SAR is seeking a development officer to support and further develop our fundraising efforts and donor relations (institutional funders, esp. European Union LIFE programme, and philanthropic foundations). The development officer will work across the organisation in close collaboration with the policy teams and communication team, under the supervision of the Operations Director.
Seas At Risk offers the opportunity to work in a growing NGO with a stimulating, informal, flexible and multicultural working environment, with an attractive salary package.
The post is based in Brussels, full time, to start as soon as possible.
Send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org with in the subject line ‘development officer’:
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so better submit as soon as possible. Final deadline for applications is Sunday 25 September 2022.
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.
SELF-ASSESSMENT FORM- PLEASE, READ THIS CAREFULLY: Before submitting your application take time for a self-assessment according to the criteria we think are important for this position. We encourage you to be honest in this exercise, as this self-assessment will help you to evaluate if this position is for you. Please include the self-assessment along with your application. Applications without the self-assessment scorecard will be automatically rejected.
Please score each criterion from 0 to 3 (0 = not at all; 1 = rather not; 2 = yes, partly; 3 = yes, absolutely). Then add up the scores to obtain the total.
|Criteria (Score: 0 = not at all; 1 = rather not; 2 = yes, partly; 3 = yes, absolutely)||Score|
|1||I share the values Seas At Risk promotes. I want to make a difference and work for the conservation of the marine environment.|
|2||I have experience in writing successful fundraising applications.|
|3||I have experience with institutional funders, including the European Union.|
|4||I’m familiar with the (environmental) philanthropy landscape.|
|5||I have experience in developing and implementing fundraising strategies.|
|6||I have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, and an ability to communicate complex subjects simply and persuasively.|
|7||I’m flexible, and able to adapt to changing circumstances (e.g. multiple assignments, working under pressure, responsiveness to requests, follow-up of decisions).|
|8||I have a strong ability to build and maintain donor relations.|
|9||I take initiative, and approach problems with a sense of ownership and enthusiasm.|
|10||I have a good general education, such as a university degree or equivalent.|
|11||I have experience with developing and monitoring budgets.|
|12||I’m motivated, able to work and live in Brussels, available to travel for work occasionally.|
Before submitting your application, please answer the following question and you will know if you should apply for this position:
|Is your total score more than 24?||YES: We are happy to receive your application.
NO: Unfortunately, your profile doesn’t match our criteria, good luck finding a suitable position.