4 May 2021

Development Specialist at IDinsight

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Job Description


IDinsight seeks an enthusiastic and tenacious full-time Development Specialist to join our Global Fundraising function.

You will work directly with a Founding Partner to build and drive an effective fundraising practice that will provide rocket fuel for the organization’s impact. This function is relatively new at IDinsight, allowing you to take an active role in shaping the direction and strategy of pursuits. In this role, you will support prospective funder identification, donor management, needs analysis from our regional and project teams, design and delivery of fundraising strategies, and senior leadership coaching in their funding relationships.

Responsibilities

Ideate with Founding Partner to plan immediate, medium, and long-term funding goals including brand-building and developing new channels for support
Manage a diverse portfolio of 100+ major donors, including individuals, foundations, and corporate partners
Drive a new prospect identification workstream, e.g. identifying high net-worth individuals aligned with IDinsight work
Research and develop strategies for donor outreach, acquisition, and cultivation. This may include designing and organizing engagement events for priority funders
Join the Founding Partner and/or the CEO on prospect and client development calls where appropriate
Manage and evolve systems for all Fundraising operations including CRM
Develop data-driven analyses and recommendations to bolsterFundraising’s performance
Lead the development of grant proposals, reports, and other donor communication
Monitor and track news in the philanthropy field
Work cross-functionally with Finance, Communications, and Executive teams

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Communications, Non-Profit Management, Business, Global/Development Studies, or other related field
2-5 years of relevant professional experience in nonprofit fundraising is required, ideally with both foundations and individuals. Familiarity with global development funding ecosystems is a plus
Self-driven, creative generator of ideas
Strong business writing abilities, especially in grant proposals and donor communication
Expert organizer and highly attentive to detail
Excellent verbal communicator and ability/energy to build rapport and connections
Demonstrated track record as an entrepreneurial self-starter and leader, comfortable with dynamic environments and workstreams
A builder who enjoys charting new paths, and who is passionate about the power of data and philanthropy to improve lives
Strong references

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Closing Date : 15th May, 2021.





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