Grant Writer

This position will be responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant
proposals for organizations that are contracting grant writing services with Kennari Consulting. This person will work
closely with the VP of Grants to meet the needs of clients, research opportunities, project manage deadlines, and support
reporting needs. This position needs to be a strategic thinker who can assist in the evaluation and positioning of client
programs for grant success. This position will also support case statement writing for the campaign and annual fund clients.

Essential Functions include (but are not limited to):
• Assist clients in thinking strategically about their programming and evaluation tactics.
• Assessing the needs of an organization for grant writing success.
• Coaching clients in building relationships with foundations.
• Write, proofread, and edit grant proposals. Submit proposals through appropriate channels.
• Research grant opportunities and prioritize prospects.
• Work with the finance staff and/or volunteers of client organizations to gather the information necessary to
submit and report on grants.
• Maintain detailed activity records in project management system (Redbooth).
• Write case statements and facilitate case statement workshops with clients utilizing Kennari Campaign or
Annual Fund consulting services.
• Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
• Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
• Strong editing skills and attention to detail.
• Professional presentation, with excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to multi-task and work independently and efficiently, meeting deadlines as needed.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Social Media tools, and comfort with technology (texting, email to
phone, Dropbox, apps for hours tracking/parking/etc.).
• Ability to work collaboratively in a synergistic team, with a strong customer-service orientation.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the
people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. The listed duties may be changed at the discretion of the
incumbent’s manager/supervisor.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to applications@kennariconsulting.com, with a subject line: Grant Writer Position

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