Fundraising Associate

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

We are a global development and innovation firm that offers a variety of advisory services across the international development sector.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Tasks and responsibilities: 

  • Develop and execute a robust fundraising strategy that incorporates both traditional and novel funding approaches for program delivery 
  • Develop donor pitches, grant proposals, briefing packs and any other materials for the IDH- Dalberg partnership steering committee 
  • Develop and manage a calendar for fundraising engagements and events 
  • Conduct early stage engagements with donors, funders, investors and the public sector to gauge interest and focus areas that align with the ambitions of the partnership 
  • Keep track of funding commitments and requirements as they are converted 
  • Track and report progress on fundraising efforts 
  • Continuously scan for opportunities to approach potential partners and funders 
  • Wherever possible, attend fundraising meetings and events with the IDH-Dalberg partnership steering committee 

About you 

  • You are a global development leader and you thrive in tackling global issues. You enjoy evolving in high-performing environments and driving the delivery of innovative and results-oriented solutions. 
  • You are independent and self-motivated, and work well with others. You excel in solving problems using clear strategic and creative thinking, and you want to put your skills to work – transforming organizations that affect smallholder farmer livelihoods. You are a committed self-starter with experience as a ‘top-performer’ in your past roles, a passion for agricultural development, and an entrepreneurial spirit. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Past successful fundraising experience 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the donor and investor landscape in Africa with a particular focus on the agriculture sector 
  • Master's degree in PR and Communications, business, finance, economics, or related field (preferred), plus 3 – 5 years of relevant experience. 
  • Strong pitch, proposals and concept note writing capabilities 
  • Experience engaging private sector partners and forging public-private partnerships in 
  • Sensitivity to the political and cultural environment of international public agencies or similarly complex environments 
  • Demonstrated ability to develop meaningful and trusted relationships with donor, investor and public sector stakeholders 
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a team player and team builder and performing well in a start- up atmosphere 
  • Ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time, multiple partners, engagements and workload 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and in a matrix project organization 
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including ability to produce high-quality pitches and deliver high level presentations to potential partners 
  • Fluency in English required. French will be an added advantage. 
  • Must be authorized to work in either Kenya, Nigeria or South Africa 
  • Willingness to travel as needed 

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NGN 250,000 - 400,000