Circle’s Grants and Philanthropy Associate is a business development and fundraising position reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer while working closely with the Director of Programs and other team members to achieve annual and long-term fundraising goals. Grants from national and local foundations make it possible for Circle to give more families a predictable path to health and wellness, and for Circle to build upstream solutions to problems within the under-resourced Austin neighborhood. The Grants and Philanthropy Associate is responsible for identifying new local and national grant opportunities, writing proposals, and writing impact reports to achieve aggressive revenue growth goals.
Circle is seeking a self-driven, resilient and resourceful professional who is a compelling and effective writer. Previous grant writing experience is required. This candidate must be experienced in proficient and quick professional correspondence. Experience working with progressive organizations is preferred. In addition to grant research, writing and reporting, the Grants and Development Associate, along with all members of the team, participate in special projects and growth opportunities throughout the year.
Able to juggle multiple, competing priorities.
Circle is building a diverse and experienced staff. The organization encourages multiple perspectives and experiences, supports a multicultural environment, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce that reflects the populations we work with and the community where we work. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through different backgrounds. Circle is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity. It is the policy of Circle not to discriminate against any individual, person, or group on the basis of disability and the intent of Circle to address any complaints that may arise pursuant to Section 504