ABOUT GLOBAL TASSELS
Global Tassels, Inc. is a 501c(3) international nonprofit based in NYC that builds capacity in the poorest countries around the world. Our innovative model engages the next generation of student leaders to transform their local communities through sustainable projects at the grass-roots level.
We seek a motivated and dynamic professional contractual grant writer to help sustain and grow the organization's portfolio of public and private (foundation) supporters. Candidates must have experience writing effective public and private proposals and reports. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is flexible and has the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment where commitment to mission is critical to success. The
grant writer should have a proven record of successful applications for funding from Trusts and other grant making bodies, demonstrate ability to develop relationships with corporate partners and Trusts, experienced in researching Trusts and Corporate funding opportunities working within a charitable environment, preferably within an international development.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
* Research, write, and submit compelling and timely letters of inquiry and grant proposals to foundations,
corporations, and government entities.
* Work with teams as needed to develop project descriptions, timelines, evaluation plans, and budgets.
* Prepare and submit reports and updates to funders in a timely fashion.
* Support research of new funding prospects.
* Maintain up-to-date online and physical files of all grant-related content and correspondence.
* Attend meetings related to grants and fund development.
* Participate in staff trainings and attend special events.
* Conduct other duties related to successful grants and fund development.
Qualities and Skills:
The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.* Excellent grant writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.* Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and highly-organized.* Excellent ability to manage multiple projects, take initiative, work independently and as a teammember.* Excellent ability to meet deadlines while also paying close attention to details and accuracy.* Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).* Experience and excitement about working with diverse groups and communities.* Flexibility, strong commitment to collaboration, and resourcefulness.* Ability to maintain confidentiality and commitment to professional ethics.* Ability to work in deadline driven environment.* Grant writing experience is mandatory.
FOR CONSIDERATIONS: (Email: email@example.com)
Please send CV/Resume, a Cover Letter along with answering these questions (Cover Letter will be treated as writing samples): 1. How do you identify appropriate prospects for my organization? 2. What is your approach to writing the grant proposal? 3. What kinds of programs and/or organizations have you been successful in obtaining grant funds for in the past?
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2+ years experience as a grant writer freelance or at a full time setting. A college degree is highly desirable.