Admin. & Fundraising Officer (60%)
Wikimedia CH - Morges1
16.05.2019 | Employee | 60%

Admin. & Fundraising Officer (60%)

Wikimedia CH
E-mail : info@wikimedia.ch
Bank account:
8008 Zürich
Phone : +41 (0)21 311 17 82
85-766601-5

Wikimedia CH is a not-for-profit association, the Swiss chapter of the international Wikimedia Movement. It promotes free knowledge, in particular through the Wikipedia encyclopedia and other associated projects. As a grassroots organization, it currently employs eight people (not full-time) and works with a community of members and volunteers. In order to fill a vacancy from July 2019 onwards, we are currently recruiting a:

Admin. & Fundraising Officer (60%)

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Administration:

  • Overall responsibility for the Member Management (incl. process optimisation)
  • Overall responsibility for the organisation and logistics of the annual general assembly (incl. the wiki management)
  • Support with the organisation, logistics and booking of meeting rooms, rentals as needed etc.
  • Reporting and Minute writing (Meetings, General Assembly etc.)
  • Responsible for several email ticketing channels and correspondence with the wider public
  • Support with drafting and proof-reading of internal reports and communications
  • Overall responsibility for maintaining the inventory

- Fundraising:

  • Autonomously researching new funding opportunities, drafting and submitting grant proposals, follow-up as needed
  • Supporting the various fundraising campaigns
  • Management of related data bases and CRM maintenance

  • Drafting supporting documents such as letters, texts, case studies
  • Corresponding with donors through diverse channels

- Communications:

- Supporting the provision of collaterals, i.e. drafting texts, managing external providers (graphic designers, translators, printers etc.)

YOUR PROFILE

Mandatory Job-related skills/competencies:

  • Fluent in (Swiss) German (at least C1), English (at least C1) and French (at least C1); nice to have: Italian (B1/B2)
  • Availability for regular travel within Switzerland

  • Strong writing skills in the relevant languages (clarity, focussed, expression, resultsoriented)
  • Strong experience (3 years minimum) in administration, organization & events management
  • Strong desk-top research capacities
  • Fundraising/campaigning experience is an advantage, particularly grant-writing.
  • Multicultural and virtual experience (knowledge of the NGO sector is an advantage)
  • Knowledge of standard communication and Office tools and measures (online and offline)
  • Proven experience in planning and executing
  • Knowledge of CRM management (Salesforce would be an advantage)

People skills/competencies:

  • Strong intercultural competence and a "can do" attitude
  • Self-starter with an excellent capacity to organise him/herself
  • Goal/results oriented
  • A "thick skin" and effective conflict management skills
  • The capacity to work effectively in a virtual team, excellent communication skills
  • Willing to take on responsibility and to work on flexible schedules
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn and to evolve
  • Strong online collaboration skills
  • Good understanding of technology (IT, wiki, CRM)
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relation management and building skills
  • An understanding of free knowledge with a strong commitment to this value

Contract details:

  • 15 th of July 2019 or later with some availability in June to ensure handover
  • General availability on Monday mornings for staff calls
  • We offer a position in a modern not-for-profit setting, inside a high-profile association

with interesting and varied tasks and the possibility of development. Being a virtual

organisation without a physical office, the candidate will be home-based, frequently travelling across Switzerland. Any location in Switzerland would be possible.

  • Starting salary competitive with early career NGO standards.
  • The contract is initially starting with a 60% with a possibility to extension, depending on funding
  • The contract is initially limited to one year with a possibility of extension.
  • The position is initially directly responsible to the CEO, but will include collaboration with other Managers, stakeholders and functions

Applications:

Closing date for applications is set to June 2, 2019 and applications should be addressed electronically to jenny.ebermann@wikimedia.ch including your CV and a cover letter. No need to attach certificates or to indicate references at this point!

Please only apply if you write/speak the required languages at least at C1 level!

16.05.2019
Employee, 60%

Required minimum profile

  • Fluent in (Swiss) German (at least C1),
  • English (at least C1)
  • French (at least C1)
  • nice to have: Italian (B1/B2)

Contact

Wikimedia CH
Marie-Louise COGNARD
case postale 799
1110 Morges1
Wikimedia CH
case postale 799
Morges1

Industry

E-business / Internet
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