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Grant Writer

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The Levitt Pavilion LA seeks a part-time contracted Grant Writer responsible to deliver high-quality funding proposals and reports to government agencies and private foundations.

The grant writer supports the organization’s mission of building community through music, offering all Los Angelenos access to high quality music concerts at the Levitt Pavilion in MacArthur Park every summer.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or comparable experience
  • Three to seven years of experience
  • Demonstrated track record of raising funds via foundations, government opportunities and large business donors
  • Familiarity with fundraising via grants and business in the LA area and in the arts and culture
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, and the ability to convey a unique voice and perspective
  • Ability to take initiative and work under pressure
  • Willingness to be a team-player with an attitude and aptitude for collaboration
  • Have a passion for the arts, community, and writing
  • Hourly independent contractor position
  • Rates are based on experience, between $20 – $27 an hour

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conduct research to identify new major funding sources for Levitt LA, including foundations, government opportunities and large business donors
  • With Levitt LA staff, create compelling narratives to tell the story of Levitt LA
  • Prepare proposals and budgets for the purposes of grant submissions and timely submit tailored and compelling proposals, as well as letters of enquiry
  • Proofread, edit, and add to existing grant text
  • Assist in writing inspiring reports and maintaining relationships with existing funders
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and other staff to further develop and implement Levitt LA’s grants strategy and enhance the existing infrastructure
  • Provide progress reports to the Executive Director including monitoring progress on applications, and grants awarded
  • Follow established agency policies and procedures
  • Never miss a grant deadline

Please email a cover letter, resume, and five writing samples to search@levittlosangeles.org and include, “YOUR NAME – Grant Writer,” in the Subject Line.