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Fundraiser and Proposal Writer Specialist

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 00:00
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Job title: Fundraiser and Proposal Writer Specialist
Organisation: Justice Without Frontiers
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Deadline: May 15, 2016
Job specifications
Justice without Frontiers (JWF) is a secular, nonpolitical, nonprofit, nongovernmental, juristic civil organization, incorporated in November 2005 and headquartered in Beirut. Its role is to develop and promote democratic reform and rule of law, and undertake legal and social projects that support human rights. JWF mission is to support victims who have no access to justice, are not aware of their full human rights, do not possess the means to recourse to private law firms and lawyers, or suffer from a society where law practice lacks good skills, training, or freedom to execute the justice functions. In addition to that, JWF mission extends to promote and improve justice awareness and promulgate judicial laws and legislations and urgent governments to ratify the international conventions and spread out ending impunity education.
Key responsabilites:
Objective: To provide assistance to the head or the board of the organization in identifying donor resources, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability.
Roles & Responsibilities:
•        Compile and maintain a database of international and local donor. Regularly monitor donor websites and identify and inform donor opportunities matching the work of Justice Without Frontiers.
•        Assist the Director in writing concept notes, project ideas and project proposals and ensure their timely submission.
•        Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long-term sustainability of the organization
•        Undertake online research and build contacts with potential individual donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
•        Conduct narrative researches to be included in the project proposals.
•        Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization.
•        Suggest other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
Key competencies:
The ideal candidate will typically possess the following:
•        Bachelor’s degree required, with a major in English/Communications/Journalism/Marketing preferred.
•        Three to five years of relevant experience fundraising and writing proposals
•        Proficiency with Microsoft Office.
•        Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic –French is a plus
•        Strong writing and editing skills and ability required.
•        Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels are required.
•        Solid understanding of standard corporate proposal formats and templates
•        Must be highly organized with proven skills managing and tracking assignments and deadlines.
•        Ability to edit or rewrite sections of proposals to ensure readability and adherence to win themes
•        Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work successfully in a fast-paced environment on multiple priority projects
•        Ability to work independently, including prioritizing within demanding time frames. Able to work with a wide range of stakeholders including community based organizations, local NGOs, local government and officials, donors, and colleagues;
•        Excellent organization and planning skills;
•        Quick learner, agile, flexible, adaptable to different organizational cultures and operating environments;
•        Commitment to quality and support of process improvement and implementation.
•        Other duties as assigned
Experience required: 
•        3 to 5 years
Education degree: Bachelor Degree Field of education: Bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, marketing, communications, management, business, or a related field required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. 
Arabic: Fluent English: Fluent French: Very Good
Salary: ---- Please note that this is a local position.
Contract terms:
Submission guidelines: Talented individuals with a passion for doing socially useful work are encouraged to apply. If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please send your resume and cover letter by e-mail to; no later than May 15, 2016
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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