Nonprofit
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Published 10 days ago

Fundraising Consultant

Remote, Work must be performed anywhere in the world

Details

Job Type:Contract / Freelance
Start Date:August 5, 2024
End Date:August 4, 2025
Application Deadline:July 25, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Mid-level

Description

ABOUT MITA

MITA is a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme poverty in Ivory Coast.

Our purpose is to empower smallholder farmers by providing them with modern agricultural knowledge, financial literacy and connections to viable markets so that they can become self-reliant.

We envision a future in which every smallholder farmer family has the knowledge and means to achieve big harvests and prosper with dignity.

More information about our work is available at www.mita-project.org

Role Description

The Fundraising Consultant will work with the Executive Director to deliver MITA’s fundraising operations. She/he will be responsible for tasks related to fundraising, including communication with funders, developing philanthropic strategies and using strong organization skills to manage fundraising priorities. The role will also involve writing compelling fundraising appeals and grant proposals.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ relevant experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Experience of creative proposal writing combined with the ability to demonstrate clear outcomes and impact
  • Excellent communication skills: proven ability to form good working relations, both internally and externally, including representing MITA to foundations, high net worth individuals and stakeholders. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good copywriting and proofreading ability
  • Time management skills: the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines is key 
  • Good research skills with experience of identifying quality new fundraising leads
  • Passion for MITA’s mission and dedication to its continued success.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet objectives and tight deadlines.



ABOUT MITA

MITA is a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme poverty in Ivory Coast.

Our purpose is to empower smallholder farmers by providing them with modern agricultural knowledge, financial literacy…

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English (written and spoken) required.

Knowledge of French an asset

Proficient in English (written and spoken) required.

Knowledge of French an asset

Location

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

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