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Development Associate/Grant Writer

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Brooklyn Defender Services | Brooklyn, NY
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Brooklyn Defender Services


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Published 15 days ago

BDS provides innovative, multi-disciplinary, and client-centered criminal, family, and immigration defense, as well as civil legal services, social work support and advocacy, for tens of thousands of clients in Brooklyn every year. BDS represents clients who have diverse, complex and multi-faceted needs in a high volume and fast-paced setting.

Position Overview:

Brooklyn Defender Services seeks a highly motivated Development Associate who works well with colleagues, can multi-task and is comfortable in a fast-paced environment. The Development Associate will work independently and with senior staff to:

  • Research and identify prospective government, foundation, and corporate funders;
  • Work closely with Executive Director and senior staff to develop programmatic proposals;
  • Draft letters of intent and grant proposals for foundations and corporate donors;
  • Develop system to  efficiently track submission and reporting deadlines, program goals, and outcomes;
  • Maintain relationships with funders, schedule site-visits, send thank you notes, and updates;
  • Provide support for fundraising campaigns and special events;
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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Prior grant writing experience, preferably at a large nonprofit
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, including strong knowledge of Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent time management


BDS provides innovative, multi-disciplinary, and client-centered criminal, family, and immigration defense, as well as civil legal services, social work support and advocacy, for tens of thousands of clients in Brooklyn every year. BDS…

Details at a glance

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

How To Apply

How to apply:

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to opportunities@bds.org. Include “Development Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Only applicants invited for interviews will be contacted.

How to apply:

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to opportunities@bds.org. Include “Development Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls, please…

Location

177 Livingston Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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