Profit organization that uses basketball to bridge divides between Palestinian and Israeli youth, is seeking a full-time Resource Development Manager to be based in our Jaffa office. The Resource Development Manager will work as a part of the Development Department which is responsible for maintaining, expanding and diversifying sources of funding and creating strategies for greater financial sustainability for the organization.
Main responsibilities include: Writing grant proposals, reports and correspondence in English; assisting with donor identification, cultivation and relationship management; implementing strategic objectives pertaining to development plan; overseeing communications, including newsletter, blog postings and social media; managing donor compliance for large institutional and government donors including communications, data entry and reporting.
The position includes managing the organizations relationship with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and related award compliance, which requires both data entry and narrative reporting. The Resource Development Manager will report directly to the local Managing Director, and will also work in cooperation with the Director of Development at head office in Washington, DC.
The position requires occasional travel around Israel (with potential opportunities to travel abroad) and may include occasional evenings and weekends. Responsibilities The Resource Development Manager will perform the following duties: Grant writing and reporting for a variety of donors: government, private foundations, individuals Managing donor database, grant reporting and proposal deadlines Managing relationships with a diverse range of donors and cultivating new prospects Coordinating VIP group visits, hosting visiting donors and board members Representing the organizations fundraising interests with donors, potential partners etc. Organizing and tracking donor information USAID project compliance: including required reporting, USAID database entries, managing vetting procedures, etc. Creating marketing materials, such as newsletters and brochures, and managing social media Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent English writing and communication skills Demonstrated enthusiasm about the mission of the organization: using sports to bridge divides between Palestinians and Israelis Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends, and to spend time at activities in the field in order to increase institutional knowledge and to develop relationships with staff and participants Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Strong organizational skills:
English level mother tongue A must; Hebrew at a high level preferred, Arabic an advantage.
Attention to detail Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
Prior knowledge of USAID reporting systems, including GeoMIS and the PVS Portal
Minimum undergraduate degree; advanced degree is an asset Prior development experience, including grant writing at least two years Prior USAID compliance experience is an asset How. המשרה מיועדת לנשים וגברים כאחד.