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Grant Writer

Company: Power System Engineering Inc
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Grant Writer
Excellence Through People! Take your career to the next level by working with energetic, talented, and forwarding-thinking colleagues who share common values and a mission of helping colleagues achieve their goals. Work for a company that gives you a platform to do amazing things.What We Are Looking For:Power System Engineering, Inc. (PSE) is looking for a well-rounded individual to craft proposals that will allow our utility sector customers to secure funding for critical infrastructure projects. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented with strong organizational, writing, and project coordination skills. Experience with grant writing and reporting, with preferred experience working with government grants or in the energy/telecommunications field.What You Will Be Doing:

  • Prepare proposal components by collaborating with colleagues on the concept and contents, creating narrative drafts, compiling and formatting supplemental and financial information, and obtaining approvals.
  • Report on grant outcomes to funders in close collaboration with program colleagues to ensure sources of funding are secured.
  • Meet deadlines by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal.
  • Identify grant opportunities from new and existing funders in collaboration with internal business partners.
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of the organization's history and programs to effectively draft proposals, reports, and to identify alignment with funding opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities to innovate and improve efficiency, accuracy, and standardization
  • Perform other related duties as required and assignedWhat You Will Need:Education and Experience
    • 2+ years of relevant professional experience in preparing written proposals for funding with a proven track record of success.
    • Strong research, writing & proofreading skills.
    • Highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure, managing multiple projects and priorities while building rapport across the organization.
    • Understanding of the government funding community (with an emphasis on issues of sustainability, energy and broadband preferred).
    • Proficient in Microsoft Teams and Office (Word, Excel, and One Note)
    • Strong writing skills with an ability to communicate ideas and opinions clearly.
    • Resourceful self-starter with strong judgement and the ability to work -with minimal supervision.
    • Experience in federal, local, or state government agencies and/or with electrical utilities a plus.
    • Bachelor's degree in business or political science related fields a plus.Knowledge and Skills
      • Familiarity with energy or broadband issues and related subject matters.
      • Knowledge of requirements, practices, and procedures for soliciting, writing, receiving, reviewing, processing proposals, and administering grants and agreements.
      • Excellent written communication and presentation skills, including presenting statistics and data in meaningful ways, such as charts and tables, to internal and external audiences.
      • Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources.
      • Extremely organized and meticulous with details.
      • Ability to work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and competitive grant funding environment. APPLY NOWPeople.Power.FuturePower System Engineering is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, religion, color, ancestry, or national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.


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