Posted on February 11, 2013
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants - Development Assistant
SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package.
STATUS: Exempt, Full-Time
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), a nongovernmental, not-for-profit national organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking a full-time Development Associate to support the growth and operations of the development department. This position will provide assistance in implementing the institutional giving plan devoted to government, foundation, and corporate grant makers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Development Associate will be responsible for crafting compelling content for winning proposals. He or she will focus primarily on technical writing and editing as well as performing prospect research and maintaining a pipeline of funding opportunities for national programs and local field offices. Position oversees the work of development interns.
A minimum of two years of professional experience is required in addition to a genuine interest in fundraising, knowledge of grant writing, and understanding of solicitation processes. The successful candidate will have excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and ability to organize, prioritize and work independently as well as in collaboration with others. The position requires excellent research and computer skills and familiarity using grants.gov. Experience using DonorPerfect and Convio preferred. Must have a commitment to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and displaced people.
JOB SITE LOCATION:
2231 Crystal Drive, Suite 350
Arlington, VA 22202
U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please submit, via email, a resume that includes salary history with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications, and 2 brief professional writing samples to:
(Include your name and the position in the subject line)
No telephone calls please.
Position will remain open until filled.
Qualified applicants will be contacted for an employment interview. References will be required at time of interview.