Overview

Responsibilities:


- Develop a realistic fundraising plan of the Project for 2 years of its implementation
- Based on identified funding indicators, further define each indicator with concrete action plans, key responsibilities, priorities
- Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
- Identify and build relations with potential donors
- Strengthen relationships with existing donors
- Organize online and offline campaigns/ events that will lead to soliciting donations
- Develop and maintain a database of current and potential donors and keep liaisons
- Prioritize potential funding opportunities according to the best possible match between the scope of Project activities and donor interests
- Manage crowdfunding projects
- Collaborate on social media, publicity, marketing and communication efforts where needed

Required Qualifications:


- University degree, preferably in Marketing, Communication or Social Sciences
- 5 years of strategic development and fundraising experience (including donor management)
- Knowledge of fundraising cycles, proposal formats and application procedures for key donors
- Strong communication, organizational, presentation skills
- Experience with crowdfunding and online fundraising tool
- Proven experience of building relationships with individual and institutional donors and researching funding opportunities
- Good-standing existing relationships with donor communities
- Proven track of successful fundraising
- Ability to organize and plan
- Event planning and management skills
- Excellent analytical and writing skills
- Professional knowledge of English and Armenian languages; knowledge of German and/ or Arabic languages is an asset
- Good computer and social networking skills (G-suite, CRM)