Global Lead - Gender and Inequality

Type of contract: Permanent
Contracted hours: 35
Location: Various
Closing date: 25 April 2018

With a focus on the leave-no-one behind agenda, this post will lead a global team of experts at Christian Aid working towards reducing gender-based and identity-based discrimination and violence across the global south. The team aims to influence policy, resourcing and social norms at global, regional and domestic level to remove the underlying causes of inequality.

Christian Aid works alongside faith leaders to increase the implementation of national policies which eliminate gender-based and identity-based discrimination and violence. ​Our aim is to build movements calling for governments to have progressively increased domestic resources to combat gender and intersecting inequalities (race, ethnicity, region, sexual diversity).

The role will provide clarity of leadership on gender and inequality policy and advocacy at Christian Aid; ensuring strategic direction for policy and advocacy on these issues; and for managing the overall portfolio of projects to deliver successful outcomes for the reduction of poverty and inequality.

The Global Lead will be part of Christian Aid’s pool of policy expertise, acting as external spokesperson and feeding in to strategic decision-making processes for the Policy and Advocacy Department and for the wider organization. The role will line manage key staff working on delivering impact on gender and inequality in different parts of the global south.

Please upload your CV and a 500 word statement in English on why you think you are suited to the post by the 25th April.

Further information

The salary for this post will be set at a competitive local rate for the country where the post holder is located. For further details of this please contact Carlos Rivas Angulo CRivas@christian-aid.org .

We will consider applications from people legally able to work from a country in Latin America and the Caribbean where Christian Aid has an office (specifically Sao Paulo, la Paz, Managua, Port au Prince)

The candidate must be proficient in and English, and preferably also Spanish, Portuguese or French.


Fundraising Officer - Spain

  • Salary (full time): €24,000 - €27,000
  • Type of contract: Permanent
  • Contracted hours: 35
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Closing date: 13 May 2018
  • Interview date: 23 May 2018

About us

InspirAction is a Spanish INGO, part of the Christian Aid International family. It fights for an end to poverty and injustice in the world. InspirAction has a key focus on advocacy and communications with the aim of challenging and changing the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised. The main areas of work are climate change, gender and fiscal justice. The InspirAction team, based in Madrid, is formed of 5 people (including this post) which means that the person selected for this role must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and experience of working in a small team.

About the role

This role seeks to maximise InspirAction’s fundraising potential. The post is the first point of call for raising funds for InspirAction Spain, with individual supporters and with trusts, foundations and major and institutional donors. The role manages Spanish fundraising activities and works with IA management and Christian Aid to maximise opportunities to raise funds for work in Spain and with wider CA programmes in LAC and with InspirAction US.The post holder will be expected to develop a new fundraising strategy for the organisation and work to maintain and develop fundraising contacts and opportunities for InspirAction in Spain, the EU and beyond and to build the individual giving portfolio through a range of on and off line methods that also manage individuals' support journeys. The role has to maintain a detailed understanding of the supporter database, the data held and all processes related to maximising the relationship with committed givers. The role will lead on maximising income from individual and major donors and minimising attrition through proactive communication and contact with supporters. Reporting to the Country Director – Spain this position will be expected to represent InspirAction to potential donors and supporters.The role offers a unique opportunity to develop InspirAction’s fundraising and will be expected to meet fundraising targets from donors and individual supporters. The role sits within the IA team in Madrid but is closely linked to other parts of the Christian Aid Global Partnership, particularly the Programme Innovation and Funding, InspirAction US and the Latin America and Caribbean Divisions.

About you

Essential

  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • Knowledge of international development
  • Effective networker and influencer
  • Proven ability to write effective proposals
  • Creativeness, innovation and proactiveness
  • Ability to develop new relationships with potential funders (institutional and private)
  • Ability to monitor initiatives and evaluate finding systematically and methodically
  • Database management skills
  • Experience in organizing events and fundraising activities
  • Degree or equivalent qualificationKnowledge of international development
  • Effective networker and influencerProven ability to write effective proposals
  • Creativeness, innovation and proactiveness
  • Ability to develop new relationships with potential funders (institutional and private)
  • Ability to monitor initiatives and evaluate finding systematically and methodically
  • Database management skills
  • Experience in organizing events and fundraising activities
  • Significant experience of fundraising with a track record of gaining funds from institutional donors and trusts and foundations (including turning complex programmes into creative and inspiring proposals)
  • Significant experience of managing supporter relations
  • Experience of preparing and implementing a fundraising strategy
  • Substantial experience of responding appropriately to the requirements and demands of funders, with the ability to handle and respond positively to pressure
  • Understanding of GDPR
  • Excellent abilities to work with others as well as in an autonomous manner. The post holder must be able to assume responsibilities for his/her own work
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues located in other parts of the world

    Desirable

  • Understanding of key development issues in LAC
  • Numeracy skills for budgeting and financial analysis
  • Experience of working in a small office environment
  • Second language – Portuguese or French

Further information:

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Key requirement for Application:

Please upload your CV and a 500 (or arround) word statement in English on why you think you are suited to the role.


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