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Development Writer- Fellowship

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League of United Latin American Citizens | Washington, DC
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League of United Latin American Citizens


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Published 17 days ago

March 16, 2020
February 21, 2020
$34,000 - $34,000

The Development Writer is a vital member of the development team and is responsible for assisting in the stewardship of donors and other constituents primarily through written communications, including gift acknowledgment letters, proposals, and stewardship reports. Through their writing, the Development Writer highlights the importance and impact of donors’ philanthropy while deepening their engagement with LULAC.  

Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Write foundation and other program-focused proposals and reports (e.g., for individual or corporate donors interested in specific program areas) in a style that is consistent with other LULAC materials.

·        Manage the acknowledgment letter process for donors on behalf of the Director of Corporate Development and Chief Executive Officer. Develop and regularly update template language for acknowledgments and customize each letter in a manner that speaks to donors’ relationships with the institution.

·        Ensure accuracy, timeliness, and personalization, and collaborate with Development Coordinator to maintain data integrity of individual donor records and generate reports as needed.

·        Execute communications for key constituents, including stewardship reports, regular updates on activities and significant accomplishments at LULAC, and milestone acknowledgments on behalf of leadership. Gather and synthesize content and interview staff members as needed.

·        Develop and edit development collateral and partnership materials

·        Provide new writing, editing, and proofreading services as needed.

·        Contribute to the development of ideas and team goals to ensure best practices and innovations in donor relations and stewardship, particularly around significant fundraising campaigns.

·        Foster positive and professional working relationships with all staff

Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Thorough understanding of applicable local, state, and federal regulations, grant funding policies and procedures, and the ability to locate potential sources for funding.
  • Thorough understanding of effective grant writing techniques.
  • Extremely organized and meticulous with details.
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to prioritize work and resources.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret financial data and prepare budgets and financial grant reports.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.


The Development Writer is a vital member of the development team and is responsible for assisting in the stewardship of donors and other constituents primarily through written communications, including gift acknowledgment letters…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Temporary
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

8 hours of sick time

8 hours of vacation time per month.


8 hours of sick time

8 hours of vacation time per month.


Level of Language Proficiency

Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language.

Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language.

How to Apply

Minimum Qualifications Include:

Experience in grant writing experience highly preferred.

 Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language.

Work Status: United States Citizen or Work Permit Authorization  

Position Details: Full Time Temporary not to exceed 6 months.

Writing sample will be expected in interview process.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

Experience in grant writing experience highly preferred.

 Ability to be fluent in all aspects of the Spanish language.

Work Status: United States…

Location

1133 19th Street Northwest, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036

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