Rabbit School where all children can learn and grow
Job Description Development Officer
Position: Development officer
Organization: Rabbit School Organization (RSO)
Reports to: Executive Director of Rabbit School
Duty station: Phnom Penh with travel to the provinces
Description of the Organization
The Rabbit school is a school for special education in Phnom Penh. The school was founded in 1997 and provides education to children with intellectual disabilities.
The school offers different types of education depending on age and level of intellectual disability. With special classes, readiness classes, integrated classes and inclusive education we cater for those different needs. In addition to these classes focused on children until 16 years old, our vocational training centre, helps young adults to learn skills they need to integrate into the society and get a job.
In 2014 the Rabbit School extended it operations to outside of Phnom Penh. Since our organization is developing and growing rapidly, to answer an increasing demand for specific education in Cambodia, we are in urgent need of a capable person to take charge of the future funding of the Rabbit school development plan.
Responsibilities of the Development Officer
Define a multi year development/ funding strategy for the Rabbit school, including a roll out plan with concrete opportunities to focus on (including innovative approaches to fund-raising)
Identify potential donors, cultivate existing and new relationships and develop Rabbit school funding proposals
Manage follow up and closure of fundraising opportunities – stakeholder management
Assist with donor impact reporting and communications
Project manage and execute fundraising events and initiatives throughout the year
Create Rabbit school communications strategy, roll out plan and project-manage execution
Required qualifications, skills and experience for the role
Undergraduate university degree
Proven track record in sales and business development or fundraising, minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience
Experience in fundraising: development of strategic fundraising plan, leads and opportunities generation (research), writing proposals, closing opportunities
Experience in project management: organisation and management of fund raising events for (private, corporate) donors, local community and society
Experience in relationship management with important stakeholders (IO’s and NGO’s, others) - (split responsibility with Executive Director)
Experience with (online) communication and marketing (including web-site maintaining)
Team player, part of Rabbit school core management team
Excellent in speaking, reading and writing in English (Khmer preferred)
Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae with details of their professional background, availability and expected salary to:
Rabbit School Organization.
Address: # National Borey Infant and Child, St Doung Ngep II, Sang Kat Mean Cheay, Khan Mean Chey, Phom Penh
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org, and copy to email@example.com.
Phone number: 012369376.