Seeking Writer/Editor with nonproft experience in creating fundraising communications.
Under supervision of the Senior Development Communications Director, the Development Writer/Editor will primarily write, edit and proofread a wide range of fundraising communications including proposals, stewardship reports, scripts, viewbooks, one-pager leave behinds, sales presentations/decks, video scripts, newsletters, brochures, manuals, magazine articles and correspondence. The Development Writer & Editor will work across departments and with RD staff to help grow BGCA’s fundraising capacity by enhancing solicitation materials and communications with existing and prospective donors.
Education and experience
Strong written communication skills (creative and persuasive) with a track record of creating and editing compelling donor materials and sophisticated business proposals. Must have an understanding of nonprofit communications to multiple donor audiences (corporate, individuals and foundations). Superior proofreading and editing skills, with a strong command of grammar and meticulous attention to detail. Ability to create and incorporate infographics and other visual representations into proposals, reports and decks. Demonstrates high standards of ethics and integrity. Works well under pressure in a demanding, fast paced environment with multiple priorities and urgent deadlines. Strong working knowledge of fundraising principles, including methods and resources for proposal research. Ability to exercise sound judgment, excellent critical thinking skills, and independent decision-making. Cross departmental relationship building skills, and strong customer service orientation. Intermediate skills in MS Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of and adherence to AP Style required.
Physical requirements include sight, hearing, sitting for six to eight hours per day and other physical requirements required to perform the essential functions in this position. High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to day activities, good reasoning abilities, sound judgment and the ability to work under tight deadlines. Must be extremely detail oriented.
Atlanta office-based; not eligible for relocation assistance