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Fundraiser Job Advertisement for IFS

Published: 2017-08-11

The IFS team is looking for a Fundraiser who will be responsible for seeking financial support for IFS from public sources such as bilateral and international development organizations and international and national research institutions and from private sources such as private foundations and international and national corporations including crowd-funding and such alternative fundraising methods.

Profile of a fundraising position for IFS´s resource mobilization strategy (funding strategy)

The position collaborates closely with the Chair as well as the Director of IFS, aiming at building good relationships with partners and donors and raising financial support for IFS. In particular the position oversees the planning, development, and implementation of all aspects of the funding process, including:

  • Cultivating and soliciting public and private sources of support
  • Advancing IFS in all aspects of the funding process
  • Communicating the organisation´s case for support to partners/donors and other prospects
  • Carrying out prospect research
  • Developing strategies and tactics for the approach of major donor prospects by with IFS management and Board
  • Planning the donor stewardship
  • Preparing and monitoring the funding timetable and budget.
  • Supervising the development of funding communication materials, including brochures, newsletters and reports


Requirements for the position:

  • University degree
  • Appreciation of IFS environment and values
  • Proven track record of philanthropic engagement at a high level with public and private sector major donors
  • Proven project management skills: project driven and goal oriented
  • Strong communication experience and skills, very good command of English
  • High social competence and relation building capacity
  • Excellent command of English

The position will report to the Director of IFS.

We’re looking for the right person to join our IFS team is that you?

More information and send application

For more information about the position, please contact Ulf Edin at ulf.edin@ifs.se or +46 8 545 818 24

Please submit your application through LinkedIn and the link to the application is; https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/373443166/?pathWildcard=373443166&trk=mcm.






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