Senior Associate, Institutional Giving - Grant Writer

Team Rubicon
  • Location
    Los Angeles, California
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 16

Position description

Team Rubicon (TR) is seeking an Sr. Associate, Institutional Giving - Grant Writer. The Sr. Associate, Institutional Giving - Grant Writer will develop and advance strategic fundraising goals while creating meaningful relationships with our passionate donor base. This will require the ability to navigate complex org charts, budgets, and calendars to inform proposals, access grant opportunities, and ensure high-quality, timely, and accurate reports. The Sr. Associate, Institutional Giving - Grant Writer will be responsible for submitting grant solicitations (proposals, Letter of Inquiry, Request for Applications, etc.) and grant reports (expense reports, impact reports, etc.) for grants ranging 100 - 500K.

Every day will be a challenge, but every month brings new opportunities for an organization that is quickly becoming a household name in disaster response. This position reports to TR's Manager, Institutional Giving (Grants) and is based out of TR's National Headquarters in Los Angeles, CA.


  • Manage grant fundraisers and oversee fundraiser(s) grant deliverables/processes/outputs
  • Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with the USA and other donor offices
  • Develop and write grant proposals for corporate, foundation, nonprofit, and government donors; assemble and submit grant requests, including letters, proposals, budgets, and presentations
  • Ensure that all grant writing and reporting complies with specific donor rules and regulations
  • Keep multiple projects moving promptly, meeting deadlines, and managing supplemental materials and activities required for proposals
  • Work with Finance, Operations, Technology, and People Operations to gather information necessary to report to funders
  • Persuasively communicate the organization's mission and programs, including intended inputs to outcomes (and everything between), to potential funders and provide stewardship to donors, in coordination with TR Development team members

Experience and Background:

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Creative Writing, International Relations/Affairs, or relevant field
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience in grant writing or non-profit development
  • Experience with proposal writing
  • Strong written communication skills: ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals

Special Requirements: 

  • This is a full-time, in-office role based out of Los Angeles, CA (relocation expenses not provided)
  • Other Travel: 10% non-local travel to support broader organizational activities


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