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TASK is in search of a Community Relations and Grant Writing Specialist

This position is responsible for producing compelling and accurate content for donor communications, corporate and foundation grants, and other fundraising initiatives as directed. This position requires exceptional writing skills, great attention to detail, and the ability to successfully handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.

Expected Achievements

  • With Executive Director and Manager, assist with coordination and execution of donor communications, annual fundraising calendar, and marketing pieces, including creation of content, copy-editing.
  • Conduct the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to foundation and corporate sources.
  • Perform research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Work with Executive Director and management team to gather information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders on grant-funded programs and assist with stewarding donors with written updates.
  • Write content and assist with management of TASK website, newsletters, press releases, and communications for annual fundraising calendar.
  • Develop understanding of institutional history and programs.
  • Attend staff meetings and organizational events as needed.
  • Aid in guaranteeing the consistent use of brand identity and messaging across the organization by ensuring digital campaigns stay on message
  • Other related tasks as assigned by Executive Director and/or Community relations and Development Manager.

Necessary Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and impactful articles and/or proposals.
  • Strong editing skills.
  • Detail-oriented, strong time management skills, the ability to be self-motivated.
  • Ability to research, analyze information and draw conclusions.
  • Ability to learn new program details and concepts quickly
  • Ability to work as member of a team.
  • Comfort in showing initiative, making recommendations and hearing constructive feedback
  • Experience with grant writing and a knowledge of basic fundraising strategies is ideal, but not necessary

How to Apply

Send resume to:
Melisa Rivera, Manager of Internal Operations

Please include a writing sample if possible along with resume.

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