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Grant Writer / Development Specialist in St. Peters, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $19.97/ Per Hour


Assist with the research and preparation of grant and contract applications which further the mission of Compass Health, and its’ subsidiaries. Further duties will include the review of grants and contracts prior to their submission, interaction with the development team regarding funding opportunities related to organizational programming, as well as provide assistance with For The Children fundraising activities/events. Additional duties will include the attendance at foundation and community meetings/forums discussing funding opportunities and assistance in the development of press releases for recently awarded grants/contracts.


Bachelor’s degree in Business, English, or healthcare related field in addition to excellent communication, writing and computer skills with a high level of motivation. Relevant/comparable experience can serve in place of educational requirements. Comprehensive reading skills, demonstrated proficiency in English language and grammar, as well as broad knowledge and experience with computers and Microsoft Office is required. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.


1) Provide research and support for various funding opportunities for Compass Health and its subsidiaries.
2) Work closely with the Director of Development and other members of the senior management team to research, acquire and develop funding and other opportunities.
3) Represent the organization(s) at State of Missouri pre-proposal meetings and area foundation meetings regarding grant/contract opportunities.
4) Assist in the initial implementation of new programs, as needed, directly related to assurance in meeting grant or contractual requirements.
5) Attend required development staff meetings to provide input on department direction as well as provide update of current work-in-progress.
6) Assists with the preparation and writing of press releases of recently awarded grants and contracts.
7) Provide relevant support to For The Children Foundation.
8) Other duties as assigned.

Although driving is not an essential function of the position, a valid license and agency established minimum automobile coverage are required in the event the employee drives during the course of employment.


Job Requirements


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.