Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks an experienced Proposal Writer to join the development team. The Proposal Writer supports DAR’s philanthropic efforts by creating compelling proposals and reports that aid in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects to reach the goals of the University. The Proposal Writer reports to the Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and works closely with DAR staff and administrators to produce and manage proposals and reports, both in print and online formats, as well as associated development materials needed for a variety of funding requests. The Proposal Writer conducts required research and interfaces with multiple departments within DAR including, but not limited to, Donor Relations and Foundation Accounting to provide information in formal reports to donors and to support development activities.
Regional and national travel is expected.
Bachelor's Degree and two years or a Master's Degree and one years of professional experience is required.
Interpersonal, public relations and customer service skills, including the ability to interact effectively with coworkers, students, volunteers, administrators, alumni and donors, and strong organizational skills are preferred.