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Published: Sep 23, 2022 (6 days ago)

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YOUR PROFILE

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, social sciences or related field preferred; may substitute six (6) years of work experience in grant writing and program management for degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional writing experience, with preference for foundation grant-related work
  • Familiarity with donor relations preferred
  • Ability to utilise a database to track both programme and fundraising data and generate reports
  • Ability to organise workload, exercise independent judgment, and maintain self-motivated and self-directed schedule
  • Capable of addressing multiple projects in time-sensitive manner, taking initiative and remaining flexible to ensure objectives are met accurately and timely
  • Committed to maintaining the integrity of confidential communications and/or activities
  • Professional, courteous, cooperative, positive and effective with a diversity of individuals and groups
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Strong contributor in team environments. Must be able to work and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organisation, across countries, cultures, and timezones
  • Strong editing skills & attention to detail
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments


Responsibilities

YOUR PROFILE

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, social sciences or related field preferred; may substitute six (6) years of work experience in grant writing and program management for degree
  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional writing experience, with preference for foundation grant-related work
  • Familiarity with donor relations preferred
  • Ability to utilise a database to track both programme and fundraising data and generate reports
  • Ability to organise workload, exercise independent judgment, and maintain self-motivated and self-directed schedule
  • Capable of addressing multiple projects in time-sensitive manner, taking initiative and remaining flexible to ensure objectives are met accurately and timely
  • Committed to maintaining the integrity of confidential communications and/or activities
  • Professional, courteous, cooperative, positive and effective with a diversity of individuals and groups
  • Able to handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Strong contributor in team environments. Must be able to work and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organisation, across countries, cultures, and timezones
  • Strong editing skills & attention to detail
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments


  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals and reports
  • Cultivate new and existing grant donor relationships
  • Assist programme team in identifying funding needs and developing proposal and evaluation tools
  • Work with executive and finance team to develop budgets for grant applications
  • Work with the Director of Growth and programme heads to gather information necessary to report to funders on current grant programmes.
  • Work with the Communications and Content Lead and the local Communications Officers to plan and gather compelling impact stories to support upcoming reports and proposals
  • Maintain grant records, track due dates for applications and reports; serve as point person for grant compliance, assessing if programmes are meeting expectations and timelines of grant awards
  • Provide prompt responses to internal and external information inquiries of the organisation, via phone, email, or in person
  • Perform prospect research and evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested


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