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Samasource

Samasource

Samasource

Samasource delivers enterprise digital services through a unique microwork model that harnesses the untapped potential of the world’s poor.

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Location:
San Francisco, United States

Posted:
14 Dec 2012

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Content Writer

Do you live to write? Come and make an immediate contribution to our organisation.

San Francisco, United States

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Job Type:
Full-time
Escape Factors:
Social Impact
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We are looking for a proactive and experienced Content Writer who will provide grant writing support for our new and existing funding partners as well as assist in creating original online content including blog posts, social media posts, online op-eds and e-mail newsletters. Ideal candidates should live to write. They should have experience writing corporate foundation grants, and be highly skilled at representing accomplishments and initiatives to a variety of external stakeholders. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Development, and working directly with the Grants Manager, you’ll be able to make an immediate contribution to the organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Draft and edit letters of intent, concept notes, proposals, and program reports for institutional and corporate donors within Samasource’s existing network.
  • Work with Grants Manager on preparing grant submission packages, manage internal relationships with the keen ability to track and collect information within tight deadlines
  • Create original online and offline communications, including: program case studies, pitch decks, and other donor-focused communications.
  • Work cross-functionally with the Director of Marketing to understand our target audience and to set the tone and voice for all donor-facing communications and manage a comprehensive content calendar for our blog and social media.


Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree from a top-tier university in Journalism, English or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of grant and report writing with a proven track record writing concise, compelling copy to engage stakeholders
  • Familiarity with traditional foundations and corporate donors a must – government and/or PRI experience a plus
  • Fluency with budgets and comfortable with numbers
  • Impeccable grammar and excellent copywriting skills a must
  • Experience with early stage technology-related non-profits or social enterprises a plus
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment with multiple assignments - exceptional attention to detail a must
  • A desire to change the world
  • Outgoing personality and great sense of humor
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.
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