Grants Officer - Brisbane
Are you looking for a short-term role with a committed, fun team whose single purpose is to inspire more people to ride more often in our collective quest to make Queensland Australia’s healthiest and most vibrant lifestyle destination? We offer a city-fringe location with end of trip facilities, as well as a hybrid work environment for work/life balance.
About Bicycle Queensland
Bicycle Queensland (BQ) is Queensland’s point of connection for the future of riding. We represent and influence decisions that impact people who use bikes for transport, wellbeing and recreation. We are committed to working with governments, the corporate sector, research organisations and riders to improve riding experiences across Queensland.
We are one of the largest and most influential community cycling organisations in Australia, with over 14,000 members and 32,000 supporters. We have a small team of people with big ambitions and a significant state-wide agenda to fulfil our vision of more people riding more often.
About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity to join an iconic Queensland not-for-profit on a short-term, six-week contract (full-time) in the lead up to Christmas, with flexibility around a mix of working in the office and at home to suit you.
You will proactively identify and explore funding opportunities, write grant applications, and manage grant-funded projects within the organisation, to support our Strategic Plan and Vision of more people riding, more often.
Your main duties involve developing a grants roadmap for BQ and the end-to-end management of the grant application process. This includes identifying and researching key funding opportunities, writing and submitting grant applications, monitoring and reporting grant funding budgets and project performance.
To be successful in this role you will bring:
relevant tertiary qualifications in commerce, business, policy or other relevant disciplines;
demonstrated successful experience with the end-to-end grant application process;
experience in the community services sector; and
knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation.
Technical writing experience in policy, procedure and tenders will be highly regarded.
You will also:
have proficiency in IT, including Microsoft Office and web applications;
be proactive, self-motivated and the ability to use initiative;
hold high ethical standards;
have outstanding oral and written communication skills and people skills;
have the ability to foster positive relationships and participate in appropriate networks;
demonstrate high attention to detail in all elements of work;
have exceptional time management and organisational skills; and
have a collaborative mindset with the ability to work in a small team environment.