Overview

Do you have 2 years of experience writing compelling proposals and doing research?

Are you passionate about helping the lives of those in need?

 

We are currently in search of an Associate Grant Writer for a Social Services Organization. The position is based in Washington, DC. This is a Full Time, Permanent assignment.

 

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Social Services Organization

LOCATION: Washington, DC

POSITION TITLE: Associate Grant Writer

DURATION: Full Time

SALARY: $50,000 – 57,000/annual

 

Is This Your Dream Job? Reporting to the Institutional Giving Manager, this position is responsible for creating proposals and reports to institutional donors. The candidate will conduct prospect research, compile reports, and complete proposal requests. They will have excellent writing skills and the ability to create a compelling report. The candidate will be collaborative, flexible and someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment. This individual will be deadline-oriented and eager to be an integral part of an expanding team of hard-working and passionate professionals.

 

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 2+ years of experience proposal and report writing to institutional donors (government, foundations and corporations)
  • Background in conducting research for prospective funding opportunities
  • Proven ability to create compelling requests to donors
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Can work well in a team as well as independently
  • Experience in a fast-paced and dead-line driven environment and enjoys that pace
  • Familiarity with donor systems/Raiser’s Edge
  • Experience working in a nonprofit environment preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

 

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Produce high quality proposals and reports to institutional donors
  • Complete fundraising proposal requests
  • Compile funder reports
  • Conduct prospect research and update the donor management software
  • Prepare budgets and financial reports
  • Oversee the proposal process and manage multiple deadlines

 

 

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