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The Career Center is a forum that pairs Jewish communal professional organizations with career opportunities together with people seeking those opportunities in Jewish communal service.

If you represent a local Jewish communal organization click on the "Submit a CareerOpportunity" button below and complete the form. Within two business days, your posting will either go live or you will be contacted by Jconnect with questions. Before posting, read Jconnect's Career Posting Guidelines.

If you are looking for a new opportunity, browse the job listings below. If you are interested in any of the positions, please contact the posting organization(s) directly. We encourage you to check back often because new jobs are always being posted.

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Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) - Grants Writer
General Overview:
JSSA’s growing Development team has an opening for an experienced full-time Grant Writer.

Responsibilities
• Candidate will oversee Full-Cycle Grant management.
• Researching new prospects, identifying new funding opportunities, writing grant proposals, preparing grant reports and tracking reporting requirements/deadlines.
• Managing all pre-award and post-award activities for the agency and works in partnership with department directors and other stakeholders to ensure proposals meet the agency’s priorities.
• A Grant Writer must be an excellent researcher who not only finds the funding organization whose grants match with their non-profit, but also must be an astute writer who knows how to properly appeal to the funding organizations board.

Position Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5 years of successful grant writing experience; a master’s degree is preferred.
• The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience crafting funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner and success securing awards of $100,000 or more.
• Experience with some or all of the following: private/family foundation, local/county, state, federal and corporate proposals
• Ideal candidates will possess knowledge of social service, mental health and/or healthcare industries and the current trends in the field.
• Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized.
• Candidate must possess the capacity to manage a high volume of work in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) required; Salesforce strongly preferred.

Please apply at Careers@jssa.org


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