The Grant Writer (GW) works under the direction of the Director of Development to secure foundation, corporate, and government funding and to support Development efforts to raise more than $2 million annually for The MacDowell Colony. The GW is responsible for initiating new contacts, maintaining long-term partnerships, and strengthening existing relationships that result in funding for both immediate and long-term goals. Duties include generating grant proposals, inquiries, and reports, researching and pursuing institutional prospects. Requirements include excellent writing and communication skills, minimum of 3 years of experience in Development. Work in the arts and familiarity with development database and research are preferred.
Manage, cultivate, and steward institutional funding relationships (70%)
Integrate Development and Communications activities (30%)
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LOCATION: New York
To apply, please send e-mails only. No calls or drop-ins. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line of your e-mail. Please send a brief cover letter of no more than 250 words in the body of your email and as an attachment with your résumé to: Stacey Bosworth, Director of Development, The MacDowell Colony.
The MacDowell Colony, America’s first multidisciplinary artist residency program, seeks a full-time Office Assistant at its New York location. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Office Assistant handles diverse duties including reception, supply/office maintenance, technology, bookkeeping, and administrative support. The position will be best filled by an enthusiastic, self-directed, and outgoing individual eager to help make the Colony’s new office space in Chelsea a welcoming environment for a staff team of 10, MacDowell’s board, supporters, artists, and the general public. A love of art and an interest in non-profit desired.
MacDowell awards fellowships to more than 300 talented artists from across the county and abroad each year for residencies at the Colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, providing composers, writers, visual artists, theatre artists, architects, interdisciplinary artists, and filmmakers with uninterrupted time and private space for creative work. The Colony is a 501c3 non-profit and raises funds from individuals, foundations and corporations to support its mission.
$35,000-40,000 annual salary, depending on experience, at 40 hours per week with benefits.
LOCATION: New York
To apply, please send e-mails only. No calls or drop-ins. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Amy McLaughlin, Assistant Director with Office Assistant noted in the subject line.
We apply the same egalitarian standards for all those who serve MacDowell whether in a staff, volunteer, or representative capacity.