Organisation: Jesuit Refugee Service - JRS
Position: Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving
Location: Rome, Italy
Salary: The salary is calculated taking into account years of relevant experience and degree of responsibility of the role. Details will be discussed with short-listed candidates.
Closing date: 27/12/2017 (day/month/year)
Jesuit Refugee Service - JRS
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. The organisation was founded in 1980 and currently has a presence in 51 countries. JRS undertakes services at local, national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs.
The main services provided are in the field of education, emergency assistance, psychosocial support and livelihood activities. Currently, more than 733,000 individuals are direct beneficiaries of JRS projects.
The JRS International Office in Rome is the head office of the Jesuit Refugee Service. It leads the organisational strategy and provides support and guidance in the areas of programmes, finance, advocacy, communications, fundraising and human resources to 10 regional offices worldwide.
To expand its fundraising efforts, JRS has created a new position of Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving. We are looking for a self-starter with expertise especially in individual donor and digital fundraising to structure and grow our work in this area.
Reporting to the International Director of Philanthropy and Development, the Fundraising and Development Officer will be part of the Philanthropy and Development Department (a team of six people) leading the organisation’s global efforts in the acquisition of financial resources through fundraising from public and private sources.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Required Education and Experience
Required Skills and Competences
Required Core Values
The job requires occasional travel to JRS locations and participation in specific events around the world.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Contract is for one year, to be converted into a permanent contract upon positive evaluation. The JRS remuneration policy is aligned with the JRS ethos to offer effective and professional services and at the same time express solidarity with the people served. The salary takes into account years of relevant experience and degree of responsibility of the role. Details will be discussed with short-listed candidates.
All applicants are requested to submit the following documents through this link.
1) Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English including three (3) professional references with their contact information, phone and email address.
2) A cover letter describing the candidate's desire and motivation to work for JRS and how her/his qualifications and experience are a good fit for this position.
Deadline: until the position is filled.
Please note that due to urgent need, screening of applicants will begin immediately and will be conducted on an on-going basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Any
Closing date: 2017-12-27
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