Grant Writer - Stefanini, Inc. (Freeport)

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Stefanini is currently looking for an enthusiastic and creative Grant Writer in New York, NY who is able to work in a fast-paced environment in the online healthcare publishing industry.

Job Description:

Seeking an experienced grant writer to play a primary role in the development of proposals seeking funds to develop continuing medical education (CME) programs, which are published on the leading healthcare professional education site.


Working within the neurology, gastroenterology, and dermatology therapeutic areas (CNSG vertical), the writer is responsible for all steps and interactions required to write and prepare proposals for submission within agreed focus, budget and time scale to the highest quality and with minimal supervision.

Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:

Ensure proposals are clinically appropriate and instructionally sound and adhere to ACCME standards

Lead proposal initiation calls with internal stakeholders to obtain details and direction for proposal development, confirming timelines, clinical focus, and educational tactics, and outcomes assessment plans

Write clear and succinct needs assessments that provide evidence for identified clinical practice gaps, that follow recognized standards, and are supported by internal and external data

Use internal templates and tools to write proposals that tell a compelling story on the rationale, instructional intent, and value of the proposed educational solution

Incorporate revisions based on input from cross-functional internal and external proposal reviewers, including account managers, clinical strategists, medical education directors, and copyeditors, to ensure high-quality grant submissions and improve likelihood of external grant awards

Advanced scientific degree preferred in a medical or science-related specialty, together with some experience writing medical content; a Bachelor's degree in life sciences, public health, or clinical sciences may also be considered, with several years experience writing and editing complex medical content; a Bachelor s degree in journalism, technical writing, or English may also be considered, with several years experience in medical writing at a highly technical level

At least 5 years experience writing grant proposals, with a superior ability to incorporate data, visuals, and narrative into a compelling written story; at least 2 years experience in the medical education field may be considered, including work at a medical education/communications company, professional medical publisher, academic institution/hospital/university center, or medical society

Background in the fields of neurology, gastroenterology, and/or dermatology is useful to be conversant with key/emerging issues related to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment

Excellent editorial (editing and writing) skills, preferably in the area of grant/proposal and needs assessment development

A flexible mindset and excellent time management and organizational skills to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously in a highly deadline-driven environment, while taking into consideration stakeholders based across multiple time zones

Ability to deliver results with minimum supervision by suggesting plausible solutions and creatively using existing resources in a productive and/or innovative way to quickly deal with unforeseen issues and to ensure that timelines are consistently met

Superior communication and interpersonal skills (encompasses verbal, written, listening)

Excellent computer skills, which include working remotely on shared networks and cloud-based systems, and a high degree of proficiency using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Attention to detail with high level of accuracy

Positive attitude, very high energy, and willingness to accept varied assignments

Availability for a limited amount of travel (~10%)

Ability to maintain friendly and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders through clear articulation and an effective communication style

Process oriented, able to find new ways to improve existing processes and to learn and adapt to evolving processes

Desired (not required) Skills/Preferred Skills:

At least 4 years experience working with cross-functional teams and external partners toward common objectives

Superior ability to describe medical/public health issues, clinical scenarios, and complex scientific data to a non-technical audience

Superior ability to incorporate data, visuals, and narrative into a compelling written story

Experience using Salesforce, Box, Workfront, and Tableau

Basic skill level in Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat


BA or equivalent experience

Like what you see and want to know more? Apply online today! Have any questions? Reach out to me directly via email or call at:

Aldrin Salvacion or at: (248) ###-####

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Associated topics: fund, funding, grant, grant administration, grant administrator, grant management, proposal

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