Sr Fundraising Officer

Climate 2025
  • Location
    Remote, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jun 20

Position description

Our purpose is to empower individuals and organizations to transform governance systems, enabling them to create meaningful change within their communities and beyond.

We are collaborative, research-led, and learn through doing. We help people and organisations to bring about governance systems change through capacity building and digital tools.

We envision governance systems that address difficult challenges and foster deep respect among people who disagree. Politics that works for people and planet

Our team has decades of experience in democratic innovation. Recent projects include Global Assembly for COP26Good Help and The Future Armenian


We know that building a team representative of wider society fosters creativity and innovation. We welcome people of all backgrounds, identities and experiences and are committed to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly welcome applications from candidates who are disabled, Black, Asian or from other minority ethnic backgrounds, who identify within the LGBTQIA+ community, or identify as from a lower or disadvantaged socioeconomic background as these groups are currently under-represented on our staff team.

Role Description

The Senior Fundraising Officer will work with the CEO and Finance Lead to deliver Iswe’s fundraising operations. They will be responsible for day-to-day tasks related to fundraising, including communication with funders, developing philanthropic strategies and using strong organization skills to manage fundraising priorities. The role will also involve writing compelling fundraising appeals and grant proposals.


  • At least 3 years relevant experience in the non-profit sector.
  • Experience of creative proposal writing combined with the ability to demonstrate clear outcomes and impact
  • Excellent communication skills: proven ability to form good working relations, both internally and externally, including representing Iswe to foundations, high net worth individuals and stakeholders. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with good copywriting and proofreading ability
  • Time management skills: the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines is key 
  • Experience of preparing, manipulating and presenting budgets 
  • Good research skills with experience of identifying quality new fundraising leads
  • Passion for Iswe’s mission and dedication to its continued success.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet objectives and tight deadlines under pressure  
  • Excellent IT skills with a high working knowledge MS Office, Google Drive etc


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