Communications And Development Consultant

The Spain-USA Foundation
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 27

Position description

The Spain-USA Foundation seeks to hire a part-time Communications and Development Consultant.

Communications duties:

  • Provide support to the Cultural Counselor and the SPAIN arts & culture team in the communication strategy of the Foundation
  • Develop a comprehensive list of media mentions/stories about SPAIN arts & culture program
  • Help develop press lists and assist in drafting press releases, newsletters and updates
  • Media and institutional relations

Fund Development Duties:

  • Conduct research on potential donors (individuals, foundations, and corporations) and assist in drafting donor communications
  • Advise in the Foundation's fundraising strategy
  • Organize materials for fundraising events, meetings, and trips

Other duties may include:

  • Help organize Board and Leadership Council meetings
  • Support Cultural Counselor and the SPAIN arts & culture team at internal and external meetings
  • Provide some general administrative support on occasion

Established in 1999, the Spain-USA Foundation, a District of Columbia non-profit foundation, seeks to promote, support and develop a broad array of Spanish cultural, scientific and educational activities in the United States with the goal of furthering greater cooperation and dialogue between Spain and the United States. Through its partnership with the Cultural Office at the Embassy of Spain in Washington, D.C., the Foundation has brought dozens of Spanish artists, architects, designers, music bands and exhibitions to the U.S. As a non-profit foundation with 501 (c)(3) status, The Foundation seeks donations and other contributions for parties interested in promoting Spanish culture in the U.S.


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business Development or Fundraising Management or related field (Master's degree preferred)
  • Be able to commit to at least 20 hours per week for one semester (preference will be given to those who are able to commit more time)
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Work well on individual or team projects
  • Be flexible and proactive with regard to work assignments
  • Display a high command of written and spoken English
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Be fluent with Microsoft Office and online communication (as well as comfortable learning new software and systems)
  • Prior experience with prospect research and non-profits is desirable
  • Knowledge of Spanish language and culture is desired but not required.

Application instructions

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