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FUNDRAISING OFFICER

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MITA
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast
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Published 9 days ago

MITA is a non-profit organization which provides financing and training to help small-scale farmers fight hunger and extreme poverty in West Africa. To that end, MITA works with smallholder farmers in the region to expand their access to agricultural inputs and training, and connect them to viable markets.

Currently, MITA is seeking a college graduate interested in empowering smallholder farmers in West Africa to join our team as a fundraising officer. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the successful applicant will develop and promote a diverse range of fundraising activities and projects to support our fundraising strategy and income generation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Meet all fundraising strategy targets, timelines and income projections.
  • Develop public fundraising opportunities and activities.
  • Research, identify and manage small-mid donations from trusts, foundations, institutional funders, governments and statutory-making bodies, corporate and private donors.
  • Attract, build and develop relationships with new and existing corporate donors to secure long term and increased funding across a wide range of target markets.
  • Manage a mixed portfolio of funders to best practice standards, ensuring reporting deadlines are met, terms and conditions for grants are satisfied, grant income is collected efficiently when due and donor retention remains an ongoing priority.
  • Maintain and update database of fundraising contacts.

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience with a wide range of fundraising activities (including public fundraising) and proven success of substantial income generation.
  • Good knowledge of the principles of fundraising from trusts and foundations and experience in soliciting funds from these sources.
  • Previous experience in preparing multiple funding application forms and writing detailed and compelling proposals.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken.
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills with the ability to prioritize and deal with a variety of tasks.

MITA is a non-profit organization which provides financing and training to help small-scale farmers fight hunger and extreme poverty in West Africa. To that end, MITA works with smallholder farmers in the region to expand their access to…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    2-Year Degree Required

Salary

The payment will be based on actual funds directly secured from the assignment

Level of Language Proficiency

The successful applicant must be fluent in English (both written and spoken). The ability to speak French is a plus.

The successful applicant must be fluent in English (both written and spoken). The ability to speak French is a plus.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

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