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Foundation Proposal Writer (Full Time, Hybrid)

NCHF OPERATIONS Florida-Miami-NCHS Corporate Headquarters Miami, Florida Requisition ID 26341


Job Summary

The Foundation Proposal Writer primarily focuses on creating detailed and persuasive proposals tailored to individual or corporate donors, highlighting specific funding opportunities and the hospital's key initiatives. Works closely with the development team to understand donor interests and align them with the organization's goals, ensuring each proposal is personalized and effectively communicates the impact of potential contributions. The role involves both creative and strategic elements, presenting compelling narratives that engage and motivate donors to support the hospital's mission and programs.

Job Specific Duties

  • Writes compelling and personalized proposals that align with both the hospital's needs and the donor's interests. 
  • Collaborates with development, prospect research, and clinical teams to gather accurate and relevant information for proposals. 
  • Tailors narratives to showcase the hospital’s mission, impact, and specific funding needs. 
  • Ensures adherence to donor guidelines and requirements in all proposal submissions. 
  • Monitors and tracks proposal deadlines to ensure timely submissions. 
  • Revises and refines proposal content based on feedback. 
  • Maintains and updates a database of donor information and proposal outcomes. 
  • Participates in strategy sessions to identify new funding opportunities and approaches.
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations and supporting materials for donor meetings. 
  • Evaluates and reports on the effectiveness of proposals in securing funding.
  • Collaborates with the graphic design team to create compelling graphics and visuals that enhance the impact of proposals. 
  • Responsible for cross-training counterparts.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • 4-7 years of Marketing/Public Relations experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Prior experience with Raiser's Edge preferred.
  • Prior experience designing graphics in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator.
  • Prior experience analyzing data to discern trends and patterns.
  • Basic understanding of database management, with the ability to accurately input and maintain data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for presenting and collaborating.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks effectively, ensuring timely completion of assignments.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new research methods and trends in the field of prospect research.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other team members, contributing positively to team dynamics.
  • Possesses initiative, tact, diplomacy, and creativity.
  • Well-developed sense of curiosity, ingenuity, and perseverance.

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Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-NCHS Corporate Headquarters

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Job Status

:Full Time

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

Lova Renee Brunson Manager Accreditation & Regulatory

Collaboration leads to success.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. Working together, we find solutions and methods we would never find alone, and at Nicklaus Children’s, we have fun doing it.

Responsibility drives us.

We all take responsibility here – for the children, their families, our work and each other. We meet our responsibilities head on and motivate each other to succeed.

Empower yourself, help others.

Nicklaus Children’s encourages team members to believe in their ability to affect positive change in the world through everything they do with us.

Advocate for the right way.

Advocate for children. Advocate for families. Advocate for yourself. But most of all, advocate for getting the job done right and you will find nothing but success and support in your career here.

Transformation is growth.

At Nicklaus Children’s, change is not to be feared. When you work here, you are always working with the most advanced tools and procedures available.

Empathy is everything.

We expect our team members to have empathy for the patients and families they treat, and in turn, we have empathy for them. We take care of everyone in the Nicklaus Children’s family with competitive benefits and our supportive culture.

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