Development Coordinator 2017-12-07T11:23:09+00:00

Join Our Team!

Grant Writer/Development Coordinator

Be a Part of the Conversation is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) grant writer/development coordinator to help us advance our mission of building awareness around substance use, misuse, and addiction, and supporting individuals and families impacted by the disease.

This is an immediate opening for a development professional with experience working with local Delaware Valley foundations. Candidate must have two years of successful grant writing experience and two references related to fundraising. Familiarity with the area of healthcare, substance use disorder and recovery are a plus but not required.

Duties will include researching grant opportunities, and preparing and writing letters of intent, grant proposals, public funding applications, and grant reports. Must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and writing skills, and be able to build relationships with donors, staff and the Board of Directors. Additionally, will assist with solicitations to annual campaign donors and thank you letters to individual, corporate and foundation contributors and with annual fundraising event.

Requisite Skills/Qualifications:

  • An accomplished writer, proficient at directing and managing a competitive grant application.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • BA/BS degree required.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, manage several projects concurrently, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail and accuracy.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Kim Porter Rubenstein:  kim@conversation.zone

Job Type:  Part-time

Required Education:  Bachelor’s

Required Experience:  Minimum of two years as a Grant Writer


About Be a Part of the Conversation

Be a Part of the Conversation is a nonprofit organization that creates dialogues about substance use and its impact on individuals and their families. Through guest speakers, panels, educational workshops, and parent support meetings, the Conversation involves all members of the community to foster open communication about a subject that is often shrouded in fear and shame. The Conversation aims to remove stigma in order to clear the way for a culture of support and growth. Founded in 2011, we now serve communities in four Pennsylvania counties: Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Philadelphia.