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Company Name :
The Grant Plant, Inc.
Company Location :
United States
Job Position :
Resource Development Officer (grant professional)
Job Category :
Jobs in United States

Job Description :
The Resource Development Officer will help The Grant Plant, Inc., its clients, and community partners within a fast-paced and team-oriented environment dedicated to securing the funding resources that nonprofit organizations need to deliver on their missions.
The Grant Plant, Inc. is a specialized resource development team that works exclusively with tax-exempt entities, such as nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and educational institutions. Our services include grant seeking, prospect research, grants management, and stakeholder relations materials.
Our team has helped raise more than $200 million in grant funding since 2003. Our clients encompass diverse areas of Human Services, Education, Technology, Economic Development, Healthcare, Youth Development, and an array of others.
Primary responsibilities include generating revenue for client programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well-written, and well-documented fundraising proposals including grant applications, letters of inquiry, nominations, and other compelling documents.
The Resource Development Officer also performs professional and administrative work in researching and identifying new public and private grant opportunities that are well-aligned with client interests. The position is also responsible for analyzing and compiling data and information on the performance of client program activities that are funded by third-party public and private sources, and writing reports to government, foundations, corporations, and other funders on the progress or completion of client program activities. The Resource Development Officer acts as a liaison between The Grant Plant and clients in meetings, phone calls, and electronic communication, and may serve as a liaison between the client and funding entities. The Resource Development Officer may also engage in special projects as needed and requested by the Leadership Team and The Grant Plant’s clients.
Qualified candidates will possess excellent writing, computer, interpersonal, and organizational skills. The Resource Development Officer must be highly dependable with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes, able to work efficiently and have respect for maximizing use of client resources, have a sense of humor, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities; outstanding writing ability; knowledge of data and prospect research; and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines successfully.
The successful candidate must be independent, motivated, and driven to succeed, and be strongly aligned with the company’s organizational values: Accountability, Collaboration, Compassion, Humor, Innovation, Integrity, Results, and Risk-Taking.
Alignment with the eight organizational values of TGP, and ability to articulate personal behaviors with each
Understanding of grant seeking and philanthropy
Excellent writing; will not settle for mediocrity (incomplete information, typos, bad grammar, wrong formatting of style)
Detailed and thorough approach to project management
Ability to be a bold and engaging team member; someone who inspires and motivates colleagues and clients with new ideas, while at the same time being a “ghost writer” for clients and projects
Ability to strategically collect information and input while helping design programs and budgets; ability to move projects forward with limited information
Evidence of success discerning what is important vs. urgent and prioritizing for maximum efficiency; ability to juggle multiple deadlines with grace and good humor
The emotional intelligence to work effectively with diverse leaders and different personalities
Problem-solving skills, with a combination of confidence and humility
Effective and winning communication skills, both oral and written, and understands the importance of voice and listening to others during project development
Ability to break down complex processes into systematic and simple descriptions
Self-awareness, with an ability to treat all members of the community with respect and hold an accurate idea of one’s own strengths and weaknesses
Ability to accept and provide constructive criticism and edits of work
Ability to deal with rejection in a healthy way
Curiosity; life-long learner
Absolute integrity and commitment to working in a team-based environment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be based in or relocate to Albuquerque, New Mexico and able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – Comprehensive knowledge of standard professional practices, procedures, equipment, and techniques; knowledge of grant writing techniques.
Education and/or Experience – Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of three years’ related experience in grant writing and research. Master’s degree preferred.
Communication Skills – Ability to write detailed reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees of an organization; ability to listen and get clarification; demonstrated group presentation skills; participation in meetings.
Written Communication – Ability to write clearly and informatively; vary writing style to meet needs; present numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information such as federal, state, and foundation Requests for Proposals, federal guidance documents, and procedure manuals.
Mathematical Skills – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as program budgets and matching or challenge grant requests.
Reasoning Ability – Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Professionalism – React well under pressure; meet deadlines regardless of uncontrollable forces; treat others with respect and consideration regardless of status or position; accept responsibility for own actions; follow through on commitments; maintain professional appearance. Demonstrated commitment to professional development through continuing education and/or active memberships in relevant associations or organizations.
Planning/Organizing– Ability to prioritize and plan work activities; use time efficiently; plan for additional resources; set goals and objectives; organize or schedule other people and their tasks; develop realistic action plans.
Dependability – Ability to meet multiple deadlines; follow instructions; respond to management direction; keep commitments; commit to reaching goals; complete tasks on time.
Computer Skills – Experience with and knowledge of computer operation; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), internet tools, and database applications.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – Valid New Mexico driver’s license and proof of personal automobile insurance.
Position involves light physical effort. Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $52,000.00 per year
401(k) matching
Flexible schedule
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Professional development assistance
Relocation assistance
Retirement plan
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Bachelor’s (Preferred)
professional writing: 3 years (Preferred)
Work Location: Multiple Locations

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