Resource Mobilization Assistant

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

Women in Global Health

Overview:

The Resource Mobilization Assistant is a crucial member of the fundraising team, contributing to the organization’s financial sustainability and growth. The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping WGH’s resource mobilization efforts and advancing its mission. We are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Resource Mobilization Assistant to join our dedicated fundraising team. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the organization’s growth and impact in the global health sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Proposal Development:

    1. Assist in the development of compelling grant proposals, concept notes, and fundraising pitches.
    2. Conduct research on potential funding sources and donors aligned with WGH’s mission.
  2. Donor Cultivation and Communication:

    1. Support the cultivation of relationships with donors, partners, and stakeholders.
    2. Contribute to the creation of engaging donor communications, including newsletters, reports, and updates.
    3. Assist in the scheduling of donor/prospect meetings, communicate with relevant internal stakeholders to ensure timely preparation, and record accurate meeting minutes and actions.
  3. Grant Management:

    1. Work closely with the Resource Mobilization Strategist to manage grant timelines, reporting requirements, and deliverables.
    2. Coordinate with program and monitoring, evaluation, and learning teams to ensure necessary information for grant reporting is compiled and submitted timely.
  4. Event Support:

    1. Assist in the planning and execution of fundraising events, including virtual and in-person gatherings.
    2. Collaborate with the communications team to promote events and engage participants.
  5. Database Management:

    1. Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor and prospect information in the organization’s CRM system.
    2. Generate reports and analyze fundraising data to support decision-making.
  6. Research and Analysis:

    1. Conduct market research on fundraising trends, potential donors, and best practices.
    2. Create donor profiles and meeting briefs.
    3. Provide insights and recommendations to enhance the effectiveness of fundraising strategies.
  7. Collaboration and Coordination:

    1. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including program, communications, and finance, to ensure alignment in resource mobilization efforts.
    2. Coordinate meetings, prepare agendas, and provide administrative support as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising, grant writing, or resource mobilization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Workspace and CRM software.

Languages:

Fluency in English with excellent oral and written communication skills is essential.

How to apply

Women in Global Health is an equal-opportunity employer. We embrace diversity, equal opportunity, and inclusion in everything we do. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We encourage women, people from underrepresented backgrounds, and applicants from low-and middle-income countries to apply.

The priority deadline to apply for this position is 31 January 2024. However, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply, please upload your CV and cover letter in PDF format using the application form. Please note that only shortlisted candidates may be contacted due to the volume of applicants.


Deadline: 31 Jan 2024