✓ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience required.
✓ Minimum two years of grant writing experience, preferably related to healthcare and/or rural communities.
✓ Demonstrated success writing successful proposals to local government, state government, private and corporate foundations, the federal government, and human services agencies.
✓ Proven research abilities, including gathering and interpreting data; funder prospecting experience desirable.
✓ Ability to write concise narratives that tell stories with data; interest in the experiences, needs, and resiliency of rural healthcare clients and communities.
✓ Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
✓ Exceptional writing, editing and copy-editing skills.
✓ Experience using time management skills such as prioritizing/organizing and tracking details to meeting deadlines.
✓ Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
✓ Experience working on cross-functional teams and indirectly managing teams.
✓ Be self-directed, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
✓ Be highly proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
✓ Given to detail and have the ability to develop and execute work-plans.
✓ Skilled in critical thinking and strategic planning.