Fundraiser

If you want to make world a better place, if you would like to work for those who are in need, if helping others drives you, if you are able to convince a miser to give away the last shirt, we have a position especially for you!

Join Habitat for Humanity Poland, the Christian value based NGO dealing with housing poverty around the world. We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for the position of:

 

Fundraiser

(ref: SFR/2018)

 

The Fundraiser is responsible for creating new and developing an existing steady stream of funding and in-kind donations for Habitat for Humanity Poland programs. The focus is to develop Habitat Poland’s capacity to raise funds from major donors, corporations and foundations. The Fundraiser will manage donor relations including creation and implementation of a donor appreciation program including updates to donors on funded programs. This position may be connected with travel throughout Poland with some travel abroad.

 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute the development and implementation of the fundraising strategy for Habitat Poland to include individual, corporate, foundation and online giving;
  • Develop funding proposals to donors;
  • Initiate and develop relationships with new donors, corporations and foundations;
  • Research and identify prospective major donors, corporations and foundations;
  • Identify funding opportunities and craft creative approaches;
  • Develop donor appreciation program;
  • Manage the portfolio of current donors and supporters;
  • Ensure appropriate and timely reporting to all donors;
  • Serve as liaison and provide support to Program Department in organizing volunteering team events;
  • Ensure that there is a full understanding of the requirements and conditions of each donor in Program Team;

 

Candidate’s profile:

Essential skills:

  • Ability to engage, influence and persuade individuals and organizations verbally and in writing, both in Polish and English;
  • Education: minimum BA (MA preferred);
  • Proficiency in English;
  • Experience in client/donor relationship management, fundraising, marketing or sales;
  • Diplomacy and a high level of personal conduct;
  • Ability to understand donor motivations and tailor communication to match the priorities and goals;
  • Team player with ability to share knowledge and skills, respecting Habitat Poland’s vision and values;
  • Willing to understand program strategy and housing advocacy issues;
  • Ability to deal with strict deadlines and time pressure;

Desired skills (optional):

  • Fundraising certificate;
  • Understanding of CSR policies and practice;
  • Experience in volunteering or volunteer program management;
  • Organizational skills;
  • Positive and creative problem solving ability;

 

CV and motivation letter should be completed in English and submitted to our e-mail address: rekrutacja(at)habitat.pl with the reference number SFR/2018 in the topic. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview (also in English).