Skills Outside School Foundation
Research and source for individual donors and funding organisations.
Keeping records to efficiently track the proposals.
Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants and Identifying grant funding opportunities.
Writing, submitting and managing grant proposals.
Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
Collaborating with Media and Comms Officer to send funders newsletters and reports.
Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting. Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship.
Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
Maintaining records in hard copies and computer databases.
Reporting Relationship: Senior Program Manager and Programs Officers
Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing or related field.
2+ years grant writing experience.
Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.
Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong people skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Application Closing Date
10th September, 2020.