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2 Nov 2022

Part-Time

Grant writer

Fathomers  West Hollywood, California, United States

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Job Description


Fathomers is seeking a grant writer with a minimum of 5 years of recent experience drafting successful grant proposals, and a demonstrated proficiency with federal, state and foundation grant prospect research.
The grant writer will write coherent, organized and compelling proposalsFathomers is seeking a grant writer with a minimum of 5 years of recent experience drafting successful grant proposals, and a demonstrated proficiency with federal, state and foundation grant prospect research. The grant writer will write coherent, organized and compelling proposals, adhere to internal and external deadlines, as well as apply knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach organizational objectives and goals. 

We’re looking for a professional who is a meticulous and persuasive writer, has proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, and is interested in Fathomers’ and our artists’ endeavors. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities and communication skills.

This is a remote position.

Job Purpose

To lead the process of grant proposal writing, contribute to grant prospect research, and recommend strategic fundraising plans.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct prospect research to Identify new funding opportunities
  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
  • Collaborate with colleagues and artists in researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant
  • Work with colleagues to compile financials, data and budget for grant applications
  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials
  • Coordinate necessary follow-ups with submitted proposals
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of organization history, artist biographies, existing and past project and programing
  • Contribute to the development of annual grants strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Adherence to organization’s mission

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in writing, communication, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in research and grant writing, preferably in arts- related fields. If grant-writing experience is not in the arts fields, then at least 5 years of other professional experience in the arts is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals of $25,000+.  Multiple writing samples will be requested from top candidates.
  • Facility in writing original proposals developed out of long term, multidisciplinary artist-led projects is a must.
    Please review Fathomers website www.fathomers.org  and current projects before applying.

Job Skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and deadline-driven
  • Clear, precise and compelling writing skills
  • Proficient with Google Suites; experience in project management software a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising sources
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Motivated self starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy; ability to organize, prioritize, and meet critical deadlines; proactively identify and solve problems
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, ethical decision-making, and reliable discretion

Position Type and Compensation

This is an independent contractor position of 25-40 hours per month, with occasional evening and weekend hours.  The compensation will be $50 – 75 per hour, based on experience.  This is a remote position.

To Apply

Please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of interest and résumé to yes@fathomers.org. The subject line of the email should be “Grant writer/first and last name”.

Application screening and initial phone interviews will be on a rolling basis, followed by Zoom interviews by invitation. Multiple writing samples will be requested from top candidates.

Due to the volume of applicants, candidates will be contacted only in the event that we wish to further discuss your qualifications.

About Fathomers

Fathomers is a creative research institute in Los Angeles dedicated to producing sites and encounters that challenge us to live and act differently in the world. We cultivate the ideas of diehard dreamers, commission projects that seem far-fetched, and enlist expansive thinkers across disciplines to redefine the limits of scale, scope and support for artist-led projects. We do this because we value discoveries made absent predetermined outcomes, and we believe in the power of the realized dream as a test site and model for visionary change.

Equal Opportunity

Fathomers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a whistleblower, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Physical Demands

The position requires frequent computer use at a workstation. The physical demands of this position are light in excess of those of sedentary work. Fathomers will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description and its physical requirements will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.   , adhere to internal and external deadlines, as well as apply knowledge of fundraising methods and plans to reach organizational objectives and goals.

     We’re looking for a professional who is a meticulous and persuasive writer, has proficient knowledge of fundraising methods, and is interested in Fathomers’ and our artists’ endeavors. Preferred applicants are deadline-driven team players with outstanding multitasking abilities and communication skills.

     This is a remote position. 

Job Purpose

     To lead the process of grant proposal writing, contribute to grant prospect research, and recommend strategic fundraising plans.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct prospect research to Identify new funding opportunities
  • Write high-quality grant proposal narratives, applications, and supporting documents
  • Collaborate with colleagues and artists in researching, collecting data, and writing of each grant
  • Work with colleagues to compile financials, data and budget for grant applications
  • Manage the proposal submission process to ensure timely submission of all required materials
  • Coordinate necessary follow-ups with submitted proposals
  • Maintaining proficient knowledge of organization history, artist biographies, existing and past project and programing 
  • Contribute to the development of annual grants strategy
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Adherence to organization’s mission

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in writing, communication, or related field
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in research and grant writing, preferably in arts- related fields. If grant-writing experience is not in the arts fields, then at least 5 years of other professional experience in the arts is required. 
  • Demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals of $25,000+.  Multiple writing samples will be requested from top candidates. 
  • Facility in writing original proposals developed out of long term, multidisciplinary artist-led projects is a must.
    Please review Fathomers website
  • www.fathomers.org  and current projects before applying. 

Job Skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized, and deadline-driven
  • Clear, precise and compelling writing skills
  • Proficient with Google Suites; experience in project management software a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of fundraising sources
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Motivated self starter with the ability to work independently with purpose and accuracy; ability to organize, prioritize, and meet critical deadlines; proactively identify and solve problems
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, ethical decision-making, and reliable discretion

Position Type and Compensation

     This is an independent contractor position of 25-40 hours per month, with occasional evening and weekend hours.  The compensation will be $50 – 75 per hour, based on experience.  This is a remote position.

 

To Apply

     Please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of interest and résumé to yes@fathomers.org.
The subject line of the email should be “Grant writer/first and last name”.  

     Application screening and initial phone interviews will be on a rolling basis, followed by Zoom interviews by invitation. Multiple writing samples will be requested from top candidates. 

     Due to the volume of applicants, candidates will be contacted only in the event that we wish to further discuss your qualifications. 

 

About Fathomers

     Fathomers is a creative research institute in Los Angeles dedicated to producing sites and encounters that challenge us to live and act differently in the world. We cultivate the ideas of diehard dreamers, commission projects that seem far-fetched, and enlist expansive thinkers across disciplines to redefine the limits of scale, scope and support for artist-led projects. We do this because we value discoveries made absent predetermined outcomes, and we believe in the power of the realized dream as a test site and model for visionary change.

Equal Opportunity

     Fathomers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, status as a whistleblower, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Physical Demands

     The position requires frequent computer use at a workstation. The physical demands of this position are light in excess of those of sedentary work. Fathomers will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This job description and its physical requirements will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.  

 

Part-Time Job in Arts and Culture:
Grant writer
Fathomers
 West Hollywood, California, United States
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Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: fund-raising, grant writer, grants, and remote. States: California.


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