posted March 13, 2017
Women Enabled International (WEI) is now accepting applications for a Director of Development. The position is part-time (15-20 hours per week), and is available starting April/May 2017. The Director of Development will support Women Enabled International’s President and Board of Directors in a variety of fundraising projects. We seek an experienced, proactive, and entrepreneurial development leader to direct efforts to cultivate and expand our donor universe. This is an opportunity to assist an expanding international nonprofit realize its fundraising potential and increase its reach and influence. The Director of Development will have assistance from WEI’s Program and Office Coordinator and will partner with the President to craft and implement a fundraising strategy to expand WEI’s sphere of donors. The organization’s budget has been growing rapidly since our founding, with the majority of our support coming from major grants and private foundations via project based and capacity building grants. WEI envisions sustaining its mission on this basis and enhancing and expanding our individual giving funding base and other funding sources.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
Location: The position is located in Washington, DC.
Please send applications to Personnel@WomenEnabled.org and include a cover letter, resume, one writing sample and contact information for three references. Applications should respond to the specific qualifications described above. Applications should be received no later than by April 1, 2017 and sent to Personnel@WomenEnabled.org with ‘Director of Development’ in the email subject line.
About Women Enabled International:
Women Enabled International (WEI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works at the intersection of women’s rights and disability rights, and advocates and educates for the rights of all women and girls and all persons with disabilities, with a focus on women and girls with disabilities, in collaboration with women’s rights organizations and women with disabilities rights organizations worldwide. Through such collaborations, WEI fosters cross-movement cooperation to bolster understanding, cross-cutting and intersectional advocacy, and the advancement of the rights of all women and girls. WEI is recognized internationally as innovative and ground breaking. Areas of focus include gender-based and sexual violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights, access to justice, conflict and post-conflict situations, and caregivers and caregiving, among other issues.
WEI is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to hiring and retaining a diverse and internationally representative staff.
Stephanie Ortoleva, Esq.,
President and Founder
Women Enabled International, Inc.
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 10th Floor
Washingon D.C. 20009
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