Junior Grant Writer

Osborne Association New York, NY
As a key support staff member of the Development Department, the Junior Grant Writer will assist with prospect research, and providing support for the proposal development process from start to submission. When applying for this position, a cover letter is required.

Key Duties Include:

* Coordinate grant proposal process in conjunction with program and fiscal staff

* Assist with grant proposals, cover letters, follow-up correspondence, interim and final reports

* Manage tracking systems for grant submissions, reports and materials in order to meet deadlines and fulfill funder requirements

* Assist in generating financial information, including budgets and financial reports, for proposals and reports, in collaboration with program and grants management staff.

* Assist with the fulfillment of grant deliverables in conjunction with program and grants management staff.

* Stay abreast of philanthropic trends and most recent government and foundation grant making

* Participate in annual fundraising planning/goal setting process; assist with communications, public relations and special events as needed.


Education: Bachelors Degree in Public Administration, Communications, English, Sociology or related field.

Experience: Grant writing experience preferred but not required. An understanding of human service/criminal justice environment.

Related Skills or Knowledge: Requires the ability to work independently, take initiative, be persistence and maintain excellent follow through. Requires excellent oral and written communication skills and computer proficiency. Requires strong time management and organizational skills, ability to multi-task, flexibility, and ability work well under pressure.

Knowledge of Donor Perfect or a similar database a plus. Microsoft Office products and online grant submission systems a plus. Knowledge of NYC, NYS and federal funding processes and of the criminal justice system helpful. Must be a team player and able to work with staff across the organization. Must be able to function as a respected representative of the organization.

Benefits of Working for the Osborne Association: Career development through ongoing trainings, individual development plans and goals. Generous time off policy including four weeks vacation. Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision benefits and 403(b) plan with generous match and additional contributions from the Osborne Association.

The Osborne Association is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, unemployment status or any other protected category. The Osborne Association takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Thank you for your interest in the Osborne Association. Please be sure to include a cover letter with your application. We wish we could personally respond to each application but due to the volume of interest we receive, we are not able to. Please, no phone calls.