Grant writer – sample job description

Grant Writer Sample Job Description (Word document)

Note: This sample job description is provided as an example only. Each section should be carefully updated to reflect your specific requirements prior to being copied and pasted into a GOVPROP job profile.

Job Description:

  • Develop and write grant proposals to government, foundations and other grant-making organizations
  • Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations
  • Maintain calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports
  • Prioritize projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage multiple proposals
  • Act as the project manager and coordinates all grant submissions

Job Deliverables:

  • Grant proposals
  • Grant requests
  • Grant PowerPoint persentations

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, education, public relations, marketing or a related field and 3-5 years of relevant experience with target agency. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
  • Proven track record in securing new funding opportunities a plus
  • Knowledge of advanced computer operations (Microsoft Office Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel and Publisher) and ability to learn company grant software
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be able to produce a quality work product within tight time constraints
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be team-oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Evaluate and monitor educational and information programs
  • Work under pressure and with minimal supervision
  • Conduct and interpret research in a variety of data formats

Out-of-Scope Items:

  • Development of budgets
  • Purchase recommendations
  • Press releases
  • Pricing
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