The Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees (PARC) is a leading Palestinian Agricultural Development Organization that was established in 1983. Since its establishment, PARC has been efficiently engaged in Palestinian land development, water resources & environment, poverty reduction and women empowerment, olive oil marketing, as well as other crucial rural development programs. PARC seeks the services of full-time Fundraising Officer to accomplish the following:
Position Title: Fundraising and reporting Officer (Full time)
Period: 9 months with Possibility of Extension
Starting date: As soon as possible
Scope of Work
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the External Relations and Fundraising Coordinator, the fundraising and reporting officer main function is to raise funds for PARC by developing and implementing an effective and ethical fundraising strategy for PARC in line with the organization’s vision.
-Writing and presenting proposals.
-Working towards raising funds for PARC activities (applying, following‐up and receiving funds)
-Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for long‐term sustainability of the organization and suggest other -innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
-Participate and assist in the identification of needs and areas of support for organizations interventions in line with its vision and mandate.
-Provide inputs to improve and develop communications material for the organization including reporting.
-Prepare and manage the writing of concept notes, project ideas and project proposals and ensure their timely submission.
-Ability to develop project budget.
-Organize and provide assistance in organizing any fundraising events for the organization.
-Prepare annual plans for fundraising and follow-up the implementation of the plan; in line with the fundraising strategy of PARC.
-Project proposal/grant applications for specific sources of funding milestones to be developed as part of planning.
-Donor database (updated from time to time)
-Fundraising plans (preferably annual) developed.
-Fund raising events (as per annual plans)
-Reports; progress, final and annual.
Qualifications & Experience:
-B.A. degree in management, social sciences, or any related fields. Master's degree would be highly evaluated.
-Minimum of 3 to 5 years of strategic development and fundraising experience.
-Knowledge of project cycle management.
-Demonstrated success in preparing proposals and grant applications that have been approved for funding.
-Sound knowledge of the current funding and business environment.
-Familiarity with sources of funding for projects related to PARC works.
Knowledge of fundraising cycles, proposal formats and application procedures for key donors, including Logical Framework Analysis.
-The ideal candidate would be energetic, flexible and adaptable in their approach and have excellent communication skills.
-Very strong knowledge of English and highly developed oral and written communications skills and ability to persuasively present and -defend controversial issues/positions.
Qualified candidates with relevant education and experience are encouraged to send their CV's with a cover letter no later than Monday 27th of March 2017.