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GRANTS ASSOCIATE

Remote - NY/DC - Mali - Côte D'Ivoire

Remote - NY/DC - Mali - Côte D'Ivoire

May 7, 2024

English/French

Overview

Description

We are seeking a motivated, creative professional to join our team as a Grants Associate. This role will work within our Development & Communications team and focus on two areas necessary to grow our revenue-generating partnerships: (1) prospect identification and research and (2) grant writing and management. They will provide cross-cutting support to multiple funding portfolio areas, including corporate partners, private foundations, and public funding institutions.

Responsibilities

Prospect Development Support: Prospect research, grant writing, and back-of-house donor engagement support (50% FTE) 

 

  • Research prospective foundation, corporate, and institutional funders and relevant funding opportunities, providing succinct summaries of research and next steps to the appropriate portfolio managers  

  • Collaborate with portfolio managers to identify engagement strategies, and provide project management support to help prioritize next steps 

  • Support portfolio managers in the drafting, editing, and submission of funding proposals, liaising with finance and technical teams to ensure coherence between proposal elements such as the budget and the narrative 

  • Track initial foundation and corporate  outreach and follow-up using donor relationship management software, and leverage this system’s reporting capabilities to monitor partner engagement 

 

Grant Management and Reporting (50% FTE) 

 

  • Oversee reporting workflows and processes for active portfolio of foundations, corporate, and institutional grants 

  • Ensure the timely and quality development, review, and submission of reports, in collaboration with portfolio managers 

  • Remain up to date with activities across Muso departments, including Research, Health Programs, Technical Assistance, and Learning & Innovation, to collect relevant content and data for partner reporting and relationship management 

  • Support the tracking and monitoring of  progress and compliance against grant agreements and deliverables   

  • Identify opportunities and develop solutions for grants management process improvement, coordinating with the Development Operations Coordinator and team leaders 

 

Required Skills and Experiences

  • Experience in global health, international development, or non-profit work, with an understanding of key stakeholders and funding landscape

  • Demonstrated writing experience, preferably in a professional business development or fundraising environment, with excellent written and verbal communications skills that flex to context and audience

  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across departments, cultures, languages, and time zones

  • Capacity to self-manage time and deliver consistently, with high quality, on deadline

  • Superb attention to detail

  • Proficiency in both English and in French

  • Flexibility and creativity to adapt in a rapidly-growing team and organization

  • A commitment to social justice, equitable health systems, and imagining radical solutions to global issues

Preferred skills

  • Experience writing for or supporting funding relationships with major global health institutions, large private foundations, or corporate philanthropy

  • Familiarity with Salesforce or similar relationship management software

  • Experience working in West Africa

Application

To apply to the Grants Associate position, please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@musohealth.org with Grants Associate Application in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates who submit both a resume and cover letter will be contacted. The application deadline is rolling, but interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


PS: FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

Benefits

Competitive compensation package adjusted in accordance to cost of living and location. Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and leave days.

Muso is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Location : Remote : New York/DC - Côte D'Ivoire - Mali

  • Department : Partnership

  • Line Manager : Head of Institutional Partnerships

  • Language : English / French

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