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WCNY, Central New York’s own member-supported public broadcasting station, is an exciting, cutting-edge multimedia company leveraging TV, radio, social media and print and was the proud winner of the CenterState CEO 2014 Business of the Year award in the nonprofit category. WCNY reaches 19 counties and nearly 2 million people with content that inspires, educates, and entertains.

WCNY provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Our Human Resource department reviews every application.  Unfortunately, because of the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot guarantee a response to every one.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Grant Writer

WCNY is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization, celebrating over 50 years of creating award-winning content, programs, and services for our community. We are poised for major growth and amazing things to come! WCNY, Central New York’s own member-supported public broadcasting station, is an exciting, cutting-edge multimedia company leveraging TV, radio, web, social media, and print. WCNY reaches 19 counties and nearly 1.8 million people with content that inspires, educates, and entertains.

Position Summary

Do you seek to have the work you do make a difference in the community? Are you a detail-oriented person with excellent writing skills, a commitment to meeting deadlines, and a proven track record of grant writing success? If so, the part-time grant writer position at WCNY may be perfect for you.

The WCNY Grant Writer part-time position is responsible for researching, writing, and coordinating grant application submissions in support of WCNY’s education, arts and culture, technology, engagement, and media work.

Duties and Responsibilities

The WCNY part-time grant writer will conduct research to identify new grant opportunities at local, state, and national levels. The grant writer will work with WCNY to prioritize grant opportunities and write high-quality grant proposals as well as related required grant reports. The grant writer will work closely with appropriate WCNY staff to compile required data and financial information and maintain a grant proposal calendar.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Applicants should be self-starters, available to work 20 hours per week.
  2. A bachelor’s degree required with at least three years of demonstrated ability to write successful grant proposals.
  3. The preferred candidate will have knowledge of WCNY’s Central New York community and of area foundations and corporations in addition to familiarity with national grant sources.
  4. Strong Microsoft Office skills and have experience with online databases and other resources to locate grant opportunities.
  5. The grant writer collaborates closely with a fast-paced and forward-thinking team to support the continued success of WCNY to offer outstanding services and products to its audiences.

Compensation

The Grant Writer is an hourly position, with compensation based on experience.

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and a sample narrative from at least one successful grant.

 

Job Application

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.

 

You can also mail your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
WCNY TV/WCNY-FM
415 W. Fayette St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

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