Grants Officer

Arkansas PBS Foundation | Conway, Arkansas

Background

Arkansas PBS Foundation exists to raise the funds necessary to support Arkansas PBS’s mission to enrich and empower all Arkansans with compelling and relevant multi-platform programming and statewide services that educate, inform, engage, and inspire, through innovative and efficient use of public and private funds. Arkansas PBS is Arkansas’s only statewide public broadcaster.

Job Summary

Are you a forward-thinking, innovative, and visionary team member with a strong track record of successful grant writing and fundraising? Then, we are looking for you!

Responsibilities

 The Grants Officer is an essential member of the ARKANSAS PBS Foundation team that secures individual, corporate, foundation, government, and non-governmental support for ARKANSAS PBS. The Grants Officer, under the direction of the Foundation CEO, is responsible for implementing the annual grants plan for the Foundation. This role manages the entire grants process from researching and identifying prospects; through developing, writing, preparing, and submitting applications; through the submission and archiving of all reporting for multiple projects across a diverse range of public and private funders. The Grants Officer serves as liaison to the various departments and individuals who contribute information for grant applications and reports and manages the calendar for all grant activities. This position provides the opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with ARKANSAS PBS leadership and other staff members on fundraising strategy and institutional goal setting. It also provides a rare opportunity to help build a nascent grants program to provide a robust and vibrant future for ARKANSAS PBS.

Qualifications

 The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator who’s a self-starter, goal-oriented, and highly collaborative. This position also requires a bachelor’s degree and two years of experience in grant writing. Having two years of experience in direct fundraising is preferred.

Compensation

ARKANSAS PBS Foundation offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental, and Vision plans available for staff and family

Eleven paid holidays per year, including birthday The Grants Officer is an essential member of the ARKANSAS PBS Foundation team that secures individual, corporate, foundation, government, and non-governmental support for ARKANSAS PBS. The Grants Officer, under the direction of the Foundation CEO, is responsible for implementing the annual grants plan for the Foundation. This role manages the entire grants process from researching and identifying prospects; through developing, writing, preparing, and submitting applications; through the submission and archiving of all reporting for multiple projects across a diverse range of public and private funders. The Grants Officer serves as liaison to the various departments and individuals who contribute information for grant applications and reports and manages the calendar for all grant activities. This position provides the opportunity to work closely and collaboratively with ARKANSAS PBS leadership and other staff members on fundraising strategy and institutional goal setting. It also provides a rare opportunity to help build a nascent grants program to provide a robust and vibrant future for ARKANSAS PBS.

12 to 22.5 days of vacation per year depending on years of service

8 hours Sick Leave per month

Retirement: 11% contribution from ARKANSAS PBS Foundation, with an up to 3% employee optional contribution with an equal match

The salary offered commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

To be considered: please email your resume along with a cover letter to kfinne@myarkansaspbs.org or apply thru LinkedIn.

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Arkansas PBS Foundation