Next Step Domestic Violence Project, a nonprofit domestic violence resource center serving Washington and Hancock Counties, is seeking a Funding Resource Associate to help us: (1) create a world in which domestic abuse no longer exists and (2) diversify our funding base. This full-time position may be for you if:
- You believe that everyone has a right to live in safety, without fear of abuse.
- You are an excellent writer who abhors procrastination.
- You have a minimum of two years’ experience researching, writing, and managing grants, with a demonstrable record of success.
- You thrive in a workplace culture grounded in peer support and direct, respectful communication.
- You are a critical thinker who is willing to learn and be challenged.
- You have a high tolerance for change.
- You like data and you know how to use it.
- You are equally happy working alone and in a team.
Job Summary: The Funding Resource Associate is responsible for working with Next Step’s Executive Director and Development Committee to obtain funding for operations, programs, and services, and to ensure that Next Step is in compliance with funder requirements. The Funding Resource Associate will also participate in direct service on a limited basis.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the Executive Director with grant research and writing
- Provide support the Development Committee by:
- Regularly update information in the donor database and create donor reports upon request
- Draft copy for appeal letters, donor acknowledgments, annual reports, fundraisers, and other communications
- With the Management Team, ensure that NS is in compliance with funder requirements
- Participate in direct service to survivors of domestic violence, dating abuse, stalking, and sex trafficking
- Proven track record of obtaining grant funding for nonprofit organizations, either individually or as part of a team
- Minimum two years’ experience researching, writing, and managing grants and contracts
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Sensitivity to issues of domestic and sexual violence, dating violence and stalking
- Successful completion of Next Step core advocacy training or equivalent, and participation in on-going education and training
- High level of competency with word-processing, spreadsheet, and database software, and willingness to learn new programs
- Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and required insurance
- Home or cell phone
- Satisfactory response from government agencies to NS required back-ground checks
How to Apply:
Please send the following documents to
, with the subject line “Funding Resource Associate application,” by March 25, 2018:
- Cover letter
- List of grants for which you have successfully applied, including the funder name/agency and the amount granted; and list of grants or contracts you have managed
- A writing sample that demonstrates your communication skills and your understanding of domestic violence
Salary and Benefits:
This is a full-time position with a pay range of $38,000-$42,000, depending on experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance; long- and short-term disability; life insurance; paid holidays; and earned sick and vacation time. Retirement benefits begin after one year of continuous employment.