• Fundraisingcrossing
  • $77,610.00 -114,940.00/year*
  • Berwick , ME
  • Executive Management
  • Full-Time
  • 183 Cranberry Meadow Rd


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The Public International Law & Policy Group, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is a non-profit organization that operates as a global, pro bono law firm providing free legal assistance to governments, sub-state entities and civil society groups engaged in negotiating and implementing peace agreements, drafting post-conflict constitutions, and establishing and operating transitional justice mechanisms. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution. PILPG has advised over 30 governments, sub-state entities, and civil society organizations involved in the negotiation and implementation of peace agreements, post-conflict constitutions, and transitional justice mechanisms, including in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma, Egypt, Darfur, Georgia, Kenya, Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, Montenegro, Nepal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Yemen. PILPG has also provided legal assistance to every international criminal tribunal.

Development Director
Salary
$120,000 - $150,000 a year
Location
Washington, DC, United States
Posted on
Jun 12,2019
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Development Director
Public International Law and Policy Group
Washington, DC
1 day ago
Full-time
Estimated: $120,000 - $150,000 a year
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Skills
Legal Drafting
Salesforce
Development
Director
Public International Law & Policy Group Overview
The Public International Law & Policy Group, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is a non-profit organization that operates as a global, pro bono law firm providing free legal assistance to governments, sub-state entities and civil society groups engaged in negotiating and implementing peace agreements, drafting post-conflict constitutions, and establishing and operating transitional justice mechanisms. To facilitate the utilization of this legal assistance, PILPG also provides policy formulation advice and training on matters related to conflict resolution.
PILPG has advised over 30 governments, sub-state entities, and civil society organizations involved in the negotiation and implementation of peace agreements, post-conflict constitutions, and transitional justice mechanisms, including in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma, Egypt, Darfur, Georgia, Kenya, Kosovo, Iraq, Libya, Montenegro, Nepal, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tanzania, Uganda, and Yemen. PILPG has also provided legal assistance to every international criminal tribunal.
Position Description
Reporting to and in partnership with the President, Executive Director, and Vice Presidents, the Development Director will spearhead development efforts as PILPG continues to grow. The Director will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow an expansive and complex budget, primarily through the solicitation of federal and international grants, as well as through individual, corporate, and foundation support.
Responsibilities
Development Strategy
Work with senior management to create an annual fundraising plan, including funds needed, preferred funding sources, and expected approaches to development
Critically evaluate new business development opportunities for PILPG and provide recommendations on solicitations to PILPG's senior staff
Monitor and report regularly to senior management on the progress of the development strategy
Communicate fundraising goals and progress throughout PILPG
Establish a strategy for PILPG to expand fundraising in the areas of individual and corporate giving
New Business Development
Research and track funding sources from US Government, foreign government, and private foundation donors
Identify and track trends to help position PILPG appropriately to respond to any changes
Build and maintain relationships with major donors and key donor prospects
Conduct outreach to potential partners for new business opportunities, including as sub-contractors on large bids, IDIQs, and other Consortium-based funding opportunities
Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources
Prepare outward facing materials to support development efforts
Proposal Drafting
Have primary responsibility and oversight of the development and submission of all proposals
Coordinate and lead brainstorming sessions on project design and development with PILPG team members
Lead the development of Monitoring & Evaluation plans for all proposals
Provide expert guidance to shape proposals that are responsive to donor solicitations and/or requirements
Integrate sections submitted by PILPG team members into coherent and comprehensive proposals
Review and edit proposals to ensure that they are responsive to donor solicitations and/or requirements before submission
Manage the overall proposal-drafting schedule for all involved staff and deliver completed proposals to donors in a timely manner
Coordinate with PILPG's finance team to ensure that they have necessary parameters and inputs for project budgets and other financial elements of donor solicitations
Review budgets from finance team to ensure that they capture all proposal activities
Contact donors for feedback on unsuccessful proposals to identify opportunities for improvement in drafting process
Operational Support
Train and mentor staff connected to development activities, including providing feedback on proposals written by other staff members
Maintain necessary records, files, reports, databases, and resource materials pertinent to grants and other development activities
Ensure that opportunities, contacts, and awards are up to date in Salesforce, and staff are using Salesforce for development purposes
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree or seven-plus years of professional experience preferred
At least seven years of experience in planning, leading, and managing development processes, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers
Skill in designing, writing, and editing complex grant documents, and a proven track record of success with proposal submissions (to be outlined in cv and/or cover letter)
The ability to clearly and effectively communicate the impact of proposed programs
Familiarity with other international development organizations located within Washington, DC, and relevant donors around the world
An in-depth understanding of relevant donors' funding processes, and the funding environment in the fields of human rights, international peace and security, conflict mediation, and democracy and governance.
Ability to juggle multiple proposals at once and thrive in a fast-paced working environment with competing demands
Strong organization skills, display acute attention to detail, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence
Experience with establishing individual and corporate giving initiatives
Demonstrated skill in establishing and cultivating strong relationships with internal and external personnel, across many levels of an organization
Entrepreneurial spirit in taking initiative and actively seeking ways to deepen current donor relationships and forge new ones
Knowledge and familiarity with Salesforce
Passion for PILPG's mission
Application Instructions
To submit an application, submit a resume, cover letter, and three references online at ****The cover letter should outline the applicant's interest in PILPG. After receiving completed application materials, PILPG will follow up only if the candidate is selected for an interview.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Experience:
Professional: 7 years (Preferred)
Education:
Bachelor's (Required)

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree or seven-plus years of professional experience preferred At least seven years of experience in planning, leading, and managing development processes, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers Skill in designing, writing, and editing complex grant documents, and a proven track record of success with proposal submissions (to be outlined in cv and/or cover letter) The ability to clearly and effectively communicate the impact of proposed programs Familiarity with other international development organizations located within Washington, DC, and relevant donors around the world An in-depth understanding of relevant donors' funding processes, and the funding environment in the fields of human rights, international peace and security, conflict mediation, and democracy and governance. Ability to juggle multiple proposals at once and thrive in a fast-paced working environment with competing demands Strong organization skills, display acute attention to detail, and demonstrate a commitment to excellence Experience with establishing individual and corporate giving initiatives Demonstrated skill in establishing and cultivating strong relationships with internal and external personnel, across many levels of an organization Entrepreneurial spirit in taking initiative and actively seeking ways to deepen current donor relationships and forge new ones Knowledge and familiarity with Salesforce Passion for PILPG's mission, Professional: 7 years (Preferred) Education: Bachelor's (Required)


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