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Grant Writer

Company: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Location: La Jolla
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego: Grant Writer Department: Advancement Reports to: Institutional Giving Manager Employee Status: Part-time, Non-exempt, Temporary (anticipated end date March 20, 2024, with possibility for extension) Primary Work Location: La Jolla/Remote Hybrid Work Schedule: 6-8 hours a week Salary Range: $24.14 - $25.41 per hour OUR WORK CULTURE: The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) provides employees with a collaborative work culture where they can combine both their love and support of the arts and work in an enriching and diverse environment, while further developing their specific professional knowledge, skills, and abilities. ABOUT MCASD: It is an exciting time to join MCASD! Our La Jolla campus re-opened in April 2022 after a five-year expansion effort that doubled the building's overall size. We are positioned to be a cultural beacon for the region with our La Jolla flagship building. With its two locations, MCASD is the region's foremost forum devoted to the exploration and presentation of the art of our time, presenting works across all media created since 1950. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego and in the coastal community of La Jolla, MCASD provides an unprecedented variety of exhibition spaces and experiences for the community, showcasing an internationally recognized collection and a dynamic schedule of exhibitions and public programs. INCLUSION, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND ACCEPTANCE: MCASD is committed to the diverse andfull inclusion of all qualified applicants. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and experiences. Studies show that people from underrepresented backgrounds and/or identities apply to positions only when they are confident that they meet 100% of the qualifications. We'd like to change that dynamic, so we don't miss out on great candidates. MCASD will ensure that people with disabilities and/or qualifying medical conditions are provided a reasonable accommodation. If you have equivalent skills, experience, and/or education relevant to the job and are willing to learn, we value your expertise and encourage you to apply. JOB SUMMARY: As managed by Institutional Giving Manager,research, prepare, write, edit, and proofread grant applications with an understanding of specific funders' application guidelines. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist with the preparation and submission of narrative and financial reports.
  • Develop a timeline for projects to ensure timely submissions of applications and reports.
  • Provide additional information as required by prospective and existing funders.
  • Provide support for site visits from funders.
  • In a prompt and accurate manner, draft well-written acknowledgment letters for department and senior staff to institutional funders.
  • Maintain current hard-copy and electronic files on all institutional funders.
  • Record donor and prospect interactions on Altru.
  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Working closely with the Chief Advancement Officer to create exhibition and program proposals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Work additional hours, including some weekends and/or after regular business hours as needed.
  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE: Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Ability to produce high-quality work on deadline. Comfortable managing simultaneous projects, priorities, and deadlines. Ability to be quick acting, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and maintain consistent productivity. Strong time management skills. Strong verbal communication skills. Ability to work effectively under pressure and work harmoniously with other employees. Ability to observe the highest level of discretion and confidentiality with sensitive information. Strong technical skills, including Microsoft Office. Knowledge of and competency with Altru database software a plus. Bachelor's degree and three years recent, relevant experience or equivalent education and experience. Interest in and knowledge of art and/or contemporary art preferred. BACKGROUND CHECKS AND LICENSING: Professional references and criminal background check. VACCINATION STATUS:Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and demonstrate proof of vaccination upon hire, unless approved for a disability or religious accommodation. EOE STATEMENT: We thrive by supporting and celebrating our diversity as a creative andcollaborative team. MCASD prohibits discrimination and harassment against individuals based on race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, reproductive health decisions, medical condition, covered veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego , Grant Writer, Advertising , La Jolla, California

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