Grant Writer/Assistant

Posting ID : A1068499559
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Nonprofit

Planned Parenthood of Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties is searching for a Part Time Grant Writer/Assistant to join our Santa Barbara team.

The Grant Writer/Assistant will support the grants program by researching new funding prospects and contributing material and data to present in applications to foundations, public entities and private corporations. The position will contribute to proposal submissions for unrestricted general operating and restricted funding to support programs and emerging organizational needs. The Assistant will communicate with partners and staff responsible for grant-funded programs and collaborative efforts on an on-going basis. This position reports to the Foundation Relations & Grants Manager.


Bachelor's Degree and grant writing or fundraising training is a plus. Skilled at writing, editing and an understanding of basic accounting concepts. Meet annual budgeted fundraising goals. Implement all annually planned and approved activities in support of achieving the annual fundraising goals. Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret data and information and format and present according to funder's requirements and questions.
Provide professional high quality customer service in all donor, funder, volunteer and vendor relationships. Must be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes and produce high-quality work within tight time constraints. Previous experience will demonstrate an ability to conduct research and the critical thinking skills to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs. Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows work environment. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge is preferred. Strong commitment to the PPSBVSLO Mission, goals and policies.

In addition to our beautiful Santa Barbara office and work environment, we are proud of our benefits package. We offer competitive pay as well as a full suite of health insurance benefits and a 403(b) Plan with match.

If you are interested in joining our team, please email your cover letter, salary requirements and resume to the email above.

**Planned Parenthood is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage diversity in our workforce**

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