Grant Writer and Development Coordinator

December 3, 2020

The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent, research-driven nonprofit that generates ethical solutions to global problems. Founded before the outbreak of World War I, we convene conversations, produce materials in a range of media, and share resources for education, impact, and awareness. We are the world’s catalyst for ethical action.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Grants and Development Coordinator is the primary writer to secure all grants-related funding and to fulfill grants reporting requirements, to build and maintain relationships with current funders, to research and follow up with new prospects and to manage and execute all development reporting, documentation and grant database management needs for Carnegie Council.

Main responsibilities:

Project Management of Grants Portfolio:

  • Create and manage a master grants & development calendar and work plan.
  • Manage Carnegie Council CRM database to ensure efficient prospect, donor and grant information capture, workflow, and reporting.
  • Write all grant applications, correspondence, and funding-related materials.
  • Drafting reports for major individual and institutional donors.
  • Assisting in drafting budgets and generating financial reports.

Relationship Development and Events Coordination:

  • Provide support to Executive Director and Senior Fellows to build and maintain existing relationships to sustain revenues through private foundation support, individual donors, and events.
  • Draft and edit copy to support Carnegie Council communications to donors.
  • Assist on fundraising campaigns and outreach materials.
  • Manage, organize and report accurately fundraising data to a variety of audiences.
  • Assist with meeting agendas for development meetings, and coordinate event details for both small and large fundraising events.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in the humanities or social sciences, preferably in International Relations, Political Science, Philosophy, or related disciplines.
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills.
  • Extreme attention to detail.
  • Able to complete projects in a timely manner without supervision.
  • Experience with grant writing or in a development department strongly preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Carnegie Council offers a competitive salary; three weeks' paid vacation per year plus additional sick and personal leave time; health, dental, and vision plans; a public transportation subsidy; and generous 401k contributions after one year of employment. 

To apply: Please send your resume and cover letter, along with a short writing sample to Melissa Semeniuk at mas@cceia.org with the subject title "Grant Writer and Development Coordinator."

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. DUE TO THE EXPECTED HIGH VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS, ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED FOR AN INTERVIEW.