Grant Writer

Full-time/Part-time | Hybrid | Jerusalem
Part-time
Jerusalem
About MEET

Established in 2004, MEET (Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow) is an educational excellence NGO that harnesses the power of technology and entrepreneurship to create an active network of young Palestinian and Israeli leaders who share a common professional language and capacity for joint action. In partnership with MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), MEET delivers an intensive, three-year Computer Science, entrepreneurship, and leadership education program that provides the tools and opportunities necessary to effect economic, social, and political change across the region.

Job Description

MEET is looking for someone who is a self-starter, is responsible, deadline-oriented and works well individually, and as part of a team.

Please note that due to the volume of submissions, only qualified applicants will be contacted. Please send resume and cover letter in English to info@meet.mit.edu with the subject: Grant Writer Application.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Create grant proposals and reports to institutional funders, especially foundations, including the narrative and financial segments, as well as cover letters and letters of interest (LOI) and related material as appropriate to support MEET’s fundraising
  • Create applications and reports to corporate CSRs, including the narrative and financial segments and related material as appropriate to support MEET’s fundraising
  • Researching potential funders, with a focus on foundations and corporations (primarily in the US, Europe and Israel)
  • Updating CRM database with pertinent information, correspondence, and documents related to donors and prospects, income and potential income
  • Gather programmatic information for proposals and reports by coordinating with the educational team
  • Be well versed in MEET’s programs
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent proven English writing skills required
  • Creativity, attention to detail and ability to manage tasks and tight deadlines required;
  • Hebrew writings skills a plus
  • Successful experience with writing marketing communications, proposals and reports for foundations and/or foreign governments. Successful experience with proposal and report writing for USAID and/or EU grants preferred.
  • Co-writing/editing experience a plus
  • Talent for integrating information and producing a coherent and powerful story
  • Familiarity with the content and context of MEET's work in the Middle East and in the US a plus
  • Experience with working with Salesforce an advantage
  • Basic knowledge of budget construction and interpretation.

How to Apply

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