Job Title: Grant Writer
Children’s Museum of Atlanta is hiring!
Who are we? Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and we are the only educational venue of its kind in Atlanta. Through community outreach initiatives, educational programs, and exhibits designed for children ages 0–8, the Museum strives to spark every child’s imagination, sense of discovery and learning through the power of play.
Who are you? You have extensive experience fulfilling annual corporate, foundation, and government fundraising goals. You thrive on writing clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive grant proposals.
This is a 30 hour/week, mostly remote, position with occasional in office days. Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Flexible Spending Account.
This part-time position is responsible for assisting the Strategic Advancement and Marketing Department in fulfilling annual corporate, foundation and government fundraising goals in support of annual operations, special projects, and restricted programs. Primary responsibilities include grant writing and reporting, as well as researching, identification, and solicitation of corporate, foundation, and government grants, as follows:
Work with team to identify funding opportunities
Manage a portfolio of sponsorship and funding prospects
Attend prospective donor meetings, Museum programs and community events, as appropriate.
Develop and write appeals and proposals
Work collaboratively with key staff to determine solicitation strategies
Maintain a pipeline of proposals
Fulfill grant-reporting requirements as assigned
Strengthen relationships with donors, as appropriate
Work with key staff to develop annual work plan
Provide regular updates to Grants Manager and Director of Strategic Advancement and Marketing
Maintain accurate donor records in both Altru database (training available) and traditional paper file
Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Strategic Advancement and Marketing
Expertise in grant writing: strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
Ability to self-motivate and take initiative
Strong editing skills
Attention to detail
Ability to meet all deadlines, excellent time management skills
Knowledge of fundraising information sources
Experience with institutional donors
Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research
Strong contributor in team environments
Ability to develop and maintain good donor relations
Proficient in MS Office Suite
Knowledge of CRM Softwares, Blackbaud preferred
Participation in professional seminars and or continuing education that directly relates to job requirements