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Key Relationships Officer

Medair

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Role & Responsibilities


Develop & expand partnerships with existing and new foundations and corporates in Romandie to deliver on demanding income targets.


 


Project Overview


Medair Headquarters (HQ) provides operational guidance for country programmes, along with both technical and compassionate support for our relief workers. Within our headquarters and affiliate offices, we are also responsible for promoting the work of Medair to the world, to raise and manage the funds needed to run our life-saving and sustaining programmes, and to recruit international and HQ staff.


Medair’s Marketing & Relationships department is responsible for raising private funds, supporting recruitment efforts, and building awareness about Medair externally. Our team is made of passionate people committed to delivering exceptional engagement and creating high value and loyalty for our key stakeholders.


 


Workplace          


Medair Headquarters, Lausanne area, travelling across Romandie, Switzerland.


 


Starting Date / Initial Contract Details


As soon as possible. Full time, open-ended contract.

Key Relationships Officer

Role Responsibilities
Develop expand partnerships with existing and new foundations and corporates in Romandie to deliver on demanding income targets.

Project Overview
Medair Headquarters HQ provides operational guidance for country programmes along with both technical and compassionate support for our relief workers. Within our headquarters and affiliate offices we are also responsible for promoting the work of Medair to the world to raise and manage the funds needed to run our life-saving and sustaining programmes and to recruit international and HQ staff.
Medair's Marketing Relationships department is responsible for raising private funds supporting recruitment efforts and building awareness about Medair externally. Our team is made of passionate people committed to delivering exceptional engagement and creating high value and loyalty for our key stakeholders.

Workplace
Medair Headquarters Lausanne area travelling across Romandie Switzerland.

Starting Date/Initial Contract Details
As soon as possible. Full time open-ended contract. Key Relationships Officer Key Activity Areas
Existing Key Fundraising Relationships

Manage a portfolio of existing supporters foundations local public entities corporations to sustainably generate significant income.
Build positive and sustainable face-to-face relationship.
Review and develop strategy and plans to optimally steward key relationships.
Present Medair programmes projects products and other funding opportunities.
In collaboration within programmes and finance staff draft compelling bespoke project summaries presentations proposals and reports based on field information.
Maintain appropriate records of interactions and outcomes using fundraising CRM and others.

New Key Fundraising Relationships

Initiate and develop new key fundraising relationships with foundations local public entities corporations .
Plan and implement fundraising and development initiatives products events etc. to engage and build profitable relationship with potential supporters.
Craft outstanding bespoke partnership offers or products.
Attend relevant events for networking purposes and get in contact with prospects.
Present Medair programmes projects products and other funding opportunities.
Maintain appropriate records of interactions and outcomes using fundraising CRM and others.

Gather Share Project Information

Collect key information related to programme strategy and implementation read programmes' documentation engage with programme's staff .
Share information with other team members.

Innovation/Changes

Stronger emphasis on developing new partnerships with foundations and corporates.

Team Spiritual Life

Reflect the values of Medair with staff beneficiaries and external contacts.
Work and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team including team devotions prayers and words of encouragement.
Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network.


This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

Educated to degree level or equivalent Eg. fundraising Wealth management Philanthropy .
Strong working knowledge of English and French spoken and written .



Experience/Competencies

Needs to be well settled in Romandie know the main Philanthropy networks.
Demonstrable professional success in the area of fundraising/marketing/sales.
Experience in developing high value relationships.
Experience in the private sector.
Advanced user of MS Office. Experience of CRM/sales management software.
Excellent communication skills verbal and written. Excellent copywriting skills.
Inspirational communicator able to engage different audiences.
Commitment to discretion confidentiality.
Understanding of international and humanitarian context.
People-oriented relational excellent networking influencing skills pioneer and self-driven organised persistent collaborative team player.



Working Conditions

Swiss or eligible EU citizens or those with a valid work permit for Switzerland can apply.
This is a HQ based position involving travelling across Romandie and occasional travel to the field.


Application Process
Before you apply please ensure you are fully aware of the
a Medair organisational values.
b Profiles sought for International Headquarters staff.
c Benefits Package provided for International Headquarters staff.
To apply then
a go to our Current Vacancies page
b and apply for this vacancy or another position that matches your profile

Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications.
Only English-language applications/CVs will be reviewed.

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