New Sector Fellow: Grant Writer @ Lutheran Social Services

New Sector Alliance + Lutheran Social Services

| Saint Paul, MN | November 12, 2019

New Sector Partnership:
Lutheran Social Services is partnering with New Sector Alliance to enroll the newly hired Grant Writer into the 2020 RISE Fellowship. The training, 1:1 mentorship, and coaching in that experiences is valued at $15,000. Candidates applying for this role should understand that the total compensation package will include both the annual salary plus this significant professional development investment for the first year. Applicants should apply directly to New Sector using this address:

The Role:
Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans. Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve. We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees. Consider joining us!

The Grants Writer will function as an integral part of the Grants Services team for Lutheran Social Service of MN. This person will secure grants from diverse sources, both private and public, that provide vital financial support for LSS programs and services statewide. The Grants Writer will also provide leadership, project management, technical assistance, and coordination to collaborate with LSS Managers and Directors to develop successful, high-quality grant proposals. Provide ongoing training to LSS program staff on prospect research, grant writing and proposal development strategies for both short- and long-term program needs.

Minimum Requirements
-Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
-A proven track record of grant writing, including preference for state and federal grant writing and/or human services grant writing
-Excellent persuasive writing, grammar, research, proofreading, and copy-editing skills required
-Strong computer proficiency with excellent command of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint; Raiser’s Edge database, and other technologies required
-Ability to work and prioritize independently according to a demanding, fast-paced, deadline-driven production schedule. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills.
-Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and persuasive communications skills
-Skilled in managing multiple and varied projects simultaneously
-Excellent attention to detail in crafting grant narratives, budgets, attachments, and other grant documents
-Excellent initiative taker and problem-solving skills

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. We actively foster an environment that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety and respect.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.

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