Our Careers

Director of Development

 

FarmSahel is a nonprofit startup on a mission to unlock the potential of women of sub-Saharan Africa to achieve economic freedom through agribusiness.

 

Position Description: 

The Director of Development is responsible for developing and managing all fundraising efforts. S/he will create a plan to secure and obtain financial support from individuals, corporations and foundations. In addition, they will be in charge of developing and maintaining long-term relationships with donors and prospects.

Reports to: Executive Director

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • 3 years’ minimum experience in professional fundraising

  • Extensive experience in face-to-face solicitation

  • Excellent presentation skills; demonstrated ability to make successful presentations to individuals and/or groups at all levels of an organization

  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills​

 

This is a volunteer unpaid position. Potential for full-time depending on candidate's success in raising funds. 

Candidates should email a resume and cover letter to mseynou@farmsahel.org.