Main Purpose of the Role

As a key member of the fundraising team, the Fundraiser for Corporate Partnerships actively engages in corporate fundraising activities. The role will proactively engage with local and national business communities and business leaders in Romania to maximize income generation by offering sector-leading stewardship and ideation for new and existing supporters. The Fundraiser also develops plans to engage new supporters while raising the RUF's profile.


You will work closely with and have support and guidance from the Fundraising Director (including training and supervision at all steps, as needed). The role works collaboratively with other Fundraisers and the Marketing & Communication Department.

Key Responsibilities

- Lead and execute all corporate fundraising activities to achieve income generation targets.

- Proactively engage with local businesses and business leaders to build and maintain relationships.

- Develop and implement strategies to attract new corporate supporters.

- Provide sector-leading stewardship to existing corporate supporters, ensuring high satisfaction and engagement.

- Work closely with other teams and departments to align and integrate fundraising efforts.

- Develop innovative fundraising ideas and campaigns tailored to corporate partners.

- Raise RUF's profile within the business community, enhancing its reputation and visibility.

- Prepare and deliver compelling presentations and proposals to potential corporate partners.

- Monitor and report on corporate fundraising activities, ensuring targets and objectives are met.

- Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in corporate fundraising.


Skills and Qualifications

- Proven experience in mobilizing resources, fundraising, or a similar role.

- Strong relationship-building and networking skills.

- Good communication and presentation abilities.

- Strategic thinking and the ability to develop and implement effective fundraising strategies.

- Experience working collaboratively with a team and leading projects.

- Knowledge of the local business community and key stakeholders.

- Passion for our mission and a commitment to raising its profile and income.


We Need Someone Who Is

- Passionate about building relationships and engaging with corporate partners.

- Organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

- Able to dedicate the required time and effort to achieve fundraising goals.


Why Work With Us?

- Make a meaningful impact by driving our corporate fundraising efforts.

- Be part of a dynamic and supportive team dedicated to making a difference.

- Enhance your skills in fundraising, relationship management, and strategic planning.

- Connect with the local business community and play a key role in RUF's success.


Preferred location: Romania (preferred but not required)

Level of effort: min. 4-6 hours/weekly