Senior Grant Writer

April 1, 2024
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Website Pen to Paper Grant Consulting

Nonprofit consulting firm specializing in grants

Pen to Paper Grant Consulting Inc. is a specialty nonprofit consulting firm – we are a small, passionate team of grant professionals who advocate for the important work of our nonprofit clients by supporting their fundraising efforts. Our mission is to provide high-quality, comprehensive grant consulting and development services to facilitate financial growth and support the long-term sustainability of nonprofits.

With a high client retention rate and ever-expanding network of nonprofit partners making referrals for our services, we are looking to expand our team and hire a Senior Grant Writer. The ideal candidate is a grant professional with a minimum of 2 years of full-time experience grant writing that also has a passion for the nonprofit sector and fund development. Our writers and consultants work remotely and receive competitive salaries with benefits and flexible work schedules.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum 2 years of full-time experience grant writing required
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Highly organized with impeccable time management and prioritization skills, including the ability to track details and competing priorities, work independently, and produce a quality work product
  • Exceptional communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with P2P team and clients
    Adaptability, flexibility, and desire to jump in and take initiative on projects
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (experience with Google Suite preferred)
  • Experience working with Project Management Software/Tools preferred

Previous experience will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of grant proposal and preparation skills; knowledge of effective grant prospect research practices; the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities; and working knowledge of grant application/proposal preparation best-practices.

The Senior Grant Writer should be able to execute the following responsibilities, with moderate support from senior staff:

  • Draft and prepare competitive Letters of Inquiry, grant applications, and grant reports, generating original content as well as repurposing existing content to meet funder identified guidelines and/or P2P internal protocols
  • Coordinate and participate in meetings/calls and direct communication with P2P clients and program staff to: (1) obtain information necessary to draft compelling solicitations and reports; (2) track grant solicitation and reporting projects; and (3) assist with the development and execution cultivation strategies from inception to completion
  • Research, identify, and respond to grant opportunities for P2P clients
  • Assess client documentation, systems, and processes to identify areas of concern and make recommendations regarding funding opportunities with minimal oversight and guidance from P2P Leadership Team
  • Perform administrative work related to tracking, maintaining, and updating project management database and client records
  • Work in collaboration with other P2P team members to ensure successful preparation and submission of grant application/reporting projects as well as donor cultivation strategies, and client communication strategies

While the Senior Grant Writer is a remote position, Southern California/California residents are preferred. Travel to and from client meetings in Orange County, Los Angeles County, or beyond may be required on occasion (travel reimbursement will be provided).

Position is full time (35+ hrs./week) paid hourly at a rate of $32.00-$38.00/hr. (approx. $58,500-$69,000 annually) with the following benefits:

Health Insurance (dependent on geographic location)
Vision, Dental, Chiropractic (national)
PTO/Vacation
Paid Sick Time
Retirement Match
Grant Professionals Association National/Chapter Membership
To apply, email the following documents to hiring@pen2papergrants.com:

1.     Cover letter

2.     Current resume

3.     Two (2) writing samples—grant proposals that you have written (excerpts and redacted narrative acceptable)

Email Subject: Your First Name, Last Initial – Senior Grant Writer

Deadline to apply is Friday, April 19, 2024.

To apply for this job email your details to leah@pen2papergrants.com

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