The Senior Business Development Specialist for Global Initiatives, working under the supervision of the Vice President for Global Development, and working closely with both the Sr. Vice President for Programs and the Vice President for Global Initiatives, will identify and pursue new development opportunities among government and private sector donors, with a particular focus on the international development sectors of health (50%), humanitarian response (20%), gender (15%) and environment/climate change (15%) and their intersection with the media and information landscape in developing countries. The position is responsible for representation with partners and donors working in these sectors, overseeing the development of concept notes and proposals, as well as carrying out field assessments and program design work. The position is also responsible for strategizing for the refunding of existing programming in these sectors. The Senior Program Development Specialist, Global Initiatives will track and review U.S. government, European and Foundation Requests for Applications/proposals (RFPs), determine strategy for application and design and write proposals, both from DC and in the field.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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