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Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)


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Published 9 days ago

January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020
$55,000 - $59,000

GRANT WRITER

Application deadline:         Immediately

Education:                           BA required/ MA desirable

Skills:                                    Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Organization:                      Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

Location:                              Washington, D.C.

Benefits:                              Health, Retirement, diversity and more

 

The Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) seeks an enthusiastic and mission-driven grant writer. This full-time position will be based in Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1991, the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) is an organization dedicated to advancing human rights in the Americas. CEJIL seeks to take on human rights abuses across the region and bring about positive social change with the use of strategic litigation at the Inter-American Human Rights System (IAHRS); and through the incorporation of multi-layered and tailored advocacy, capacity building, and media work at the international and local levels.  CEJIL fights for the rights of more than 10,000 victims of human rights violations from 200 human rights abuse cases across 21 countries in Latin America, and the U.S. These cases address a range of issues, including gender violence, migrants’ rights, massacres, and modern-day slavery, among many others. For more information about the organization, please visit its website: https://cejil.org

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the grant writer will be responsible for drafting concept notes, grant proposals and reports. He/she will have the opportunity to make up part of a dynamic, multi-cultural team of dedicated human rights defenders working primarily in Latin America.

Responsibilities:

§ Write and edit project and program proposals and required reports to new and existing donors;

§ Edit and provide content for newsletters, and social media content and promotional material to demonstrate the organization’s progress to both internal and external audiences;

§ Collaborate with the Financial Officer to ensure specific programmatic and financial goals related to individual giving and institutional donation are met;

§ Support and prioritize the goals of the fundraising committee as required;

§ Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of ongoing projects;

§ Review grant agreements to ensure CEJIL’s compliance with donor requirements;

§ Assist on the systematization and organization of information from CEJIL’s four offices for compliance of grants and reporting purposes;

§ Periodically conduct research on human rights in Latin America and map regional trends on social issues

§ Conduct research on new potential sources of funding;

§ Support the execution of successful fundraising events;

§ Assist the administration team in maintaining and growing the donor database and related information needed to maintain donor-giving platforms/channels

Main Qualifications:

§ BA Required/MA preferred in International Relations, Political Science, Latin American Studies, Journalism, International Development, etc.;

§ Minimum of 4 complete years of related work experience in grant writing and reports for donors;

§ Superb writing and editing skills in English required;

§ Proficiency in Spanish is required; Portuguese is a plus;

§ Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;

§ Ability to be collegial and team oriented, yet be able to work independently, quickly and efficiently under pressure in a fast paced, multi-cultural environment;

§ Understanding of human rights issues, particularly in Latin America;

§ Strong computer literacy, especially with Microsoft Office;

§ Experience in graphic design and knowledge of Adobe Suite, CANVA; PiktoChart and CRM Databases is a plus.

 

Salary: upper 50s, commensurate with experience and scale in non-profits organizations.

CEJIL offers an excellent benefits package that includes generous paid vacation, as well as employer-paid health, dental, major medical and life insurance.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two “one-page” writing samples, one in English and one in Spanish, by email to: washington@cejil.org with the subject: “Grant Writer Job Search”. Applications will be reviewed in a rolling basis.

Email submissions only. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

*** No phone calls, please

CEJIL assures equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

GRANT WRITER

Application deadline:         Immediately

Education:                           BA required/ MA desirable

Skills:                                    Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Organization:                      Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

Location:                              Washington, D.C.

Benefits:                              Health, Retirement…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

CEJIL offers an excellent benefits package that includes generous paid vacation, as well as employer-paid health, dental, major medical and life insurance.

CEJIL offers an excellent benefits package that includes generous paid vacation, as well as employer-paid health, dental, major medical and life insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

Superb writing and editing skills in English required;

Proficiency in Spanish is required; Portuguese is a plus;

Superb writing and editing skills in English required;

Proficiency in Spanish is required; Portuguese is a plus;

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two “one-page” writing samples, one in English and one in Spanish, by email to: washington@cejil.org with the subject: “Grant Writer Job Search”. Applications will be reviewed in a rolling basis.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and two “one-page” writing samples, one in English and one in Spanish, by email to: washington@cejil.org with the subject…

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