Part Time Grant Writer
Baltimore Center Stage
Baltimore, MD 21202
Baltimore Center Stage invites applications for the position of Grant Writer to join the development team. The Grant Writer reports to the Director of Advancement and works closely with the Associate Director of Advancement. This position supports all aspects related to identification, solicitation, benefit fulfillment, stewardship and reporting for corporate, foundation and government funders. This is a part-time position (20 hours per week) with a focus representing Baltimore Center Stage’s mission, vision, and programming clearly and impactfully.
The responsibilities, competencies and expectations outlined below are representative, not exhaustive. Responsibilities may shift as needed to best align with organizational needs.
- Collaborate with Associate Director of Advancement to write and prepare funding proposals, grant applications, reports, and acknowledgement letters for corporate, foundation and government funders.
- Edit departmental external documents, pledge forms, and information pamphlets.
- Strategize and administer corporate benefit packages and their fulfillment, while also collaborating with the team to innovate current benefit structures.
- Maintain application and reporting calendar, and report regularly on progress.
- Coordinate and communicate with corporate sponsors, while providing administrative support for the Board’s corporate committee.
- Research corporate and foundation prospects.
- Stay up-to-date on local and national funding news, trends and opportunities.
- Strong Writing Skills: The ability to creatively and powerfully craft Baltimore Center Stage’s programs, vision and strategies into organized and concise proposals and communications.
- Project Management: The ability to manage multiple competing priorities, efficiently and effectively.
- Communication: The ability to communicate transparently and effectively across mediums with an emphasis on written communication.
- Relationship Management: Excellent social skills with an emphasis on building and maintaining meaningful and reciprocal internal and external relationships.
- Cultural Competency: An understanding and openness to continue learning of Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression principles and practices, and the ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds.
- Key Expectations for Job Performance
- Active participation in Development team
- Demonstrate commitment to ongoing individual and collective learning
- Prior fundraising experience and knowledge of the Baltimore community is appreciated, but not required
- Prior experience with Tessitura database is appreciated, but not required (training will be provided)
Please submit a resume and writing sample.
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Every applicant’s resume and writing sample will be reviewed by the Director of Advancement and Associate Director of Advancement, and then selected applications will be scheduled for initial phone interviews. First round interviews will occur on a rolling basis and will be conducted over the phone throughout the month of October.
Final interviews will take place in November over multiple Zoom meetings with members of the Development team. An offer is expected to be made no later than November 30.
The position is currently available to start as soon as possible. Currently, this position is fully remote.
About Baltimore Center Stage
Designated the State Theater of Maryland in 1978, Baltimore Center Stage provides the highest quality theater and programming for youth, families, and all members of our community under the leadership of Artistic Director Stephanie Ybarra. Each year the theater produces and presents a slate of programming in all theatrical forms to specifically serve the City of Baltimore. Programming includes: four to six original full-length productions by primarily playwrights of color, monthly civic gatherings that seek to catalyze positive change within our city’s neighborhoods and communities while uplifting Baltimore’s local artists, and a longstanding collection of learning programs that serve primarily Title 1 schools and/or students with disabilities. Baltimore Center Stage’s programming not only provides city residents an outlet of joy and artistic experience, but also provides a gathering space to amplify needs, express themselves, and organize community. In the coming year, the theater will have three world-premiere plays, a variety of presented performance pieces from across the nation, continuous civic performances, lobby concerts, and multiple opportunities for other organizations to take center stage.
December 6, 2021 -
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