Employer: Village Enterprise
Industry: Nonprofit/International Development/Social Entrepreneurship/Philanthropy
Job Title: Coordinator, Institutional Relations
Reports to: Senior Manager, Institutional Partnerships
Position Type: Full Time
Function: Institutional Fundraising and Grants Management
Location: Remote, East Coast Preferred
Start Date: July 2021
Travel: Willing and able to travel within the US and East Africa (when safe and necessary)
Application Deadline: Rolling
About Village Enterprise: Village Enterprise’s mission is to end extreme poverty in rural Africa through entrepreneurship and innovation. Village Enterprise targets the poor, provides business training, seed capital/startup funds, and ongoing mentoring to people living in extreme poverty in Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda. Since its inception in 1987, Village Enterprise has helped start over 54,000 businesses, trained over 204,000 new entrepreneurs, and transformed more than 1.1 million lives.
Village Enterprise is looking for a coordinator to fuel the growth and streamline the management of our institutional Partnerships portfolio. Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, passionate person who thrives in a fast-paced, flexible, team-oriented environment, and is motivated by challenges and learning new skills. He/she looks forward to working at a growing nonprofit as part of an international team and creating real positive change in the world.
In this role, you will assist in researching and cultivating prospective institutional donors, including extensive donor landscape mapping and research, drafting donor reports and contributing to proposal development, and maintaining accuracy in the institutional partnerships salesforce database. Other duties will include the production of informational briefs and reports for cross-functional teams. The position will report to the Senior Manager of Institutional Partnerships and will work closely with both the US-based development team and the East-Africa based program teams.
Required Experience and Skills:
Interested and qualified candidates who meet the set criteria are invited to send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Institutional Partnerships Coordinator”
Please do not contact Village Enterprise to enquire about the status of your application, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Village Enterprise is an equal opportunity employer.
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