Museum Jobs In Chicago Il

Grant Writer

Job Details

Hiring Organization Pritzker Military Museum & Library
Post Name Grant Writer
Qualification Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 30 To USD 35 Per Hour
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States  60603

As the PMML evolves from a private foundation and into the public charity phase of the organization’s history, we are looking for a qualified candidate who has a successful track record of applying for and winning federal, state, foundation, and corporate grants. This position will help open a host of opportunities to support K-12 programming, public and family programming, exhibits, collections, the library, and capital campaigns.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reports and works directly with the president of the PMML
  • Assist with establishing and building PMML’s grant and proposal portfolio for future growth
  • Work collaboratively with the Development Department where she/he can utilize the valuable and extensive networks of corporate and foundation donors in the Chicago area
  • Able to network beyond the Chicago area and establish relationships with potential partners
  • Conduct prospect research as well as write proposals and reports that will bring consistency, quality, and efficiency in our efforts.
  • Can create “boilerplate” language which can easily and efficiently be tweaked depending on the prospective granter/funder.
  • Will work with administration and operations to provide program and organization budgets in a format suitable for proposals.
  • Assisting in the creation of support documents
  • Can handle multiple projects at one time
  • A natural storyteller and uses creative thinking
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned

Experience: required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or a related field
  • 7+ years of related experience in government grants
  • Has worked in a not-for-profit sector
  • Has handled grant proposals $25M+

Apply Now

Leave a Comment