About Grant Development Specialist/Grants Manager (Volunteer/Remote Position)
In collaboration with the executive board and staff across all disciplines and departments, the Grant Development Specialist is responsible for the coordination of activities related to grants.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
-Research, write, edit, and submit grants to various funding agencies.
-Develop grant with local, foundation and/or private agency applications for submission, negotiation and implementation of the grant-funded activities (estimated funding levels $25K - $2.5M per grant).
-Monitor and analyze grant activities by identifying and solving potential or existing grant issues.
-Write, develop and coordinate grant proposal packages to government agencies and foundations.
-Oversee and continuously monitor performance measure, grant deliverables and reports to ensure grant targets and responsibilities are met.
-Work with internal departments to ensure preparation of written and statistical reports are completed in a timely manner and submitted to funding agencies once approved by the executive board.
-As a grants manager you are responsible for submitting applications, renewals and oversight of current programs within the organization.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
-Ensure that all work is done in a timely and accurate manner.
-Ensure that all tasks related to the grant process are in accordance with company policies and governmental regulations.
-Develop and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers.
-Ensure all actions, job performance, personal conduct and communications represent ForwardHeroes in a highly professional manner at all times.
-Uphold and ensure compliance and attention to all company policies and procedures as well as the overall mission and values of the organization.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ KEY COMPETENCIES:
-High level of skill at building relationships and providing excellent customer service to all funding agencies.
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Proficiency in the use of a computer and commonly used software packages, including Microsoft Office Suite.
-Ability to handle multiple/diverse tasks requiring knowledge and experience.
-Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
-Education: Bachelor’s degree preferred.. Experience in lieu of a degree may be considered.
-Knowledge and Experience: --Demonstrated experience writing or assisting with grant proposals for non-profits as well as government organizations. --Knowledge of federal, state, and local grant laws, rules, regulations, processes, and procedures.
-Physical/ Environmental: Constant sitting, standing and walking, Constant use of a computer, A medium to high level of manual dexterity required.
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