720Degree Innovation Hub is an award-winning technology and social innovation hub in Nigeria that provides a platform for community of innovators, educators, entrepreneurs, creative and industry leading professionals, tech talents, investors, tech influencers to connect, collaborate and accelerate the successful development of innovations in Africa and work to create sustainable impacts that reach millions of people.
Over the year past 3 years, 720Degree Hub has increased technology awareness with strive to build viable Innovation and Startup Ecosystem in Nigeria, trained more than 1000 early-stage tech talents, organized more than 50 events centred around Innovations, Emerging Technologies and Entrepreneurship, we have been providing enabling environment and infrastructure for startups and software developers to succeed.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Grant Writing Intern
Location: Ogba, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
- Identify and research potential grant opportunities that align with the goals and mission of the hub.
- Prepare and write compelling grant proposals, including clear project descriptions, budget justifications, and supporting documentation, to secure funding for the hub.
- Manage the grant application process, including coordinating with internal stakeholders, collecting necessary information, and ensuring submission deadlines are met.
- Cultivate relationships with funding organizations, foundations, and grant agencies to stay informed about funding opportunities and establish connections for future collaborations.
- Ensure compliance with grant requirements, reporting guidelines, and regulations. Track project milestones and deliverables, and submit progress reports as required by the granting organization.
- Collaborate with internal teams to gather information, develop project concepts, and align grant proposals with the strategic objectives of the hub.
- Collaborate with finance or accounting teams to develop accurate budgets and financial projections for grant proposals.
- Oversee the implementation and management of funded projects, ensuring adherence to grant guidelines, monitoring progress, and reporting on project outcomes and impacts.
- Conduct post-grant evaluation and assessment to measure the effectiveness and impact of funded projects. Use evaluation findings to refine future grant proposals and improve program outcomes.
- Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field such as Business, Communications. Additional Certifications or training in grant writing can be beneficial.
- Writing and Communication Skills: Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas clearly and concisely. Persuasive writing skills and the ability to craft compelling grant proposals are crucial.
- Research Skills: Proficiency in conducting research to identify grant opportunities, gather supporting data, and stay updated on industry trends and funding priorities.
- Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy in grant proposals, compliance with guidelines, and timely submission of applications.
- Project Management: Effective project management skills to manage multiple grant applications, deadlines, and reporting requirements.
- Collaboration: Ability to collaborate and work effectively with internal teams, external stakeholders, and funding organizations to gather information and align grant proposals with business objectives.
- Grant Writing Experience: Prior experience in grant writing, preferably in a small business or nonprofit setting, is valuable. Familiarity with grant management and reporting processes is desirable.
Application Closing Date
30th July, 2023.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Certificates and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.