PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
To support the development, implementation and coordination of efforts for exploring and accessing new avenues for funding (with a focus on local funding opportunities) for future growth and financial sustainability of WV Armenia.
1. Marketing and Business Development (Building relationships for growth)
Support in building relationships with potential donors at different levels,
Nurture the relations with potential and existing donors,
Support to building on marketing and business development experience existing in WV,
Assist in raising WV Armenia’s profile in the in-country and international corporate environment.
2. Product Development
Map existing opportunities and causes for tailored/generic product development,
Support consolidated effort of development of marketing products,
Coordinate the implementation of product promotion plans,
3. Fundraising and External Engagement
Support development and implementation of Brand Awareness and Reputation strategy of Country Office,
Support development and lead implementation of short term and long term local fundraising strategies,
Coordinate and implement fundraising strategies,
Include quick-win fundraising means in the fundraising strategy and implement them effectively,
Support to ensure the cost-efficiency of the fundraising strategy.
4. Internal Engagement
Engage with Country Office (operations, OSD, sponsorship, finance) departments in frames of product development and donor nurturing,
Support to capacitate WV staff members to become agents of fundraising for the organization.
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:
University degree in Business & Administration and Marketing,
Strategic planning and business plan development skills,
Strong inter-personal communication skills,
Strong presentation and negotiation skills,
Good understanding of general business environment and its local context,
Good knowledge of Corporate Social Responsibility Mechanisms,
3 years of experience in Strategic Fundraising, Marketing, Business Plan Development, and/or Program Management,
Excellent marketing, communication and public relations skills with strong English, Armenian, and Russian language capability (written and oral) and ability to clearly communicate complex ideas and principles required,
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally of up to 30 per cent of the time.