Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Director of Global Outreach | Courtney Jordan Foundation | RTP

The position reports to the Executive Director. The Director should foster a truly Global Business Development team combining a small, effective Business Development Unit at HQ, with key staff from the Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy Team in CJH-UK, the Global Program team, the Development team, and the Country Offices to promote a coordinated, coherent approach that will accelerate our mission. 

The Director is responsible for ensuring a streamlined, flexible and responsive process for all proposal response and development, within the overall strategy of the foundation. 

To achieve annual targets, s/he will undertake extensive outreach to potential recipients and partners; create mechanisms to maintain, and cultivate, an active pipeline; identify and apply for posted opportunities; identify and pursue pathways to partnerships for new funding, and build relationships with new partners. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Lead Development and Implementation of Global Business Development Strategy 

Develop, update and implement a multi-year strategy and an annual business development work plan that will enable each recipient to meet revenue targets 

Report progress to and discuss challenges with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors 

Manage business intelligence collection efforts by staying abreast of overall funding developments and understanding overall funder priorities and calls for proposals 

Coordinate & manage the research and strategy for pursuing viable funding opportunities from the foundation, corporations, and government donors 

Build and maintain an active pipeline of prospects, in keeping with revenue targets 

Evaluate funding opportunities in detail, providing clear guidance on the criteria, deadline, and priorities to ensure the effective and efficient use of resources. 

Develop leads on promising funding opportunities by initiating outreach and strengthening relationships with current and potential donors, as required 

Identify and build partnerships with other NGOs for joint proposals. 

Regularly communicate with field staff to gather business intelligence and keep them abreast of new areas of business development

Prepare strategic approach for key priority funders including mapping our approach to funding. 

Qualifications and Skills 

Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree preferred, in a relevant subject, or the equivalent in experience 

At least ten years of experience in business development with hands-on experience across at least two channels (i.e., foundations; corporate partnerships; or government (bilateral or multi-lateral) for an international NGO 

Proven track record of success in fundraising with evidence of personal engagement and leadership of successful, large, and complex proposals and pitches 

Experience managing staff and working cross-department with a proven record of building, managing and working with virtual teams and creating an enabling environment 

Current and strategic understanding of the global humanitarian and development funding environment and future trends 

Excellent spoken and written English to include research, writing, communication skills 

Editing experience and strong attention to detail 

Independent, but good at working with a team and ability to coordinate with others to produce material on deadline, usually managing multiple deadlines 

Proven ability to build consensus and support across, up and down the organization 

Excellent budget management skills including the ability to oversee complex program budgets in compliance with foundation requirements 

Certification or formal credentialing in nonprofit or philanthropic leadership a plus 

Proficiency in French, Arabic, or Dari is a plus 

International work experience delivering restricted/unrestricted funded projects a plus 

About Us 

The Courtney Jordan Foundation is a global advocate of poverty prevention. Holding true to the motto of "Help One, Save Many."  Our programs enable the individual to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, people are able to create sustainable change for themselves, their family, and community. 

We believe that in order to make lasting change, communities must be enriched with the skills and resources to build the individual with self-confidence, with an understanding of their rights, an ability to earn an income and gain the respect of their family and community. Prior to

Founded in 2011 as The Courtney Jordan Group, a community organization dedicated to providing viable solutions to complex problems. CJGRPINC. Aimed to aid in the prevention of poverty on a local level, through three major programs; dedicated to education(The Wellington School), youth development (Durham Youth Alliance), and homeless prevention (2nd Chance 180). The knowledge obtained in seeing the effects of the power of education combined with resources, and culture. Combined with the personal effects of entrepreneurship of the founder. CJGRPINC began to evolve and in 2016 under the vision of Courtney Jordan and the Direction of the acting President, Mandee Woodard. CJGRPINC transitioned into The Courtney Jordan Foundation. Investing in building communities around the world to help rebuild their lives from the ground up. 

Application Instructions 

We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis so please apply at your earliest convenience through this portal. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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