The Development Writer writes and edits communication materials to educate and inform the public and further fundraising goals. His/her written products may include magazines, annual reports, donor profiles, presidential acknowledgment letters, funding proposals and grant reports, fact sheets, presentations, donor stewardship and campaign-related materials. They will also support the implementation of the private grants calendar for the Development team, which involves working with the Development Program Manager and other team members as needed to complete deliverables with firm deadlines. S/he may assist in the management of design and production of written materials and may work with freelance writers, graphic designers, photographers, printers and other vendors and staff, as required.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND SCOPE
Accountable for meeting assigned project goals and objectives, including but not limited to the chapter’s annual report, priority factsheets, grant proposals and reports, donor stewardship and campaign materials, and other products as needed.
Works with colleagues to gather information efficiently, including participating in meetings with conservation staff and others, as needed, to gain a strong understanding of the chapter’s conservation priorities and associated strategies.
Pays close attention to detail, is highly organized, and capable of managing multiple projects at once.
Works independently without requiring detailed management review of general work.
May act as a resource to others to solve problems.
Supports implementation of the Development team’s private grants calendar, including documenting and updating grant proposal and report deadlines in collaboration with the Development Program Manager.