Grant Coordinator

Town of Bridgewater - Bridgewater, NS (30+ days ago)

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ABOUT BRIDGEWATER

The Town of Bridgewater (pop: ~8,700) is located on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, about one hour's drive from the provincial capital of Halifax. A forward-thinking, progressive community, in 2014 our town was named "Best Place To Raise A Family" in Atlantic Canada.

As the "Main Street of the South Shore," we are the hub community of our region, boasting great recreation amenities and quality of life, matched with a wide range of shops, services, and restaurants to suit the tastes and needs of you and your family.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Grant Coordinator provides leadership and guidance in identifying, securing, and managing funding opportunities for municipal priorities/initiatives. Working closely with other municipal staff to understand municipal priorities and developing relationships with external administrators to facilitate the award and reporting of external funding.

The Grant Coordinator also assists in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and priorities of the Town.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience

Undergraduate degree in Community Development, Business, or a related field
A minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in writing/researching OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
Strong communication skills, both written and oral; strong organizational and time management skills
Understanding of local government and its relationship to the Provincial and Federal government considered an asset

Knowledge & Skills

Strong communication skills, both written and oral; strong organizational and time management skills
Knowledge of MS Office software
Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
Ability to problem solve; work in a team environment and independently

DETAILS

Permanent, full-time position with a salary range of $52,000 to $65,000 (35 hours/week)
The Town of Bridgewater also offers a comprehensive benefits package

CONTACT

Interested applicants can send resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Ashley Chase, Human Resources Officer
employment@mjsb.ca
Fax: 902-543-6876

The Town of Bridgewater is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, values diversity, and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.