Grant Writer

Published

06/22/2018

Start Date

07/16/2018

End Date

10/15/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

15 Main Street
Suite 102
Watertown
Massachusetts
02472
United States

Description

Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for maintaining accurate files for all potential and existing grant-funded projects. Grant writers will report directly to the Executive Director of Media Literacy Now.


Major Responsibilities:

Incumbent is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources:


  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on current grant programs.
  • Comply with all grant reporting as required by foundation/corporate donors.
  • Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting.
  • Assist with other fundraising projects as requested


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years experience with grant writing.
  • Previous experience with non-profit fundraising.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.


Time Commitment: Approximately 5-10 Hours Per Week

Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Stipend Provided

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

lterry@medialiteracynow.org
http://www.medialiteracynow.org/

Please send a resume and a brief paragraph outlining your interest in media literacy to Lauren K. Terry, Executive Director, at lterry@medialiteracynow.org.


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