Reports to: Jusoor’s Executive Director
Location/department: Remote work from home, within the time-zones of Eastern Standard Time and Gulf Standard Time. Preference to be given to London and Beirut
Time Commitment: 40 hours a week; 6-month maternity leave: June 15th to Dec 31st 2019
Deadline to Apply: 30th April
Jusoor (which means ‘bridges’ in Arabic) is an international NGO founded in 2011 with the mission of Investing in Syria’s Youth for a Better Tomorrow. In the short span of 7 years, the organization has become known as a leading global actor in educational and entrepreneurial programs for Syrian children and youth. To date, Jusoor has enabled more than 607 Syrian students to complete their university education, enrolled 4,631 children in primary education, and supported 82 Syrian entrepreneurs. The organization is known for its innovative approach to development challenges, high-velocity execution, and the strength of its global strategic partnerships and its active volunteer base.
At Jusoor, we believe in the power of people to bring about extraordinary change. We see the Jusoor team as leaders of a great change to the future of Syria and Syrians globally. Leading the fundraising team, you will help Jusoor achieve its mission to advance opportunities for Syrians around the world by shaping how Jusoor funds its initiatives, and communicates with donors and helping Jusoor achieve its strategic objectives. In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to work across our organization with a variety of team members as a thought partner, strategy developer, and creator and implementer of fundraising initiatives.
The Donor Relations Director leads the efforts to secure funding from both institutional and individual donors, and manage donor partnerships. Jusoor currently raises between one to two million annually, with aims to expand this to over five million within the next three years. We have the outstanding track record of spending over 85% of our donations directly on our programs.
We are seeking a results-oriented person motivated to raise funds for Jusoor who is a natural and genuine relationship builder. The ideal candidate has:
Candidates should submit the following to email@example.com by April 30, 2019 with the title “Development Officer / Fundraising Coordinator“:
Jusoor is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a welcoming work environment. Jusoor does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, gender, religion, marital status, disability,
JUSOOR Copyright © 2012 All Rights Reserved. Jusoor, E.I. Number 45-3842245, is a Michigan nonprofit corporation that has received a ruling from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service that it is a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”). Contributions are tax-deductible to U.S. taxpayers to the extent provided in section 170 of the Code. Jusoor is also affiliated with Jusoor Canada (a Canadian registered charity under number 85063 3371), and Jusoor UK (a registered charity in England under number 1154168). While these organizations work closely together they are independent corporations and a donor can donate to any one of them.