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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Grantwriter, Big Brothers Big Sisters, New York, NY

Grantwriter (part-time)

Posted on: January 9, 2015
Posted by: Big Brothers Big Sisters

This is a part-time position (20-24 hours/week). Reporting to the Vice President, Philanthropy, the Grantwriter is responsible for facilitating research and review, as well as developing and writing grant proposals to foundations, government agencies, and corporations. They will work on all aspects of institutional fundraising including: identifying and researching prospective funders, writing letters of inquiry, cover letters, concept papers, grant proposals, interim and final reports, and ensuring that accurate information is entered into tracking systems including filing.
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Experience: One-two years experience with writing proposals and reports to government agencies, foundations, and corporations. Preferred candidates will have experience with the NYC legislative and budgetary processes.
Skills: Strong writing, editing, and research skills are essential. Demonstrates a professional, energetic, and hard-working attitude. Ability to handle multiple proposals simultaneously under tight deadlines and fast-paced environment. Can identify and speak to funder interests. Capacity to both plan work in advance and respond to timely new opportunities that may arise. Experience with Raiser's Edge is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be:
  • Enthusiastic, with an understanding of and commitment to the mission and vision of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize work and be attentive to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Reliable, flexible, and able to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Thorough and alert in order to meet high standards for accuracy.
Researches new government grant and foundation prospects. Researches, drafts, edits, tracks, proposals as per their guidelines and deadlines. Performs other duties as assigned.
Please send cover letter and resume to specifying 'Part-time Grantwriter' in the subject line.
Note: resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability with respect to employment opportunities.EO/AA Employer. No phone calls please.

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