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Business Development Writer
Resource Development Associates

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Business Development Writer

Resource Development Associates

Job Summary

$75k per year
Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 22 days ago
Job Role
Writer, Business Developement Representative
Employer's Industry

Job Description

LOCATION: Oakland, CA; currently 100% remote
HOURS: Full time, exempt
SALARY: Starting at $75,000 commensurate with experience and location

The Opportunity

Do you enjoy telling compelling stories and piecing together information to craft masterful narratives? RDA is seeking a highly motivated individual with superb writing skills, attention to detail, and experience writing on deadline for the position of Business Development Writer. The Business Development Writer will aid a cross-functional team to develop and implement RDA’s growth strategy by supporting the development of competitive grants, proposals, and client deliverables.

About RDA

For more than 35 years, RDA has provided consultation to public, private, and social sector organizations working across the public safety net system to address persistent social, health, and economic problems. Our services include research, assessment, planning, grant writing, organizational development, training and coaching, facilitation, data system development, and evaluation. We believe in working collaboratively with one another and with our clients and, as lifelong learners, we believe that people and organizations can grow and change.

What You’ll Achieve in Your First Year

As a Business Development Writer, you will be a critical member of the Business Development and Marketing Team and meet a variety of organizational needs. You'll collaborate with our multidisciplinary consulting teams, leverage your top-notch writing skills, and tap into your marketing genius to promote RDA’s impacts and outcomes and win public-sector contracts. You’ll also support the search for requests for proposals (RFPs), develop and copyedit content, and promote marketing campaigns. Every day and every project are different, and we are constantly learning, but here is a sample of what you can expect to experience in your first year:

Support Consulting Teams & Clients with Writing Needs

  • Support grant application development for our clients who utilize our grant writing services
  • Work collaboratively with project staff and team members to ensure highest quality work
  • Copyedit and QA client deliverables that are produced by our consulting teams
  • Copyedit and QA other organizational communications as needed
  • Support writing training for staff

Find and Win New Business Opportunities

  • Draft, support, and submit written responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQ)
  • Maintain analytics related to proposals and marketing

Support Marketing and Organizational Development Efforts

  • Develop and edit marketing content
  • Support the management of marketing campaigns, including social media calendars
  • Develop, improve, maintain, and manage related internal processes and tools

About You

  • Track record as an effective, efficient, and positive team member who is a quick learner and self-directed
  • Extensive experience developing high-quality written content
  • Proven track record of developing winning proposals for diverse agencies
  • Demonstrated experience developing compelling marketing content
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven department
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with graphic design is a plus

Benefits of Working at RDA

  • Dynamic and collaborative workplace
  • Family-friendly environment with flexible schedules
  • 100% RDA employee sponsored insurance
  • 401k, with RDA discretionary match after 2 years
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts for medical, dependent care, transit, and parking expenses
  • Individual stipends for professional development
  • Individual stipends for home office setup while RDA is 100% remote
  • Access to discounted retail products and services via ADP LifeMary

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

RDA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equitable and inclusionary hiring practices. We strongly encourage applicants to apply from all cultural backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and ages.

When Applying
Include a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references.

Business Overview

Our Story

Resource Development Associates (RDA) is a woman-owned, mission-driven consulting firm with a 36-year history. We provide consultation to city, county, and state agencies and nonprofit organizations. Our efforts are aimed at promoting social and economic justice and addressing structural inequities. Please visit our website to learn more about the work we do and the core values that guide us.

Why Work With Us?

OUR MISSION To work toward a just and equitable society by partnering with diverse stakeholders in addressing barriers to individual, organizational, and community well-being.

Team Size

11-50 team members


Culture & Perks

Women Owned
Commuter Benefits
Health Benefits
Parental Leave
Paid Time Off
Retirement Benefits
Team Events
Community Oriented
Mission Driven
Work-life Balance
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