Job Opportunities

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV), and its sister organization, the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence (EFSGV), are among the nation’s oldest gun violence prevention organizations. Through policy development, research translation, advocacy, community engagement, and effective training, we pursue evidence-based solutions to reduce gun death and injury in all its forms. 


Director of Federal Affairs

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who thrives in a small team setting and can adapt to a variety of responsibilities. CSGV/EFSGV is seeking a Director of Federal Affairs to create and develop an integrated government relations strategy on evidence-informed policies to reduce gun violence. The candidate will be responsible for gun violence prevention policy development and advocacy before the US Congress and key federal agencies.   

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director of Federal Affairs will work closely with the Policy and Programming team. Specifically, the Director of Federal Affairs will:

QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

The starting salary for this position is $80,000.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

All applicants should email their resume and a cover letter to recruitment@csgv.org with the subject line Director of Federal of Affairs.


 

Research Translation Manager

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who thrives in a small team setting and can adapt to a variety of responsibilities. CSGV is seeking a Research Translation Manager to support the Research Translation Team by managing public health and research translation materials and platforms; researching, writing, and coordinating reports; and crafting materials to educate advocates and the public on evidence-based policies to reduce gun violence. The ideal candidate will have exceptional writing skills and be able to translate nuanced policy studies and reports to a non-technical audience.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Research Translation Manager will report to the Director of Research Translation and will work closely with the Policy and Programming team. Specifically, the Research Translation Manager will:

QUALIFICATIONS

The starting salary for this position is $70,000. 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS 

All applicants should email their resume, cover letter and writing sample to recruitment@csgv.org with the subject line Research Translation Manager.


Foundation Grant Writer

The Foundation Grant Writer, a key member of the CSGV/EFSGV’s development team, is responsible for overseeing over $1.5 million income annually. This role, under the direction of, and in collaboration with the Director of Development, will contribute to the strategy and drive implementation to renew and steward our current foundation funders, and build our foundation prospect pipeline to identify and secure new sources of revenue in support of our mission to make gun violence rare and abnormal.

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Foundation Grant Writer will oversee the foundation giving program at CSGV/EFSGV and will be responsible for writing all foundation grant renewal applications, grant reports and conducting all grant program tracking, including managing proposal submission deadlines and deliverables.  

 

A successful candidate will be, first and foremost, a great writer with a passion for saving lives. This individual should  possess an ability to translate public health research and gun violence policy and advocacy to meet foundation funder guidelines and program priorities. These activities include engaging and collaborating with program staff to relay the details of each CSGV/EFSGV program to foundation funders. This role is also responsible for researching and identifying a foundation prospect pipeline and qualifying prospects through outreach and submission of LOI’s. This position is vital to the long-term financial stability and growth of the organization.

 

In addition, the candidate must be highly detail-oriented and possess an ability to juggle multiple responsibilities simultaneously, meet deadlines and be adept at adjusting to the changing priorities of a small but nimble team. A passion for working to prevent gun violence is a must.  

RESPONSIBILITIES

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

REQUIRED AND PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND CREDENTIALS

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

This position is virtual for the time being until working in-person on-site at our downtown Washington DC office is permitted. CSGV is in downtown Washington DC easily accessible by public transportation, located near the McPherson Square and Metro Stations. The work schedule is 9 am to 5 pm Eastern Standard time during weekdays with possible occasional evening events. To apply please submit a copy of your resume and a cover letter listing your qualifications and interest in the position to: recruitment@csgv.org with the subject line Foundation Grant Writer. Please note that final candidates for the position will be asked to submit a writing sample for review.

The starting salary for this position is $65,000.

Organization Policies

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence are Equal Opportunity/Reasonable Accommodation Employers. Except where otherwise provided by law, there will be no discrimination because of color, race, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a parent, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, on the basis of personal favoritism, or any other non-merit factor.

 

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and the Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Jumpstart:HR, LLC. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

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