The Girls First Fund (GFF) is a donor collaborative supported by
leading philanthropic organizations and individual philanthropists
who have come together to provide underfunded community-based
organizations (CBOs) in the Global South with the resources they
need to end child marriage.
Started in 2018, GFF believes that community-based organizations
(CBOs) are in the best position to create lasting local change and
to address the root causes of child marriage by tackling the power
structures that encourage child marriage and prolong its status
quo. With a goal to radically expand resources to community-led
initiatives, they are accelerating the end of child marriage and
fueling the drive towards gender equality.
This is an exciting opportunity for a strategic fundraiser and
relationship builder to create lasting impact by galvanizing a
thoughtful and intentional network of donors who are deeply
committed to working collaboratively to end child marriage. The
Partnerships and Development Director will work in partnership with
the Fund’s Director to bring additional funders to the table while
maximizing and leveraging Girls First Fund’s current network of
committed donors and partners to end child marriage around the
Design, Develop, and Facilitate Fundraising
- The Partnerships and Development Director will be responsible
for stewarding and increasing Girls First Fund’s foundation and
philanthropic giving by providing strategic vision for the
development of a comprehensive institutional giving strategy.
Donor Cultivation and Relationship
- The Partnerships and Development Director will provide critical
support to the Fund’s Director to maximize and leverage Girls First
Fund’s Board of Directors, existing donors, and strategic partners
to identify and cultivate institutional prospects with a particular
focus on family foundations, institutional donors, and
high-net-worth individuals who have the capacity to make six to
seven-figure multi-year, unrestricted commitments.
Strategic Fundraising Management
- The Partnerships and Development Director will provide
exceptional project management to advance GFF’s fundraising
priorities to obtain catalytic revenue from new and current
This position is remote with a flexible work from home schedule.
An estimated 25% travel may be required to attend necessary
meetings and events.
The salary range for this position is between $120,000 -
$160,000 USD depending on experience and location. GFF provides a
competitive benefits package that is adapted to contractual
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