Website Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County

Scope: Contract position, 10-15 hours per week

Location: Preference to a resident of Connecticut, but the position will be mainly remote

Pay: $20-30 per hour, depending on experience

Mission

To conduct prospect research and assist with writing, editing, and submitting grant applications and reports. The goal is to increase foundation and corporate grant support for JAGFC’s mission.

Outcomes

Grant research: conduct research to find qualified new grant prospects
Grant awards: increase funding from existing and new prospects

Competencies

Detail-oriented: attention to all details
Love of research: data-driven; self-motivated to discover new funding opportunities
Analytical skills: ability to synthesize and analyze information
Great communicator: excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with various audiences
Deadline-oriented: submit grants and reports in a timely manner
Organization and planning: organized, able to juggle multiple projects
Flexible, proactive, calm under pressure, enthusiastic

Culture

Passionate about JA and our mission
Friendly, open, trusting relationship with team
Commitment to professional development and continual learning

Junior Achievement is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed, through programs which focus on financial literacy, work and career readiness, and entrepreneurship. We provide essential business and life skills which empower students to build their own successful futures and help to close the opportunity gap.

Please visit https://jagfc.org/about-us/careers/ for a full job description and info on next steps.

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