NTC is seeking a dynamic Grant Writer who is interested in playing a role in improving teaching and learning in our schools; is excited to engage in a variety of fundraising activities including, grant writing, prospect research, and communications; thrives in a high-stakes, fast-paced environment; and wants to be a part of driven, and innovative development team.
A key role required of the Grant Writer is the creation and timely submission of grant proposals as well as district, state and federal level RFPs. Thus, this position provides an exciting opportunity for a strong writer who is ambitious, analytical, and detail-oriented. The Grant Writer reports directly to the Director of Development as part of the development team. However, this person will also work closely with our strategic partnerships team on a variety of writing assignments relevant to contracts, primarily with partner school districts.
Responsibilities & Essential Functions:
The following is an overview of the duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The employee may perform other duties as required.
- Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to co-create and draft proposals for funding opportunities including outcomes, deliverables, and budgets in a way that is compelling
- Track opportunities, coordinate, write, and manage timely submissions of grant proposals and district, state, and federal level RFPs
- Interact with NTC executives and funder representatives as required to complete proposals, reports and RFPs
- Work cross-functionally to ensure strong communication and submission on content areas
- Input, track, and communicate information relevant to funders, client proposals and responses to RFPs through NTC’s funder database (CRM)
- Conduct funder and district-related research and communicate findings with internal stakeholders
- Conduct ongoing research on potential district, state and federal RFP’s to pursue and communicate findings with key internal stakeholders
- Support and occasionally oversee funder communications initiatives
- As needed, attend occasional funder convenings, meetings, and networking events