Grant Writer and Planned Giving Coordinator (Full Time, Permanent)

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May 31, 2023


$40,000 - $65,000

The Grant Writer and Planned Giving Coordinator will work closely with our Fund Development and Communications Department to identify prospects, develop funding proposals, cultivate foundation and corporate donors, and track metrics

Easter Seals Newfoundland & Labrador | ESNL Easter Seals Newfoundland & Labrador | ESNL


  • Conduct prospect research of foundations and corporations to identify key grant opportunities
  • Identify, explore and develop new funding opportunities as they present themselves
  • Assist with scheduling meetings with prospective foundation/corporate donors and prepare information
  • Develop and finalize grant proposals
  • Track the progress of grant proposals. Maintain records in the database, including all forms of contact with donors
  • Acknowledge all sponsorships and pledges via office visits, e-mail, letter, or phone
  • Support the Capital Campaign by working with other staff and volunteers to implement the campaign plan
  • Assist with the ESNL Planned Giving Program including but not limited to managing and monitoring all major planned giving marketing efforts, creating donor pipeline by conducting research and donor prospect screening, and regularly updating our database to record gifts from donors and analyze results
  • Develop and sustain good working relationships with donors, volunteers, alumni, ESNL staff and members of the community
  • Provide assistance and support with all revenue development opportunities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A post-secondary degree or diploma is an asset. A combination of education and experience will be considered
  • 1-3 years of grant writing experience with a charitable organization
  • Ability to stay organized and maintains attention to detail, while working on multiple competing projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team and a strong commitment to collaboration
  • Experience managing large and small-scale funding projects
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google Drive, and Dropbox
  • Knowledge of prospect research and fundraising approaches, techniques, and strategies
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent grammatical and spelling skills
  • Flexibility in hours of work, including some weekends and evenings
  • Own Transportation and Valid Drivers Licence

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