International Youth Exchange BiH-Germany:
Creating, planning, organizing, and implementing the international Youth Exchange Program;
-Regular cooperation with the SHL office in Germany;
-Evaluating program processes in cooperation with SHL office in Germany;
-Ensuring activities, budget, resources and objectives of the international Youth Exchange Program are met;
-Drafting and development of the materials relevant to the Program (booklets, manuals, etc);
-Program promotion and advocating for Program’ goals;
-Communication with third parties and evaluation of their needs and requirements (donors, ministries of education, school teachers, and students in BiH);
-Creating reports, analysis and interpretation of data on a regular basis;
-Securing adherence to organisation policies and guidelines.
-Continuous development of concept, ideas, and projects in accordance with the organizational mission and vision;
-Identification and building relationships with potential donors;
-Developing and updating materials necessary for grant submissions including concept letters and project applications/proposals;
-Developing materials (mail-shots) for direct mailing to reach a range of potential and current donors;
-Risk analyses and balancing time-cost ratios to focus effort on the fundraising activities that are most appropriate and will have the highest chance of success;
-Writing reports and developing presentations to communicate fundraising program data;
-Minimum two years of experience as a coordinator for youth exchanges and fundraising, or in a similar position (preferred in NGO sector);
-Accountability and adherence to deadlines, as well as ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects / tasks;
-Organizational skills, self-initiative, tenacity, accuracy, reliability, and flexibility in work;
-Ability and willingness to work with young people;
-Experience in fundraising and budgeting;
-Experience with project cycle management;
-Experience and willingness to work conceptually and strategically;
-Experience as a participant in an international youth exchange program (short or long- term) is advantageous
-Good administrative skills;
-Interpersonal and communication skills, independence, and ability to work in a team;
-Knowledge of data analysis procedures and proficient user of MS Office;
-Valid driving license and minimum of two years driving experience and disposition to travel frequently within BiH;
-Interest and ability to work in a multi-national/ethnic environment;
-Knowledge of spoken and written English (minimum B2). Knowledge of German language is advantageous.
-Proficient knowledge of BHS languages (eliminatory).
The position is based on a 40-hour working week and can be filled asap.
Please e-mail your written application in a form of PDF document in English, no later than 11th January 2019 with the subject “Youth Exchange and Fundraising Coordinator” ([email protected]). The application should contain the following: a letter of motivation (max. 1 page), curriculum vitae including a photo, two letters of recommendation and scanned copies of school/ university certificates.
Please note that previous applications for the same position will be reconsidered, so applicants do not need to re-apply.
Short-listed candidates will be contacted soon after the deadline.