Organisation: Institute for War & Peace Reporting
Position: Director of Global Business Development and Fundraising
Location: Washington DC, USA
Salary: Salaries are competitive and benchmarked against comparable organizations in the not-for-profit sector
Closing date: 22/10/2017 (day/month/year)
Institute for War & Peace Reporting
1991 to support local activists and journalists in the collapsing Yugoslavia
who stood against rising intolerance and hate speech, IWPR has grown into an
independent not-for-profit organization that works with media and civil society
to promote positive change in closed, in conflict and in transitioning societies
worldwide. From home offices in the United States and The Netherlands, and our
global headquarters in London, we work on the ground in more than two dozen of
the world’s most challenging environments.
new role, as the principal architect, advisor and implementer for IWPR’s
proposal and fundraising efforts, current set at approximately $20M USD per
year, you will lead, identify and support new business opportunities globally
and lead all aspects of fundraising and marketing campaigns, international
partnerships and institutional advancement programs.
1. Identifies and supports new business
opportunities. Oversees the writing of all concept papers, grant proposals, and
other documentation to ensure alignment with goals, from large multi-million dollar bids to small concept
notes for private funders.
2. Leads all aspects of fundraising and
meets annual targets. Oversees giving activities and designs outreach efforts.
Works closely with Executive Director and Boards to enhance outreach efforts
and build donor bases.
3. Represents IWPR. Attends external
events to build relationships, market IWPR, and identify trends and
opportunities. Represents IWPR at meetings, conferences, and workshops.
and implements an annual plan for departmental operations. Leads and directs
departmental operations and staff. Prepares and monitors the operation’s staff,
development, and fundraising budgets.
5. Leads and directs departmental
operations and staff.
Skills and Ability
This position description is not an exhaustive list of
all functions that the incumbent is expected to perform, but is instead a
summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The
incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included in this position
description. IWPR reserves the right to revise position descriptions at any
time based on changes to the required job responsibilities. Staff will be
informed of any changes to their job responsibilities.
To apply for the post, please send a letter of application
stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the role along with
your CV/resume (no photos) in English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to Zoe
Oldham (see email below) .
Ensure that they are sent as Word documents
with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”.
Please put "Dir Global BD FR - IWPR” in the email subject line.
Deadline for applications: Sunday, 22nd October 2017 18.00
* Please note IWPR/Daryl
Upsall Consulting will never ask for payment during the recruitment process.
Contact person: Zoe Oldham
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
Closing date: 2017-10-22
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