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Smarter Good

Smarter Good

Smarter Good

Smarter Good is a global services firm that provides a range of services for social entrepreneur-led non-profit organizations and non-governmental agencies

Professional

Location:
Manila, Philippines

Posted:
9 Dec 2013

Deadline:
Opportunity has expired

Compensation details:

  • Chance to work collaboratively on organizational development projects
  • You will receive a stipend along with housing and travel expenses

Fellow, Grants Management and Editorial Services

We help global social enterprises scale their impact

Manila, Philippines

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:

  • Chance to work collaboratively on organizational development projects
  • You will receive a stipend along with housing and travel expenses

Job Type:
Full-time
Level:
Mid Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
Exotic
Social Impact
Function:
Writing/Editing
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Smarter Good is an innovative global services firm for social sector organizations - a for-profit company with a strong social mission and focus on systemic change. Our clients are social entrepreneur-led non-profit organizations with measurable impact and a unique theory of change.  We create more impact by scaling their solutions to the size of the need, helping solve our world's most intractable problems. Our clients focus on a spectrum of issues including: design for impact, maternal health, impact sourcing, economic empowerment, media, girls’ education and social entrepreneurship acceleration. 


Position Description:

The Fellow will work closely with our team of writers and researchers to create persuasive, uniquely customized and exacting proposals and submissions that highlight our client organizations strengths and make a strong case for funding. His/her editing and language skills will help support the Grants Management team to conduct research, analyze data and apply strategic thought. 

The ideal candidate will have a global mindset and a commitment to helping social sector organizations make their work in various parts of the world more efficient. This is an excellent opportunity for a bright and driven social sector professional to work closely with innovative and impact-focused social enterprises that span more than eleven countries, as well as gain experience with global management and strategic fundraising.


The position will require you to work collaboratively with a team of writers and researchers to:

  • Oversee the production of well-crafted submissions that use data and statistics to produce fact-based arguments for funder support 
  • Apply a keen sense of the language that appeals to funders and foundations
  • Optimize the writing talents of our highly skilled team by providing constructive on-the-job coaching and training


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Native American English speaker located in Manila, Philippines or with desire to relocate to Manila, Philippines for 12-24 months
  • Minimum 3 years of grantwriting experience in the nonprofit sector.  This may have been gained through a leadership program, fundraising or board role or any combination thereof 
  • A university degree from a top-ranked university. All relevant majors considered
  • Exceptional written communication skills and experience helping others perfect their writing
  • Experience and/or genuine interest in international development, community development, and social entrepreneurship 
  • Demonstrated aptitude and attitude for entrepreneurial and start-up settings. 
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