C-2-18 Foundation Relations Officer/Grant Writer

GPB Media, Atlanta, Georgia

Date PostedJanuary 30, 2018
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Foundation Relations Officer/Grant Writer is responsible for obtaining grant revenue to support Georgia Public Broadcasting through foundation solicitation and relationship development, managing a portfolio of foundation donors and prospects. The primary focus of this position is to ensure growth of GPB’s donor base by identifying, researching, and cultivating potential sources of foundation support.


Candidate Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. 
  • Five years of successful experience in foundation fundraising.
  • Excellent writing skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop successful grant proposals, reports, and other materials.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.  
  • Important to be assertive, confident, and personable – high degree of exposure to the public. 
  • Sound computer and technical skills
  • Frequent local and statewide travel required.
  • Hours are primarily Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to include after 5pm, nights, weekends, and holidays.

  Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Leadership Giving to develop and implement effective strategies to meet foundation revenue goals.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Assist with departmental fundraising, awareness and membership activities.
  • Assist with other duties as apparent or assigned.


We Offer:Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, retirement plans; Pre-tax benefits for health, dental, vision, life, specified illness and accidental insurance; Health and child care spending accounts; Disability insurance; and opportunities for training and professional development.


To Apply: Upload resume, references and applicant form on the GPBs Job Center located at www.gpb.org/jobs. ONLY Applications submitted through the GPB Job Center WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Deadline to Apply: Open Until Filled

Georgia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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