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Grant Writer - Roundabout Theatre Company

Saturday, December 30, 2023

New York, USA

Roundabout Theatre Company, the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatre, seeks an articulate, personable individual to join the company’s Development department. The Grant Writer will report to the Development Director, aid the Government Relations Director, and receive administrative support from a Foundation and Government Giving Assistant. The position supports a $4M fundraising portfolio, serving as the lead writer for all proposals, reports, and other collateral related to renewing existing support and securing new grants to achieve our mission. A successful candidate will be able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously and to manage projects that require feedback from several offices within the company.

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. Two to three years’ experience in nonprofit development required, preferably in the performing arts field. Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills (language skills required: English). Must demonstrate ability to take direction, set and maintain priorities, balance demands of multiple tasks, and meet strict deadlines. Attention to detail and ability to take initiative a must. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required. Knowledge of Tessitura or related CRM database preferred.

Besides the requisite technical skills, the right candidate will show excellent persuasive writing, creative storytelling, and editing skills, as well as a keen attention to detail. This person will work on a hybrid schedule (three days in our administrative office, two from home). Some evening and weekend work is required. The annual salary range for this position is $55,000 - $65,000 annual, plus any overtime.

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