The Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy (BASE) is a Swiss not-for-profit foundation and a Specialised Partner of United Nations Environment. BASE was established in 2001 with the objective of mobilising investment and finance into sustainable energy and climate change solutions. BASE is one of the few organisations fully dedicated to developing innovative business models, smart financing, and out-of-the-box approaches to drive investments in renewable energy, energy efficiency and green solutions. BASE combines expertise in technology, markets, economics, finance, and business development to deliver effective solutions for every project and builds bridges between sectors and actors at the nexus between climate solutions, finance, and international development.
As we continue to grow in all aspects of our work, we are currently looking for a Fundraising & Grants Officer to help us develop and grow BASE’s fundraising activities. We’re looking for a team player who is proactive, has drive and ambition, is an excellent communicator and is also analytical and organised with good attention to detail. Above all though you will be excited about developing relationships with new funders. The post holder will work closely with senior staff to help diversify the Foundation’s income sources. You will have strong administration skills, be organised, proactive, confident, and have a proven track record of securing multiple grants.
Under the responsibility of the Managing Director, the duties of the Fundraising & Grants officer will include:
*identifying and tracking funding opportunities leading the writing and timely submission of donor proposals support senior staff with preparing high-quality proposals and grant applications leading on smaller grant applications
*writing concept notes and preparing presentations translate or supervise the translation of proposals based on the donors’ languages brainstorming on new project ideas prepare proposals, budgets, and work-plans for new projects support partners to develop log frames in project initiation phase recruiting of experts and partners general support to the team when requested
Application and Selection Process Applications to be submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the deadline.
Please include the following documents in word or pdf format (applications should be a maximum of four pages):