Position: Development Associate – Corporate and Foundation Relations
Job Number: 022-13
Classification: Regular, Full-Time, Hourly, 37.50 hours per week
Working under general direction, this position will provide writing and administrative support for all aspects of the corporate and foundation relations fundraising and stewardship activities. Major responsibilities will include researching and developing a variety of high quality written proposals, tracking and monitoring of grants, relevant prospect research, coordination and support of the gifts acknowledgment and record keeping systems, coordination of stewardship reports and other duties as required. Reports to the Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations.
Essential Functions: Researches, writes, and packages foundation, corporate and government grant proposals as assigned. Assists with exhibition sponsorship proposals as assigned. Researches, identifies, and qualifies corporate, foundation, and government grant prospects. Writes acknowledgment letters for foundation and corporate gifts. Maintains grant application calendar, maintains reporting schedule, and coordinates report preparation as needed. Develops solid working knowledge of key corporate and foundation relationships. Coordinates Corporate Partners renewal process and acknowledgements. Other duties as assigned. Evening and weekend work may be assigned. Assists as necessary with a comprehensive Corporate Partners program including basic event planning and facilitation, ideas for stewardship, and development of collateral materials.
Qualifications: Proficiency with computer application skills, particularly Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) Previous experience with donor database software (Blackbaud Raisers Edge preferred). Strong writing, oral communication, and organizational skills. Ability to work with accuracy and attention to detail. Maintains accurate files. Prior knowledge of foundation and corporate giving landscape preferred. Ability to manage multiple tasks, maintain flexibility, prioritize, and work independently when necessary. Excellent interpersonal skills – able to be part of a service-oriented Advancement team. Enthusiasm for The Huntington and a desire to learn. Ability to exercise discretion with confidential materials. Ability to maintain an organized work area. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Must be able to meet project deadlines.
Experience: Two to three years of professional writing experience – grant writing, copywriting, and/or other closely related function where skills are easily transferable to the functions of position.
How to apply: http://huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary_03.aspx?id=932
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