As the Grant Writer, working under the direction of the Senior Director Administration, you will identify, define, cultivate and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities on behalf of the AAGL. Will coordinate the development, writing and submission of grant proposals and applications to organizations such as private and public foundations, corporate foundations and government agencies. Will work with the AAGL to develop grant programs and proposals, letters of inquiries, acknowledgement letters, support materials and other funder correspondence
What you get to do:
The Grant Writer’s primary responsibility will be to assist with preparing high-level reports, researching and compiling data.
Coordinate the development, writing and submission of grant proposals and applications to organizations such as private and public foundations, corporate foundations and government agencies.
Writing and editing reports and correspondence for investigators proposals, progress reports, and manuscript preparation and submissions including tables, graphs and slides.
Review sponsor guidelines and make recommendations to secure funding requirements are met in the grant proposals.
Coordinate and carry out procedures designed to increase efficiency and quality of proposals, including innovative ways to streamline the grant production process.
Develop grant programs and proposals, letters of inquiries, acknowledgement letters, support materials and other funder correspondence.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, trainees, faculty, and administrative officers.
Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Communication, English or a related field, Master's or PhD
Five years of grant writing and/or fundraising preferred. Knowledge of healthcare is a plus.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in research, interpretation and analysis of diverse data to prepare reports and correspondence.
Experience and skill with writing and editing for research, including grant applications, IRB Applications, and manuscript for peer reviewed publications.
Knowledge of grants and grand administration systems, processes and budgeting.
Experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar donor database.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to handle sensitive materials and confidential information with discretion and tact.
Ability to travel within the U.S and U.K region for company annual congress events.
Proficient computer operations, use of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Project).
Experience in performing systematic reviews and search engines, e.g. PubMed. Experience using reference software such as EndNote.
Experience in not for profit organizations.
We reward nicely with an excellent benefits package that includes a competitive compensation, 100% employee covered health benefit plan options, vacation and holiday paid time off and an excellent 401-K program including a company match of 6%. In addition, we provide an education reimbursement program and a company paid annual conference trip participation, location differs each year.
Applicants who meet the requirements and are interested in being considered for this position, should upload the following information and forward to: Rlinsday@aagl.org
A writing sample;
Two (2) supervisory references and 1 professional reference (name, title, company name and phone number and email).
The AAGL serves women by advancing the safest and most efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that provide less invasive treatments for gynecologic conditions through integration of clinical practice, research, innovation and dialogue. The AAGL holds meetings, seminars and conferences to teach, instruct and exchange ideas connected with gynecological vaginal, robotic and laparoscopic surgery. The AAGL has annual revenues of about $6 million, no long-term debt and ambitious growth plans. With membership of almost 8000 physicians, AAGL is the strongest minimally invasive gynecologic surgery organization internationally. With more than 45 successful years of history, AAGL’s Board and Association members are enthusiastic about plans for growth, including additional regional conferences, development of a cognitive exam, testing of surgical skills and collecting research on patient outcomes. The Executive Director is in her sixteenth year and is surrounded by a stable and energetic senior leadership team.