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Updated 11/30/2018.

  










 

Contract Grant Writer

Helen Day Art Center seeks a part-time, contract Grant Writer for an average of 5 hours per week. Role can be performed remotely.

The Art Center is a fast-paced, mission-driven organization in Stowe, VT offering dynamic programming through exhibitions, education and public programs.

Working closely with the Executive Director, the Grant Writer will work to maintain and expand HDAC’s financial support from foundations. S/he will write concise, compelling funding proposals and reports for existing and prospective funding partners. S/he will track deadlines and deliverables, conduct research to identify foundations whose philanthropic goals align with the Art Center’s programs, assist with compiling budgets for proposals, and develop relationships with existing and prospective funders.

A successful candidate for this role will bring:

  • 3+ years grant writing experience for non-profits. Proven track record of success securing grants of at least $5,000.
  • Outstanding writing skills and excellent command of English grammar and spelling.
  • Effective storytelling and communication skills.
  • Experience with online research tools and positive results prospecting for new funders.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within deadlines, construct timelines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Trustworthiness in handling sensitive or confidential financial information.
  • Proficient in computer skills and experienced with Google suite (Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs & Sheets) and Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).
  • Experience writing grants for arts organizations highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of both VT grantmaking landscape and national arts funders highly preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or related field preferred. 
Position can be performed remotely, with consistent telephone or video check-ins

Position is open until filled. Compensation based on skills and experience

TO APPLY
Submit a cover letter, resume, hourly rate requirements, and references to Jen Schoeberlein at
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please include the words “Grant Writer” in the subject line. Review of submissions to begin immediately.

 


 

ART INSTRUCTORS NEEDED!

Helen Day Art Center is hiring youth art instructors for fall 2018 after school classes.  Seeking experienced teachers for after-school classes.

Previous teaching experience required.

TO APPLY

Please email resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Or mail to Helen Day Art Center
PO Box 411, Stowe, VT 05672.

Helen Day Art Center is a non-profit, member supported, community arts and education organization in Stowe, VT. Helen Day Art Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds to apply. HDAC staff members are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. 


INTERNSHIPS

The Helen Day Art Center has many opportunities for internships. Please email resume and references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Helen Day Art Center is a non-profit, member supported, community arts and education organization in Stowe, VT. HDAC is an equal opportunity employer.

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