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LINC Housing

Corporate Writer

Employment type
Part Time
Posted
19 days ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

CLASS TITLE: Corporate Writer
POSITION STATUS: Part time
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2018
REVISED: November 2017
GENERAL NATURE & SCOPE OF WORK

Under the general supervision of the Corporate Development Manager, the Corporate Writer researches funding opportunities, prepares grant proposals, and produces communications to support LINC’s fundraising, policy, and public relations activities. Opportunity to customize a regular part-time work schedule.


ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • With direction from the Corporate Development Manager, write and coordinate small grant applications (up to $25,000) and support components of larger grant proposals as needed
  • Research and recommend new funding opportunities
  • Create messaging: write copy for communications such as email and print newsletters, brochures, website, event materials, social media, annual report, etc.
  • Coordinate and write copy for donor appeals/campaigns to increase repeat donations
  • Assist with grant and donor tracking in Raiser’s Edge
  • Coordinate auction donations and other in-kind donation requests as needed, including online applications and mailings
  • Assist Corporate Development department with other writing tasks and special projects as assigned
     

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Knowledge of:

  • Writing and editing, including proper grammar and punctuation usage
  • Internet research methodology
  • Elements of programs design/management and evaluation standards
  • Practices, procedures, and terminology for grant writing
  • Basic knowledge of Raiser’s Edge
  • Community needs for affordable housing, special needs populations, and related social services
     

Skill Level:

  • Superior writing and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills for interpreting research and preparing recommendations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments, public officials, industry executives, foundation and corporate managers, donors, volunteers, interns, and the general public


Ability To:

  • Perform online research, including databases
  • Develop and prepare project budgets
  • Efficiently organize complex information
  • Creatively integrate and present information
  • Work in a creative team environment
  • Provide creative input to varying projects in a multi-faceted department
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Meet multiple deadlines and set priorities in a fast-paced environment


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • A combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, political science, public policy, or related field and
  • 2 years’ experience in grant writing, editing, communications, and/or other aspects of nonprofit administration


PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment under pressure and requires the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use a keyboard
  • Travel by various modes of private and commercial transportation within the region may be required
     

Salary:
Salary competitive and commensurate with experience

To apply

Please submit résumé and cover letter with salary history to: [email protected].