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Grants Writer Position Available at OMSI

One of the nation's leading science museums and a world class tourist attraction is seeking a Grants Writer! This position is responsible for preparing and producing, in draft and final form, grant proposals and solicitations for funding. The Grants Writer researches and recommends funding opportunities, develops solicitations and proposals for general operating needs and OMSI programs, prepares progress and final reports to donors, maintains department database and associated records. Audiences include foundations, corporations, major donors, individuals, and when appropriate, government sources of funds.

Knowledge, skills and ability requirements include, but aren’t limited to, demonstrating writing ability for a public audience and for formal proposals/reports, demonstrating excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and customer service skills to work effectively with people of diverse talent and background, demonstrating strong leadership skills with the ability to promote teamwork and collaboration, demonstrating excellence in problem solving and analytical skills with attention to details and accuracy, demonstrating excellent organizational and project management skills with self-initiative to prioritize multiple projects in order to meet individual and the department’s -related deadlines, working knowledge of office practices, procedures and business writing, ability to maintain a high degree of confidentially and demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and donor database.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum three years of writing, or related experience, Bachelor’s Degree in communications, journalism, or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience, experience working on teams and competency with databases and MS Windows.

Pre-employment checks, such as criminal background check, reference checks.

For a full job description, application form and additional information, please visit www.omsi.edu/index.php/jobs-and-internships. For immediate consideration, send your resume, cover letter and application in MS Word or PDF format, to [email protected]. Other options include fax: (503) 239-7818 or mail at: 1945 SE Water Avenue, Portland, OR 97214.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we honor Diversity!

Position type: Full-time