Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time

Pay Range: $25-$35/hr
Organization's Mission: Junior Achievement of Utah’s purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. Junior Achievement reaches more than 100,000 students annually in relevant, hands-on learning experiences that teach young people to manage their money, plan for their economic future, own their own businesses, and develop readiness for careers or college.

Junior Achievement associates are known for their passion for the JA mission that brings together business and education to work with students in kindergarten through high school so they are empowered to own their economic success. Members of the JA team interact with community leaders who support JA with their time, treasure, and talent. Junior Achievement of Utah offers a collaborative, inclusive work environment and the opportunity to impact the lives of young people in our community.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Junior Achievement is the recognized leader in "empowering young people to own their economic success®" through volunteer-led, experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing a positive, enriching learning experience free of bias.
Position Summary: Junior Achievement of Utah connects businesses and community volunteers with Utah K-12 students to teach them about money, careers, and business ownership. We are seeking a dedicated grant writer capable of writing coherent, organized, and compelling proposals. Ideally, you will apply your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. You will collaborate with the Chief Development Officer and other team members in the organization to assist with other fundraising efforts and develop relationships with key stakeholders to support the mission of Junior Achievement.

To ensure success you need to write well, have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, and be committed to the mission you are representing.

This position can be full-time or part-time with the possibility for a flexible schedule outside of the traditional 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. work week. This position allows for remote work in a home office with the expectation to attend weekly and monthly in-person meetings as required.
Primary Responsibilities: · Develop relationships and collaborate with key stakeholders.

· Maintain proficient knowledge of the organization’s history and programs.

· Assist with the execution of the development department's strategy.

· Determine proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.

· Perform research and solicitation of new and enhanced grant funding opportunities.

· Develop proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.

· Prepare proposals by determining concept, gather and format information, write drafts, obtain approvals, and complete submission.

· Obtain approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.

· Meet proposal and reporting deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.

· Furnish prospective funders with supporting documents.

· Collaborate with CEO and CDO to send funders newsletters, impact statements, and other publications.

· Demonstrate exceptional record keeping and grant tracking utilizing technology-based systems along with hard copies as needed.

· Maintain quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintain proposal support databases.

· Coordinate requirements with contributors and provide proposal status information to review in development meetings.

· Improve proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate.

· Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
Desired Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in creative writing or related field preferred.

• 2+ years of grant writing experience preferred.

• Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.

• Proficient with MS Office Word, Excel, and grant management systems.

• Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Strong people skills.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Ability to meet deadlines.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Empowering young people to own their economic success.
How to Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to kristy@ja-utah.org.
Closing Date: 05/30/2022
Location: 515 South 700 East, Suite #1F SLC, UT 84102

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Contact: Kristy Knecht
Email: kristy@ja-utah.org
Phone: 8015183286