Individual Giving Fundraising Consultant
At Jusoor, we believe in the power of people to bring about extraordinary change. We see the Jusoor team as leaders of a significant shift in the future of Syria and Syrians globally.
We are seeking a highly skilled and dynamic Individual Giving Fundraiser with a focus on engaging high net worth individuals in the Gulf Region to join our team.
This role is integral to our mission and will play a crucial part in expanding our donor base and securing significant contributions to support our programs.
The Individual Giving Fundraiser (High Net Worth) - Gulf Region will be responsible for building and nurturing relationships with high net worth individuals in the Gulf Region to secure major gifts and donations.
This role requires a seasoned fundraiser with a strong network and understanding of the philanthropic landscape in the Gulf Region.
The successful candidate will be a persuasive communicator, a strategic thinker, and a dedicated advocate for our cause.
- Proven track record of successfully fundraising large gifts from high net worth individuals.
- Established network of contacts in the Gulf Region's philanthropic and business communities.
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven ability to craft persuasive and customized proposals and concept notes.
- Results-oriented with a track record of achieving fundraising goals.
- Passion for our organization's mission and values.
- Knowledge of Arabic
- Knowledge of the challenges facing Syrian children and youth
- Familiarity with donor management software and tools (preferably Salesforce)
Required Skills and Experience
- Prospect Identification: Identify and research high net worth individuals in the Gulf Region who have a potential interest in the organization's mission and programs.
- Relationship Building: Cultivate and steward relationships with major donors through personalized engagement, meetings, and communication, with a focus on building long-term partnerships.
- Proposal Development: Create compelling and tailored proposals and solicitation materials for high net worth individuals, aligning their interests with the organization's priorities.
- Donor Events: Plan and execute exclusive donor events and activities to engage and recognize major donors in the Gulf Region.
- Collaboration: Collaborate with the executive team, Board of Directors, and other stakeholders to leverage their networks and support in cultivating major donors.
- Donor Recognition: Ensure appropriate recognition and acknowledgment of major donors, including naming opportunities and customized stewardship plans.
- Gift Processing: Oversee the gift acknowledgment process and ensure accurate donor records and reporting.
- Goal Achievement: Develop and implement strategies to meet or exceed annual fundraising targets for major gifts from the Gulf Region.
- Compliance: Ensure all fundraising activities adhere to ethical and legal standards and comply with donor requirements.
Interested candidates should apply and submit their CV and a cover letter, before the end of day on November 15, 2023.
Note that applications will be considered on a rolling basis.