October 10, 2010

Development director trainee job @ magazine

InTheFray Magazine seeks a trainee to help out with researching and writing applications for grants.

The Development Director will responsible for researching grants and writing grant proposals for InTheFray as well as advising the Board and Marketing Director on grant funding and donor status. Additional responsibilities will include:
* Update and maintain donor database.
* Manage donor communications (i.e. thank-you notes, donor gifts, etc) and serve as the key contact for donor information and service.
* Help with donor drive, donor newsletter, and other fundraising projects.
* Attend staff meetings in person or via phone to discuss planning, donor updates, and ITF events

We will provide the necessary training; what we're looking for is someone who has good writing and research skills. This position may be a good fit for a freelancer who wants to learn an additional set of skills, or a recent graduate who is interested in aiding in the growth of a nonprofit publication. The Development Director will be expected to attend staff meetings in person or via phone and help occasionally with other projects.

Applicants should be able to commit to a minimum of six months in this position. A small stipend is included for the position.

Note: The organization is currently in a exciting transitional period: We are bringing on new staff, realigning our editorial direction and are launching a new website This is a great opportunity for recent graduates to learn the ins-and-outs of an independent publication. Although this is a part-time commitment, the workload will be significant for the first few months as we launch fundraising campaigns and orient new staff.

To learn more about InTheFray, please visit http://inthefray.org. If you are interested in this position, please send a resume, two professional references and cover letter to Ilie Mitaru, Executive Director, at ilie@inthefray.org

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