We are seeking a persuasive Fundraising/Development Writer with 3-7 years of experience for a non-profit in downtown Chicago. This is an ON-SITE part-time role (20+ hours/week) beginning late February 2013 - June 2013. This is a fantastic opportunity to build up your public relations or writing portfolio! The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of public relations experience, with heavy experience in donor relations, fundraising or development-type writing (think persuasive writing). An ideal candidate will have a background in working for a non-profit organization, like a university or a healthcare organization. You will be writing press releases and helping out the public affairs team with other writing/PR needs. Location: Chicago LoopType: Part-time (20 hours/week)Pay Rate: up to $25/hourStart Date: February 18th RESPONSIBILITIES· Develop and write press releases· Work with Communications Director · Develop and write persuasive, informative and inspiring proposals and descriptive documents such as white papers targeted to external constituents such as donors and prospective donors· Develop and write feature articles for external publicationsQUALIFICATIONS3-7 years of experience working in Development, Donor Relations or Public Relations (with a non-profit organization or university) Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field Ability to craft persuasive messages TO APPLY: send ALL of the following materials:Targeted Resume (Word document) A couple of paragraphs explaining how your background aligns with a position like this Writing Samples Hourly Rate Range Location: Chicago LoopPrincipals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.