Are you a skilled communicator and relationship builder who thrives on making changes in the world? Do you wish to be a part of a highly collaborative team where you can utilize your project management experiences in operative and strategic assignments? Then you might be the changemaker we are looking for! Read more and apply today!
About Better Shelter
Better Shelter is a Swedish independent non-profit humanitarian organization free from political or religious links. They design, produce, and distribute the award-winning Relief Housing Unit (RHU) shelter solution. A temporary and modular shelter solution that offers displaced people safety and dignity on their path toward a life in peace in a permanent home.
About the role
Better Shelter has created a new strategy for Private Sector Engagement in which it seeks to work with corporate and philanthropic organizations and individuals to raise money. This role has been established specifically to lead these efforts and the goal is to raise money so that Better Shelter can continue to provide shelters to vulnerable people.
This job would involve working with existing private-sector partnerships, negotiating new partnerships, and coordinating the signing of grant agreements. In addition, the job would include developing solid stewardship plans aimed at increasing engagement and preparing all required preparatory and background materials for meetings between Better Shelter management and partners or prospects. If needed, the job would also involve developing additional plans and budgets for bespoke fundraising drives (campaigns, programs, Cause Related Marketing (CRM) activities, etc.). The job would also involve participating in organizing high-profile events to expand networking opportunities and seek new partnerships. The Private Sector Fundraising Manager will be working with the Head of Communications and the fundraising communications expert to make sure Better Shelter gets the best visibility possible. Finally, you would also be working with the partnership managers to make sure all the relevant content is coordinated and communicated effectively.
Qualifications and experience
- Minimum bachelor´s degree or equivalent in a relevant field, preferably in Marketing, International Relations, Politics, and/or Humanitarian Studies
- 8 years of relevant job experience
- Fluency in English, spoken and written. Other UN languages are meritorious.
- You should be skilled at finding and analyzing information from various sources and be able to translate it into practical recommendations that other people can easily follow as well as understand strategic fundraising
- Experience working in an international organization.
- Experienced user of common IT tools including Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools, intermediate or advanced level
We put great value on your personality and soft skills and expect you to have excellent communication skills, trust building, and confidence in written and verbal presentations. We also expect you to be analytical and structured as well as result- and target oriented. You should also have a good ability to monitor and follow up on progress and results as well as be hands-on and open-minded.
About the employment
You will be directly hired by Better Shelter and the employment is full-time (100 %). You will be covered by a collective agreement that among other things states 30 days of vacation and additional health insurance. The position is on-site, and you will be offered flexible working hours. The starting date is as soon as possible, according to an agreement.
Interested in this role?
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