Overview

The Senior Philanthropic Writer is an exempt, remote role responsible for the creation of various writing projects that appeal to donors for fundraising support of Convention of States Action.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing, information-gathering and development of compelling and emotive fundraising proposals for individual donors, corporations, and foundations, and other writing needs for the external relations team.
  • Writing, information-gathering and development of high impact and customized quarterly and annual reports for major donors to promote continued donor stewardship, engagement and philanthropic support.
  • Preparing key messages and communications from the CEO and Executive Leadership Team.
  • Ensures Convention of State’s brand and style guidelines are followed and all donor communications appropriately reflect COSA’s and COS Foundation’s values.
  • Writing concise, articulate and persuasive proposals, cases for support and grant requests.
  • Grant research and writing in accordance to COS Foundation’s strategic plan priorities, fundable elements, targeted initiatives and overall fundraising plan.
  • Writing concise and results driven bi-weekly email fundraising campaigns. Email marketing experience is a huge plus.
  • Writing a quarterly newsletter that relays the activities and results of the organization’s initiatives, including graphs, charts, and statistics as needed to deliver an impactful report. Experience/knowledge in layout and design of a newsletter is a huge plus, but not required.
  • Other writing and editing duties, as assigned.
Requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a writer role with an emphasis in non-profit or political writing.
  • Experience writing successful donor proposals, ideally at the major gift and transformational donor level.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt writing styles for various audiences and communications channels.
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively to prioritize competing demands and deadlines.
  • Ability to organize and manage a diverse range of assignments and adjust to changing priorities while maintaining high efficiency and thorough attention to detail.

About Convention of States Action

Convention of States Action is a 501(c)(4) grassroots nonprofit organization committed to restoring America by living out our mission of building a grassroots army of self-governing activists (www.conventionofstates.com). In doing so, we strive to call a Convention of States under Article V of the U.S. Constitution to propose amendments to limit federal power.