Do you love writing and researching? Are you interested in helping secure resources to improve the lives of the families within our communities? You may be the the person that we are looking for as we build a dynamic grant writing team. Under the supervision of the Director of Advancement, the primary functions of the Advancement Specialist is to compose narrative sections for grant submissions and to assist in the assembly and submittal of grant requests.
General Duties: The Advancement Specialist shall compose narrative sections for grant submissions, ensuring the inclusion of relevant data and evaluation measurement of prescribed programs. Conducts relevant and necessary research to gather data that supports program approach or stance. Will assist with assembly and submittal of grant requests which may include letters, proposals, and budgets. This position will also assist in all fund-raising efforts which may include individual donor campaigns, planned giving, and annual fundraising events.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Experience in the field may substitute for education, year for year. Must posses outstanding grammar and research skills. This position will be able to create grant proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented and must be able to produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with a positive attitude.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge and experience with working with Native Hawaiian communities, and educational and/or social service programming.
To be considered for the interview process, cover letter and resume must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org by 11/23/2018. Please be prepared to provide a writing sample and list of successful grants.