Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc.
Mote Marine Laboratory (Mote) is an independent marine research institution dedicated to the advancement of marine science through research, education and public outreach leading to new discoveries and the revitalization and sustainability of our oceans. The Grants and Development Officer is focused primarily on content development and grants management for Mote’s foundation fundraising effort. A skilled writer/editor with strong attention to detail, the Grants and Development Officer will craft solicitation and stewardship materials, write and edit grant proposals and reports, and assist with internet research as needed. The position will report directly to the Director of Foundation Relations, with opportunities to also edit and draft solicitation and stewardship materials for Mote corporate donors, individual donors and contributors to the Annual Fund. The Grants and Development Officer will assist in maintaining a structured, grant-based fundraising program resulting in significant philanthropic support for Mote.
Bachelor degree or equivalent and at least three years of professional employment required. Interested applicants should submit as a single electronic file, 1) a cover letter, 2) resume, 3) the names and contact information for three references and 4) two or more writing samples before December 5, 2018 at 5pm to email provided. Alternatively, a single package of all requested elements may be submitted to: Mote Marine Laboratory, Attn: Human Resources, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected category.