20 Jay Street
Headquarters: Brooklyn, NY
Join a dynamic start-up team backed by inspirational youth and engaged board.
Girl Be Heard is seeking applicants for a Feminist-in-Residence, Development/Fundraising Fellowship. This is a paid, part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week, at our DUMBO, Brooklyn office.
Assist the Development Manager, Development Associate, and other office Staff with the following tasks:
- Update donor records in Salesforce, draft donor communications, and track donor acknowledgments.
- Conduct research on foundations and grant opportunities and gather materials as needed for grant proposals.
- Enter, clean, and analyze development-related data in Salesforce and other databases.
- Provide logistical and administrative support for fundraising and cultivation events, such as support with the Gala’s silent auction.
- Detail oriented, with strong organizational skills.
- Experience and/or strong interest in fundraising and non-profit administration. NOTE: Applications not expressing interest and/or experience in fundraising and non-profit administration will not be considered.
- Strong writing skills. Grant proposal writing experience a plus.
- Strong oral communication skills and ability to converse with stakeholders in a confident and professional manner.
- Strong research and analytical skills.
- Computer literacy: Google Apps, Dropbox, Excel, and Word required. Salesforce, Basecamp, QuickBooks, and Form Assembly knowledge a strong plus.
- Ability to present data clearly and effectively.
- Social media savvy a plus.
- Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and interest in local and global issues affecting girls/young women/gender fluid youth.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Girl Be Heard develops, amplifies, and celebrates the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making.
Girl Be Heard creates cutting-edge, cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls and yong women (12-21) – that is thought-provoking and actionable. Our non-profit theatre company gives voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide – such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence – and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and City Hall.
Our curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities.
How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples (fundraising-related a plus) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in the subject line. Position open until filled.