Rezan Organization for Development (ROD)

Proposal Writer (ROD.EBL.028.052024)

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Job Overview

Location: Erbil/Remote

Contract Type: Part Time

Rezan is a national Iraqi Non-profit organization established in Iraq with the aim of supporting
conflict affected communities and Contributing for a safe, dignified, sustainable livelihoods and
environment friendly for vulnerable communities and advocating for climate action.

Overall Responsibility: 

The Proposal Writer will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to
expand Rezan’s funding base, increase revenue, and build partnerships with potential donors,
sponsors, and stakeholders. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of
securing grants, managing donor relations, and developing successful fundraising campaigns.

Main Duties: 

➢ Research and identify grant funding opportunities.
➢ Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy to increase revenue and
diversify Rezan’s funding base.
➢ Write and submit concept notes and proposals in a timely manner, according to funding
deadlines, involving key stakeholders and staff.
➢ Assist empowerment with fundraising efforts by writing concept notes and creating
presentations about funding needs.
➢ Conduct research on potential donors, sponsors, and stakeholders and build
relationships to secure funding and support for Rezan’s programs and initiatives.
➢ Write grant proposals, reports and manage grant requirements and relationships with
➢ Develop and implement fundraising campaigns and events that align with Rezan’s
mission and goals.
➢ Help in developing Rezan’s promotional materials.
➢ Manage Rezan’s donor database, ensuring accurate and up-to-date records of donor
information and contributions.
➢ Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government
agencies, foundations, corporations, and individual donors.
➢ Collaborate with other departments to develop compelling marketing and
communication materials to support fundraising efforts.
➢ Prepare regular reports on fundraising activities, including revenue and expenses, and
provide analysis and recommendations to the supervisor.

➢ Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
➢ Prior experience in project design and grant writing.
➢ Proven previous successful proposals are required.
➢ Understanding of theory of change model and how to develop a logical framework.
➢ Experience working within the humanitarian or development sector in Iraq, either with
a national or international NGO, preferred.
➢ Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell stories and leverage data for strong
➢ Knowledge of fundraising information sources.
➢ Native or near-native fluency in English (written and spoken).
➢ Strong written communication skills and the ability to write clear, structured, articulate,
and persuasive proposals.
➢ Strong editing skills with an attention to detail.
➢ Strong people skills.
➢ Excellent organizational skills.
➢ Excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel and PPT).
➢ Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines with general direction
and minimal guidance.
Other Requirements:
Rezan Organization upholds high standards in all aspects of Safeguarding and condemns all
forms of abuse and exploitation, takes a zero-tolerance approach to all abuse and exploitation
against children or vulnerable individuals and seeks to ensure that no-one is exposed to the
risk of maltreatment by its representatives. In accordance with organisational policy:
➢ In view of the nature of this role potentially requiring involvement with vulnerable
individuals (including situations where there are potential imbalances of power), you
will be required to provide both a self-assessment and formal certificate of previous
good conduct.
➢ Professional references will be requested and taken up for the successful candidate.
➢ All Rezan Organization’s staff are required to sign our Code of Conduct and Child
Safeguarding Commitment.
Rezan Organization upholds high standards in Counter Terrorism (COTER) and sanctions
regulation compliance. Rezan Organization will conduct a thorough pre-employment
background check of successful candidates, including checking through the SDN sanctions lists.

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