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Grant Writer

Company: Catholic Charities Bureau
Date Posted: May 30, 2017

Catholic Charities Bureau, Jacksonville has an immediate opening for a Grant Writer position. This is a full-time, 35 hours, non-exempt position with competitive benefits package.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  Responsible for submitting all grant applications (city, state, federal and foundation) and related reports and correspondence on CCB Jacksonville’s behalf throughout the fiscal year.  Reporting to the Development Director with input from the Regional Director, the Grant Writer submits new and renewal grant applications, adhering to the deadlines and requirements of each funder.  This position also researches and sources new funding opportunities, makes recommendations, develops reports and tracks success toward achieving annual fundraising goals. 

POSITION EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Four-year degree in a business or liberal arts related field such as English and two or more years successfully writing grants. Advanced skills in grant proposal writing, statistical research, grant development and the funding application assembly process via demonstrated success with city, state, federal and foundation grants. Self-starting and self-motivated. Ability to research and analyze new funding opportunities. Advanced computer skills in all Microsoft Office products (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook and Access) and the ability to manage a complex database. Ability to design and follow a work plan and to meet multiple deadlines. Excellent organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail. Ability to learn new trends in computer technology and online instructions for submission of grant applications via the Internet. Ability to type quickly (minimum of 50 words per minute). Ability to work well with pressures of deadlines and multiple team member demands. Maintain membership in grant professional organizations and community collaborations that relate to the agency’s key program areas. Ability to meet or exceed targeted funding goals as established by agency management.

Job offer is contingent upon completing a satisfactory reference check, driver’s license check with no more than 5 points on your driving record, and criminal background check, including fingerprint screening.  You will be driving for this position, and you are required to carry automobile liability insurance in the amount of at least $50,000 for each person, $100,000 for each accident or occurrence for bodily injury, and $25,000 for property damage.

This position is located at Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc. Jacksonville Regional Office in downtown Jacksonville, 134 E. Church Street, Jacksonville, FL, 32202.   Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to HRDepartment@ccbjax.org. Neither telephone calls nor walk-ins will be accepted.  This posting ends Friday, June 9, 2017.  Catholic Charities is an EOE.