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The Officer, Grant Development will be responsible for:
Identifies new/maintains existing funding opportunities, and recommends projects/programs that align with foundations' priorities.
Drives the grantsmanship process in partnership with faculty and foundation relations colleagues.
Coordinates large-scale, complex writing projects, in partnership with lead fundraiser, that require production across multiple topic areas and/or teams.
Prepares donor-centered written materials to support strategic initiatives and other priority projects, including briefings, select cultivation, and stewardship materials, and sophisticated summaries.
Prepares collateral for foundation visits and events, including PowerPoint presentations, speaking points, and follow-up letters as needed.
Works with Trust Communications to develop and implement strategies to highlight breakthrough science to foundation audiences in succinct and innovative ways.
Develops and implements strategies to increase visibility of the foundation relations teams.
Manages prospect- and donor-focused projects to increase capacity for building foundation revenue.
Stays abreast of the foundation landscape and keeps team apprised of trends, providing funders' perspective to inform team strategies and goal setting.
Works closely with faculty and maintains knowledge of key priorities, trends, and current events throughout the hospital's research enterprise.
Minimum Knowledge and Skills Required
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant writing and grant development experience
Fundraising, communications or related work in a hospital or university environment preferred.
Previous work with faculty or other academic professionals preferred.
Exceptional writing skills, with ability to write within context of detailed foundation guidelines.
Strong understanding of the grantsmanship process and fundraising information sources.
Translate complex scientific terminology and concepts for clinical, scientific, and lay audiences.
Excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks is essential.
Succeeds under pressure in a deadline-driven environment, both independently and as part of a team.
Diplomacy skills in order to effectively deal with conflicting views or issues and mediate fair solutions.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.