Special Projects & Proposal Writer

Sagkeeng First Nation

Posted May 25, 2023 at 09:00 pm Closes Jun 22, 2023 at 09:00 pm

Job Location:
Winnipeg/Sagkeeng First Nation
Job Category:
Aboriginal Organization
Job Type:
How To Apply:
Mail, E-mail or AMIK.ca

Employment Opportunity

Special Projects & Proposal Writer



Position Overview:


Sagkeeng First Nation is seeking a talented and motivated Special Projects & Proposal Writer to join our team. This position will play a crucial role in supporting the development and execution of special projects and grant proposals to secure funding for various community initiatives. The Special Projects & Proposal Writer will collaborate closely with different departments and community stakeholders to identify project opportunities, gather information, and craft compelling proposals. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills, research abilities, and a keen eye for detail.


Key Responsibilities:


·         Research and identify potential funding opportunities from various sources, including government grants, foundations, and private organizations.

·         Collaborate with internal departments and community partners to gather information, project details, and goals for proposal development.

·         Write, edit, and proofread grant proposals, ensuring they are clear, concise, and align with the organization's mission, vision, and objectives.

·         Conduct thorough research to gather supporting data, statistics, and evidence to strengthen proposals and enhance their persuasiveness.

·         Create project budgets and financial narratives, in collaboration with the finance team, to accurately reflect the financial needs of proposed projects.

·         Manage proposal timelines and deadlines, ensuring timely submission of high-quality proposals.

·         Collaborate with the communications team to create visually appealing and impactful presentations to accompany proposals, when required.

·         Maintain a comprehensive database of past, current, and potential funding sources and their specific requirements.

·         Stay updated on industry trends, funding opportunities, and best practices in proposal writing to enhance the effectiveness of future proposals.

·         Support other special projects and initiatives as assigned by the management team.



·         Bachelor's degree in communications, English, business, or a related field. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

·         Proven experience in grant writing, proposal development, or a similar role.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex ideas in a clear and concise manner.

·         Strong research skills, including the ability to gather and analyze data from diverse sources.

·         Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management skills.

·         Ability to work independently and collaboratively, managing multiple projects simultaneously.

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with grant management software is preferred.

·         Knowledge of Indigenous communities, culture, and funding opportunities would be an asset.


$65,000 with possible incentives.

Application Deadline:  June 16/23


Resumes can be sent to jobs@sagkeeng.ca



We thank all interested applicants, however,

only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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