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Communications Writer

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New York, NY, USA

Glasswing plans to expand its communications outreach with donors and the general public in New York and the US. The Communications & Development Writer will play a critical role in this growth and serve as a key player in creating successful messaging and stories, inspiring materials, and helping to manage donor information. We are looking for someone who loves to write, is a strong writer and creative problem solver, and has experience writing and editing a variety of communications materials. This position work with and reports to the US Country Director and work closely with the regional Communications team.

Areas of Responsibility: 


  • Develop written content for all external communications including but not limited to newsletters, fundraising appeals, website articles, success stories, event materials, fact sheets, and impact reports from the field.
  • Coordinate with regional communications team in Central America to create a pipeline of stories that demonstrate Glasswing’s impact.
  • Produce, review, and edit any external communications materials.
  • Help manage communications calendar.
  • Collaborate with graphic designer to produce attractive and appropriate designed collateral.
  • Work with the US Country Director to engage supporters in innovative and creative ways to show appreciation and the impact of their gifts.
  • Support annual fundraising efforts, including assisting with donor information, gift entry, database accuracy, sending thank you letters, and executing other operational tasks.
  • Manage special projects as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3-5 years of experience in communications preferred
  • Outstanding writing skills and a sharp eye for detail
  • Experience writing communications for a variety of audiences
  • Experience creating strategic messaging via social media and web applications to engage audiences, increase visibility, and raise money
  • Ability to work with stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including the founders and Board members
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and G Suite
  • Experience with Donor Management & Fundraising Software a plus
  • Spanish Language fluency a plus
  • Able to work in a dynamic and fast-changing work environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to think critically about the task at hand
  • Strong project management with the ability to juggle various projects and deadlines
How to Apply: 

Applications must include a resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples (e.g. newsletter, success story, appeal), and professional references (please include contact details and your relationship to the individual). Please send application material to Mark Loyka at: [email protected]

Additional Information: 

Spanish Language fluency a plus but not required.

Organization Info

Glasswing International

New York, NY, USA
About Us

Glasswing International is a non-profit organization that addresses the root causes of poverty and violence through education and health programs that empower youth and communities, and strengthen public systems. Its cross-sector approach creates partnerships with international and local governments, businesses, NGOs, and civil society. Since its formation, Glasswing International has impacted the lives of over 1.1 million individuals in Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Feb 11 2020
Active Until: 
Mar 11 2020
Hiring Organization: 
Glasswing International