The Grant Writer position is responsible for developing proposals and grant applications for new opportunities. The ideal candidate will be able to identify and develop funding prospects to support existing and new program opportunities. The position will be responsible for the development, writing, and submission of grant applications and proposals. Additionally, the position will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on funded programs. The ideal candidate for this position will be organized, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and be committed to Close Up’s mission to help young people become active and engaged citizens.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university;
At least 3 years of successful grant writing experience;
Excellent ability to communicate with diverse constituencies;
Willingness and ability to work collaboratively and professionally;
Willingness and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines;
Must be able to work both independently and as part of a team;
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills;
Must possess strong organizational skills and flexibility; ability to adapt in fast paced, changing environments.
Previous grant writing experience in the area of education.
This is a full-time, full-year, exempt position.
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Website : http://www.closeup.org/
We believe that a strong democracy requires active and informed participation by all citizens; therefore we seek to reach participants of every race, creed, geographical community, socio-economic level, and academic standing. Close Up welcomes participation on its programs without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability. To carry out our mission, we partner with educators, schools, and youth organizations throughout the country to help young people develop the skills and attitudes to become informed and engaged citizens. Since 1971, nearly 800,000 participants have participated in Close Up programs