DIRECTOR OF DONOR ENGAGEMENT
Join a team of engaging, enthusiastic and dedicated people that are committed to collaborating with one another to create a sustainable system of change in Northern Ghana, West Africa.
The Director of Donor Engagement will be responsible for developing implementing new strategies to acquire new donors, and retain existing ones . He or she will oversee a team of volunteers who will work together to meet fundraising goals from existing donors and new networks. The Director of Donor Engagement will work to plan and implement strategies ensuring existing and prospective donors connect to Create Change’s inspiring story and impact.
Develop a thorough understanding of Create Change’s mission, community and fundraising goals and initiatives
In conjunction with the Board of Directors, develop and oversee the implementation of a donor engagement strategy
Oversee the Donor Engagement committee, providing key leadership, mentorship, and training as required
Identify, research, and secure possible new donations, sponsorship opportunities and partnerships
Lead a team to create and deliver in-person presentations with prospective sponsors to secure new donors
Lead a team to foster and deepen relationships with prospective donors at all levels
- Create knowledgeable and professional communications to provide our donor base, addressing inquiries about programs and spending
A seasoned fundraiser with 5-7 years of experience creating and implementing communications and fundraising strategies, plans and programs
Experience from professional career or with other organizations to successfully raise funds through donor solicitations
Strong relationship builder and collaborator
Experience leading a team to prioritize, multi-task, and set and achieve deadlines
Innovative thinker who is not afraid to think outside the box
Superior written, verbal and presentations skills
A self-starter who is able to work independently, with little supervision
Ability to manage and understand the needs of a variety of independent but connected stakeholder groups, including youth, corporate donors, and the general public.
- A keen desire to collaborate with a wonderful team to work towards Create Change’s vision of introducing a 100% self sufficient model of charity in Northern Ghana that is run and led by girls
Please send your CV and a statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as we can!