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Role Profile

Comprehensive Information

Position: Fundraising Manager

Department: Organizational Development

Reporting to: Head of Programs

Location: Beirut,  possibility of remote for the right candidate

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Job Purpose

Management of the financial sustainability of ARM through the development and oversight of project proposals, maintaining donor relationships, high-quality reporting and generating sources of alternative income through public fundraising.

Areas of Contribution & Related Accountabilities


Work with Donors 


The jobholder's responsibilities include but are not limited to the following tasks: 


  • Overseeing proposals: Working with MEAL manager, team managers and programs staff to draft proposals in response to appropriate calls for funding, in line with ARM’s strategic plan and frameworks to secure funding for planned and ongoing activities and projects.
  • Reporting: Working with the Programs team (including MEAL, Programs support staff and Fundraising) to compile and send reports to donors on the implementation of projects and activities they are funding, and updating donors on all major decisions, changes, or organizational news in a timely fashion.
  • Point person for donors: communicating directly with a portfolio of donors regarding proposals, reports, requests, queries, etc.; creating and maintaining positive relationships with donors; being the liaison between ARM staff and donors.
  • Actively searching for new opportunities for donor funding when needed to cover our expenses and to begin new activities or projects within our capacity, as well as to diversify our sources of funding.
  • Oversight of ARM’s donor database, contracts, reporting timelines and support with spending tracking.

Funding Diversification 

The jobholder's responsibilities include but are not limited to the following tasks: 


  • Decreasing donor dependency by enhancing current fundraising efforts such as our online monthly donations through, and finding other sources of non-donor funds, through maintaining good relationships with current contributors & reaching out to new ones.
  • Representing ARM in public forums (cluster meetings, international conferences, donor events, funding competitions) to diversify ARM’s funding sources beyond traditional donors.
  • Forming relationships with private donors and ARM allies to increase funding revenue.
  • Planning and executing fundraising events, such as online fundraisers, to increase non-donor revenue.
  • Finding other new low-risk low-cost methods to acquire funds/assets.


Fundraising/ Organizational Development


The jobholder's responsibilities include but are not limited to the following tasks: 

  • Fundraising strategy development: development and maintenance of a fundraising strategy in line with ARM’s mission and vision.
  • Holding monthly fundraising meetings to update ARM’s directors of spending, new grants, closing grants and to present solutions to funding challenges.
  • Project development: supporting the Programs team to develop projects in line with ARM’s vision and mission and available funding.
  • Financial tracking and reallocation: Identifying and responding to changes as per team manager updates and requests to ensure that short-term funding needs can be met and project changes can be made, including planning, writing and submitting reallocation requests to donors.
  • Information sharing within ARM of contractual arrangements with donors to support teams to follow conditions, including attending regular meetings.
  • Leading Fundraising capacity building.
  • Other related tasks as needed.


Communications & Work Relationships


Internal Communication

  • Regular contact with the Head of Programs
  • Regular contact with MEAL, Programs Manager and Accounting and Finance Manager
  • Occasional contact with team leaders and team staff


External Communication

  • Regular contact with donors and individual contributors
  • Occasional contact with potential partners


Framework, Boundaries, and Decision Making Authority

The jobholder reports to the Head of Programs, but manages and makes day-to-day decisions autonomously. The jobholder will not manage other staff initially, but management of an Officer is possible in future if need is determined.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • University Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Media/Communications or a related field and at least eight years of professional experience in fundraising-related roles.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English (Arabic and French also assets), adapting to different registers and contexts as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, making positive relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience in writing detailed project plans and/or proposals is required. Experience in writing or research in related fields will also be considered.
  • Experience in programmatic strategy, creating, editing and amending various Theory of Change models and logical frameworks.
  • Knowledge and understanding of migration and the situation of migrant workers in Lebanon.
  • Knowledge and understanding of anti-racist and feminist approaches/theories a significant asset.
  • Comfortable leading on their own work and working alone.
  • Good Microsoft Office & online research skills.
  • Very good organizational and time management skills, proactive, self-motivated.
  • Extremely organized and reliable.


Schedule and Salary

  • Schedule: 40 hours/week.
  • Salary: $2,300/2,900 month, depending on experience



  • Deadline for Applications: 6th of March 2023
  • Expected starting Date: April 2023
  • Period of Employment: annual renewable contract


Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a writing test as part of the hiring process.






Last modified: 
24 Jan, 2023
Intervention Sector(s):
Advocacy & Awareness, Migrant Workers
Application Deadline:
Monday, 6 March 2023
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment:
1 year renewable based on funds and performance
Salary Range:
2000 to 2500 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
University Degree in Social Sciences, Development Studies, Media/Communications or a related field and at least eight years of professional experience in fundraising-related roles
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
English Language:
French Language:
  • Lebanon
  • Beirut