Resource Mobilization Coordinator

Washington D.C.
Jan 12, 2023
Feb 16, 2023
Career Level
Entry Level


Working primarily with the Resource Mobilization and Partnerships unit, specific duties include but are not limited to

Writing, Research & Content Development

  • Contribute to written materials (proposals, concept notes, log frames, expressions of interest, prize applications) by writing, collating inputs from colleagues, content- and copy-editing, and formatting. Prepare research profiles, briefs, and pitch presentations, and contribute to donor reports. Maintain the Fundraising Pipeline and the Prospect Database and shared resource mobilization files. Assist in responding to information requests from donors, consultants, partners, and HarvestPlus staff. In collaboration with internal and external authors, as well as the Communications Unit, comment on, copy edit and write text for a wide variety of publications including web stories, briefs, book chapters, reports and brochures. Support the Communications Unit and liaise between the Communications Unit and project teams to develop content requested by donors on social media accounts and the HarvestPlus website.

Meetings and Events

  • Support program and content development for external meetings and events related resource mobilization efforts in target countries/regions and globally by: scheduling kick-off/planning meetings, preparing presentations and talking points, liaising with external organizers, and preparing agendas. Capture and log debrief notes and track resulting follow up actions, in support of identification, cultivation, and stewardship efforts.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and two years of work experience; or Associates degree plus five years of relevant professional experience; or Master’s degree. Highly effective and versatile interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral. Ability to listen effectively and synthesize scientific/programmatic content for multiple audiences is critical. Experience in resource mobilization, donor relations, or partnership development. High level of professionalism, including being conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and communicating in a timely fashion. A positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment are imperative. Comfortable in a diverse, global team, including working well with team members located in multiple time zones and countries. Proven ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities and be detail oriented. Willingness and ability to travel to work with global team members and partners.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in French, Spanish or Portuguese. Knowledge of agriculture or nutrition, within the context of international development. Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation systems, including log frames.

Physical Demand & Work Environment:

  • Employee will seat in an upright position for a long period of time with little opportunity to move/stretch Employee will lift between 0-10pounds. Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing computer terminal; extensive reading.

IFPRI Washington D.C has a hybrid work environment that allows staff members a minimum of two days in-office work and three days remote work.

At IFPR, we prioritize the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends.  In response to the increased transmissibility with recent COVID-19 variants, all US-based employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, as a condition of employment. Accommodations due to medical or religious exemptions will be considered.

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is an equal employment opportunity employer - F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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