Grant Development Specialist

Do you thrive on deadlines? Can you write a convincing proposal? Inclusion Saskatchewan (INSK) seeks a part-time Grant Development Specialist to write funding applications and reports in support of INSK's mission on behalf of individuals with intellectual disabilities in Saskatchewan. This detail-oriented person also supports INSK's social media marketing campaigns. The Grant Development Specialist has the opportunity to be part of a life-changing, collaborative, and creative organization that creates systemic change for people with intellectual disabilities.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research grant opportunities to help fund INSK projects & programs

  • Write grant proposals aligned with grantor standards & INSK budgetary requirements

  • Maintain good working relationships with funding agencies

  • Gather reporting material from program coordinators

  • Draft and submit reports punctually

  • Assist to develop and implement content for website, social media, and print materials

  • Monitor and engage with our social media audience

Skills & Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor's degree or experience in marketing, communications, or fundraising

  • Experience in grant research and writing

  • Knowledge of federal, provincial, and private foundation programs is an asset

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office, Zoom, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Teams, and various social media and grantor platforms

  • Excellent follow-through; works well with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Clear, engaging, and creative communicator

  • Can work independently and with a team

  • Detail-oriented. Follows specific instructions and meets deadlines punctually

  • An awareness of and concern for issues surrounding individuals with intellectual disabilities

  • Problem-solving, good judgment, ethical behaviour, and business practices

  • Valid drivers' license and access to a vehicle. Must successfully pass a criminal record check, vulnerable sector search

Employment Terms: Contract

Salary: $30,000

Length of Employment: Position is a part-time 1 year contract, with possibility of an extension. Work from home option.

Education: University Bachelor's Degree

Experience: 0-6 Months

Apply By: August 5th, 2022

How to Apply? Send a cover letter and resume, including at least three professional references, to Connie Andersen, Director of Community Development no later than August 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Applications will only be accepted via email at ConnieA@inclusionsk.com. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.