All Other Positions - Belmont Charter Network
Position: All Other Positions
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Grant Writer
Job Location: Belmont Charter Network
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Belmont Charter Network
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-790-1294
Job Description:
About the Network 
Belmont Charter Network is a family of charter schools working to address the academic and social-emotional barriers hindering our students' overall success. In addition to a fundamental academic curriculum, we provide physical and mental health services within the school environment along with a wide variety of extracurricular programming including sports, academic enrichment, and the arts. We strive to equip each of our students with the resources and skills necessary to become successful and productive members of society. Our mission is to promote the academic, social, and emotional well-being of each child we serve. 
Position: Full Time 
Department: Development
Reports To:  CEA Executive Director
Essential Functions 
  • Researches grant opportunities inline with organization mission and vision.
  • Develops complete proposals by determining concept, gathering and formatting information, writing drafts, and obtaining approvals with key internal stakeholders.
  • Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs, studying requests for proposal (RFPs), and attending strategy meetings.
  • Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.
  • Enters and monitors tracking data.
  • Coordinates requirements with internal stakeholders/contributors and can provide proposal status information to or in review meetings.
  • Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information, coordinating submissions and collections, and identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
  • Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation.
  • Writes, revises, and edits drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
  • Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding and coordinating printing.
  • Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
  • Obtains approvals by reviewing the proposal with key internal stakeholders and organizational leadership
  • Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests, and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications & Requirements 
Technical Skills: 
? Bachelor’s Degree preferred
2+ years of experience
? Strong data entry and computer skills 
? Proficient with Office Suite, 
Communication Skills: 
Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
? Strong telephone etiquette and customer service skills. 
? Ability to follow complex instructions 
? Ability to adapt to new software and new policies as needed 
Other Skills: 
? Deadline oriented 
Tenacious problem solver 
? Extreme attention to detail and high level of accuracy. 
? Able to analyze situations and respond independently. 
? Strong organizational skills, and able to multitask. 
? Strong layout 
? Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check Clearance (Act 34) ? Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) 
? Federal Bureau of Investigation Record Check Clearance (Act 114) ? Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Clearance (Act 168)

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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