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Senior Grant Writer

Company: Los Angeles LGBT Center
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position: Senior Grant WriterDepartment: AdministrationReports to: Chief Impact OfficerCompensation: $80,000 AnnuallyStatus: 100%, Full-Time, Exempt, ManagementProbation: 180 DaysBenefits: Medical, Dental, Vision; also including Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403(b) Retirement PlanCenter's Mission:Building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society.JOB SUMMARY: The Senior Grant Writer is a new organizational position that will work across Center departments to help prospect, prepare and ultimately write government and other grants to sustain and expand Center programming. This highly collaborative position requires an individual who eagerly pitches in, recognizes the need for attention to detail, generates ideas for improvement, and values the editing process. As an advocate for the Center, you will need to remain current on LGBTQ+ issues and the organization's diverse range of programs and services. Success in this role requires an aptitude for relationship building with funding prospects, department administrators, program leaders, finance colleagues, and administrative support staff across the Center. The Center is an exciting place to work with an array of impactful programs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:1) Oversee a portfolio of mainly government grant applications across Center programs, with an emphasis on social services (i.e., services for youth experiencing homelessness, senior services, survivor services, etc.);2) Working closely with Department leads, manage and execute all stages of the grant application process-identify funding opportunities, track deadlines, orchestrate productive planning meetings for grant applications, and manage all elements of the application process to successful completion;3)In partnership with subject matter experts, develop content for the grants, such as drafting grant objectives and deliverables, and writing the government grant applications, including writing compelling narratives to be incorporated in proposals, grant applications, letters of inquiry, and when needed for reports;4) Identify and prospect government funding sources and opportunities to forward to appropriate leaders for consideration and help facilitate and build funder relationships to resource departments' programs and services;5) Work with Programs and Finance to help prepare budgets;6) Adhere to grant submission requirements;7) Attend meetings set forth by funders to obtain information about the requirements;8) Develop and demonstrate in depth understanding of agency-wide activities and programs, including attending meetings to learn more about relevant programs, and serve as a partner to programs in developing and expanding core community services;9)Maintain timely and accurate electronic records of work products;10) Provide assistance on non-government grant applications, and with grant reporting as needed;11) Ensure compliance with all Center policies, funding, and regulatory requirements; and12) Other duties as assigned;JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: 1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people;2) A passion for the Center's work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people;3) A demonstrated passion for the Center's work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ+ people;4) Minimum 3 years in a similar role as a grant writer, with an emphasis on government grant writing for social services;5) Strong writing skills are essential, as is attention to detail and deadlines;6) Ability to craft objectives, theory of change, logic models, and work plans, as well as to successfully research and utilize compelling information for the grant process;7) Demonstrated effectiveness in managing the challenges of preparing government grant for a large, multi-faceted organization, including experience balancing multiple priorities is strongly preferred;8) Demonstrated ability to increase strategic collaboration both internally and externally;9) Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong organizational, and interpersonal skills required;10)Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration status, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.The Center has implemented a policy requiring all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to applicable federal, state and local laws. For more information, please contact jobs@lalgbtcenter.org*LALGBT* PDN-99213726-8f9f-4024-bd5d-b415fbd2f9cd

Keywords: Los Angeles LGBT Center, Los Angeles , Senior Grant Writer, Accounting, Auditing , Los Angeles, California

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