Employment Opportunity: Grant Writer with PYE U.S

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GRANT WRITER  (U.S based)

Part-time Contract, 2 days/week, based in U.S
Application deadline: Rolling
Salary: Competitive
Contact Gwyn Wansbrough, Managing Director: gwyn@pyeglobal.org

Do you have a proven track record in raising funds for international projects? PYE, Partners for Youth Empowerment, is looking for a seasoned grant writer to help us secure funding as we expand our international programs.

In this position, you will be helping PYE to build a pipeline of support for this next phase of growth. You will be responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to grant-making organizations and will persuasively communicate PYE’s mission and programs to potential funders. Working closely with PYE’s leadership team, you will organize and submit grant requests, establish and maintain contact with funding sources, conduct prospect research and track grant submission deadlines.

 

Key responsibilities:
• Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grantmaking organizations, persuasively communicating PYE’s mission and programs to prospective funders
• Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets and presentations
• Establishing and maintaining contact and relationships with foundations and program officers, responding to requests for additional information
• Tracking submission requirements and deadlines as well as reporting requirements
• Conducting research into prospective funding sources, including private & corporate foundations, prizes and other funding programs
• Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements
• Maintaining a database of funders and providing general fundraising support to the organization

Qualifications:
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills, analytical and research skills are essential
– Proven track record of applying and securing funding for international projects with a social mission
– High degree of familiarity with international sources of funding, funding data bases
– Solid understanding of budgets as they relate to grant proposals
– Self-motivated, organized, proactive in accomplishing assigned tasks ability to work under pressure and to deadline

If this position sounds like a fit with your experience, we would like to hear from you. Please send us your CV and an email telling us why you would be the best person for this role with your salary expectation/day rate.

Application deadline: Rolling
Questions? Looking for more information?

Please contact:
Gwyn Wansbrough
Managing Director
Email: gwyn@pyeglobal.org

PYE is an equal opportunity employer and considers applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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