Link Community Development International
Link Community Development International

Charity registered in Scotland SC037959

Link Community Development is a family of not for profit organisations working together to transform education for children and communities across impoverished rural areas of Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda. Since our foundation in 1995 we have worked in 3,000 schools and improved the lives of over two million children through unique and effective school improvement models. We guide governments and educators to adopt low-cost solutions to improve learning and support for children, with a focus on literacy, numeracy and inclusion for the most marginalised children. Through a partnership delivery model which embeds piloting and learning within local systems, we influence changes to policy, practice and accountability on a national scale, and our interventions are regularly adapted and replicated by governments and NGOs in new countries and contexts. Link Community Development International (Link), based in Edinburgh, Scotland supports all project, M&E, fundraising, finance and governance activities in our five sub-Saharan partner countries.

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Development Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,144 – £35,439
  • Central Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2019

Are you a passionate advocate for global development? Do you believe in the power of education to transform lives and lift communities out of poverty?

Link is a dynamic and ambitious international charity, headquartered in beautiful Edinburgh, which is helping more children than ever in impoverished, rural Africa to access quality education and the tools they need to get the very best start in life.

We are looking for a driven fundraising professional to join our team as our Development Manager. You will lead the fundraising strategy and creatively develop and deliver fundraising activity to achieve our income targets, securing core and programme funds crucial for our work to support the most vulnerable children.

The successful candidate will have experience in identifying and cultivating new prospects, managing complex fundraising projects and nurturing strong relationships with donors. Whilst there is a major focus on Trusts and Foundations, there is also flexibility to explore other sources such as corporate, community and individual giving. There are exciting opportunities to manage relationships with major US foundation donors as well as travel to Africa and North America.

Could you be our missing Link?