Grants Plus
May 10, 2022
Remote, United States of America
Job Type


Grants Plus is growing! We are currently seeking full-time grant professionals to fill our internal Engagement Specialist and Strategist consultant positions. Now is an exciting time to join an experienced team of other grant seeking professionals to lead exceptional grant writing, research, and strategy as a consultant within engagements for nonprofit clients and to positively contribute to the company's team culture, national reputation, and impact in the philanthropic and nonprofit sector.

Our grants consultants directly engage with a portfolio of nonprofit clients. They will directly advise clients and deliver exceptional grant writing and grant research services. They are accountable for troubleshooting client challenges and proposing strategies and solutions, leading conversations and sales steps to renew and extend engagements with clients and applying Grants Plus standards and making independent judgements to meet engagement objectives and achieve client satisfaction. They contribute to improving processes and building internal knowledge of industry trends, and participates in professional development experiences and special projects as requested.

Qualities we desire: 

Our team members come to Grants Plus with varied backgrounds, but share a common commitment to the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, to one another, and to our firm’s success. We seek candidates who have the following experience and attributes:

  • Experience in nonprofit grant seeking. Has advanced knowledge and skills related to grant seeking and grants management, including grant writing, research, editing, budget development, and funder strategy and relationship May have experience as a grant writer, grants manager, or foundation relations managers.
  • Experience in consulting for nonprofit The Engagement Specialist/Strategist will be accountable to meet billable hours expectations, apply our internal process standards, use project management tools, and fulfill defined scopes of work within client engagements.
  • Adeptness at project management and We take a team approach to our work with clients. This role requires a team leader who can work collaboratively and be comfortable supervising and integrating the work of other staff and contractors.

Personal and professional attributes:

  • Is independently motivated and proactive to offer ideas, raise questions, and propose
  • Embraces and practices direct, respectful, and clear
  • Is effective interacting with people with varying personalities and communication
  • Leads with
  • Has attention to detail while seeing the big picture and can set the strategy to get


  • At least 5 years of experience in grant seeking and grant writing, with success managing a high volume of grant submissions and simultaneous deadlines.
  • An eagerness to positively contribute to our company culture and values, including to our commitment to being an anti-racist firm that strives towards building and maintaining greater diversity, equity, and inclusion within Grants Plus, the grant seeking and fundraising profession, and the nonprofit consulting sector.

Location: The Engagement Specialist/Strategist will join a remote work environment, working from anywhere in the U.S. When travel can be safely resumed, occasional travel may be expected to the firm's main office in Cleveland, Ohio, and to client offices located across the U.S.

Compensation: This is a full-time salaried position. Compensation includes generous benefits (health insurance, paid time off and company holidays, Simple IRA plan, and bonuses based on individual and company performance). Salary will be based on experience; the salary band for this role is $55,000 - $65,000.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and resume in one PDF attachment to the attention of the Human Resources Manager at If you are selected for an interview, you will be asked to provide a writing sample and references. Only applications that follow these instructions will be considered.

We strive to be an anti-racist firm and an Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek and are taking proactive steps to ensure a diverse applicant pool for this position.

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