Fund Raising Specialist

Bachelor's Degree   Herat, Afghanistan Full Time 935
Date Posted:Apr 2, 2018
Closing Date:Apr 19, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Communication
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:

About Voice of Women Organization:

Founded: 2000

Voice of Women Organization (VWO) is an Afghanistan based national NGO operating in the Western Region of Afghanistan. VWO is striving to utilize the international assistance in the best interest of the Afghan communities through projects in various sectors, especially in approaching women rights and women empowerment in the society.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and Program Coordinator the Fund Raising Specialist will maintain and grow relationships with existing corporate and individual donors. Proactively identifies and develops new sources of financial support to meet annual fundraising goals, primarily through execution of special event fundraisers for the long term sustainability of the project.

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Develop a comprehensive fundraising plan for long term project sustainability.
2. Proactively identifies prospects, building and maintaining a pipeline to grow donor partnerships.
3. Organize and attend fund raising events both inside and outside of Afghanistan.
4. Organize a campaign or event that will lead to soliciting donations
5. Works within a solicitation plan building new and nurturing current relationships through a series of personal visits, meetings, events and follow up stewardship practices
6. Develop brochures, flyers, Video Clips and other promotional material for fund raising events/purposes.
7. Tracks and reports progress to the Executive Director & Program Coordinator.
8. Evaluates success and progress of accomplishing goals and refines business tactics as needed.
9. Works with the staff in the cultivation/solicitation process as appropriate.
10. Develops a deep understanding of VWO’s mission and goals to effectively communicate to the giving community.
11. Utilizes and maintains administrative systems. These include program databases, contact management and reporting systems.
12. Research prospective local and international donors
13. Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors
14. Conduct fundraising strategies for the organization
15. Maintain records of donor information for future use
16. Ensure that all legal reporting requirements are satisfied
17. Perform any other relevant assignments/ duties that might be assigned from time to time by immediate supervisors.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Herat


(Minimum) Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication, Social Science or equivalent. Masters Degree preferred

(Minimum) 4-5 years of experience in the relevant field.

Having excellent oral and written communication skills in English - Compulsory, Dari & Pashto

Ability to travel both inside and out of Afghanistan

Strong interpersonal communication skills

Job Keywords:

Fund Raising Specialist
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