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Grants Officer

Science Museum of Virginia Foundation

The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation is currently seeking a full time Grants Officer. Duties include prospect research, cultivation, grant writing, stewardship and grant reporting for foundations to achieve the Science Museum of Virginia’s capital campaign and operating goals. Works with museum educators and staff to fulfill all application and reporting requirements. Provides working linkage between grant opportunities and museum needs. Establishes process for communicating and tracking grant execution schedules and application deadlines.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree required. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and at least 3-5 year proven track record of success in securing grants from a range of sources, including competitive federal government grant programs, private foundations, local businesses and Fortune 500 companies; awareness of current trends in corporate philanthropy; familiarity with local grant sources and ability manage these and to identify new sources through prospect research and management tools and techniques. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and foundation research programs required, familiarity with fundraising database preferred. The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation offers a competitive salary.
The Science Museum of Virginia Foundation offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
How to apply:
To be considered please submit a cover letter, resume, salary history, and writing samples of three successful grants to kpeeler@smv.org. No calls, please.
Fund Development
Posting Organization:
Science Museum of Virginia Foundation