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Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc.


174 Portland Street, 5th Floor

Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-542-4180

FAX: 617-542-4187

www.OperationABLE.net




TITLE:                     Grants Officer


REPORTS TO:        Chief Program Officer


ORGANIZATION:  Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, a 501c(3) organization, is the only workforce development organization in the region that targets its services to meet the needs of the mature worker. The agency’s mission is to provide employment and training opportunities to job seekers of all ages with a priority of serving the mature worker. ABLE is equally committed to service Massachusetts employers by providing well-qualified candidates to meet their employment needs and by training employees so they can be as productive as possible at their jobs.


Founded in 1982, OA has provided training programs and employment services to more than 39,000 job seekers throughout Boston, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, who needed job support services to re-enter the workforce. We offer a variety of services including occupational and computer skills training, job search training and support, coaching and counseling, and on-the-job training opportunities.  


Employee benefits include paid national and state holidays, as well as vacation, sick leave and personal time off, employer contributions to health insurance and 403(b) retirement plans, and paid life and long-term disability insurance.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:


Essential Functions


The Grants Officer is responsible for researching, developing, and submitting public and private grant proposals, executing public grant contracts, and coordinating grant reporting. Principal responsibility includes grant proposal preparation, submission and coordination of reporting according to tight funder deadlines. Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Grans Officer works closely with the CEO, the Finance Department, Managing Directors and Program Managers.


The Grants Officer identifies and researches new foundation prospects; prepares letters of interest, proposals, and applications for current and new foundation partners; and oversees ongoing communication and stewardship with partners. S/he seeks to match the agency’s programmatic funding priorities with donor interests and works closely with the CPO to ensure that ABLE meets its annual fundraising goals.


Specific Responsibilities


·        Conduct research on potential foundation and corporate donors, leveraging relationships and outreach by the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Program Officer, Board Directors and other relationship managers.


·        Develop and write letters of interest, applications, and grant proposals to private foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders

  • Identify public funding opportunities and manage grant proposal submissions to include:

o  Working with CPO, CEO and Program Managers to determine concept;

o  Gathering information from employers, partners and ABLE staff;

o  Writing drafts;

o  Coordinating the development of budgets with the CPO and CFO;

o  Copyediting and proofreading drafts and final narratives

  • Assemble and submit grant requests, including proposal narratives, budgets, and attachments

·        Track public and private grant activities including all new and existing grant funding and refunding deadlines in development database. Maintain a shared calendar to ensure timely submission of grant proposals, letters of inquiry, and reports


·        Attend bidders’ conferences


·        Complete routine administrative responsibilities as needed, such as filing, photocopying, routine donor correspondence, and database management


·        Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner


·        Perform all other duties assigned by supervisor


Skills and Experience

•        Bachelor's degree required with major in communications, English, journalism or similar field preferred


•        Minimum two years grant writing, copyediting, proposal development, and submission experience


•        Skills in data and customer relationship management software strongly preferred


•        Excellent project coordination and research skills


•        Excellent writing and communication skills with experience collaborating effectively with staff across departments


•        Strong interest in the field of workforce development


•        Demonstrated ability to persuasively articulate an organization’s mission, program objectives, and funding needs to a range of potential donors


•        High level of personal and professional accountability


•        Excellent Microsoft Office skills; prior experience with Adobe Creative Suite desktop publishing tools preferred



Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc. will recruit and select persons in all positions to ensure a diverse and inclusive climate without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, color, political affiliation, creed, national origin, marital status, or any other status as protected by federal, state, and local laws. Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc. welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations for interviews and for service upon request.


Operation ABLE of Greater Boston, Inc.


174 Portland Street, 5th Floor

Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-542-4180

FAX: 617-542-4187

www.OperationABLE.net




TITLE:                     Grants Officer


REPORTS TO:        Chief Program Officer


ORGANIZATION:  Operation ABLE of…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Data de Início
    3 de janeiro de 2022
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    31 de dezembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional
Salário
USD $65.000 - USD $70.000
/ ano

Benefícios

Paid vacation and sick time; health insurance; retirement plan; life insurance; disability; holidays.

Paid vacation and sick time; health insurance; retirement plan; life insurance; disability; holidays.

Localização

Presencial
174 Portland St, Boston, MA 02114, USA

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