Grant Writer

Website Development Department

Title                     Grant Writer

Reports to          Development Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Grant writers work within a team structure to develop sound and successful grant proposals. They guide the development of answers through research and interview of other staff to determine needs for funding and responses to application questions. Grant writers also assist in submitting applications and ensuring timeliness of the process to meet deadlines.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Studies and comprehends the history, structure, objectives, programs, and financial needs of the organization.
  • Drafts compelling and clearly written grant proposals that respond to the needs of the application and reflect the mission and values of the organization.
  • Completes grant proposals for approval and be mindful of deadlines to ensure timely submission.
  • Submits proposals to funders on direction and responds to internal and external inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills that align with and support the organization’s Mission and Core Values.
  • Complies with the organization’s by-laws, policies, procedures, and member covenants; seeks clarification and guidance as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Excellent writing skills and technical writing experience.
  • Organization and time management.
  • Data collection and research skills.
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with electronic spreadsheet and word processing applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work involves talking and hearing; using hands to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies widely depending on the work location.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Title                     Guild Coordinator

Reports to          Administration Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Administers the volunteer support program for the organization. This includes tracking and reporting hours, connecting volunteers with open roles, iterating education and support programs, and provisioning accounts and benefits. The Guild Coordinator also evangelizes and communicates with staff to promote program opportunities.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains documentation to track hours and other data needed for tax and grant reporting.
  • Connects volunteers to managers and other staff seeking volunteers to fill opportunities.
  • Work with staff to create and improve education and support materials.
  • Determine eligibility for benefits and provide them according to policy guidelines.
  • Utilizes effective communication and interpersonal skills that align with and support the organization’s Mission and Core Values.
  • Complies with the organization’s by-laws, policies, procedures, and member covenants; seeks clarification and guidance as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Experience with personnel or team management.
  • Proven team leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with electronic spreadsheet and word processing applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Work involves walking, talking, and hearing; using hands to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment varies widely depending on the work location.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Free participation in Rainbow City Performing Arts Ensembles
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and creative team.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Free tickets to Rainbow City Performing Arts events.
  • Social events and community outings.

To apply for this job email your details to executivedirector@rainbowcity.org