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Writer @ YES (Youth Employment Services)

March 18, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

YES is a non-profit community organization providing English-language employment and self-employment services to Quebecers.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

The ideal candidate will not only have the proven ability to write in a clear, structured, articulate and persuasive manner, but also has a love for the written word. The right candidate wants a career in the non-profit world, is easily adaptable, is a quick thinker and able to easily adjust writing styles to match the target audiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE WRITER

Conduct the full range of activities required to research, write, submit, and manage grant proposals to government, foundations and corporate sources
Provide stewardship to current donors, including regular written updates (newsletters etc) to government, corporate and foundation donors
Understand and communicate institutional history and programs appropriately
Write communications for special events, direct mail, annual reports, fundraising and sponsorship campaigns
Develop creative content for communication and promotional purposes including the website, articles, newsletters, brochures, annual report, ads, press releases and other promotional materials

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications Needed
Exceptional English written communication skills with the ability to write in a clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive manner
Strong editing skills an asset
Strong research skills
Attention to detail
Excellent analytical skills
Superior organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
Knowledge of fundraising information sources
Strong contributor in team environments
Ability to work on multiple projects and complete tasks with minimal supervision
Minimum of five years’ experience with grant writing and or creative writing
A degree in English, Communications or other relevant field
Previous experience with non-profit fundraising
Experience working in deadline-driven environments
Able to work well in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
Strong oral skills in French an asset

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your cover letter* and résumé
to fa@yesmontreal.ca
(*résumé must be accompanied by a cover letter)

Details

Date:
March 18, 2017
Time:
12:00 AM
Event Category:

Organizer

YES Montreal
Phone:
5148789788
Email:
info@yesmontreal.ca
Website:
www.yesmontreal.ca

Details

Date:
March 18, 2017
Time:
12:00 AM
Event Category:

Organizer

YES Montreal
Phone:
5148789788
Email:
info@yesmontreal.ca
Website:
www.yesmontreal.ca