, including submitting grant proposals and applications.
Reports – Write donor required reports outlining the use of grant funds.
Donor correspondence – Submit inquiry letters and prepare gift acknowledgment letters.
Prospect research – Conduct research on potential corporate and foundation supporters to continually expand our donor portfolio.
Database – Process gifts and updates Raiser’s Edge donor database.
Other – Work with Programs and Finance department staff to gather information and compile project budgets and financial reports.
Knowledge, Skills, Ability & Qualifications:
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge, Microsoft Word and Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
Effective problem solver and decision maker who enjoys challenges.
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and auto insurance.
Must be able to work autonomously.
Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills are of prime importance.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum of 3 years grant writing experience.
Send info to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit a cover letter, resume, and three proposal writing samples.
Also include your Salary Requirements.
NO PHONE CALLS.