Development Associate


Women's Link Worldwide

Remote (global)
  • Career category:Fundraising/ Grant management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:Remote (global)
  • Right to work requirements:Anyone can apply
  • Salary: $ 20000-43200 / yearly
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:12/07/2024
  • Location:Remote (global)
Leadership Movement building
Who we are

Women's Link Worldwide (WLW) was founded on the principles of intersectional feminism, anti- racism, anti-ablism, anti-colonialism, and Global South leadership, and our organization is deeply rooted in the mission of advancing feminist movements across Latin America and the Caribbean, East Africa, and Europe. With a robust network comprising over 60 national partners and 40 regional and global coalitions, we strive to dismantle oppressive systems and rebalance power dynamics. Our approach centers on transforming the feminist strategic litigation landscape, breaking down legal barriers, and amplifying the voices of marginalized communities within the legal sphere. 

Key Responsibilities

1. Fundraising Implementation:

  • Execute fundraising strategies and tactics outlined in fundraising plan to meet annual goals.
  • Participate in donor cultivation and stewardship activities with individual donors and institutional funders.
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives to engage the organization’s community of donors and attract new supporters.
  • Collaborate with the communications team to ensure consistent and effective use of communication assets in fundraising efforts.
2. Donor Relationship Management:

  • Assist in managing donor relationships, including acknowledging donations, providing updates on organizational activities, and expressing gratitude for support.
  • Maintain accurate records of donor interactions and contributions in the fundraising database.
  • Respond promptly and professionally to donor inquiries, requests, and concerns, demonstrating a commitment to excellent customer service.
3. Support for Development Operations:

  • Provide administrative support for development operations, including scheduling meetings, preparing materials, and managing communication with stakeholders.
  • Assist in the coordination of fundraising campaigns, including managing mailing lists, tracking responses, and analyzing campaign effectiveness.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure accurate recording and reporting of fundraising revenue and expenses.

Requirements and competences to work with us

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in fundraising, including experience with individual donor programs, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate self-motivation and initiative in executing fundraising tasks and engaging with donors.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Possess strong prioritization skills, allowing for effective management of multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with a CRM and/or fundraising software.
  • Commitment to feminist, anti-racist, anti-ablism, and anti-colonial values, with a passion for advancing gender equality and women's rights.
  • Native/near-native fluency in written and spoken English and an intermediate level of written and spoken Spanish; strong preference for candidates who also have native/near-native fluency in Spanish.

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