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Grant Writer (Remote/Contract)

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Waterfront Alliance
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New York, NY
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Publicado hace 22 días

About the Waterfront Alliance

The Waterfront Alliance is a civic organization that brings together a diverse coalition of more than 1,100 Alliance Partners with ties to the New York–New Jersey waterways. Founded in 2007, our mission is to inspire and effect resilient, revitalized, and accessible coastlines for all communities. Key programs and advocacy areas include climate resilience, public access to the waterfront, the working waterfront, and climate education. 


Position Description

Reporting to the president and CEO and collaborating closely with the development manager, the grant writer is responsible for drafting LOIs, writing narrative grant proposals, and preparing reports for a range of current and prospective private foundations, corporate foundations, and government agencies. They will collaborate with the vice president of programs and other staff as required to develop compelling and high-quality narratives.

This is a remote contract position, approximately 40 hours/month (hours may vary month to month depending on funding opportunities and deadlines). Hourly rate is commensurate with experience.


Responsibilities

  • Lead the preparation of letters of inquiry, grant proposals, and reports for a variety of funders, tailoring your writing to suit major institutional foundations, government agencies, and small family foundations.
  • Use annual program work plans, program data and testimonials, and other materials to synthesize and craft compelling copy and persuasively communicate the organization's mission and programs. 
  • Follow organizational style guide and branded templates when finalizing proposals, as well as pay attention to specific formatting requirements of each foundation or donor.
  • Contribute to other donor communications as needed, including donor briefing materials, donor appeals, newsletters, etc.
  • Collaborate with development manager on preparing proposal attachments, as required.
  • Provide input to president and CEO and development manager to hone systems for researching, tracking, and submitting proposals. 


Required Skills and Attributes

·       Superior writing and editing skills

·       Persuasive, clear, and compelling writing style with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy

·       Excellent research and analytical skills

·       Deadline driven and highly organized

·       Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word essential; knowledge of donor databases helpful; knowledge of Canva (or basic graphic design) and Airtable (or other project management systems) a plus

·       Passion for Waterfront Alliance’s mission


How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and up to three examples of grant proposals they have worked on as a single PDF to careers@waterfrontalliance.org. The subject should indicate “Grant Writer.” Only complete applications will be considered. Position open until filled. No phone calls please. 

About the Waterfront Alliance

The Waterfront Alliance is a civic organization that brings together a diverse coalition of more than 1,100 Alliance Partners with ties to the New York–New Jersey waterways. Founded in 2007, our mission is to…

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  • Tipo de contrato
    Contrato indefinido

Ubicación

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El trabajo se puede realizar en cualquier lugar en Estados Unidos
Ubicación Asociada
217 Water Street, New York, NY 10038, United States
Suite 300

Cómo aplicar

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and up to three examples of grant proposals they have worked on as a single PDF to careers@waterfrontalliance.org. The subject should indicate “Grant Writer.” Only complete applications will be considered. Position open until filled. No phone calls please. 

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and up to three examples of grant proposals they have worked on as a single PDF to careers@waterfrontalliance.org. The…

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