Senior Grant Writer
- Research and identify relevant grant opportunities from government agencies, foundations, and other funding sources.
- Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including the executive team, project managers, and subject matter experts, to gather information and develop compelling grant proposals.
- Write and prepare grant applications, ensuring compliance with all requirements and guidelines set by funding organizations.
- Manage the full grant lifecycle, including proposal development, submission, reporting, and compliance.
- Develop and maintain relationships with funding organizations, stakeholders, and partners to facilitate ongoing funding opportunities.
- Stay up to date with industry trends, funding opportunities, and best practices in grant writing and fundraising.
- Monitor and track grant activities, deadlines, and deliverables to ensure timely submission of proposals and reports.
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior grant writing team members, as needed.
- Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in a relevant scientific field, such as Material Science, Chemistry, Physics, or a related discipline.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in grant writing, preferably in a deep science startup environment or a research-intensive setting.
- Proven track record of successfully securing grants for deep science research and development projects from government agencies, foundations, and other funding sources.
- Strong understanding of the scientific methodologies and technologies utilized in deep science startups, particularly in areas such as material science, chemistry, or related disciplines.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey complex scientific concepts to diverse audiences.
- Demonstrated ability to translate scientific research and innovation into compelling grant proposals that meet the specific requirements and guidelines set by funding organizations.
- Knowledge of the funding landscape and trends in deep science research and development funding, including an understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in securing grants for deep science startups.
- Familiarity with grant management software and databases commonly used in the scientific research and startup communities.
- Passion for advancing scientific knowledge and contributing to the growth and success of a deep science startup.
- Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple grant projects simultaneously within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
We offer a competitive compensation package that is based on expertise. We also offer the following benefits:
- Healthcare: 100% Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
- Stock: Ownership in a fast-growing venture-backed company.
- Family Focus: Parental leave and flexibility for families.
- Time Off: Flexible vacation policy to encourage work-life balance.
- Team Fun: Regularly scheduled events, annual retreats, and celebrations.
- Learning: Learning and development opportunities to grow your skills and career.
- Great team: Working with fun, hard-working, kind people committed to making a difference!
- Flexible culture: Results-focused work environment with the option for remote work.
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