The Grants Specialist will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects. The most crucial part of this job is to identify potential grant support from government agencies, foundations, and corporations to meet the financial and operational needs of the organization.
To make sure grants are awarded and implemented effectively, the Grants Specialist will perform a wide range of key functions necessary to the grant development process. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing budgets; writing and editing components of grant proposals requiring advanced job skills. This position involves managing multiple priorities and planning and organizing to meet established deadlines.
Bachelor’s degree or two years of college level, preferably in communications, marketing, journalism or related area.
A minimum of 2 years of related experience preferably in the area of grants and contracts development/management, fundraising or public affairs.
Previous experience in grant writing.
Must be proficient in computer, using spreadsheet, MS Office and database.