The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), a small non-profit national medical society of medical toxicology physicians, is seeking an experienced Grant Writer who is committed to leading grant and new business development with a focus on toxicology and public health. The incumbent will create and expand government and non-governmental support in the form of grants, contracts, and other revenue generating activities for ACMT's public health, research, training, and educational programs. ACMT grant and contract priority areas are: novel approaches to combatting the opioid epidemic, poisoning surveillance, terrorism preparedness, and environmental health. Successful experience as the lead grant developer writing grants for governmental (federal, state), private foundation, and corporate funding is required. This position directly reports to the Executive Director of ACMT and is a 100% remote/virtual position.
Key Position Responsibilities:
Identify fundable projects fitting into organizational strategies.
Research potential funding sources, including governmental, private foundation and corporate funding opportunities to identify suitable funding opportunities including program grants and funding for infrastructural support
Lead the writing team on grant proposals serving as the chief grant writer
Closely collaborate with other staff and College members on grant development as appropriate
Assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, presentations and other supporting materials.
Reports directly to the Executive Director. Works closely with other board members, technical experts and administrative staff
Key Candidate Qualifications:
Master degree in public health or business administration preferred.
Experience and preferably grant success with one or more of ACMT four grant priority areas
A minimum of 5 years of grant writing, in a public health or medical setting, and significant experience with start-up environments.
Deep knowledge of funding opportunities with private foundations, corporations and governmental agencies
Successful acquisition of funding as the lead grant writer from foundation, corporate and governmental agencies
Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and ability to act decisively; blend of strategic thinker and tactical execution. Resourceful, with ability to change course, when necessary.
Superior organizational abilities and attention to detail, with a high level of self- accountability.
About American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT)
The mission of the American College of Medical Toxicology is to advance quality care of poisoned patients and public health through physicians who specialize in consultative, emergency, environmental, forensic, and occupational toxicology.