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Job Position   :   Writer & Fundraiser Manager  

Experience:5 years
Documents Required : CV (Resume), Cover Letter/Application
Job Category:NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Type:Full Time
Educational Qualification:Master's Degree
Posted Date:2018-02-07
Expiry Date:2018-02-15 - Expired
Job Description:

Level: Manager
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: This role will be based in Kathmandu, with frequent field visits to rural parts of Nepal
Salary and Contract: Rs.40,000 to 60,000 (negotiable)
Type of Contract: Initially two year (extendable at VIN’s discretion)
Deadline for Application: Thursday 15th February 2018
Job Overview: The position plays a vital role in fundraising activities for the organization. Working with the Executive Director and the Program Manager to bring in substantial operating and capital funding in order to fulfill the mission of the organization.
Primary responsibilities of the role includes the preparation of proposals and grant applications, and also researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities for the holistic community empowerment.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Grant & Funding Strategy:
    • Research and identify public and private donor agencies for funding existing and new programs.
    • Manage the end to end process required to prepare, submit, and manage grants.
    • Develop organizational relation with the funding agencies home and abroad
    • Organize necessary monitoring and follow up visits for the funders and donors
  • Reporting & Tracking:
    • Work with the Program Managers & other officers to gather information necessary to report to the funders and sponsors.
    • Comply with all grant reporting as required by donors.
    • Provide regular written updates to the donors.
    • Document / update current funding records in digital database system and also hard copies, including grant tracking and reporting
  • Branding & Communications:
    • Develop necessary promotional / IEC materials for the organizational branding, visibility etc.
    • Update project news and events in regular basis to update VIN’s audience / stakeholders / funders.
    • Help update website contents to represent exactly what’s being done.

Required competencies:

  • Building Partnerships & Coalitions: Ability to build coalitions internally and with other agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
  • External Awareness: Understands and keeps up-to-date on local, national, and international policies and trends that affect the organization and shape stakeholders’ views; is aware of the organization’s impact on the external environment.
  • Strategic Thinking: Formulates objectives and priorities, and implements plans consistent with the long-term interests of the organization in a global environment. Capitalizes on opportunities and manages risks.
  • Entrepreneurship: Positions the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities; builds the organization by developing or improving access to grants and funds. Takes calculated risks to accomplish organizational objectives.
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.
  • Written Communications: Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.
  • Public Service: Shows a commitment to serve the public. Ensures that actions meet public needs; aligns organizational objectives and practices with public interests.
  • Accountability: Holds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost- effective results. Complies with established control systems and rules.
  • 1Continuous Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self- development.

Master’s Degree or higher studies in Arts, Development studies or relevant field


  • Proven track record on grant writing / fundraising. (Minimum 5 years)
  • Documentation & Report writing


  • Advanced level MS Office Package (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Fluent in English and Nepali

If you are interested in the role, please send your most updated CV and Covering Letter to no later than 15th February 2018.

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