Grant Writer & Business Development

The Estria Foundation

Do you live in Hawaii and want to work remotely from home? Do you have passion to meet people with the purpose to support the arts in Hawaiiʻs education? If your answer is yes, we have a job for you!

We are seeking a part time Grant Writer and Business Development Specialist who will help raise funds and support our efforts to meet our goals. This position reports to the Executive Director and Chief Operations Officer. Eligible employee will be able to work remotely and work with team via phone for weekly team meetings and in person with our Honolulu staff. This is an Oahu based position.

Responsibilities
  • Create and oversee the multi-year fundraising strategy

  • Research, write, and report on local and national foundation, corporate, and government grants

  • Maintain grant application and reporting calendar

  • Prepare and submit grant financial documents

  • Work with Executive team to set and meet annual fundraising goals

  • Oversee campaigns for donor development and membership drive

  • Manage fundraising events

  • Introduce executive team to key people at foundations and other funding sources

  • Build and maintain funder relationships on behalf of the Estria Foundation

  • Work with our communications specialists on Press Release materials

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent nonprofit experience

  • 5+ years researching, writing and securing grants for projects and organizations

  • 5+ years preparing grant financial documents for proposals and reports

  • Familiarity with foundation, government, and corporate supporters, especially in Hawaii

  • Demonstrated experience with outcomes-based fundraising and reporting

  • Experience tracking grant deadlines, deliverables, and reports

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Strong and established network in non-profit fundraising.

  • Advanced capabilities using MS Office and Google Drive

  • Strong record keeping and attention to detail

  • Experience taking initiative and working successfully with a team

  • Experience in community organizing and project management is a plus

  • Arts education, public art, and community building experience highly desired

  • Interest in and agreement with the Estria Foundationʻs Mission, Points of Unity, and Company Values (Estria.Org)

  • Masterful use of English language to apply for state grants.

  • 5+ years researching, writing and securing grants for projects and organizations required.

  • 5+ years preparing grant financial documents for proposals and reports required.

How to Apply

We are considering both salaried and contract positions. 3 and 6 month reviews will be conducted.

Submit (.PDF or .DOC file format) of your cover letter, your resume, and two of your successful grants to info@estria.org .

Use the subject in your applying email of: “HI Development Applicant: Your Last name, Your First name”

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Posted on April 11