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Title: Grants Assistant - Red Hen Press
Description: Seeking a highly motivated, organized, pleasant, and enthusiastic individual to join Red Hen Press as Grants Assistant, a grant writer who will also manage Writing in the Schools (WITS) program, a community engagement program for grades 4–12; assisting with planning and helping with the organization’s annual fundraiser; and assisting with all aspects of fundraising for the organization.

This is a 32-hour / week position.
Hours: Monday through Thursday 9-5:30 pm
Compensation: $19 / hour
Benefits: Health/Vision/Dental

Primary Responsibilities

-Writing foundation and government grant proposals and reports
-Maintaining the grants calendar and keeping up with all deadlines
-Liaising for and coordinating with Writing in the Schools (WITS)
-Recruiting WITS Instructing Poets
-Partnering with local schools
-Coordinating with host teachers and WITS teachers
-Scheduling workshops
-Collecting all contracts, lesson plans, surveys, and poems from teachers before, during, and after the term.
-Working with the Production team to lay out the WITS Anthology
-Managing small teams of interns
-Collecting and organizing data from surveys to fulfill proposals and reports.
Requirements: Required Qualifications:

-Minimum Bachelor’s degree
-Excellent written and verbal communication
-Grant writing minimum of two years of experience including foundation and government grants
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
-Willing and able to report to work in person to our offices in Pasadena, CA and remotely as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

-Managerial experience
-Elementary through 12th grade teaching or administrative experience
-Video editing experience
-Social Media management
-Proficient in Design, specifically in typesetting/creating text layout
-Proficiency with SalesForce for Non-Profit
Location: 1540 Lincoln Ave., Pasadena, CA 91103
How To Apply For This Job: Send CV and cover letter to Red Hen Press’s production associate Rebeccah Sanhueza at
Date Posted: 2/1/2023 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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