Proposal & Grant Writer
Grant & Proposal Consulting
Vancouver, BC

Who we are: Grant and Proposal Consulting is a Vancouver-based company providing consulting for a variety of clients in the area of grant writing, prospect research, proofreading, and program development.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting the full range of activities required to research, write, submit, and manage grant proposals to government, foundation and corporate sources
  • Performing research on government, foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for grants
  • Working with Financial Officer to gather information necessary to report to funders on current grant programs
  • Complying with all grant reporting as required by all government, foundation and corporate donors
  • Providing stewardship to current donors, including regular written updates (newsletters etc) to government, corporate and foundation donors
  • Understanding and communicating institutional history and programs appropriately
  • Making appointments for Executive Director and board members with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, government officials)
  • Maintaining and coordinating current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Tracking statistics and information relevant to development and provide organization with written materials necessary for donor stewardship
  • Working with Directors to identify organizational needs to solicit funding
  • Writing communications for special events, direct mail, annual reports, fundraising and sponsorship campaigns

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong English written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposal
  • Strong editing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Superior organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources
  • Proven track record in grant proposal writing
  • Knowledge of fundraising techniques and strategies
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research
  • Minimum of two years’ experience with government grant writing
  • A degree in English, Communications or any other relevant field
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments
  • Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines

Please apply by submitting your resume, and cover letter.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour