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Foundation Grant & Comm Writer

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Clarkston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


The Wellstar Foundation Grants and Communications Writer will join a dynamic and evolving Foundation team that is committed to improving the health and well-being of all Georgians. As such, the Grants and Communications Writer will serve as a primary knowledge manager when it comes to funding priorities for Wellstar Foundation.

The Foundation Grants and Communications Writer will support Foundation Development Officers (FDOs) in writing corporate and foundation grant proposals, including researching, preparing and submitting grants. They will help FDOs ensure program compliance requirements are met, including timely filing of program reports, and will work closely with Wellstar service line leads to identify accurate and compelling stories, statistics and imaging to create collateral materials (i.e., one-pagers, presentations, proposal templates) for key funding priorities.

Working directly with the Executive Director, Foundation Strategy and Communications, the Foundation Grants and Communications Writer will also craft key messaging and communications. This includes efforts to promote and steward donors through press announcements, video creation, social media content development as well as scripting for fundraising events, donor events, board meetings and the Wellstar Innovation Series.


Grant Writing

  • Serve as lead grant writer supporting FDOs throughout the grant application process to secure funding that supports health system initiatives; includes drafting the narrative, budget, and preparing data, with attention to varying grant timelines and types.
  • In partnership with Foundation Developement Officers, serve as a main contact with Wellstar service line leaders and subject matter experts to gather applicable data and information relevent to grants.
  • Collaborate with FDOs to ensure timely submission of all reports related to secured grants. Knowledge Management
    • Develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with Foundation staff and with other departments of Wellstar.
    • Collect and synthesize information, conduct research and analyze and interpret Wellstar data for use in donor communications.
    • Acquire and maintain sound knowledge and understanding of the organization, its mission, values, strategic goals, data/statistics, and programs to develop compelling donor materials Foundation Communications
      • Develop and maintain a storytelling library of written and visual materials that generate awareness of and support for Foundation funding initiatives.
      • Ensure consistent messaging across collateral materials and work across departments to ensure consistency in external/internal communications.
      • Produce error-free, compelling and accurate donor communications (correspondence, proposals, stewardship reports, and more) for various donor audiences.
      • Draft, edit and proofread donor communications as needed, in a timely and professional manner.
      • Write scripts for events as needed/requested . ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
        • Synthesizing voice, concepts and messaging of executive leadership.
        • Adapting writing style based on the needs of the audience (corporate, individuals, and foundation donors).
        • Writing clearly and concisely, with strong proofing skills to ensure clarity and grammatical accuracy - adhering to AP Style.
        • Setting and managing deadlines, often working in a high-pressure environment and navigating ambiguity. Qualifications


Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Atlanta , Foundation Grant & Comm Writer, Advertising , Clarkston, Georgia

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