Department: Development & Global Initiatives
Program/Division Development & Global Initiatives
Job Location(s) DK-Copenhagen
The Development and Outreach Department: of Human Rights Watch ('HRW') is seeking a highly-qualified applicant for the position of Copenhagen Manager to support relationships with donors and prospects and represent the work of Human Rights Watch in Denmark. This position is part-time at 24 hours per week (60% schedule). The Manager is based in Copenhagen and reports to the Director of Sweden & Denmark based in Stockholm.
Manage the production of fundraising, outreach and cultivation events in Copenhagen, including HRW's annual Voices for Justice dinner, researcher briefings, film screenings, advocacy and cultivation events;
Manage various aspects of the Circle of Friends in Denmark and engage members through development and advocacy opportunities;
Identify, cultivate, service and solicit individual donors, prospects and Circle of Friends members;
Manage communications with constituents via phone, mail, and electronic media;
Oversee prospect research and manage Raiser's Edge donor entry;
Create and track guest lists, donor lists, fundraising, and expenses for all events;
Create agendas, event materials, invitations, and background materials, and conduct follow-up to meetings;
Coordinate and manage development web content, newsletters, and e-mailings;
Assist with the administration of HRW's legal entity in Denmark;
Recruit and supervise Development & Outreach interns and volunteers;
Deliver outputs in a timely manner and be consistent with the agreed strategy and priorities of the Development Department: ; and
Carry out other duties as required.
An undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, social sciences, or related studies is required.
A minimum of 5 years of relevant of event planning or other fundraising experience is required.
Related Skills and Knowledge
Experience coordinating events, preferably large-scale events, is required.
Creativity, initiative, follow-through and excellent organizational skills are required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Danish is required.
The ability to work well under pressure and to manage multiple priorities, working effectively toward deadlines is required.
Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively within Human Rights Watch as well as with external partners are required.
Strong technology skills, including experience with donor databases and knowledge of social media are required.
An entrepreneurial spirit and the discipline to work independently, but also the ability to function as a member of a development team is highly desirable.
Demonstrated commitment to human rights and/or international issues and the capacity to master and represent the mission and programs of Human Rights Watch are highly desirable.
Salary and Benefits
HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits.How to Apply: Please apply immediately or by 11:59 PM ET on August 25, 2017 by visiting our online job portal at https://careers-hrw.icims.com/jobs/1473/login.
Job posted on 20 September 2017.
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