Job Description: The Grant Writer Associate will persuasively communicate the Catholic Charities mission and strategic priorities to potential funders. The Grant Writer Associate is responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects. The Grant Writer Associate will write, assemble and submit grant proposals, maintain communication with funders for application and reporting purposes, conduct prospect research and maintain a calendar of submission, report, and other deadlines.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years’ experience in grant writing; excellent verbal and written communication skills; responsible for writing clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals; strong editing skills, with a keen attention to detail; excellent interpersonal, community relations and computer skills; knowledge of fundraising information sources; experience working with corporate, foundation and public funders; knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies; knowledge of and commitment to Catholic social teachings and practices and the mission of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Raleigh; valid NC Driver’s License and a vehicle in working order for business use; authorized to work in the U.S.
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