New Business Development Assistant

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The New Business Development Assistant will support International Medical

Corps' positioning for and pursuit of funding opportunities with new and

existing donors in both the private and public sectors. S/he will provide

assistance to the New Business and Resource Development teams in their

management of new proposals, reporting for ongoing private-donor grants, as

well as for administrative research initiatives. S/he will lead special

projects to develop new or adapt existing resources and tools as needs are



  • Contribute to the NBD team's efforts to track, manage, and share information about priority donors' forecasts, trends, regulations, and guidelines
  • Participate in the research and identification of potential partners for proposal consortia as it relates to specific opportunities
  • Maintain administrative and support functions related to proposal development and reporting
  • Support teams in finalizing proposals and reports with detail-oriented copy-editing, condensing/summarizing, and formatting written content
  • Conduct critical review of inputs for proposals and reports, including budgets,timelines and activities for accuracy and consistency
  • Prepare forecasting projections to track potential opportunities
  • Support team in maintaining up to date insight into donors' funding priorities and proposal guidelines
  • Update capability statements and/or draft standard program descriptions for outreach purposes
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date files of opportunities pursued including concept notes, proposals, key communication, research and more
  • Support team to develop and strengthen information management strategies and processes
  • Support the team in assessing and analyzing existing program development resources and tools to identify gaps and needs for updating or developing new materials
  • Manage and coordinate special projects that support the NBD and RD departments, ongoing emergency response efforts, and as needed or assigned.

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

Code of Conduct

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps' and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one's own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps' policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.

It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.

Equal Opportunities

International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.


  • Typically, a Bachelor's degree in related area. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.


  • Typically, One year or more of experience in international program development, project management, non-profit fundraising, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience providing support to project management and/or fundraising teams, managing and producing competitive proposals for non-profit organizations, or similar and transferrable work experience.
  • Experience in international programming focused on health, and/or related humanitarian assistance sectors preferred.
  • Previous program design experience preferred.
  • Familiarity and past experience with a wider public and private non-profit donor landscape preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with international development, humanitarian, or non-profit organizations.
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating, facilitating, and managing projects.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with ability to coordinate multiple projects with competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, creativity, acute problem solving, and analytical skills;
  • Strong computer skills.

Misconduct Disclosure Scheme

All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures. 


The New Business Development Assistant will support International Medical

Corps' positioning for and pursuit of funding opportunities with new and

existing donors in both the private and public sectors. S/he will provide…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
  • Start Date
    November 15, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    November 4, 2021

Level of Language Proficiency




Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
Washington, DC, USA

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