Updated: June 2018
Grant Writer/ Fundraiser
Agamenticus Ski Club, York, Maine
Employment Type: Contractor
Why Work Here?
Flexible hours, work from home, mission driven work, help children, build community by promoting outdoor sports.
The Grant Writer / Fundraiser is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate our mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the non-profit President and Vice President, the Grant Writer/Fundraiser will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.
Responsibilities include: • Developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, persuasively communicating the organization’s mission and programs to potential funders; •Assembling and submitting grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations; • Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers; • Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts; • Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposal deadlines, and reports; • Conducting prospect research; • Prioritizing projects to keep multiple projects moving in a timely manner, meet deadlines and manage supplemental material required for proposals’ • Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters and acknowledgements.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required, including familiarity Microsoft Office 365, Foundation Center databases. Candidates must be self-motivated, possess an ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants, a Bachelor’s degree, and at least 2 years of relevant experience are required.
Compensation will be based on results. You will earn 20% percent of successful grants.
Compensation: Up to $100,000 Annually. You will earn 20% of every dollar raised.
About Agamenticus Ski Club: Agamenticus Ski Club was founded in 2011 and is an IRS Non-Profit 501(c) (3) tax exempt organization and a Maine domestic non-profit corporation organized under Title 13-B: Maine Non-Profit Corporations Act of the Maine Statutes.
Agamenticus Ski Club is a community-based ski club committed to meeting the needs of a wide range of skiers – including youths, juniors, seniors and masters. Our mission is to support and build a strong community through educational programs to promote health, fitness and fun through skiing.
The goal of Agamenticus Ski Club is to develop a broad range of programs, events and training opportunities to support recreational skiers and racers throughout the Greater York Region.
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Agamenticus Ski Club
P.O. Box 592
York, Maine 03909