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Corporate Writer

Company: Linc Housing
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Since 1984, Linc Housing has built a strong track record of creating communities for thousands of families and seniors throughout California. We're committed to building and preserving housing that is affordable, environmentally sustainable, and a catalyst for community improvement. Linc works hard to address the homelessness crisis by building supportive housing and addressing the affordable housing needs of our state's diverse population. Through our resident services, we're also providing life-enhancing programs that improve the quality of life for those who live in our communities.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Corporate Development Manager, the Corporate Writer researches funding opportunities, prepares grant proposals, and produces communications to support Linc's fundraising, policy, and event activities.
ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS - With direction from the Senior Corporate Development Manager, write and coordinate small grant applications (generally up to $25,000) and support components of larger grant proposals as needed - Research and recommend new funding opportunities - Assist with grant tracking and reporting - Create messaging: write copy for communications such as email and print newsletters, brochures, website, event materials, social media, impact report, community outreach materials, internal communications, etc. - Coordinate and write copy for donor appeals/campaigns to increase repeat donations - Assist with grant and donor tracking in Raiser's Edge - Coordinate auction donations and other in-kind donation requests as needed, including online applications and mailings - Work with the Corporate Development team on support letters and/or calls related to pending affordable housing policies at the local, state, and federal level - Assist Corporate Development department with other writing tasks and special projects as assigned KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIESKnowledge of: - Writing and editing, including proper grammar and punctuation usage - Internet research methodology - Elements of programs design/management and evaluation standards - Practices, procedures, and terminology for grant writing - Basic knowledge of Raiser's Edge - Community needs for affordable housing, supportive housing, and related social services Skill Level: - Superior writing and communication skills - Strong analytical skills for interpreting research and preparing recommendations - Excellent interpersonal skills for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with employees, other departments, public officials, industry executives, foundation and corporate managers, donors, volunteers, interns, and the general public Ability To: - Perform online research, including databases - Develop and prepare project budgets - Efficiently organize complex information - Creatively integrate and present information - Work in a creative team environment - Provide creative input to varying projects in a multi-faceted department - Demonstrate strong attention to detail - Meet multiple deadlines and set priorities in a fast-paced environment - Demonstrate cultural sensitivity in working with multiracial and multilingual communities EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE A combination of education and related experience may substitute for education requirements. - Bachelor's degree in communications, political science, public policy, or related field and - 2 years' experience in grant writing, editing, communications, and/or other aspects of nonprofit
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Work is performed primarily in an office environment under pressure and requires the ability to quickly adjust to changing priorities and demands - While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use a keyboard - Travel by various modes of private and commercial transportation within the region may be required
The statements contained in this position description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principle functions of this position, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

Keywords: Linc Housing, Long Beach , Corporate Writer, Advertising , Long Beach, California

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