Grant Writer

The City of Clarksdale, MS (pop. 17,962) is seeking a highly visible, full time Grant Writer / Economic Development Coordinator / Governmental Affairs to provide research, writing, marketing communication, grant management and reporting.  This individual also provides for the development, recommendation and implementation of policies, programs and procedures that accomplish the City Board’s goals and objectives to ensure the economic health and vitality of the City.  Governmental Affairs will coordinate legislative efforts by working with Local, State and Federal Government as well as the media.  The position requires experience with, and knowledge of grant writing, economic development and governmental affairs.  The City offers a competitive benefit package with a salary of $54,000, a detail job description is attached.  Resumes/applications will be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 30, 2018.  Please direct a cover letter, resume/application and references to: Cathy Clark, City Clerk, City of Clarksdale, P O Box 940, Clarksdale, MS  38614 or email