Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

It's our ocean to save....

About

Major Responsibilities for Grant Writer/Social Media Specialists

  • 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.
  • Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc).
  • Work with Grants & Research Manager to provide development input for all written institutional materials (including Annual Report, Member magazine).
  • Assist with other fundraising projects and social media presence 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.
  • Knowledge of social media publications.
  • Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors.
  • Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research.
  • Strong contributor in team environments

Skills

  • Internet Research
  • Disaster Response
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Fundraising
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Environmental Policy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Open to your schedule
  • Internet connection
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