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Available Vacancy: Communication and Fundraising Coordinator March 2022

Job Title

Communication and Fundraising Coordinator

Deadline for applications is Thursday 14th April
Interviews will be held for selected candidates on 21st April
Position will start Sunday 1st May

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter (in both Arabic and English) detailing why you would be suitable for this role to admin@eso.org.om

Summary:
The Communications and Fundraising Coordinator roll has been developed to support the Environment Society of Oman’s (ESO) communication and fundraising initiatives. This is a diverse and exciting role that spans public relations, stakeholder engagement and management, brand positioning, event management, and content creation.

We are looking for a positive team player with a commitment to take ownership for initiatives from concept to implementation. You must be fluent in English and Arabic, a gifted writer, with the ability to translate technical environmental information into a compelling story. We are also looking for someone who is driven, organized and willing to adapt to the shifting needs of a growing NGO with a public profile. Candidates should be passionate about the environment and making a difference; someone who wants to ensure Oman's natural heritage remains intact for future generations to enjoy!

This position will report to the Communication and Fundraising Manager. The candidate will be responsible for the management of targeted communication initiatives and the delivery of ESO’s fundraising initiatives.

Responsibilities:

Communications
• Support the Communication and Fundraising Manager in delivering a communications plan that; (i) builds ESO brand awareness, (ii) engages the community and (iii) inspires support for ESO’s mission
• Identify and implement targeted community communication initiatives (such as Earth Hour, Plastic Free July, Global Recycling Day, Oman Environment Day etc)
• Maintain and develop ESO’s branding, image and identity, working with colleagues, sponsors and creative partners to ensure all materials and presentations meet our brand standards and agreed messaging
• Promote ESO at exhibitions, conferences and events
• This role includes managing the delivery of a special project for 2022 to deliver a new ESO website

Fundraising
• Support the Communication and Fundraising Manager to develop a fundraising plan that enables ESO to meet both the short and long-term fundraising needs
• Assist the Communication and Fundraising Manager in writing concept notes, project ideas and project proposals to engage sponsors
• Identify and implement targeted community fundraising initiatives
• Manage existing ESO donation partners / platforms, identifying opportunities to further leverage the engagements for specific fundraising drives
• Deliver ESO fundraising events, including the recruitment of sponsors and donors
• Monitor progress of fundraising drives
• Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly, keeping them updated about the work of the organization and being innovative in finding ways to sustain their interest

Qualifications and Skills:
• A bachelor’s degree or higher academic degree
• Strong organizational skills, with a proven track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English and Arabic
• Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy
• Experience and skill in working with various stakeholders and establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers
• Strategic thinking and planning to envision communication initiatives or fundraising opportunities
• Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community
• Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, including staff, volunteers, donors, and other supporters
• Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives
 
 

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