Grant & Development Writer

The ACLU of Northern California is an affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, a nationwide, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the defense and expansion of civil liberties and civil rights. The ACLU of Northern California (ACLU NorCal) is comprised of two distinct corporations, the ACLU Foundation of Northern California (the “Foundation,” a 501c3) and the ACLU of Northern California (the “Union,” a 501c4). The incumbent is a joint employee of both corporations. For most of the last century, ACLU Nor Cal has been part of many of the most major – and sometimes controversial – struggles for civil liberties and civil rights in our state.


The Grant & Development Writer (Writer) manages a small portfolio of private foundation funders, acts as our liaison to corporate donors, and creates the written content for print and online collateral for a variety of donor audiences. The Writer works closely with Program and Communications staff and the Development team to craft informed, accurate, and compelling donor-facing messaging, engaging stories, event materials, and educational pieces. The Writer is responsible for writing materials that support the organization’s ambitious fundraising goals, play a critical role in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of ACLU NorCal supporters, and reflect the values of ACLU NorCal and our Development program.

This position is represented by IFPTE Local 20


$74,132.19- $86,487.56


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a resume

a brief cover letter that includes:

an example from your past work experience that illustrates the specific skills and knowledge that you would bring to this role;

how you would contribute to the work culture of a team with diverse life experiences;

at least one other specific way you would be an excellent addition to the ACLU NorCal Development department

Applicants concurrently applying to any other position with the ACLU should state what other position they are applying for.

a writing sample of no more than 2 pages that you feel demonstrates writing skills relevant for this position

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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2023-02-17 11:50:36 -0500