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At Ecojustice, we build a case for a better earth every day! We fight, and win, for our planet in court. Our Mission is why people join Ecojustice. People who choose to join us recognize that this planet is our most treasured inheritance, and it is our imperative to be good stewards for the generations who follow us. We use the power of the courts to defend what we value most. We believe in protecting the environment while having enough time off to enjoy it. If you are courageous, collaborative, and dedicated to the fight for a healthier environment, you will find your people here.
The Grant Writer works closely with staff lawyers and scientists to gather information and produce compelling materials for funders including Letters of Interest, Proposals, Interim and Final Reports to raise funds primarily from public and private foundations. The Grant Writer will work closely a team of relationship managers on the Leadership Giving and Foundations team to engage Ecojustice’s highest level of supporters.
About The Role
Ecojustice’s Grant Writer will be responsible for researching funders, writing and coordinating grant applications, reporting to funders, and maintaining a donor database. Specific responsibilities include:
We are currently working to embed our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation into all aspects of our organization. We value candidates who enjoy building meaningful, collaborative partnerships with equity-seeking groups and operationalizing JEDI-R values in day-to-day practices and operations.
Typically, we find that people who succeed in this role bring:
A minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar role within the charitable sector
Proven record of writing successful applications for substantial funding from foundations, trusts and/or other grant-making bodies
Strong proposal writing skills - Proficiency in drafting funding proposals and reports and the ability to develop persuasive and informative proposals
Basic budgeting and numeracy skills, and solid knowledge of computer applications and philanthropy software
An understanding of Ethical and Imagine Canada Fundraising principles and CRA guidelines
The ability to establish and cultivate strong and positive relationships with internal philanthropy and program staff to create impactful, generative reports and proposals
Talent to communicate, delegate, plan and implement to run a project smoothly, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and use independent judgement with minimal supervision.
Our Commitment To Workplace Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion
Ecojustice is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment and is responding to the calls for action to further reconciliation.
We encourage applications from people with relevant job-related skills and who come from communities that have been structurally marginalized based on race, religion, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Members belonging to communities that experience marginalization can self-identify during the application process if they choose to do so.
Ecojustice strives to ensure that our online application system and recruitment process are accessible to individuals with different abilities and encourages candidates to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any accommodation requests.
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