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Washington County MuseumArchives & Administrative Offices17677 NW Springville RoadPortland, OR 97229


Title: Grant Writer

Supervisor: Executive Director

Schedule: Weekdays between 9:00am and 5:00pm

Location: Washington County Museum

Archives & Administration Center

17677 NW Springville Road, Portland, OR 97229

JOB SUMMARY: The Grant Writer will assist with generating revenue through grant writing for museum operations.

  • Determine institutional needs by collaborating with senior staff.
  • Research funding opportunities, determining best source options.
  • Complete grant applications, utilizing information provided by senior staff.
  • Submit grant applications per senior staff approval.
  • Assist senior staff with evaluation process, writing report for granting entity.
  • Maintain grant files as necessary.


  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal skills and telephone skills
  • Detail oriented and committed to meeting deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills with professional manner and appearance
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities and manage multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to problem-solve and adapt to change
  • Knowledge & Skill with Microsoft Office programs, including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Desirable: Some knowledge of Donor Perfect, Raisers Edge or Greater Giving


  • A minimum of two (2) hours per week.


  • Technical Writing
  • Program Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Market Research

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