Position Title:        Junior Grant Writer                                                       

Location:               Scottsdale, AZ

Reports To:            Senior Quality Assurance Manager                               

Compensation:       $40,000 - $45,000 annual salary, DOE                         

Benefits:                  Vacation, paid sick leave, paid time off, paid holidays, dental insurance, health insurance (employer pays a portion of the employee’s monthly premium), on-the-job training and pathway to Grant Specialist position, and professional development. 401K offered after one year with immediate vesting.

Position Description

Kim Joyce & Associates is proud to be making an impact in communities, in organizations, and in lives, one grant at a time. We are the largest grant writing and grant consultancy firm in Arizona and a leading national grant writing consultancy firm. Our clients are local and national nonprofit organizations, institutes of higher education, school districts, charter schools, hospital systems, units of local government, tribes, and public agencies throughout the country.


Our services include highly competitive grant proposals, prospect research for funding opportunities, grants management services (pre- and post-award), grant office assessments, mock peer grant reviews, donor cultivation coaching, and grant writing training. We have high expectations, and our results speak for themselves.


Our business approach is simple – Build Teams that work collaboratively and closely with our clients to deliver quality services. Our teams are passionate about our clients, and we pride ourselves on exceeding expectations. We share knowledge, skills, and experience to work together for the benefit of our clients. We are looking for people who are the best in their field and who want to do work that makes a difference. If you are looking to be a member of a truly supportive team, in a positive and fun work environment we would like to speak with you.

Essential Job Functions

·        Work with Grants Specialists, Senior Grants Specialists, and the CEO.

·        Complete grant applications as assigned.

·        Research grant funder opportunities.

·        Become quickly proficient in the technology used by the Company to report and track client information, manage projects and workflow, and all communication channels.

·        Meet expected standards of excellence, accuracy, and timeliness in all work produced.

·        Organize your work to assure all required deadlines are met.

Position Qualifications

  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  •           Strong knowledge of computer programs, software, and online document sharing programs.
  •           Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  •          Strong knowledge of online grant application portals (foundation, corporate, and government).
  •           Ability to communicate and discuss, in writing and verbally, in a clear, concise, well organized manner.
  •           Demonstrated proficiency in the use of MSOffice - Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  •           Critical thinking, stellar work ethic, and organizational skills are a must.
  •           Become quickly proficient in Asana or other project management software, Zoom conferencing, grant database management programs (GrantHub), and online document sharing programs (Dropbox and Google Docs).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in English or related field
  • At least 1 year of experience in grant-seeking, grant research, and grant writing, and/or proof of completed grant writing courses.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Office setting (located at KJA headquarters in Scottsdale, or remote, for the right candidate)
  • Minimal noise
  • Primarily desk work
  • Repetitive motion and eye strain through extensive utilization of computer hardware and software.

Kim Joyce and Associates is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. 




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