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DEVELOPMENT WRITER (Temporary)

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Occidental College
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Los Angeles, CA
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Published 21 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY

The Development Writer (temporary) assists members of the Office of Strategic Initiatives with a range of writing assignments in support of fundraising efforts and grant management/stewardship. They place an emphasis on writing foundation proposals and preparing customized requests for the major gifts team. The Development Writer will report to the Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives. 

SUMMARY OF DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND GOALS

  • Drafting of grant reports
  • Drafting of CFR proposals/renewal requests (proposal development)
  • Writing and customization of proposals for standard gift opportunities to individuals
  • Editing and proof-reading
  • Other writing support as needed (letters, concepts/case statements, etc.)
  • Research and information gathering to inform proposals and reports

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a B.A.
  • Excellent and demonstrable writing, editing, and research skills are essential
  • Organized self-starter with ability to handle multiple deadlines, and a willingness to learn quickly and work independently
  • Strong computer literacy and organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor and comfort with diverse constituencies

Desired qualities:

  • Experience with grant proposal writing and a working knowledge of fundraising, preferably within institutions of higher education, or comparable professional experience
  • Knowledge of Occidental College 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position.

As a condition of hire for a staff position and for appointment to a faculty position, Occidental College requires that all candidates who have received a conditional offer of employment complete an application form (if they have not already done so) and consent to a background check. Satisfactory completion of a background check, along with pre-employment verifications and references, are required as a condition of employment, but only as permitted by federal, state, and local law, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Development Writer (temporary) assists members of the Office of Strategic Initiatives with a range of writing assignments in support of fundraising efforts and grant management/stewardship. They place an emphasis…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Los Angeles, CA
Associated Location
1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA 90041, Los Angeles, CA 90041

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