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Job Title:

Research & Grants Specialist

Department:

Development

Posting Date:

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Posting Expiration Date:

Friday, April 30, 2021 (or until filled)

Start Date:

TBD

Job Summary:

Fisher House Foundation seeks a Research and Grants Specialist to support the successful execution of grantmaking in support of the Foundation's mission: to improve the quality of life for service members, veterans, and their families. Fisher House Foundation's grantmaking program is a critical and significant source of annual income. This position will report to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Research and identify new sources of funding.

· Generate proposals and supporting documents.

· Write and edit competitive grant proposal narratives.

· Analyze and present data, generate graphics, and gather supporting documents.

· Manage and evaluate existing grantmaking program.

· Manage proposal and grant application development processes.

· Serve as the liaison between the Foundation and grantor.

· Administer grants from award through closeout.

· Work collaboratively with Foundation staff on awareness, marketing, public relations, budgeting, program, and finance needs to ensure accurate grant entries.

· Actively promote the Foundation’s mission, services, programs, and events in the community.

· Assist the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Vice President of Development with administrative functions, including research, donor inquiries, and events.

· Escalate challenges and issues, as necessary.

· Other related duties as assigned.

General Foundation Support:

In addition to essential and secondary duties, all staff are expected to:

- Assist and represent the Foundation in various activities and fundraising events.

- Be readily available to engage and assist donors and partners by answering the phones, processing donations, welcoming guests, answering general questions, and assisting with other tasks not outlined in the job description if needed or as requested.

Education, Experience & Job Requirements:

Fisher House Foundation seeks a strategic, highly organized, and detail-focused team player with strong interpersonal skills.

· Bachelor’s degree in a related field - required.

· Minimum of 5 years' experience in grant writing, with a proven track record of raising sizable amounts of funding from major corporations and foundations (up to multi-million-dollar grants).

· Able to positively interact and diplomatically maintain relationships with a wide range of professionals, peers, volunteers, and those served by the organization.

· Excellent organizational and time management skills.

· Excellent proofreading and editing skills.

· Strong written, verbal, listening, and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to handle and maintain the integrity of sensitive and confidential information with excellent judgement.

· Ability to organize, prioritize work, take initiative, lead others, and work independently with minimal supervision.

· Competency with spreadsheets and budgeting; possess an aptitude for numbers, fiscal and administrative work.

· The ability to thrive in a deadline-driven role, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and work well under pressure with patience and positivity.

· Strong computer skills, including experience with Foundation Center/Candid grant - required.

· Salesforce experience a plus.

· Planning virtual meetings and the ability to travel (post COVID-19 restrictions) including weekends, with flextime available.

· Ability to confidentially handle information and processing of income.

· Promote and exhibit loyalty to service members, veterans, and their families.

Travel:

Minimal travel; possible nights and weekends.

Status:

Exempt, Full-Time

Schedule:

Monday - Friday (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM) *Flextime available

Location:

Based in Rockville, MD office (Temporarily remote due to COVID-19 safety measures)

Salary:

Salary commensurate with experience

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume/CV and Cover Letter to:

Irnaliz Aquino

Manager of Human Resources

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.

Direct: (240) 599-2479

EEO: Fisher House Foundation, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Title:

Research & Grants Specialist

Department:

Development

Posting Date:

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Posting Expiration Date:

Friday, April 30, 2021 (or until filled)

Start Date:

TBD

Job Summary:

Fisher House Foundation seeks a Research and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    April 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

Salary commensurate with experience

Benefits

Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance...

Benefits: 401(k), 401(k) matching, Dental insurance, Disability insurance, Employee assistance program, Flexible schedule, Flexible spending account, Health insurance, Life…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Rockville, MD
Associated Location
12300 Twinbrook Parkway, Ste. 410, Rockville, MD 20852

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How to Apply:

Please submit your resume/CV and Cover Letter to:

 Irnaliz Aquino                                                      

Manager of Human Resources

Fisher House Foundation, Inc.                                   

Direct: (240) 599-2479                       

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