Grant and Content Writer

/Grant and Content Writer
Grant and Content Writer 2018-03-09T14:35:21+00:00

Grant and Content Writer – MI, TX, OH, FL, WA

Full Time
Salaried Position
Job Classification: Specialized/Technical Expert
Full Job Description

MHP Salud, a national non-profit agency conducting health education and outreach in underserved Latino communities, is currently seeking a motivated, energetic, organized, and focused Grant and Content Writer.

This position works as part of the Grants division and will be responsible for writing grant proposals in their entirety and/or in coordination with other staff within the division; researching and identifying potential funding opportunities; providing grammar and content editing expertise; and coordinating the preparation and timely submission of grant proposals. The Grant and Content Writer will also write content for and edit grammar and content of internal and external materials under the direction of MHP Salud’s Marketing division.

The successful applicant will have earned a bachelor’s degree. At least two years’ previous writing experience in a professional writing capacity highly preferred; previous grant writing experience is a plus. Excellent writing, grammar, and communication skills in English, as well as the ability to develop content under a unified organizational tone, look, and message are essential for this position. The ability to speak and write in Spanish is a plus.

Staff diversity and innovative programming make MHP Salud a fun and supportive work environment. The organization offers positions that challenge staff and inspire personal growth. At the same time, MHP Salud’s excellent, family-friendly personnel policies encourage staff members to model healthy living on all levels.

Position Location: Weslaco, Texas; Ypsilanti, Michigan; Tampa/Orlando, Florida; Tri-cities, Washington; Northwest, Ohio considered

Salary: $52,000-$58,000 DOQ


MHP Salud believes in the importance of accessible and affordable benefits that allow you and your family to be healthy and plan for your future. As you join us in our work as a full time regular employee (in 2017, less than 5% of our employees were part time or temporary), the following benefits begin on your first day of employment:

  • For health care, we pay 100% of employee premiums, 75% of the premium for employee +1 plans, and 85% of the premiums for family plans. We pay 100% of the employees dental and vision plans, with the option to add coverage for dependents.
  • We provide employer-paid life insurance and offer you the ability to add more for yourself and your spouse and children, and we carry excellent employer-paid long-term disability insurance for our employees.
  • You are immediately vested in our 403 (B) retirement plan with an employer contribution of 6.5% of your salary with an additional 2% if matched by you.
  • In addition to 13 paid holidays, employees receive 12 paid Health and Wellness days per year, and receive 152 hours of leave in their first year (increasing in their 4th and 8th year).

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Applications must be completed online. Click here to apply.

Incomplete applications or automated resume only applications will not be considered. 

MHP Salud will contact qualified candidates by email. Applications will be accepted until March 26. Virtual interviews will take place the week of April 2. Candidates selected to move to the final round of in-person interviews should expect this to take place the week of April 16; the location will be determined based on the location of applicants.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Familiarity or ability to become familiar with primary health care delivery systems, minority health, health education program development, program implementation, and evaluation
  • Experience working with and/or knowledge of the populations served by the organization and/or other underserved groups
  • Computer literacy and technological competency
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize effectively and maintain attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as a productive member of a team
  • Knowledge of basic research skills
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and communication skills in English required
  • Ability to develop content under a unified organizational tone, look, and message

Education and Experience Required

  • Earned Bachelor’s degree in field related to agency work required
  • At least two years’ previous writing experience in a professional capacity highly preferred
  • Grant writing experience a plus
  • Ability to speak and write in Spanish a plus
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