Recidiviz is hiring a
Strategic Storyteller in United States

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Strategic Storyteller
🏢 Recidiviz
💵 $72k-$94k
📍United States
📅 Posted on Jul 11, 2024

Summary

The job is for a Strategic Storyteller/Grant Writer at Recidiviz, a company working towards reducing incarceration in the US criminal justice system. The role involves creating content to drive funding and keeping supporters updated about the work, as well as co-owning and executing a philanthropic pitching strategy.

Requirements

  • You’re a crisp, punchy, and clear writer (no jargon or flowery language here!). You love to write. You can make complex topics and ideas simple to understand. You adapt writing to varied audiences and desired tones
  • You’re thoughtful, proactive, and analytical. You can slow down or stop a moving train when you spot risk. You can speed up a stalled train. You can look weeks, months, quarters out and identify opportunities and risks
  • You’re a curious and strategic thinker. You listen well and ask questions, eager to get to the root cause of an issue. You are committed to maximizing upside, exploring an opportunity from all angles before committing
  • You’re introspective and a great teammate. You lean into your strongest qualities and work on your biggest opportunities. You pick up balls that are dropping. You roll up your sleeves to do what it takes to move the mission forward. You identify gaps and fill them temporarily, while designing and advocating for the right long-term solutions

Responsibilities

  • Own and execute a content strategy that drives sustainable revenue
  • Write regular updates to Recidiviz’s donors, supporters, and prospects
  • Know Recidiviz’s work inside out, soup to nuts, comfortably translating technical achievements for non-technical audiences
  • Harvest stories of people who have benefited from our tools and tell their stories
  • Co-own and co-execute a philanthropic pitching strategy, side-by-side with our Growth Analyst
  • Draft high quality funding applications, reports, pitch decks, and follow ups
  • Craft narratives to support new areas of work, responding to an ever-changing funding landscape as you build excitement for Recidiviz’s current and future work
  • Open and close fundraising rounds efficiently
  • Create all pitch and prep materials. Unstick stalled pitches
  • Manage the fundraising pipeline to hit revenue targets

Preferred Qualifications

Experience grant and proposal writing is preferred, but not required

Benefits

  • 90% medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for you and your dependents
  • Flexible time off, including 20 days of PTO and 13 paid holidays
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan with 5% company match and no vesting period
  • Complimentary One Medical membership (depending on location)
  • Partnership with Carrot to provide employees with inclusive fertility and family-forming benefits, as well as a small but growing number of hormonal health and gender-affirming care benefits
  • Monthly ClassPass credit for personal wellness
  • Free mental health support via Talkspace
  • Well-located offices in Oakland and Manhattan, with the flexibility to work remotely or go into either office as you choose
  • An annual company offsite each spring and other ad-hoc gatherings
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