We're Hiring a Grant Writer & Administrator
The Grant Writer and Administrator is responsible for research for potential funding opportunities that fit with the Presbyterian Community Center’s mission, writing grant applications, administering grants received to track expenses and grant-related work, and meeting reporting benchmarks to provide results per the funder’s request. Performs administrative duties such as preparing grant-related correspondence and project-based work. The ideal candidate to join our team is a deadline-oriented person with strong organizational and writing skills, and a dedication to our mission.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to local, regional, and national organizations. Researches, writes, and creates grant-specific program budgets and works with PCC program directors to manage all grants, ensuring timely submission of grant applications, grant reports and internal and external communications.
Works closely with program staff to craft strong proposals and meets with potential and existing funders when necessary.
Collaborates with program staff as needed to ensure grant programs are implemented, and all goals and deliverables are met.
Tracks metrics for each grant to compile complete end-of-project reports per the grantor’s guidelines.
Researches and identifies new funders to include private/corporate foundations and government funding opportunities compatible with the Presbyterian Community Center mission and programs.
Nurtures relationships with foundation and corporate grantor contacts
Maintains accurate, up-to-date files and electronic records on existing and prospective funders.
Coordinates with the Executive Director to achieve revenue goals related to grant funding.
Maintains absolute confidentiality regarding all donor records, transactions, data, research, and communications.
Assists donors with Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credit reporting.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience
At least three years of successful grant-writing experience
Understanding of current non-profit trends
Strong organizational skills with great attention to accuracy, details, and deadlines
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational, planning, presentation, and time management skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet critical deadlines.
A self-starter/researcher-type skilled in technical writing and storytelling through analytics
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
Familiarity with basic accounting and budget practices
Must be able to work independently, keep on track and accomplish tasks with limited supervision.
Retirement savings plan
Up to 25 hours per week
Grant Writing: 3 years (Preferred)
1228 Jamison Avenue, Roanoke, VA 24013
A waiting period may apply.