International Grant Writer & Crowdfunding Manager

Type: Unpaid Internship

Description:
 

  • Identify and apply for grants internationally which are aligned with the mission and vision of Nomadic School.

  • Write compelling proposals incorporating the inputs and advice from other team members at Nomadic School.

  • Find ways to be approved for European Union based grants as it relates to education (e.g. Erasmus+ KA 1, Erasmus+ KA 2, Nord Plus)

  • Initiate and manage the crowdfunding campaign from start to finish.

  • Collaborate closely with the director of Nomadic School in the grant writing and crowdfunding process.

  • Compile a “lessons learnt” document for effective ongoing fundraising. 

NOTE: You can do this internship from anywhere in the world.

Requirements:

  • Entrepreneurial

  • Strong communication skills in English (especially writing)

  • Ability to understand grant application requirements and follow strict timelines

  • Time and project management skills.

  • Understand the essence of what Nomadic School’s educational program is about and how it can be aligned to the requirements of various grants and philanthropic
    foundations aimed at improving society and education.

  • Professional attitude (e.g. on time, goes the extra mile, quality work)

  • Relentless and efficient

  • A positive “can do” personality

  • Loves interacting with people from different cultures and building relationships

  • Organizational skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Emotionally and socially intelligent

  • An interest or passion for education is a BIG plus.

  • Familiarity with the grant writing process is a plus.

  • Love of learning.

Benefits:

  • Gain experience working internationally and virtually

  • Gain experience working in an innovative educational start-up

  • Make a positive impact on society and people

  • Flexible work location

  • Gain valuable skills and experience from working with talented people

  • Develop personally with access to invaluable educational material from Nomadic School.

  • Develop professionally with experience and skills which are valuable and transferrable to work related to NGOs, Non-Profits, Social-Entrepreneurial endeavors, and more.

Time:

2 to 4 hours per day, 2 to 4 days per week. Length of internship is between 2 months to 1 year. The duration, regularity, and timing of the internship can all be negotiated. Work is results oriented rather than time oriented. I give a fair amount of flexibility, so students can benefit from this internship even they are going to school full-time or have another job.

Start Date:

May, June, or July 2019 (Negotiable, but earlier is better)

Method of Contact:
Please send your CV and cover letter to iam@NomadicSchool.eu

Interview Process:
An interview will be arranged via Skype if you are qualified. Note you may work from any location in the world as long as you have a phone and an internet connection. Candidates of all backgrounds are welcomed to apply so long as you believe you meet the requirements.

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