Overview

Hakawati NGO is looking for a positive, confident and very organized Fundraising Specialist, passionate for philanthropy and betterment of society.

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 tools;
- 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).