Grant Writing Specialist/ Coordinator

  • Tampa Bay United
  • Tampa Bay, Florida, USA
  • 05 May, 2024
Full time Coordinator Media

Job Description

TBU is looking for a Grant Writing Specialist/ Coordinator (non -paid intern role) to come aboard the team.
Qualifications
  • Proficiency in English (both written and spoken)
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work remotely and independently
  • Attention to detail and excellent editing skills
  • Experience as a member of a nonprofit organization is preferred but not required
  • Collaboration with diverse teams on project progression
  • Notice: If you want to be considered, IT IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you submit a sample page of your ability to research and compile the data in your writing for this position
  •  If you are interested in an internship for School credit, then you will need to follow the required hours specified by your school’s credit requirements (typically 5-27 hours a week)
  • If you're not interested in an internship for school credit, it will depend on the project you take on
  • All that is required is a Windows or Mac Laptop or Desktop computer with a stable internet connection


Benefits
  • 100% remote and flexible work
  • Making a beneficial impact on the community
  • Opportunities to enhance professional skills and personal portfolio. Most full-time grant writing positions require proof of work or a book of business
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  •  This is for an unpaid internship position; however, if your efforts result in successful grant opportunities, we will create a paid position with incentives for program management on specific grant program opportunities received


Responsibilities
  • Grant Writers are professionals who create application documents and proposals for grant programs
  • They organize information about organizational activities and projects and draft grant proposals in appropriate formats
  • They are expected to be familiar with the grant application process and effectively communicate the value and needs of the program in persuasive writing
  • The Grant Specialist Intern will work under the direct supervision of the organization's executive leadership team
  • Responsibilities include providing specialized and complex administrative support; a collection of data; and client and program assistance related to the grant programs funded at the federal, state, and local levels
  • Work involves considerable contact with City departments and representatives of the general public, governmental agencies and their representatives, and community or civic organizations
  • Develops and maintains a comprehensive grant program to support various operations, including investigation of available grant monies, preparation of grant documents, grant writing grant-writing assistance
  • Manage referral process and maintain accurate, up-to-date, detailed records for referrals, applications, field notes, and missing documentation
  • Conducts research of available government and private foundation grants, and disseminates grant information regarding availability to appropriate agencies, departments and units
  • Coordinates, assists with, and writes grant applications, proposals, as needed
  • Coordinates and secures cooperative efforts from other governmental agencies and their representatives, and community or civic organizations
  • Plans, researches, and coordinates grant funding opportunities related to departmental operations
  • Establishes and maintains official electronic files for funding applications and award management within assigned systems
  • Work with staff members to transform programs and program ideas into viable applications
  • Attention to detail, editing text, and looking over applications for grammar, spelling, and content before submission
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Work on monthly social media campaigns with the other Grant Specialists/internal marketing and business development team to ensure proper representation and exposure for the non-profit

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.