Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Associate Director (Fundraising and Outreach)

Human Rights Watch (HRW)

Job Description

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY ASSOCIATE Director, Fundraising AND OUTREACH Development and Outreach Department São Paulo Office Application Deadline: July 31, 2020 The Development and Outreach Department of Human Rights Watch (“HRW”) is seeking a highly-qualified applicant for the position of Associate Director to develop a plan of action for communication and outreach on the fundraising work of HRW in Brazil. The position is based in the Americas Initiatives unit, reports to the Director, Americas Initiatives, and collaborates closely with the Brazil Director and the Americas Program team. This position is typically based in the São Paulo office, but is eligible for remote work until at least September 2020 due to Covid-19 related office closures. Responsibilities: 1. Grow financial support for the organization in Brazil by helping HRW representatives to build a network of individuals and/or foundations that could provide donations and general support funds; 2. Research, identify and cultivate new prospective donors to meet revenue targets for the organization; 3. Execute a strategic plan that aligns with the programmatic goals of the Brazil office, including outlining a calendar of Development events to capitalize on the opportunities presented by HRW’s programmatic and advocacy work in Brazil, visiting staff, Board Members, the World Report launch, research reports, etc.; 4. Create donor proposals, donors list, fundraising reports, and expenses; Scope the effective use of legal and fiscal incentive for donations under the Brazilian legislation; 5. Manage and grow the Human Rights Watch Brazil Circle of Friends group, directing the group’s efforts in line with fundraising, outreach, and advocacy strategies; 6. Oversee the production of fundraising, outreach and cultivation events throughout Brazil, with a focus on developing an annual fundraising event for Human Rights Watch in Brazil; 7. Deliver outputs in a timely manner and monitor progress against milestones and deadlines of all outputs that are within the purview of responsibility; and 8. Perform other tasks as may be required connected exclusively with the responsibilities herein. Qualifications: Education: A bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree in business, management, international affairs, philanthropy or related fields is highly desirable. Experience: A minimum of five years of related experience is required. Related experience can include fundraising, Marketing, event planning, and relationship management.”. Required Skills and Knowledge: 1. Track record of fundraising or related experience in Brazil is required. 2. Experience managing high-level relationships is required. 3. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Portuguese are required. 4. Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively within HRW as well as with local partners, government officials and external media partners are required. 5. Experience working within international contexts is required. 6. Strong technology skills, including experience with donor databases (preferably Salesforce) and knowledge of social media are highly desirable. 7. Demonstrated commitment to human rights and/or international issues and the capacity to master and represent the mission and programs of HRW is required. Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. How to Apply: Please apply immediately or by July 31, 2020 by visiting our online job portal at careers.hrw.org and attaching a letter of interest and resume, preferably as PDF files. No calls or email inquiries, please. Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application submission, please email recruitment@hrw.org. Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered. Human Rights Watch is strong because it is diverse. We actively seek a diverse applicant pool and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Human Rights Watch does not discriminate on the basis of ability, age, gender identity and expression, national origin, race and ethnicity, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, or criminal record. We welcome all kinds of diversity. Our employees include people who are parents and nonparents, the self-taught and university educated, and from a wide span of socio-economic backgrounds and perspectives on the world. Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer. Human Rights Watch is an International Human Rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.
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