Development Director

Education For All Children

Posted: 11/3/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Fundraising/Development

Primary domain: Education

City: Portsmouth NH

Postal code: 03801

State: New Hampshire

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$1M - $3M


Mission statement:

Education For All Children (EFAC) provides an education to employment program for bright disadvantaged Kenyan youth to foster leadership, economic opportunity and social progress

Position Details:

Job Description:

EFAC is seeking a dynamic, experienced and entrepreneurial fund raiser to join our team as Director of Development. This person will have experience in international fund raising, preferably in Africa. The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director to design and implement a comprehensive fund raising platform as we align our fund raising with our impact potential.

EFAC is an education to employment program for bright, disadvantaged Kenyan youth entering high school and progressing along the spectrum through post secondary and career development. It is unique both in its scope and its success metrics where 98% of our high school graduates go on to higher education and over 75% are employed within two years of graduation. We address the disparity in educational and economic mobility for Kenyan girls and boys living in poverty and helping them reach their true potential in life. Our goal is to produce graduates who become Kenya's future entrepreneurs, leaders and agents of social change for their communities and country at large. We have offices in  Portsmouth NH and Nairobi Kenya.

  • Serve as a thought partner and strategist with EFAC leadership in shaping our growth
  •  Establish and implement a multi year development strategy with measurable goals and outcomes
  •  Seek and engage new donors and steward existing donors
  • Design a plan for existing donor retention and expansion in 8-10 diverse geographical areas
  • Prospect major gifts from individuals and foundations including planned giving and monthly giving programs
  •  Oversee and improve existing donor base and tracking system in Salesforce
  • Maintain and update timelines for existing and new institutional funding cycles
  • Collaborate with communications team for online messaging
  •  Collaborate in the strategy and execution of EFAC's fundraising events


  • Bachelor's degree-on going certifications and graduate work desired
  • 5+ years of non profit fund raising experience desired
  • Ability to work both remotely and with some time in Portsmouth NH office
  • Facility with CRM platform (Salesforce preferred)
  • Proficiency in major media platforms ie Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
  • Success raising major gifts of $25,000- $100,000 including multi year commitments
  • Loves to network and develop relationships
  • Organize and lead donor mission trips to Kenya
  • Strong belief in global poverty eradication through education


Performance Bonus

Competitive benefit package

3 weeks vacation in addition to paid holidays.


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

Candidates should submit a cover letter outlining why they are a good fit with Education For All Children's mission and and culture and a resume to:

[email protected]

EFAC seeks to fill this position by January, 2020


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