Qantara Sports

Intern - Grant Writing

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    Education / consulting

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Job Highlights

  • Valuable hands-on experience in business analysis within the sports consulting industry and European institutions.
  • Exposure to diverse and impactful sports projects and initiatives.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities.

Job Description

Are you passionate about sports and eager to make a difference in the sporting community? Qantara Sports is offering an exciting internship opportunity in grant writing, where you can play a vital role in securing funding for our sports initiatives. As an intern in grant writing at Qantara Sports, you will have the chance to:

  1. Gain experience in: Research and Identify Funding Opportunities, Proposal Development, Budget Development, Grant Reporting, Collaboration and Communication, Professional Development.
  2. Impact Assessment, Networking and Relationship Building.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Work closely with our team to develop compelling grant proposals and applications. You’ll learn how to articulate our organization’s mission, goals, and impact in a clear and persuasive manner to secure funding.
  2. Assist in developing detailed project budgets for grant proposals, ensuring alignment with funding guidelines and requirements.
  3. You will gain practical experience in budget planning and financial management within the context of grant writing.
  4. Learn about grant reporting requirements and assist in preparing interim and final reports for grant funders. This includes tracking project progress, outcomes, and financial expenditures to demonstrate accountability and transparency.
  5. Collaborate with various departments within our organization to gather information, data, and insights necessary for grant proposals.
  6. You will also have the opportunity to communicate with potential funders to clarify requirements and answer inquiries.
  7. Gain exposure to the grant management process, including tracking deadlines, managing grant-related documents, and ensuring compliance with grant terms and conditions.
  8. Participate in workshops, training sessions, and mentorship opportunities to enhance your grant writing skills and knowledge of the sports industry. You will receive guidance and feedback from experienced professionals to support your growth and development.
  9. Assist in evaluating the impact of grant-funded projects and programs, collecting data, and analyzing outcomes to measure success and inform future grant writing efforts.
  10. Develop relationships with potential funders, partners, and stakeholders in the sports industry. You’ll have the opportunity to expand your professional network and learn about different funding strategies and opportunities.

Job Requirements:

  • Bilingual Portuguese & English.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Eager to learn.
  • Proactive.
  • Communication skills.
  • Detailed oriented.
  • Project Management skills.

Additional Information


  • Prior internship or coursework related to ….
  • Proactive and eager to learn about the sports industry.
  • Level Portuguese C2, Level English C2.

Educational Background

On-going/ recently graduated Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business Administration, Sport Science,Political science, Communication, or other related fields.

About Qantara Sports

Qantara Sports is a global sports firm with significant expertise in the areas of Sports Education, Sports Consulting, Sports Facility Management, Sports Governance, Sports Policy, Sports Business, Sports Development, Sports Tourism, Sport Diplomacy, Sports Technology and Inclusivity. Qantara Sports uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to deliver and implement successful nationwide projects and help private and public sports organizations achieve practical results with real impact.

Qantara Sports works with Governments, International & National Federations, Private entities, and Nonprofit Organizations, advising and supporting them to implement strategies that reach their objectives. Qantara can work across different backgrounds, environments and is thoughtful of the local culture. Qantara’s leadership team composition is an added value to the firm.

Our understanding of stakeholder relationships, cultural differences, client needs and project objectives, leads us to deliver on budget and on time with exceeding quality, rigor, and ethics. Qantara’s leadership team are highly specialized experts in sports governance, sports education, sports development, inclusivity, sports policy, sports diplomacy and in project management and project implementation in a volatile, cross cultural international environment. Qantara Sports aims to provide social impact and to deliver sustainable projects.
Qantara Sports has offices in UAE, KSA and Portugal.

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