Company: Castlerock Consulting, LLC
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Are you a skilled writer who enjoys taking projects from
inception to completion? If you want to create a wide range of
written development and communications projects while working with
a collaborative, high performing team ---this could be the ideal
place for you.
Children Now is an $8M research, policy development, and advocacy
organization working to ensure all children can reach their full
potential. Founded in 1988, Children Now serves as the hub for all
the key children's issues, supporting and connecting thousands of
groups in California to create an unprecedented power base for
kids. -Children Now has partnered exclusivley with Castlerock
Consulting to fill this role.
As the Development Manager, you will be a central part of the
development team writing a range of materials aimed at cultivating
corporate, foundation, and individual support. Writing projects
include grant proposals, case statements, progress reports, appeal
letters, research materials, policy briefs, and other
communications. This role manages the proposal and report
development process, compiling and editing existing content, and
writing new content as needed to ensure the proposals are complete,
high quality, and meeting scheduled deadlines.
This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and a
generous a benefits package. This position is currently remote
until further notice but will require the candidate to reside in
California. Long term, Children Now offers a hybrid work
environment, with in-office work deemed necessary based primarily
on specific in-person responsibilities and meetings. This position
will require occasional travel to our Oakland office. This position
reports to the Director of Development and Communications.
Children Now is a diverse, multicultural, and collaborative
workplace. We are committed to our mission to advance the
well-being of children and to address racial, economic, gender and
other inequities that limit children's opportunities to reach their
Summary of -Key Qualifications:
--- Must have 3+ years writing experience that includes grants,
policy-related journalism, or other relevant writing experience.
Must demonstrated exceptional written communication skills and
excellent research, analysis and editing capabilities.
--- Prior exposure to grants timelines and the
--- Must have fast-paced project management skills with highly
organized processes and attention to detail.
--- Ability to juggle multiple projects, and meet internal and
--- Work style that is open, flexible, and fosters effective work
--- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Experience with CRM systems and AirTable is a plus.
--- Bachelor's degree is required. An advanced degree in a related
field is a plus.
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