Responsibilities include:

  • Contributing to the development of an annual fundraising strategy that is tied to specific fundraising goals for grants, and to the development of a stewardship strategy for funders.
  • Proactively generating grant funding opportunities based on research, funder cultivation, and the development of funder relationships in coordination with the board, development committee, key stakeholders and the Executive Director.
  • Maintaining an up-to-date grant tracking system and grant submission calendar in Salesforce, as well as all grant-related electronic records.
  • Developing, drafting and preparing high-quality LOIs and grant applications for submission ahead of deadlines.
  • Tracking grant requirements, prepare grant reports, and ensure good stewardship of funders. 
  • Developing, drafting and preparing high quality donor communications and marketing collateral, including but not limited to annual report, donor solicitations, website, and social media program.
  • Supporting and coordinating requests for public relations meetings and opportunities, including talking points and organizational background materials.
  • Coordinating with Donor Relations Manager & Bookkeeper to supervise Data Specialist.
  • Other duties as required.



  • College degree or the equivalent in experience.
  • One to three years’ experience in grant research and writing, with demonstrated writing and communications skills. Additionally, at least one year marketing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellence at meeting deadlines and maintaining a high-level of organization, as well as strategic thinking.
  • Experience using Salesforce or other donor management system.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must work well with others in a highly collaborative organization.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Global Village Project.

Job Type: Exempt, Full-time

GVP is an equal opportunity employer. Salary is commensurate with experience. Health insurance benefits are offered to employees.  GVP provides the opportunity to work within a vibrant community dedicated to teaching and learning, research, and social service.  The position requires a criminal background check.

Job opportunity closes June 15, 2018. Please submit a cover letter answering the questions below and resume to:

1. What makes you an exceptional candidate for this position at Global Village Project?

2. Why do you want to work at Global Village Project?

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