Global Witness

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Global Witness Washington, DC, USA
Sep 19, 2018
Full time
DESCRIPTION   We are seeking an exceptional and experienced Development Manager to further our success by building strong, high leverage relationships.   About us Our vision is simple: we want a better world - where corruption is challenged and accountability prevails, all can thrive within the planet’s boundaries, and governments act in the public interest. At Global Witness we investigate and campaign to stop human rights and environmental abuses caused by corruption and the exploitation of natural resources.  We’ve had another successful year and expect to meet our $14million target. We’re now hiring a Development Manager to support us to raise even more.    About the role As our Development Manager you’ll have a hands on approach to working with our senior team to maximize revenue. You’ll identify and cultivate new prospects in North America and facilitate and secure income from our existing high value relationships to meet our ambitious fundraising targets. You’ll lead and inspire a Development Associate, providing key managerial support in this fast paced team. To help us continue our critical and valuable work, you’ll identify and devise ways to develop new high value relationships to secure income for the future.     About you You’ll be an experienced fundraiser who has a track record in navigating and developing relationships with high net worth individuals in the U.S. You’ll be organized with an ability to prioritize to meet deadlines within a creative and entrepreneurial environment. As well as working with your development colleagues in the U.S. and London, you’ll work with a broad range of stakeholders from our CEO in London to our policy advisors in the U.S. so it’s essential you’re a team player who is collaborative in approach.   BENEFITS 25 days vacation per annum Paid medical & dental health insurance Commuter benefits Health & Dependent Care flexible spending accounts 401K contribution   LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY English   PROFESSIONAL LEVEL Managerial   MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED 4-year degree   HOW TO APPLY Please refer to our website for the specific job description, role and responsibilities.   If interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter carefully demonstrating your qualifications for this role, along with a copy of your resume and a relevant writing sample (3 pages maximum).   All information requested above should be emailed to: by 5:00 pm Monday, October 22, 2018. Please write the job title (Development Manager) in the subject line alongside your name, and include where you saw this job posting in your email text.   Global Witness is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.