Communications and Development Associate

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 22, 2013
Closes
Apr 21, 2013
Contact
Ahmad Dowla
Duration
Full Time
The Center for an Urban seeks a Communications and Development Associate to play a key role in the communications and fundraising strategy of a growing NYC-based policy think tank. Responsibilities for the Communications and Development Associate will include: drafting press releases, marketing materials, newsletters, grant proposals, fundraising appeals and external correspondence from the Executive Director; researching new fundraising targets and opportunities to increase the organization’s visibility and impact; coordinating efforts to expand the organization’s relationships with government officials; assisting with special events programming, including our young professionals events and policy conferences; and expanding the organization’s social media strategy. We are looking for someone with exceptional writing skills; a background in marketing or communications; experience with fundraising; and a strong interest in the New York City policy landscape. The Center is a NYC-based think tank that publishes studies and holds forums about critical issues facing New York and other cities, with a focus on growing and diversifying New York’s economy and expanding economic opportunity. The position is full time and the salary is commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter and at least one writing sample. No phone calls please.