Fundraising & Marketing officer (Internationally Recruited Staff)

The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights
  • Location
    Cairo, Egypt
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Oct 16

Position description

ECWR is an independent non-governmental organization dedicated to improving women’s status in Egypt and the Arab region. Founded in 1996, ECWR works with women and community organizations on activities designed to work on two levels: empowering the individual and strengthening civil society. Primarily concerned with improving women's legal and political status, ECWR operates a number of programs ranging from direct legal aid for needy women to trainings, election monitoring and advocacy. Full information about our programs and activities can be found at www.ecwronline.org

Responsibilities:

It is worth mentioning that ECWR uses unconventional tools including radio and TV shows to advocate and enhance women's rights. Thus, ECWR seeks a fundraising and marketing officer who has the ability to market ECWR's ideas and projects especially the TV show to the concerned bodies and build partnerships with the privet sector.

-     Meeting with donors and discussing with them ECWR's projects, ideas and plans for the future and asking for partnership 

-     Send proposals and strives to match up donors' interests with ecwr's priority projects. 

-     Track applications and follow-up

-     Expand the database of donors so they receive news about ECWR all the time 

-     Search for new donors and contact them

-     Highlight issues we want to make new projects on in the ecwr update newsletter 

-     Monitor and evaluate fundraising and submit evaluation to Chair

Qualifications

  • Experience at least 2 years (paid or voluntary) in fundraising work for gender equality, women's rights and/or sustainable development.
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge (or an alternative CRM), Excel, Email Marketing software (e.g. Campaigner, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English
  • Experience with nonprofit organizations, human rights and women's rights;
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and plan ahead;
  • Outstanding research and editing skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a manner that is clear, accessible and engaging;
  • Knowledge of issues related to gender and development and women's human rights on a global scale and particularly in the MENA region and Egypt, and strong gender analysis skills;
  • Demonstrated creativity and critical thinking;
  • Strong networking and outreach skills;
  • University degree or related experience with a focus on women's rights

Application instructions

Interested candidates should send CV and cover letter in English by email with the subject line, "Fundraising & Marketing Officer"

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