Grant Writer - Experienced
Minimum 6 months commitment with ongoing commitment preferred
About this opportunity
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Grant Writer to join our team. Are you skilled in writing applications for funding and take pride in contributing your skills to the cause of helping others?
To thrive at Fibro & Us you will have a strong sense of role ownership and will be persistent and resilient by nature; the initiative to multi-task and work with minimal supervision; and the drive to delve into and understand the core functions of your role. You will also be a creative thinker – favouring an active approach to problem solving, including ways to work smarter.
The Grant Writer should have evidence of success in grant writing, exceptional organisational, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work independently with staff at all levels. Grant Writing experience in an institutional funding environment is highly desired. Experience with Microsoft is required as well as knowledge of logical framework, theory of change and value for money highly desirable.
Prepare, research, develop and write complex grant applications and funding proposals in a timely manner.
Learn, interpret and apply policies, laws, rules and regulations.
Maintain current records in database, including grant tracking and reporting.
Comply with grant reporting efficiently and as required by a given grant application.
Review previous grant applications and assess potential to re-apply.
Scan the grant landscape to identify new grant opportunities and the eligibility of the organisation.
Maintain high quality of work exhibiting strong attention to detail whilst working under minimal supervision.
Utilise strong analytical skills and the ability to present research results in a timely, clear and concise manner.
Liaise with President and key internal stakeholders to establish goals and timelines.
Liaise with President and key internal stakeholders to acquire relevant project specific, business and financial information required for application.
Maintain ongoing communication with President and internal stakeholders to inform them of progress.
Attendance for weekly Skype meeting with the team if your unable to make it in person.
Previous experience writing and compiling funding application, with successful outcomes, highly desired.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Excellent written and proof-reading skills.
Organised with time management skills.
Current knowledge of general acquittal procedures.
Ability to work cohesively in a team and independently.
Ability to use online office (Google Suite, Skype etc).
Strong sense of ownership, accountability and drive to deliver quality outcomes.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
This role requires at least 5 hours per week (including a weekly Skype meeting with the ExecutiveTeam) for a minimum commitment of 6 months.
Attending AGM Meeting and Sub- Committee meetings.
Working hours are flexible as long as you manage your time well, as many of our volunteers hold full-time jobs and family responsibilities. However, responsiveness to organisational needs is crucial to the role.
As this role is primarily virtual or home-based, you will need (at your own expense):
Reliable mobile phone
Special Instructions to Applicants
In the application documents, please include a sample grant proposal that you have authored. If this is not available then please include a writing sample from an academic or technical setting.
If your interested in this postion please contact Michelle with your CV, passport size photo & a sample grant proposal