Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville, Inc. – Communications and Grant Writer

Posted Jun 13, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jul 29, 2022


This position is responsible for a full range of communication and fund development activities for the organization. Specifically, responsibilities include writing grant proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. Additionally, this position also writes and coordinates all marketing and communication materials such as annual fund solicitations and the annual Accountability Report.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Major Responsibilities: - Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to individuals, foundation and corporate sources. - Perform research on individuals, foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants. - Work with accountant to gather information necessary to report to funders on current grant programs. - Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors. - Maintain current records in shared files, including grant tracking and reporting. - Develop marketing and communication pieces for annual appeals - Assist with other written projects as requested


Knowledge and Skills: - Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals. - Strong editing skills. - Attention to detail. - Ability to meet deadlines. - Experience with proposal writing. - Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies. - Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for grant funding. - Strong contributor in team environments

Education and Experience

Qualifications: - Bachelor degree or higher - A demonstrated experience in successful grant writing and copy writing. - Experience working in deadline-driven environments. - Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines. - Able to monitor and meet income goals.


Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville, Inc.



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