Partners & Grants Manager


Who we are 

Bloom is a non-governmental initiative where the team comes from diverse communities and backgrounds, creating a community with strong ties. Bloom was founded in 2018, while being affiliated with a team that has been running entrepreneurship programs since 2008, and is currently running 5 programs supporting startups and accelerators across the Middle East & Africa, has more than 50 partners, and is growing. Bloom programs to help individuals, businesses, and accelerators create jobs and grow, while building a new training methodology and software to support startups, small and medium businesses, and entrepreneurship support programs. Many issues, including education, health, telecoms, financial inclusion, migration, sanitation, food/agriculture, conflict/crisis response, and more, are being handled throughout specific programs. 


We are searching for experienced and enthusiastic people to join Bloom’s team. We are a team that knows no borders,  believes in remote work, and collaborates with the best people worldwide, wherever they are. We value each team member’s personal growth and ambitions, just as they support the growth and ambitions of our organization.  We see ourselves as a family, help and look after each other; we are interested in someone who can add their positive vibes to the team! Please see our mission, vision, and values on our About page, and how we’re building a culture built on respect, fun, kindness, impact, and more, and if you’re as excited about those as we are, then we look forward to connecting with you about possibly joining the team!

Role & Responsibility 

  1. Coordinate with the team to understand the gaps in funding and where to allocate them
  2. Cooperate with the team in collecting relevant data/information for proposal content, internal routing and approvals, and submission to funding sources 
  3. Write convincing funding requests, including letters of inquiry, proposals, reports, and grant applications to each funder’s areas, mission, specifications, and deadlines
  4. Scout for grants, create a grant calendar and stay up to date with deadlines and activities
  5. Review the current grant process adopted, and optimize it through developing effective templates, creating consistency in data and language, and building a robust set of stories and impact examples
  6. Work closely with funders to define proposal and report strategies & update the donor with all grant-related communications such as dates and report dates
  7. Coordinate with the Program Manager and the Finance department to understand financial information and documentation, such as program budgets
  8. Create / Update presentations, research reports, survey reports, and documents to get new funding



    1. +5 years of grant writing experience 
    2. Extensive network and comprehensive cooperation with donors and grants providers  
    3. Understanding of diverse cultures and traditions 
    4. Excellent convincing skills & written and verbal communication skills
    5. Experienced in project management tools 
    6. Ability to manage multiple projects, respect deadlines & identify priorities in a fast-paced, high-volume, results-oriented work environment 
    7. Problem solver
    8. Strong analytical skills, including interpreting financial information 
    9. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive tools  
    10. Experienced in contact management tools & best practices (CRM; Hubspot experience preferred) 
    11. Experienced in research data search tools.
    12. Ability to periodically attend events outside of regular working hours