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Senior Grant Writer

  1/16/2019   Jewish Family Service of San Diego
 Job Description        

Position Overview: The Sr. Grant Writer plays an integral role on Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s Institutional Giving Team, which is responsible for securing more than $10 million in grants and contracts each year. As the lead grant writer, this position is responsible for managing, researching, identifying and securing government, corporate and foundation funding to support JFS’s mission to build a stronger, healthier, more resilient San Diego. We are looking for a team member with the skills and experience required to: • Manage cross-functional grant submission teams – comprised of Program, Community Impact, and Accounting staff – to submit grant proposals and reports. • Research, organize, write and review government, private and corporate foundation proposals, bid applications, letters of intent and other related duties. • Manage contract compliance and file maintenance



Position Type: Full-time, Exempt Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 First Year Objectives In partnership with the Director of Institutional Giving: • Implement best practices as it pertains to policies and procedures for grant management • Implement best practices as it pertains to policies and procedures for post-award activity • Create metrics to measure the current capacity of the department as it pertains to grants and post-award activity and implement an approach for the next two years • Create and implement policies and procedures for business practices between the IG Department, Programs and Accounting • Set goals for private, corporate and government funding • Train other staff in the IG Department as needed Requirements • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications or a related field is required, Master’s degree preferred. • Three to five years of relevant experience required. • Demonstrated success in securing private, corporate and large-scale government grants. • Analytical and persuasive writing and superior editing skills.


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Read to Move Forward: To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume on the following link; Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please, no phone calls. Please, principals only. Please, local candidates only (relocation is not provided).


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