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New Business Development Director

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London, UK

Job Type

Full Time , Remote

About the Role

As a New Business Development Director at Tiko, you will grow our impact by identifying, convincing, and establishing partnerships with donors. This is an opportunity to use your network and skills to champion a cause that truly matters, ensuring the continued success and expansion of our organization.

The ideal candidate will be adept at networking, turning every interaction with potential donors or partners into a meaningful opportunity. Your background in donor relations shines through your ability to combine passion with results. Your experience in international development and global health gives you the edge when articulating our mission. With a talent for crafting compelling proposals and a keen sense for building relationships, you stand ready to make a global impact.

Requirements

  • 8 - 10 years of experience in fundraising is required, and minimum 2 years of experience in a senior role such as New Business Development Director.

  • Experience working for a large (SRH) donor or extensive experience as a fundraising director for a large international (SRH) NGO.

  • A proven personal network with SRH donors, both private and government as well as a proven track record in revenue-generation from a wide variety of sources including investors/ investment funds, corporations, and  foundations.

  • You have a proven track record in successfully securing a minimum of $ 5 million per year from a diversity of major donors, corporations (especially tech-related ones), individual philanthropists and foundations. In securing this funding, you can prove you were responsible for initiating the leads as well as the strategic development of opportunities.  

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and fundamental adherence to the principles, ethics, and best practices of modern fundraising, including superior knowledge of donor relations principles and fundraising strategy.

  • Strong skills in writing persuasive and effective proposals are essential.

  • Open to travel and flexible in working hours because of the global character of Tiko. 

  • You are based in Nairobi, Kenya, or London, UK, and are willing to make weekly office visits.

About the Company

Tiko believes in a world where all youth have the power to choose where, when, and how they meet their sexual reproductive health needs. Our digital platform delivers scalable and verifiable sexual reproductive health services for young people in 5 main markets in Sub Saharan Africa - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, South Africa and Burkina Faso. We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use sexual and reproductive health services.

Tiko Africa values diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact Daiane Bulgarelli, Recruitment Team Coordinator, Tiko - daiane@tiko.org

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