Grant Specialist

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  • Job ID 5035

Job Description


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$ 18-19.00/hr

Start Date:


Title: Grant Specialist

Location: Remote, but must work EST hours

Length of Assignment: through Feb 2025



A large retailer’s non-profit charity that provides emergency financial assistance to associates facing unforeseen circumstances is in need of a Grant Specialist.

The Grant Specialist manages the day-to-day responsibilities of the grant process for incoming hardship requests with empathy, respect, and a sense of urgency. The Grant Specialist also acts as team lead on multiple projects, both inter-departmental and with external partners. The Grant Specialist is responsible for influencing and maintaining quality assurance within the charity.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

75% Grant Management:

  • Review hardship grants submitted by associates in crisis, analyzing submitted information to determine eligibility and the best ways to assist.
  • Create payments for grant recipients, ensuring financial reporting reflects accurate data.
  • Identify and resolve issues of fraud, and work with the Manager to develop ways to minimize instances of fraud.

20% Project Management:

  • Lead all phases of a project’s life cycle, including defining the business need, establishing criteria and business requirements, understanding the impact on the business, and designing and rolling out the project.
  • Participate in or act as team lead on projects related to fundraising, natural disaster response, scholarships, benevolence opportunities, etc.
  • Partner with the Communications Manager to develop content for storytelling, associate engagement, and education.

5% Other Duties as Needed:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert to other business partners.


The target hiring compensation range for this role is $ 18.00-19.00 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.


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