James R. Jordan Foundation International Grant Writer/Development assists the President in providing planning and direction of international global fundraising and development related activities. This includes major gifts, grant writing, serving as a liaison for multidisciplinary fundraising efforts for the existing and emerging corporation and foundation partnerships. International Coordinator will assist in the securing of funding to expedite the establishment of the James R. Jordan Foundation International Kenya Women and Children’s Wellness Centre.
Work collectively with the President and International team with fundraising efforts; ensure follow-through on current strategies and anticipate major tasks and deadlines
Provide an annual fund plan and implement strategies that will grow annual revenue and achieve the Foundation’s mission.
Write grant proposals, letters, and other reports/materials needed for effective cultivation and solicitation of prospects. Secure funding from private, corporate, individual and foundation donors.
Aggressively seeks new corporate/foundation funding sources and maintains relationships with current/past donors.
Collectively work with the International team to secure progressive and socially responsible business partners for projects and programs
Collaborate with KWCWC East Africa Development
Work collectively with a team to develop a long-term giving and marketing plan to ensure long-term financial health goals.
Work collectively with the President in maintaining close working relationships with the JRJFI KW Board and to actively work with Board development to increase private and public sector funding.
Maintain an accurate grants calendar and transmit this information monthly to the President and Board of Directors
Examines ways of packaging and marketing programs to philanthropic supporters.
Manage global membership database – create profiles and track donors and prospects; and, in coordination with staff, issue email announcements as necessary
. Represent the Foundation at networking/media events, conferences and workshops, et, al
Out of town – travel required
Excellent prioritization and organizational skills, the, required.
Proficient in MS Office software, including MS Word, Excel, Access, Publisher and PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
Proficient with database management systems (Customer Relations Management System)
Excellent prioritization and organizational skills, with the ability to meet multiple deadlines.
Ability to perform statistical analysis and implement research methodology.
A detailed-oriented individual with the ability to follow oral and written instructions and work in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret most journalistic-style documents.
Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.
Ability to make effective and persuasive verbal and written presentations
Ability to communicate with youth and their families, in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner.
Ability to familiarize themselves with an organization's goals and mission. International exposure or studies a plus.
Outstanding grammar and strong research skills needed; knowledge of the nonprofit's particular International field and funders et, al USAID, OASHA. Proven track record of grant awards.
Responsible for direct mail pieces, branded promotional items (events) and collect and write content for newsletters and annual reports.
Marketing Experience a plus
Experience with Adobe, Illustrator, Canvas, Photoshop, Weebly
Graphic communications for print, and the web to enhance community, partners and donor awareness.
Website and social media graphics, posters, flyers, newsletters, annual reports, national brochures, e-blasts and other marketing materials as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in English or other related fields, 3 years of experience; progressively increased responsibility in a global setting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master preferred
Additional Salary Information: vacation, medical, dental, vision life, sick leave, 11 holidays which includes birthday.