JF&CS of Atlanta is Seeking a Grant Writer

Announcement

October 07, 2019

JF&CS of Atlanta is Seeking a Grant Writer

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Responsibilities:

  • Writing Grant, proposals and renewals for agency programs, infrastructure and other activities. This includes collecting current research for proposal’s subject; coordinating programmatic, administrative and narrative preparation with appropriate staff members; completing necessary forms and attachments; assembling the budget, attachments and proposal for submission, as appropriate
  • Writing, editing and research for reports and amendments as assigned
  • Grant Administration including coordinating execution of contracts; maintaining computerized and paper files of all funding;
  • Advise staff on a variety of issues related to funding, vetting, program design and implementation, grant administration/management, close-out, and termination.
  • Grant Compliance including communication of funding requirements to appropriate staff; ensuring the timely submission of required statistical and narrative reports; assisting with program reporting as necessary and compliance review for funding requirements during the life of the grant.
  • Performs the full range of actions for the grant administration phase (review funding opportunities, recommend funding opportunities to program directors, attend pre and post-award calls, conferences, meetings, etc., coordinate program and fiscal reporting schedule with staff, track grant progress, negotiate new/changed requirements, contract modifications, remedial action, and/or contract terminations).
  • Provide technical assistance and training to program staff based on funder requirements.
  • Maintain and expand support for JF&CS programs by overseeing execution of grants portfolio including research and prospecting, proposal and report writing, and development/stewardship activities
  • Initiate ongoing communication with key program staff to analyze funding needs, gaps and opportunities
  • Manage efficient operational system to ensure accurate records and timely communication with funders; oversee grants calendar and maintain up-to-date database records for all institutional donors
  • Collect and synthesize information about JF&CS programs as needed to make strongest case for support
  • Develop a deep understanding of program content to ensure integrity and quality of proposal writing
  • Serve as technical writer by integrating logic model, monitoring and Evaluation Data, and Qualitative Information into all proposals.
  • Assist Grant team coworkers administratively, writing proposals, reviewing and conducting research.
  • Assist other JF&CS administrative areas with requests for information (Marketing, Finance, Development co-workers).
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must type a minimum of 40 WPM
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare grant proposals, budgets and outcomes for a wide variety of programs.
  • Ability to work on a number of different projects simultaneously
  • Ability to assist staff with program-related design, development and strengthening
  • Ability to problem-solve and think creatively
  • Team orientation with ability to be self-directed as well
  • High level of competency in MS Office products including Word, Outlook, Excel (Access a plus!)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize in a deadline driven environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be Flexible
  • Must exhibit empathy in dealings with colleagues, clients, volunteers, and the greater community
  • Ability to show emotional intelligence by listening and reflecting on situations before reacting

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of B.A. degree or equivalent experience of at least 5 years in an area related to human services
  • Successful grant writing experience for government, foundation, corporate and individual funding
  • Experience in preparing proposal packages and budgets, understand outcome measures and grant compliance for human service agencies
  • Knowledge of program development and outcomes, preferred
  • High level of competency in MS Office products including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access (a plus)
  • Typing a minimum of 40 wpm

How to Apply?