You will lead growth in income from US foundations and support
growth in US government funding for the work of Saferworld US and
for our programs around the world and be responsible for managing
organization-wide relationships with a portfolio of US donors while
supporting colleagues to deepen their engagement with US
donors at the country level
Saferworld is an independent international organization working
to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives.
With a turnover of approximately US$25m, Saferworld’s primary
income stream is via statutory and institutional donors, e.g. UK,
US and Swedish governments and the European Commission. 2021/22
will see us investing in the development of new income streams, so
as to diversify our funding base. This includes investing in new
fundraising capacity to grow our income from US donors with a focus
on foundations and government sources.
Successful candidates will demonstrate experience in identifying
and establishing strategic relationships with new foundation
prospects and collaborating with Saferworld global staff (Programs,
Funding and Communications) to articulate compelling proposals and
propositions for the US market. This role will also coordinate
submissions to and facilitate deepening engagement with key US
government donors, either directly or via working in consortia
Note: the post-holder will be engaged on a part time basis
and be contracted to work 3 – 3.5 days per week.
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of how to apply.