Job Posting

Sponsorships & Grants Volunteer

Type

Volunteer

Team

Executive

Start Date

To be determined

Skills

Job purpose

The Sponsorships & Grants Volunteer is responsible for contributing to revenue generating efforts through sponsorships and grants that will support Puddleshaker’s activities. This role will also seek out and act on relevant and values-aligned revenue opportunities as they arise. The Sponsorships & Grants Volunteer may also be asked to assist in Puddleshaker’s special projects and events, and support volunteer opportunities for the Puddleshaker design community.

Duties and responsibilities

Support for Grants

  • Identify and qualify grant opportunities that are relevant to Puddleshaker’s activities
  • Conduct research to support grant writing
  • Contribute to grant applications through writing and editing, as required

Sponsorships

  • Identify and qualify potential sponsors who would be relevant to Puddleshaker’s activities
  • Conduct research to support sponsorship proposals
  • Contribute to proposals through writing and editing, as required

Other Revenue Generating Activities

  • Seek out opportunities for values-aligned revenue generating activities through community activities, affiliated networks, or personal connections
  • Assist in the creation of programs to support revenue generating activities

Qualifications

The Sponsorships & Grants Volunteer will be thoroughly committed to Puddleshaker’s mission. 

Specific requirements include:

  • Experience in the tools and processes of design, which may include Design Thinking, User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Visual Design, or other design disciplines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

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