Bachelors Degree in English, Journalism or research based related field preferred.
2+years of successful documented grant writing experience preferred.
Computer literate and comfortable with internet research and online applications.
Ability to work independently, set priorities, and complete work timely and accurately.
Solid writing and editing skills.
Proven experience in building successful funding proposals for provincial national, and private sector agencies.
Exceptional knowledge of successful grant and contribution application procedures and granting and contributingagency requirements.
Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to multi-task a range of complex projects and to meet the required deadlines; ability to work under pressure and handle frequent interruptions; and the ability to work in an independent and flexible environment.
Excellent English verbal and written communication skills including training and/or education in communication; ability to incorporate a broad knowledge base with understanding and communication of complex research issues to the non-expert reader; and excellent critical review and substantive editing.
Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and internet search media.
Work is performed in an office environment and/or home office.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education and/or the Administration may find appropriate and acceptable.