Money is one form of paper that is followed by another paper aka sales or grant proposals.
Thereby, Blue Sky Analytics is hiring a proposal manager with extensive prior experience of writing grant proposals and raising grants from various family offices, philanthropic foundations, competitions and challenges, multi-lateral organizations, etc.
Similarly, many data sales are prolonged processes, with NDAs, brainstorming, proposals, co-innovation pilots followed by feedback, upselling, etc. The candidate for this role will be evaluated majorly (80%) for grant proposal skills but will be expected to put 20% of their time also into sales proposals.
Researching and identifying new funding prospects and opportunities
Mapping the entire landscape of funding bodies in India & globally
Building relationships and liaising with various grant-making bodies
Writing and editing of proposals for grant applications
Retrieving and assembling background information for grant proposals
Maintaining both consistency and quality
Take end-to-end ownership of the proposal deliverables
Translate win themes into the compelling story as part of the proposal writing
Contribute to Storyboarding, articulate differentiation as part of the proposal
Coordinate with Blue Sky team regarding various proposals, collecting relevant technical and strategic information
Skills & Requirements
Must have 2-5 years of experience in grant proposal writing
Strong experience in end-to-end proposal development
Prior demonstrated experience of raising grants alone or in teams
Should have a good command of the English language.
A demonstrated record of success with proposal writing and a genuine love of the written word.
Fast and nimble research capabilities, ability to synthesize information from source materials.
Bachelor’s degree (preferred in Engineering or Economics) and Masters in Public Policy, Development, Social Sciences etc.
✔ Who Should Apply?
Learning-junkies who are constantly striving to improve themselves
Self-starters who don't require micromanagement
Empathetic individuals who want to collaborate, not compete
You are not worried if you face a problem and will strive to find a solution
You are a young, driven, passionate, hard-working individual who wants to change the world
You love writing proposals. 10 page proposal for you is like "nothing" :P
Blue Sky Analytics is a geospatial data intelligence startup building environmental monitoring and climate risk assessment products.