DAI is an international development company. For more than 45 years, we have worked on the frontlines of international development, tackling fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in some 80 countries. Our development solutions turn ideas into impact by bringing together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.
Writer/Senior Writer/Principal Writer (9-11)
Job Title/Grade: Writer (Grade 9)
Senior Writer (Grade 10)
Principal Writer (Grade 11)
Reports to: Director, Business Development
Department: Business Development
Date: May 31, 2018
Function of the Position:
DAI’s Business Development Unit is seeking a writer to create succinct, winning proposals. A gifted stylist, the right candidate is also a facilitator of ideas, an insatiable learner, a meticulous researcher, and a natural networker with an appetite for engaging technical experts and translating their insights into compelling prose. Self-motivated yet team-oriented, the Senior Writer solves problems, provides counsel, and ensures quality control for diverse proposal teams—from the pre-positioning stage to execution. Simultaneously a mentor for junior writers and a sounding board for senior staff, the Senior Writer integrates written inputs from numerous sources and develops persuasive, original content based on research, interviews, incubators, and other solution-creation processes. Critical attributes include exceptional communication skills, intellectual curiosity and versatility, teamwork, flexibility, ability to motivate, and a "do-whatever-it-takes" attitude. Specific roles include the following:
Roles and Responsibilities:
Additional responsibilities as necessary.
Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
Supervisory Requirements: N/A.
DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
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