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Work with us! GFC is hiring a Fundraising Consultant

The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) is seeking the services of a Fundraising Consultant for redesigning its fundraising strategy; including maintaining existing initiatives, and creating a fundraising plan in alignment with the organisation’s overall strategy and approved budget.

Scope of Work

The fundraising consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Develop a fundraising strategy that aligns with the GFC’s overall goals and objectives, after conducting a needs assessment to identify the GFC’s fundraising priorities and challenges.

  2. Writing at least two concrete proposals for core funding for at least 400,000 EUR in total.

  3. Compile a database of international, national, and local donor organisations/foundations/agencies that are a good fit with GFC’s priorities and missions.

  4. Report on fundraising progress and results to GFC..

  5. Provide independent advice and support in developing strategic and operational plans for the long-term sustainability of the organisation.

 Desired Qualifications 

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  1. At least five years of relevant experience in fundraising and grants acquisition.

  2. Proven record of successfully managing similar consultancies with NGOs/INGOs.

  3. Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders including community based organisations, local NGOs, donors, and a diverse team of colleagues.

  4. Self-motivated and organised, and able to work independently

  5. Strong writing and communication skills.

  6. Excellent relationship-building skills.

  7. Experience with Salesforce or other fundraising software would be a plus.

How to apply

Interested applicants must submit an email including the below list of requirements to GFC at The subject line should mention Fundraising Consultant Application in the subject line.

Application deadline: This position is open until filled

Applications must include:

  • Expression of Interest, including an estimate of days required for the deliverables.

  • Detailed resume with relevant work experience [For Companies/Agencies, please include your registration certificates and other relevant documents]

  • Outline of your technical proposal for GFC’s fundraising strategy.

The fundraising consultant will be engaged on a contract basis for EUR 5000. Upon shortlisting of potential consultant’s/consulting agencies, interviews will be held to further assess the candidate’s eligibility.

GFC is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage applications from people of diverse backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from people from structurally marginalised communities, including people of colour, people with disabilities, LGBTQIA+ people, and people from the Global South.


The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) is an international coalition of 126 NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organisations defending social justice and the rights of forest peoples in forest policies. The mission of the Global Forest Coalition is to advocate for the conservation and restoration of forest ecosystems, through defending and promoting respect for the rights, territories, traditional knowledge and sustainable livelihoods of the Indigenous Peoples, local communities, and women in all their diversities that co-exist with them.

Read more at Global Forest Coalition: Who we are.

24 Oct, 2023
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