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Government and Government Relations Attorney in Washington, DC

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Company name

Center for Civilians in Conflict

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Government and Government Relations

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Mar 13,2018

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Development Manager, Governments and Foundations The candidate will work with CIVIC’s Director, Development and Executive Director to plan and coordinate fundraising activities in order to implement CIVIC’s strategic fundraising goals. Will assist in the development and management of the department budget in collaboration with the Director, Development. Assists in the development of goals and strategies for the government and foundation portfolios. Develops and maintains a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities. Ensures that department milestones/goals are met and adheres to approved budgets. Create key messaging, concept notes, and supporting information to compel donor giving and engagement. Develop grant proposals for governmental and foundation funders in close coordination with team members. Assemble and synthesize information from the Program Directors and external sources into clear and concise proposal language. Work with the Program Directors and with Finance team to review and harmonize proposal budgets with narrative. Coordinate timelines, manage deadlines, and track proposal elements to ensure high- quality, timely proposal submissions. Write, review, and edit proposal content, ensuring all narrative, numeric and graphic information is accurate and consistent. Respond to proposal questions and make necessary proposal revisions based on donor feedback, in coordination with Development team leads. BA; MA, MS or JD degree is preferred. Demonstrated commitment to CIVIC’s mission and program is needed. Should have 8+ years related experience. Proven track-record growing revenue at small NGOs is needed. Knowledge of funders in the peace and security field is needed. Basic knowledge of concepts related to civilian protection is a plus. Superlative writing skills, with demonstrated ability to write in a clear, structured, articulate and persuasive manner and to adjust the tone and format of written material to the likely audience is needed. Previous proposal writing experience is a plus. Knowledge of research techniques and resources related to philanthropy, along with proven experience in applying this knowledge to develop and carry out research and analysis (e.g., of financial information, of the applicability of CIVIC programs to donor guidelines) is needed. Deadline: March 15, 2018

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for Civilians in Conflict
1210 18th Street NW
4th Floor
Washington, DC 20036