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Proposal / Grant Writer

This is a remote / WFH position 

Position summary

The proposal/grant writer is responsible for researching, drafting and submitting proposals that result in garnering funding opportunities that align with Solution Tree’s vision of transforming education worldwide to ensure learning for all. He/she has strong written and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail. He/she creates and maintains timelines and action steps to complete and submit proposal within their established guidelines. He/she works collaboratively with team members, is self-motivated and able to multi-task. The best candidate will have previous experience and success in proposal writing, particularly in the K–12 education arena.

Summary of essential job functions and duties

  • Research, compare and submit proposals for federal, state, school district RFP’s.
  • Identify funding sources
  • Excellent proposal writing skills; including editing and revision skills
  • Understanding of the “request for proposal” process
  • Clear communication with both internal and external customers
  • General understanding of company’s products and services
  • Collaboration with other department personnel as necessary
  • Creation and maintenance of action steps, status reports and timelines
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of issues that arise with respect to on time deliverables
  • Work with education specialists for advanced content knowledge as needed
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and common language/descriptions used

Ideal Experience/Qualifications

This is a full-time position, may be virtual, with occasional travel required.

  • A Bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, English, or related field and a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Proven track record of winning RFPs
  • Demonstrated ability to meet revenue targets
  • Solid working knowledge of word processing software.
  • Excellent organizational skills, as well as a strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

 

Abilities required

Light lifting may be required on occasion.

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Solution Tree is committed to the health and safety of its employees and the customers we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and onboarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources team will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage of the recruiting process, including if this role will require the selected candidate to be vaccinated.

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