Grant Writer/Grant Strategist
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) - Leawood, KS

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This position coordinates and conducts functions of the centralized Grants Management Office, including working closely with multiple departments throughout the Academy to provide technical writing, editing and review of grant application materials, post-award reports, and communications required for funding of AAFP and AAFP Foundation programs. This individual will identify and develop funding sources to support existing and planned AAFP programs/projects/activities. No travel anticipated. Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Experience

Strong grant writing skills required. The ideal candidate will possess initiative, a self-directed working style and have excellent writing, problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in related field or equivalent work experience plus six years of directly related work experience. Key abilities and skills required include knowledge of developing and writing grants; ability to research, develop and nurture relationships with external funding sources; coordinate and manage grant development, creativity, strong computer skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects. Familiarity with terminology related to health care and science of medicine helpful.

Ability to work independently, effectively organize work, work with frequent interruptions and adjust quickly to changing priorities. A professional and highly collaborative attitude is essential. Prior experience with a volunteer/membership organizations or healthcare related experience is preferred. A proven successful track record in grant writing experience for both federal and foundation grants is required.

Knowledge of medical practice and education requirements for physicians helpful, specifically research conducted in the clinical setting, CME for physicians and the trends for grant funding.

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