Grant Specialist (Hybrid): Defender Association of Philadelphia

Bryn Mawr College
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

TheDefender Association of Philadelphia is more than just a law firm. We’re the community’s lawyers. The Defender team – more than 500 attorneys, social workers, investigators, administrators, and other staff – make sure that everyone, regardless of income, has access to high-quality defense when facing criminal charges. The Defender Association seeks aGrant Specialistto support our mission and oversee all aspects of grant management. This is a hybrid position.

What You’ll Do:

  • Handled the full cycle of the grant management from beginning to end
  • Research funding sources in the areas of criminal justice reform, youth justice, community education, child advocacy, etc.
  • Cultivate relationships with existing and potential funders
  • Help our executive and management team prioritize funding needs and develop grant proposals
  • Write concise and compelling grant proposals

What You’ll Need:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in grant writing, research, submission, and management
  • Experience with or strong knowledge of non-profit fundraising landscape
  • Familiarity with eGrants or JustGrants a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, problem-solving capabilities, and collaboration
  • Exemplary writing skills; ability to write clear, articulate, and persuasive proposals
  • Occasional travel to community events and funders
  • Requires full Covid vaccination or approved exemption request

·Very generous and rich benefits plan with many employer paid benefit

·Substantial paid time off

·Salary commensurate with experience

·401(b) with Employer Match

·Growth Opportunities

·Ongoing Training and Development of You

·401(b) with Employer Match

·Growth Opportunities

To Apply:

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