The ideal candidate is a storyteller who is able to communicate Richmond Music School Society's work to help apply for foundation and government grants. You will work directly with our Principal and Board of Directors to find, triage, and apply for grants.
The Richmond Music School Society (RMS) is the largest and oldest not-for-profit music school in Richmond, dedicated to high standards in teaching music in both private and group settings.It enjoys a leadership position throughout Metro Vancouver for its many student performances and innovative programs. RMS is the recipient of the City of Richmond’s 2020 Arts Education Award and a finalist for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Association of the Year Award.
1) Research applicable grants
Familiarize yourself with our programs, goals, and financial needs.
Work with the Principal and Board of Directors to triage grant list and apply.
2) Apply for grants
Utilizing a deep understanding of our work and the grants we're seeking, write a compelling grant.
4th year + with emphasis in Communication or English.
Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Experience with extensive research.
Excellent grammatical skills.
Excellent communication in various voices and tones.
Strong analytical and creative instincts.
Experience writing web and mobile content preferred.
Background in English, Communications, Journalism, or related field.
Kindly submit your application with a resume and a writing sample.
Part-time hours: 5-10 per week
Expected start date: October 2020
Job Types: Part-time, Volunteer
Salary: $0.00 per year
Work from home
Gain valuable experience working with Not-for-Profit organization
extensive research: 2 years (Preferred)
university of professional writing: 3 years (Preferred)
Fluent English (Required)