As an integral member of the RWJBarnabas Corporate Services team, the Grant Writer, Corporate & Foundations Relations, will be responsible to perform the full range of activities required to research, prepare, write, submit and track grant proposals to raise financial revenue from corporations and foundations in support of hospital programs throughout the health system.
Responsibilities : Primary responsibilities include the preparation of proposals and online grant applications. Specific tasks include prospect research, compiling program information, writing and editing proposals, preparing budgets, and submitting grant proposals to support hospital funding priorities. This includes proactively and independently identifying sources of support to ensure the achievement of department goals including number of proposals submitted, contacts made, and proposals closed.
Prepare proposal submission plans that include key tasks, program priorities, responsible parties and timeframes. Prepare needed documents/ program information from hospital staff. Assist with follow-up grant report writing, including securing information from hospital program directors. Monitor applications through approval process. Work with hospital VPs and program staff to arrange face-to-face cultivation meetings with potential funders. Comply with all requested grant information as required by corporate and foundation donors. Prepare progress reports, receipts, etc. as required by funders. Maintain all grant information in Raisers Edge. Coordinate site visits between current funders and hospital program managers. Assist with other fundraising projects as assigned and occasionally work additional time on nights and/or weekends to support hospital events.
Qualified candidates should possess excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and database management skills.
The candidate must be highly organized, able to effectively work under deadline pressure, use independent judgment and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints. Work is performed under broad direction of the Assistant Vice President with the majority of work performed independently.
A Bachelor s degree is required with a minimum of two years grant writing experience preferably in a hospital/academic setting.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We offer a great work environment, competitive rates and excellent benefits, including:
Vacation/Personal/Holiday/Sick Time Off
Short & Long Term Disability
Basic Life & Accidental Death Insurance
Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
RWJBarnabas Health is the most comprehensive health care delivery system in New Jersey and the state s second largest private employer with more than 32,000 employees, 9,000 physicians and 1,000 residents and interns. The system includes eleven acute care hospitals, three acute care children s hospitals and a leading pediatric rehabilitation hospital (Children s Specialized Hospital).