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Current Movements
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Published 13 days ago

Current Movements is a DC-based organization connecting grassroots movements through art, film, and events.

We are a collective of activists, artists, community-radio lovers, and filmmakers—has been actively engaged in the betterment of communities in and around Washington, D.C. for four years. We believe in the power of independent media to inspire and activate movements for collective liberation. Through our events, films, screenings, exhibitions, podcast, and our new forum for marginalized filmmakers, Feed the Reel, we strive to connect activists, artists, organizations, and social movements with one another. All the while, our programs establish resources that connect global struggles to local issues and inspire new and experienced organizers alike to dream big and take action.



We are currently seeking a grant writer who can help us research and identify new government, corporate, foundations, and private funding prospects and secure funding and resources for our organization. This position can act as an internship position to be completed for course credit and will provide per hour compensation depending on experience. 


We are looking for a creative individual who is well organized and able to communicate in a clear and friendly manner. Responsibilities would include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and pursuing public and private grant opportunities in a variety of areas related to the organization’s work. We would ideally like someone who can commit 20 hours per week.  Experience writing successful grant applications is a huge plus. 


Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Ability to write and communicate informatively in a clear and professional manner

Proficiency in Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Ability to effectively work under pressure, multitask, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product under deadlines

Strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to engage with sponsors to further relationships

Ability to work and communicate remotely with team members

Commitment to the ideals and mission of Current Movements


If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter to kia@currentmovements.com.


Current Movements is a DC-based organization connecting grassroots movements through art, film, and events.

We are a collective of activists, artists, community-radio lovers, and filmmakers—has been actively engaged in the betterment of…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    October 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 23, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
1203 K St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA

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