Job Posting

Title Grant writer for development and sustainability projects
Company Sustainable Bolivia

Sustainable Bolivia is a nonprofit organization that facilitates volunteer and internship placements
with local institutions located in Riberalta, Bolivia. Beyond connecting volunteers with local
organizations where they can put theory and experience into practice, Sustainable Bolivia takes
care to provide a community environment to all program participants through their volunteer
housing network and events. The following position is aimed at individuals interested in the
development and sustainability sectors and supporting them in Riberalta and around.
Position description
We need experienced grant researchers and writers to write proposals for unrestricted
administrative funding, funding for development and sustainability programs, business
development and operations. The position includes researching, compiling, writing and editing
grant applications. The grant writer/s will work directly with Sustainable Bolivia.
 Conduct prospect research on foundations and corporations for potential grant requests of
 Manage and develop a grant database
 Develop and prepare proposals and grant applications according to guidelines; comply with
all follow-up grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors
 Research and develop proposals to foundations, corporations and other major gift prospects,
including grant requests, proposal letters, budgets and presentations with the purpose of raising
philanthropic support
 Other duties as assigned
Required skills or knowledge
 Highly organized and able to manage administrative systems
 Proactive, motivated and able to self-direct
 Flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to learn in a new cultural environment
 Excellent written English (and also Spanish preferably)
 Strong Microsoft office and general computer skills
 Highly developed written and oral communication skills
 Knowledge of grant application processes
Relevant experience required
 Some experience working in development, the nonprofit sector, fundraising or communications
 Experience in grant writing, fundraising, budgets and/or similar

Location Riberalta, Bolivia
Deadline 23 December 2018

Job Type Internship