Job Opportunities with World Vision Georgia

World Vision World Vision Georgia has worked with the vulnerable children of Georgia, their families and communities, since 1996.

Currently, World Vision Georgia has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 78 000 children and adults benefit from World Vision Georgia programmes, which currently operates in three regions and capital city Tbilisi throughout Georgia.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Georgia!

Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

LOCATION

Tbilisi, Georgia

DURATION

One year with a possibility of prolongation.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To ensure that World Vision Georgia (WVG) has a strategic vision for its marketing and fundraising work in order to maximize the current and future donors potential to provide financial resources to WVG. To build long term profitable fundraising initiatives by researching, shaping and implementing the organization’s fundraising plan, generating new and sustainable income streams via a range of corporate and individual partners.

This is a high profile role involving interaction with a range of people from across corporate and individual segments, including WVG networks, and raise awareness of the organization and its work, at both a local and national level, this will involve giving talks to groups or dealing with the media.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Build and maintain corporate relationships for fundraising purposes in accordance with the marketing strategy

  1. Identify potential corporate partners and develop the database

  2. Maintain relationships with existing corporate partners

  3. Build new relationships and prepare relevant corporate offers for potential corporate partners

  1. Develop, maintain and expand fundraising platforms targeted to general public

  1. Maintain and further develop existing digital fundraising platforms

  2. Plan and execute public activities for fundraising purposes (campaigns, fairs, f2f fundraising, etc.)

  1. Support local partner NGOs (Area Development Centres - ADCs) in local fundraising endeavors

  1. Identify relevant fundraising opportunities for the regional NGOs

  2. Support ADCs in implementing planned fundraising activities

Support ADCs in building and maintaining reliable partnerships with the relevant organizations

  1. Build WVG internal capacity in fundraising and marketing

  1. Plan and conduct needed capacity building activities with WV staff

  2. Ensure WVG staff in informed and engaged in ongoing fundraising activities

  1. Ensure smooth and efficient communication with WV MEERO and International team

  1. Prepare relevant reports as per request

  2. Represent WVG in international fundraising and marketing discussions

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

Education:

Academic degree Marketing or Business Management

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to think strategically and visualize the bigger picture;

  • Pro-active, solution oriented;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to persuade network and negotiate effectively at senior levels;

  • Outstanding in verbal & written presentation skills;

  • Outstanding in listening and communication skills with a strong ability in influencing inside and outside the organization;

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at various stages with multiple different priorities;

  • Able to work independently in a relatively unstructured but highly accountable environment;

  • Enthusiastic about fundraising and be able to demonstrate a commitment to the values and goals of World Vision Georgia;

  • Ability to build network and engage at strategic level with marketing agencies and corporations in Georgia;

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills in Georgian, English and Russian;

Experience:

At least 5 years experience in marketing and sales or fundraising.

Work Environment:

Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 25% and abroad up to 5% of time.

Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist