Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Specialist develops and writes solicitation and stewardship materials, including grant requests, proposals and reports, for all individual, member, corporate, foundation, and government donors, with a priority fundraising focus on the ANS Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information. The Specialist maintains the database of current grant activities and the grant archive; researches potential donors; monitors and fulfills all grant compliance requirements; supports donor stewardship and recognition efforts and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of ANS programs. The Specialist will also maintain CRM software, including data input, analysis, and reporting.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the vision, mission, and values of ANS and its Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information.
Prepare proposals and reports, donor letters, research summaries, and other written materials for all fundraising efforts. Maintain high standards of accuracy, quality, and writing style.
Maintain Excel database tracking current grant activity, and manage the ANS grant archive and CRM software.
Request information from Finance (grant budgets and financial reports), programmers (content, audiences served, and impact) and staff (supplemental information and materials). Adhere to all aspects of the ANS grant process.
Research individual, corporate, foundation, and government funding sources.
Research topics and perform literature reviews as related to building a case for support for the Center and ANS activities.
Develop a comprehensive knowledge of ANS programs.
Maintain an annual solicitation calendar.
Participate on ANS interdepartmental teams and activities as assigned.
Assist in the coordination of fundraising activities at ANS meetings, programs, and events.
Assist with the planning and coordination of donor visits, both locally and nationally.
Other duties as assigned
Ability to comprehend complex grant instructions from foundations and government agencies.
Word, Excel, and CRM database management.
Three years in fundraising, specifically with prospecting, grant writing, and donor stewardship experience preferred.
Strong writing background, with ability to prepare a variety of materials.
Demonstrated experience reflecting competent computer skills, specifically word processing/databases.
Experience working independently and under tight deadline; multi-tasking and working on several projects simultaneously.
Established in 1954, the American Nuclear Society is a professional organization devoted to the peaceful applications of nuclear science and technology. Its nearly 11,000 members come from diverse technical backgrounds covering the full range of engineering disciplines as well as the physical and biological sciences. They are advancing the application of nuclear technologies to improve the lives o...f people around the world through national and international enterprise within government, academia, research laboratories and private industry.
The Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information (the “Center”) serves an important role in advancing K-12 nuclear education, providing thousands of teachers and students with workshops, science fairs, and other activities each year, helping the next generation understand nuclear science and technology. The Center works with educators, policy makers, the media, and the public to help ensure that a reliable, independent source of factual information about nuclear science and technology is maintained and available to all. In addition, the Center advocates for smart investments in education. In this way, the Center harnesses the collective knowledge and passion of ANS’s members for the advancement of science and technology.
Organization's financial resources come from: Contributions, Foundation and Corporate grants, Government grants, Interest income, Earned income (dues, fees, tuition, etc.), Other