Communications and Grant Writing Intern

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The Zoological Lighting Institute
 Virtual
Posted: January 15 2016
Company Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Zoological Lighting Institute is a 501 c3 Nonprofit dedicated to supporting photobiology research for animal welfare and wildlife conservation purposes, using the arts as a means to do so. We have a large international network, and are embarking upon a new grant acquisition program to aid our work. Our aim is to secure grants to support our programs, films and overall operations.

Successful applicants will aid in the grant identification and writing process. We are looking for motivated people willing to learn and champion the cause of luminous habitat conservation, focusing on mitigating light pollution, bird-window collisions and other biodiversity-threats. Additionally, we maintain a mission to improve the care of animals in managed care (aquariums and zoos) with respect of light and lighting. Grants sought will address both of these concerns, and aid The Zoological Lighting Institute advance its mission.

Responsibilities

- Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Use alternate forms of communication (including graphic arts), resulting in improved interactions.
- Edit and proof other team members work and provide constructive feedback

Requirements

- Possess skills at initiating innovative ideas, unifying team members, and judging correctly what will appeal to target audiences.
- Prefer challenges that involve communication, are people-oriented, promote networking and socializing, and include roles that call for imagination.

Skills

Required - iWork, Excel

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