Grant Writer / Social Media Copywriter

We are looking to hire a motivated grant writer with exceptional writing and technical skills to not only write grant proposals, but to also write and post media copy on social networks for our organization.

To be successful, this individual will write coherent, organized, and compelling proposals and reports along with constantly updating relevant social media pages, formulate strategies to increase brand awareness, and respond to customers’ queries politely. You will apply your knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach income goals. You will collaborate with team members in the organization to assist with other projects and develop relationships with key stakeholders. You need to write well, have proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, analyze data related to audience responses and adjust the copy to increase brand awareness. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing relationships and collaborating with key stakeholders.
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of the organization’s history and programs.
  • Assisting with the execution of the development department’s strategy.
  • Identifying grant funding opportunities.
  • Writing, submitting, and managing grant proposals and reports.
  • Furnishing prospective funders with supporting documents.
  • Collaborating with Leadership to send funders newsletters, impact reports, and to promote on-site tours.
  • Collaborating with Leadership to compile an annual report.
  • Maintaining records in computer databases.
  • Writing excellent, target market-related copy for social media platforms.
  • Selecting appropriate images or videos to complement the text.
  • Promoting products and services by corresponding with customers on social media networks.
  • Increasing brand awareness and readership by using relevant advertising techniques.
  • Tracking and reporting on social media responses by analyzing traffic to the site.
  • Improving and adjusting copy based on reactions by readers on social media.
  • Attracting and increasing traffic to the website by adding links to your content.
  • Using different writing styles to appeal to different demographics.
  • Converting marketing ideas into a hashtag, blog, or longer post for different social media networks.
  • Maintaining a visible online brand presence and adhering to the client’s marketing goals.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, English or related field.
  • 5+ years of grant writing/social media copywriting experience
  • Proficient with measuring and reaching income goals.
  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel.
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising information sources.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Hands-on experience using various social media platforms.
  • Working knowledge of SEO, analytics tools, and keyword research.
  • The ability to adapt to new technology.
  • The ability to create original web content with images or videos.
  • Excellent communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • An ability to be a team player and to multi-task.
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • The ability to pay close attention to detail.

 

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