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Grant Writer

Posted by
Skills Outside School Foundation
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Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
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Published 27 days ago

Job Description:

The core role of the Grant Writer is to research and gather documentation that fulfills the requirements of various funding bodies both to develop robust proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects formally seeking funding support on behalf of the foundation. The grant writer will also manage a grant calendar.

Primary Responsibilities

Research and source for individual donors and funding organizations.

Keeping records to efficiently track the proposals.

Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.

Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to test prospects for corporate and foundation grants and Identifying grant funding opportunities.

Writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals.

Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.

Collaborating with Media and Comms Officer to send funders newsletters and reports.

Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.

Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.

Maintain current records in the database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.

Track statistics relevant to the development and provide the department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship.

Assist with other fundraising projects as requested

Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.

Reporting Relationship:

CEO

Skills, Education, and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Creative Writing or related field.

2+ years of grant writing experience.

Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.

Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.

Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.

Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.

Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Strong peopleskills.

Excellent organizational skills.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Remuneration

10% per Grant gotten.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

A person of integrity and takes initiative.

Able to work effectively in a diverse team environment

Willing to work additional hours at crucial times

Effectively promote the SOSF’s mission, values and objectives

Job Description:

The core role of the Grant Writer is to research and gather documentation that fulfills the requirements of various funding bodies both to develop robust proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Application Deadline
    June 17, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

10% per grant gotten

Benefits

Work from Home

Flexible roles & work culture

Five-day work/week with flexible working hours

Learn while you work

Work from Home

Flexible roles & work culture

Five-day work/week with flexible working hours

Learn while you work

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in Nigeria
Associated Location
Sambrerio Close, Abuja, FCT 900271, Nigeria

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF or Word Format) indicating position being applied for as the subject of the application.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their application with a detailed Resume as one document (in a PDF or Word Format) indicating position being applied for as the…

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