Fund Development Officer

At Nutrition International, we make a difference, because nutrition is the difference.

Woven into the very fabric of our approach is the passion and drive of our global team of over 400 people, working in 13 offices across 11 countries with one common goal: transforming the lives of people who need it most through improved nutrition.

If you are a motivated and passionate individual who shares our conviction that a better world is possible through improved nutrition, wants to leave the world a little better than they found it, and is looking to be part of a global team with a clear vision, we want to hear from you. Please consider applying for the position below.

Know our team

Nutrition International’s Business Development (BD) unit is a diverse team of dedicated professionals with extensive global experience in resource mobilization and non-profit fundraising for international development. The unit leads, coordinates, and supports funding identification and positioning, grant acquisition, and relationship cultivation processes with institutional and private donors and implementing partners. The BD unit works closely with other teams across the organization to grow and diversify resources for Nutrition International’s global strategy and Investment Case. The BD team is located in Nutrition International’s Headquarters in Ottawa, Canada, with dedicated counterparts within our Regional Offices in Africa and Asia.

About you

You have a university degree in a relevant discipline for example, Commerce, Political Science, International Development, Marketing and Communications. You have experience working within an international and/or non-governmental organization in similar field with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in fundraising from foundations and HNWIs. You demonstrate strong knowledge and experience of business development and marketing within the international aid and development sector, and with foundations and/or corporate donors.

About the role

In this role you will:

  • Coordinate the development and implementation Nutrition International’s foundations strategy/fundraising plan to strengthen and grow the organization’s private funding portfolio.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and coordination of donor cultivation and stewardship plans.
  • Track emerging business opportunities, including Calls for Proposals (CfPs) and business forecasts from a spectrum of private donors, and assist in prioritizing opportunities for further engagement.
  • Work with the Business Development VP/ Director to identify new business opportunities with public and private foundations through prospect research.

What we offer

A competitive market pay, health and dental benefits, flexible work hours, work from home and four weeks of vacation (plus public holidays). We offer a collaborative and engaging work environment. Read more to know more about us Top Employers of National Capital Region 2020.

Selected candidates must have current legal entitlement to work in Canada (Permanent Residency, Current Work Permit, Citizenship, NAFTA eligibility or other reciprocal trade agreement). We thank you for your interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Nutrition International is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible work environment. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

Please note that all our offers are conditional subject to appropriate screening checks and satisfactory reference checks.

For more detailed information about the role, please click on the attached Job Description. Please click on the Apply button to submit your application.


novembre 27, 2020

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