Agora Partnerships’ purpose is to accelerate the shift to a sustainable economy by unleashing the potential of entrepreneurs who are building purpose-driven companies that create social and environmental impact throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Agora Partnerships accomplishes this through the Agora Accelerator, a four-month consulting program designed to provide entrepreneurs with access to the knowledge, networks, and capital they need to grow their businesses and their impact. Since 2011, the Agora Accelerator has served close to 250 companies across 12 industries and 21 countries, and has catalyzed more than US$69 million in investment.
About the Job:
Agora Partnerships seeks a professional to help raise funds that will enable the organization to better serve social entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly to build better societies. The objective of this position is to work directly with the Managing Director to support Agora’s fundraising efforts.
Agora is a team of about 20 professionals spread out across Latin America, united by a passion for making a positive impact on society by empowering entrepreneurs who are working to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Proactively identify relevant fundraising prospects (corporations, local and international foundations, HNWI) and Request for Proposals.
Build and maintain a comprehensive fundraising database, and undertake analysis of fundraising efforts for quarterly updates to the Board of Directors and staff.
Draft grant proposals, follow up and cultivate relationship with potential funders.
Develop briefing notes prior to key meetings.
Review attendee lists from all events attended by team members and identify relevant prospects.
Schedule quarterly Board meetings and monthly Board Committee meetings on Fundraising & Partnership.
Support impact data collection and analysis.
Lead year-end individual fundraising campaign.
Academic background or professional experience on fundraising.
Familiarity with Latin America and/or the impact investing / social entrepreneurship field.
Fluent in both English and Spanish.
Desire to make a positive impact on society and the environment while growing professionally.
How to Apply:
Please send a motivation letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with FUNDRAISING ASSOCIATE - [YOUR NAME] in the email title. The motivation letter should explain:
Why you are excited for this opportunity.
What has been your most relevant experience that prepares you for this role,
Preferred location (please specify if you currently have a work permit in that location), and salary expectations.