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Research Analyst & Grant Writer

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Commonwealth
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Boston, MA
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 22 días

Organization Overview:

Commonwealth strengthens the financial opportunity and security of financially vulnerable people by discovering ideas, piloting solutions, and driving innovations to scale. For nearly two decades, Commonwealth has designed effective innovations, products, and policies enabling over a million people to accumulate more than $3 billion in savings. 

Commonwealth understands broad changes requires market players to act. That’s why we collaborate with consumers, the financial services industry, employers, policymakers and mission-driven organizations. The solutions we build are grounded in real life, based on our deep understanding of people who are financially vulnerable and how businesses can best serve them. To learn more about the organization, please visit buildcommonwealth.org

Diversity of background and perspective are strengths that we value. We are committed to creating a diverse, committed, skilled and collaborative environment, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Commonwealth recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected statuses. 

Position Overview:

Are you interested in developing and communicating new innovative approaches to solving financial insecurity and the racial and gender wealth gaps? Do you have an exceptional ability to synthesize research and input from multiple program experts and communicate the synthesis in writing? Come join our Marketing and Strategic Partnership team in the new position of Research Analyst & Grant Writer and be instrumental in researching and communicating in grant proposals, program concept papers, and ppt presentations, the cutting edge work of Commonwealth. This is the right position for you if you thrive on quickly learning about new areas, through research and collaboration with program staff, and then effectively communicating them in writing to funders and partners. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Program Development and Writing

  • Write program concepts, proposals, slide decks and other supporting material for the grant process
  • Collaborate with all staff to develop program concept papers and grant proposals
  • Create foundational language for use in all grants

Research

  • Research current funder and strategic partners to understand their priorities
  • Research new funding opportunities and potential partners
  • Research new trends in financial inclusion in both the private and public sector
  • Research corporate and private foundation sector trends including grant writing best practices

Project management and collaboration

  • Manage complex projects that require input from multiple staff under tight deadlines
  • Support special projects for Marketing & Strategic Partnership’s team as needed

Required skills/competencies:

  • Ability to develop compelling program concepts on complex issues 
  • Ability to develop and write grant narratives, specific deliverables, outputs, outcomes and timelines for grant proposals
  • Ability to facilitate discussions with program staff to gather input for new program concepts and grants
  • Exceptional secondary research skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to synthesize lots of information from multiple sources in order to to come up to speed quickly on a new topic and develop program concepts
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to organize complex projects and to multi-task

Organization Overview:

Commonwealth strengthens the financial opportunity and security of financially vulnerable people by discovering ideas, piloting solutions, and driving innovations to scale. For nearly two decades…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo

Ubicación

Temporalmente A Distancia
El trabajo se puede realizar en o cerca de Boston, MA
Ubicación Asociada
Boston, MA, USA

Cómo aplicar

To Apply  

Please apply by going to buildcommonwealth.bamboohr.com/jobs where you can upload your cover letter and resume. This position is open immediately. Candidates will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls please. 

Commonwealth offers a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with experience and skills.  

Commonwealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Commonwealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To Apply  

Please apply by going to buildcommonwealth.bamboohr.com/jobs where you can upload your cover letter and resume. This position is open immediately. Candidates will be…

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