The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is the only philanthropic organization working exclusively to advance LGBTQI human rights around the globe. We support brilliant and brave grantee partners in the U.S. and internationally who challenge oppression and seed change. We work for racial, economic, social, and gender justice because we all deserve to live our lives freely, without fear, and with dignity.
The first grantmaker to hundreds of organizations, Astraea plays a catalytic role for LGBTQI groups across the globe. Our grantmaking, capacity building and philanthropic advocacy programs promote and support the work of lesbian, trans, intersex and LGBTQI organizations to challenge oppression and claim rights.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Writer
This is an exciting opportunity to uplift and amplify the voices of the LGBTQI movements Astraea supports, with a focus on intersectional analysis and establishing Astraea as a thought leader in LGBTQI philanthropy. Use your writing skills to centre LGBTQI, POC, and feminist organizations and issues to build a more just world.
We are seeking a committed, analytical and collaborative writer to work in the Communications and Programs teams. The writer will work closely with the Communications and Program Directors (60/40) to identify stories and content areas that propel the work of Astraea and our grantee partners forward. You would attend Program Team and Communications Team meetings and the work plan goals and objectives would be guided by the work plan of both teams.
The position intends to create more openings to reflect on the work we support, making Astraea’s insight, analysis and support for LGBTQI grassroots organizing accessible and available to a wide audience. This position is responsible for developing content written in an accessible, practical and conversational style, that engages with donors, grantee partners and the wider LGBTQI philanthropic community.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
This position is initially part-time with benefits (3 days a week) with the potential to become a full-time position. New York-based candidates preferred but not exclusive.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send cover letter, resume/CV, writing samples that best demonstrate the required skills, and salary requirements to email@example.com or apply via our website using the form below by Wednesday, March 14th, 2018.
No phone calls, please – only applicants considered for interviews will be contacted.