Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is an adolescent health organization that educates, inspires, and mobilizes young people to overcome their greatest health challenges, lead healthier, more productive lives, and be agents of change in their communities. GRS uses the power of soccer to connect young people with the mentors, information, and health services they need to make smart choices about their health. With proven results and a constant focus on research and innovation, Grassroot Soccer has reached more than 2 million young people in over 50 countries since 2002.
The Business Development and Proposal Coordinator is the primary person responsible for business development systems management, including proposal development, institutional donor prospecting and stewarding, information systems management, grant cycle tracking, and grant writing. This position is also primarily responsible for ensuring clear, transparent, consistent and frequent communication between the global and in-country business development leads.
The Business Development and Proposal Coordinator will work closely with other members of the global Business Development (BD) team to identify and secure new donors to support GRS’s five-year strategy. Specifically, s/he will work with the Director of Development and field teams to identify new funding opportunities with USG and US foundation donors; identify and recruit competitive consortia partners; develop proposals; and facilitate internal process improvement for competitive funding opportunities.
The position is 40 hours per week working within an environment that accommodates flexibility and working remotely. Job will include some international travel, up to 10%.
The Business Development and Proposal Coordinator will report to the Senior Business Development Manager and will work closely with the US and UK BD teams, as well as in-country points of contact (including managing directors and program managers). S/he will also work closely with the global Communications, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation, and Finance teams. This role requires strong collaboration with colleagues across multiple internal departments, geographies, and time zones.
September 26, 2017
New York, New York
Competitive and commensurate with experience.