POSITION: Foundation Associate/Grant Writer
LOCATION: Washington, DC
UnidosUS, previously known as NCLR (National Council of La Raza), is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our country stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit www.unidosus.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
The UnidosUS Policy and Advocacy team is seeking a Foundation Associate in its Washington, DC office. UnidosUS’s Policy and Advocacy team is one of the most influential, visible, and leading national advocacy voices championing public policy on behalf of Latinos. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS’s Policy and Advocacy team is composed of several critical departments: the Policy Analysis Center, the Research Department, the Legislative Affairs Department, and the Civic Engagement Department.
This position will provide development support for Policy and Advocacy team members working on a wide variety of issue areas and projects and will coordinate with other components at UnidosUS to ensure that our foundation-related efforts and relationships are aligned. Additionally, the Foundation Associate will provide grant research, compile, and submit grant proposals and reports, support alignment of institutional fundraising efforts with the Resource Development team, and maintain regular communication with funders. This position is ideal for a detail-oriented, deadline-driven, well-organized development professional with outstanding writing and communication capabilities.
UnidosUS offers a collaborative, team-based environment that fosters a culture of ideas and debate. We approach our work from multiple perspectives and methods, understanding both the specific issues and the larger interrelated systems. We work closely with others across the organization with expertise in programmatic work, communications, editing and production, media, fundraising, special events, and marketing.
Please note: Only those applicants who submit a cover letter and writing sample along with a résumé will be considered for this opportunity. Please include “Foundation Associate” in the subject line.
SEND COVER LETTER, Résumé, AND WRITING SAMPLE TO:
Raul Yzaguirre Building
Attn: Darcy Eischens
1126 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-4845
No phone calls please!
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education.