Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 40000-50000
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Operation Underground Railroad is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Operation Underground Railroad’s management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment.
Position Summary: In its seven years of existence, O.U.R. has helped rescue thousands of victims and worked in 26 countries and 25 states in the U.S. We exist to rescue children from sex trafficking and exploitation.

The Grant Writer will carry out a variety of tasks related to the solicitation of public, private, state, and federally funded programs and awards. This position is responsible for preparing, implementing, monitoring, managing, and reporting for multiple grants, as well as seeking new grant opportunities. The Grant Writer will research and identify public, private, and corporate funding opportunities. They will also evaluate appropriateness for organization, develop grant proposals, assemble all pertinent grant material packages for final submission, coordinate the completion and submission of related reports and updates for awarded funds, cultivate relationships with organizations, and maintain the grants management database. The role requires a highly organized individual with strong attention to detail, a sense of urgency, and the ability to multi-task. An ideal candidate must be proactive and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. This position will report for many aspects of the organization, its subsidiaries, and to management. In addition to reporting, this position will organize grant information to ensure O.U.R. is compliant with the reporting requirements of each individual grant. This position will remind and assist those responsible for producing the grant reporting data to complete the necessary information in a timely manner.
Primary Responsibilities: • Identifies appropriate federal and private grant opportunities.
• Partners with department heads to translate early ideas and concepts into competitive narratives for external funding and maintain detailed knowledge of current projects and programs.
• Assists with creating tools and templates to support successful proposal development.
• Responds to internal and external queries on drafted and submitted proposals.
• Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.
• Ensures that individual grant proposals are developed in accordance with each grant-making organization's preferences and exactly follows each grant-making organization's guidelines.
• Develop, prepare, and distribute grant funded program reports to communicate results, achievement of deliverables, and outcomes to comply with donor reporting requirements.
• Provide administration and procedural management of unsolicited gifts and endowment funds as assigned including conducting research, contacting donors or other staff, and providing appropriate reporting.
• Provide financial and administrative support on unrestricted and restricted grants, including public, private, state, local, foreign, and federal funds.
• Organize and maintain all files relating to restricted grants (contracts, reconciliations, subgrantees, consultants).
• Ensure financial transactions, including reporting, are done accurately and in a timely manner with proper documentation of allowable expenses to support both management and audit needs.
• Maintain accurate payment milestones/invoices for all parties involved.
• Ensure fiscal and grant compliance under all relevant regulations.
• Develop relationships to secure renewal of funds as appropriate.
• Participates in or contributes to Mission Advancement projects or assignments.
• Assist in preparation of grant reporting as requested.
• Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: • Associate degree in Communication, English, or related field with at least 3 years of professional experience.
• Bachelor or Master’s degree would be a plus.
• Familiarity with OMBs and CFRs, and other USG regulations, including as these apply to sub-grants and contracts.
• Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to the mission of O.U.R.
• Ability to thrive as part of a team with diverse experience, expertise, skills and objectives.
• High degree of accuracy and very strong attention to detail.
• Ability to stand firm on essential accounting and fiscal compliance and documentation needs.
• Ability to multitask and balance priorities.
• Intermediate to advanced MS Office Suite and/or GSuite skills.
• Knowledge and familiarity of Quickbooks and/or mid-tier ERP system helpful.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: • Competitive pay
• 401K with 6 percent match
• Health, Dental, Vision and Life/AD&D Insurance
• PTO and holidays
• Opportunity to work with an outstanding team who is dedicated to a great cause.
How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to
Location: Salt Lake City, UT


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Kristi Brangle
Phone: 8014400827