Deputy Director, Fundraising Team
One Acre Fund
About the organization
Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests. We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
40% of your time:
• Day-to-day fundraising team oversight: Provide day-to-day oversight of key fundraising activities across the department, including:
o Prospecting: Work with team members to design and evaluate research projects - to analyze new geographies and markets, identify new donors, and unlock new network-building opportunities - to build our pipeline of future funding prospects.
o Proposal and report writing: Work with grant writing team to design compelling grant proposals and reports. While this role will not directly write grants, we are looking for a candidate with strong writing skills, and the proven ability to communicate complicated ideas in a clear, simple, and inspiring way.
o Donor meetings and presentations: Work with senior fundraisers to ensure thoughtful and strategic donor interactions, via meeting prep advice, talking point review, and presentation review.
o Portfolio analysis and strategy: Work with Head of Fundraising to evaluate and prioritize growing pipeline of new funding opportunities, and design strategies for pursuing.
20% of time: Fundraising Origination:
• Independently build a pipeline of fundraising opportunities, from foundations, governments, and individuals across the globe. Leverage this pipeline to steadily build own fundraising portfolio, and/or to open up funding opportunities for other senior fundraisers on the team. Directly contribute to the departments annual fundraising goals.
20% of time: Team-Wide Initiatives
• Design and execute high-value team-wide initiatives in collaboration with the Head of Fundraising, including annual budgeting, team hiring, managing and reviewing team-wide systems/structures, and pushing forward key process innovations and improvements.
20% of time: Strategic Input
• At the Fundraising Team level - Design and manage the Fundraising departments annual OKRs (Objectives and Key Results), working through and with other leaders on the team. Additionally, contribute to the long-term fundraising strategy in collaboration with the Head of Fundraising, the CEO, and senior fundraisers on the team.
The ideal candidate will have robust senior leadership experience, with 10+ years of relevant background in fundraising and people management. They should be able to demonstrate a track record of fundraising success and the ability to deliver through others.
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Contact email: [email protected]
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