Plans, researches, writes, submits, reports on and tracks successful grant proposals in support of Parkland's philanthropic priorities and ensures updated proposal/case for giving templates are available for the purpose of fundraising.
- Bachelor's degree in a health, business, marketing, social service or a related field.
- Prefer a Master's degree in a related field.
- Six years of experience in writing successful grant applications, fundraising or healthcare marketing/communications.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.
Required Tests for Placement:
- Writing test
Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Must have excellent organizational skills, including project management and meeting facilitation, and must
- be able to manage competing priorities and rapidly changing department needs.
- Must have proven research skills and knowledge of fundraising information sources.
- Must have ability to understand, process and execute complex instructions independently.
- Must be proficient in MS Office Word, Excel and fundraising database or relationship management software such as Raiser's Edge.
- Must have strong relationship-building skills.
- Must have understanding of healthcare environment and/or related social services.
- Must be sensitive to political, cultural and legal issues related to hospital system operations and fundraising, and be able to function both independently and as part of a cross-functional team.
- Conducts full range of activities required to prepare, write, submit and manage grant proposals to foundations and corporate sources.
- Works with Prospect Researcher to identify and evaluate foundation and corporate grant opportunities.
- Maintains grants calendar to include new application and reporting deadlines.
- Develops and maintains case for giving to and impact of giving to philanthropic priorities of Parkland. Duties include written materials and current relevant statistics for proposals and stewardship.
- Gathers information, prepares and submits reports to comply with all grant reporting as required by grantors/donors.
- Maintains records in database and paper files.
- Assist Foundation staff and volunteers with writing for proposals, publications and other special projects.
- Serves as liaison and conduit of information both to and from health system departments and external partners.
Apply online at www.parklandcareers.com.