Business Development Officer, Technical Diversification


About the organization

Internews is a nonprofit that supports independent media in 100 countries -from radio stations in refugee camps to hyper-local news outlets to filmmakers and technologists. Internews trains journalists and digital rights activists, tackles disinformation and offers business expertise to help media outlets thrive financially. For nearly 40 years, it has helped partners reach millions of people with trustworthy information that saves lives, improves livelihoods, and holds
institutions accountable.


The Business Development Officer, Technical Diversification will lead the proposal process for business development opportunities at Internews across a diverse range of public sector donors including USAID, the US State Department, foreign public sector agencies, and others. They will be expected to perform complex tasks requiring prior experience, education and/or training in business development functions. The Business Development Officer, Technical Diversification works within the Global Development team to increase funding in support of Internews’ mission by managing, writing and finalizing proposals and concept notes that are submitted to donors related to Health, Humanitarian, and Environment funding sources, as well as others upon request, including opportunities focused on gender, youth, economic development or others.

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• At least five years of prior work experience, preferably in the non-profit, communications or international development
(Note: A Master’s degree in a relevant field can serve as a substitute for two years of work experience.)
• Relevant undergraduate University degree or equivalent lived/professional experience.
• Extensive and demonstrated prior experience with successful proposal writing with public sector donors, including
USAID (at least two years required, more is preferred) including leading proposal opportunities from start to finish.
• Passion for the role of media and increased access to information in changing lives.
• Excellent oral communication and presentation skills.
• Superior writing skills with demonstrated ability to translate complicated technical material into easy to read and
compelling text. Ability to both edit others’ writing and accept feedback on written text with both grace and humor.

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Application instructions

To apply, please submit CV and optionally a cover letter via our Careers page.

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