Fundraising Officer


Job Type

Full Time Temporary Contract

Salary

Details: $1500 per month

Published:

05/16/2018

Start Date:

06/01/2018

Application Deadline:

05/23/2018

Address

Bogotá
Bogota
Colombia

Description

Data-Pop Alliance is seeking a full-time Fundraising Officer to be based in Bogotá or Mexico City.


Effective dates: June 1st through August 31st with possibility of extension depending on funding. Full-time.


Reporting to the Director and working closely with the Knowledge Manager and Operations and Outreach Manager based in Cambridge MA and NYC, the Fundraising Officer will undertake all fundraising-related activities through the following key responsibilities:


Fundraising (80%)

  • Proactively seek new sources of corporate, foundation, and public-sector support.
  • Develop and manage a prospecting system: identify and qualify donor prospects and support cultivation and solicitation strategies for them.
  • Provide oversight and implementation of strategies to engage, renew, and acquire major donors and prospects, through in person meetings, direct mail, phone, and email solicitation.
  • Identify and make contact with potential funding sources to build a portfolio of mid-level donors and major donor prospects.
  • Finalize comprehensive, well-designed presentation deck for Data-Pop Alliance, i.e. Data-Pop Colombia fundraising activities.
  • Ensure leadership is well prepared for donor meetings / calls
  • Write, edit and submit concept notes, proposals and reports
  • Participate in defining and carrying out development objectives and priorities for entire organization
  • Write, edit and submit reporting documents to donors


Administrative  (20%)

  • Incorporate Data-Pop Alliance as a nonprofit organization in Colombia
  • Set up bank account for Data-Pop Colombia
  • Other administrative tasks as required


Skills and experience required

You are / have:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in public management, international development or related field
  • Bilingual English / Spanish
  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience in fundraising experience in a non-profit development department
  • A self-starter, disciplined, driven, eager to learn, grow, and make an impact
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Successful experience working in a multicultural environment with partners and people of different backgrounds and levels of seniority
  • Management of French is a plus


Salary/Benefits

$ 1500 USD / month


Recruitment process

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to jobs@datapopalliance.org with the subject line “Fundraising Officer,” by May 23rd, 6:00pm EST. In this brief cover letter paragraph, please include: educational background, languages spoken, and 2 references.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English / Spanish

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@datapopalliance.org

http://datapopalliance.org

Qualified candidates are requested to submit a CV and cover letter to jobs@datapopalliance.org with the subject line “Fundraising Officer,” by May 23rd, 6:00pm EST. In this brief cover letter paragraph, please include: educational background, languages spoken, and 2 references.


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