NGO Niños de Guatemala (NDG) is looking for a Head Fundraising who can take the organization’s revenue generation to the next level. Are you a natural leader and entrepreneurial gogetter and do you want to further develop our long-term fundraising strategy? Then we are looking for you!
To ensure sustainable funding and financial growth for our activities in Guatemala, we are looking for a game-changer in these exciting times of organizational growth. Since 2006 Niños de Guatemala provides underprivileged children with an education. With our three operating schools, 3 businesses, almost 500 students, 60 employees, and many (international) collaborations, no day is the same. As the Head of Marketing and Fundraising you will take responsibility for the revenue stream to support our goals of education, empowerment and entrepreneurship!
You love to go out, meet people and build your network. You are a social being and combine your social ease with your focus on business opportunities. You are experienced in binding corporate and private donors to existing and new propositions. You are a leader; you naturally climb the stage, inspire your team and the public by creating opportunities. You are very organized and you love to nourish the flexible and dynamic nature of your department.
As Head of Marketing & Fundraising you will be responsible for coordinating and supporting all fundraising activities in Guatemala and beyond. You develop innovative business projects and new corporate collaborations with the intention to start global fundraising initiatives. You recognize quality and stimulate the potential of your various team members while identifying the key areas for growth of income and supporter engagement. You manage the areas of private fundraising, corporate fundraising, institutional fundraising, relationship/stakeholder management, administration and marketing analysis. You are a part of NDG’s Management Team, and report directly to the Global Director of NDG.
- You have a relevant university degree with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.
- You are familiar with a corporate environment and you do have experience finding funding for a range of projects.
- You are result oriented and target driven.
- You have the ability to motivate, guide and develop a team.
- You have strong social, communicative and diplomatic skills and are fluent in English and (preferably) Spanish.
- You are decisive, pro-active and creative.
- You have great public speaking skills.
- You are flexible and able to attend events in the evenings and weekends.
Niños de Guatemala provides underprivileged children with an education. NDG runs two primary schools and a secondary school which house over 500 Guatemalan children that would otherwise not have been able to go to school. The organization aims for self-sufficiency through our business initiatives such as a Spanish school and tourist activities. Central to our success are the commitment and involvement of the local community, especially those of the children and the adolescents we serve. For more information, please check www.ninosdeguatemala.org.
Want to take on this challenge? Please send your CV and a letter of motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org before 15 November 2017. Is this not your dream job? Support Niños de Guatemala by sharing this job with your network!