Tuesday, 24 July 2018

Position Announcement: Director of Philanthropic and Corporate Giving

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Compatible Technology International
Position Announcement
Position: Director of Philanthropic and Corporate Giving

Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Announcement Date: July 24, 2018

Start Date: Immediate

Compatible Technology International (CTI) is a US-based non-profit that is working to eradicate hunger and poverty in Africa. Our primary focus is to equip smallholder farmers in Africa with innovative postharvest technology solutions to increase local food supply and to build their capacity as food entrepreneurs. We reduce drudgery for women farmers and provide new economic opportunity for rural communities.

CTI is a small, but growing organization. Currently, the organization is headquartered in St. Paul, MN with programs and activities in Senegal, Malawi, Tanzania and Mozambique. The organization is building to expand activity across 12 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing tools, training and service provision through business partnerships and development.

The Director of Philanthropic and Corporate Giving is in charge of leading and executing CTI’s efforts to become a multi-million-dollar organization through the expansion of funds from high-level donors, corporations and select foundations. This position will report to the Executive Director.

This is a full-time leadership position, which requires some national and international travel.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Strategically develop and implement a corporate giving and major gift campaign

·        Steward high-level foundation relationships

·        Identify new business development opportunities

·        Coordinate CTI's annual fundraising event

·        Align CTI’s development priorities with its Board of Directors

·        Work across departments to further fundraising goals

Required Qualifications:

·        10 years of proven leadership and impact in high-level non-profit fundraising and/or corporate giving

·        Strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills

·        Track record of working effectively in interdisciplinary teams

·        A strong networker

·        Functional computer skills including use of standard MS office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)       

Desired qualifications:

·        A solid understanding of international development

·        Experience working with nonprofit boards

·        Experience with corporate foundations

·        Ability to operate in a fast-paced, rapidly changing funding environment

·        Working knowledge of Salesforce

Application process

Candidates should email their CV, cover letter, and names and contact information of three references and contact information to jobs@compatibletechnology.org. Selected candidates will be contacted for interviews at the CTI HQ offices in St. Paul, MN. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

CTI does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. CTI is an equal opportunity employer.

CTI seeks to fill this position immediately.