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Turkey: Fundraising and Communications Intern

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Badael
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 25 Jul 2017

About Badael:

Badael is a Syrian non-governmental organization committed to strengthening civil society groups (CSG’s) and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Syria that are active or want to become active in the promotion of non-violence and in the implementation of activities to reduce the severity of violence, to break its cycle, to respond to the conflict, and to prepare for the process of post-conflict peace-building

Job Summary:

The Communication and Fundraising Intern will be responsible grants research and drafting of proposals. The Intern will work closely with the Deputy Director and program team to find calls for proposals that fall in line with the organization\s mission and programs, to research these calls for proposal, to collaborate with the finance officer to create the budget for proposals, edit all content about the organization. Therefore, the right candidate should hold a university degree in Development, international relations or other related fields, preferably also holding a post-graduate degree with previous experience in a similar position**.** S/he should also have excellent communications skills both verbally and written in English and preferably should be a native English Speaker.

This is an unpaid internship that will last approximately 12 weeks

Finance Functions:

  • Be familiar with the requirements and formats of different donors.
  • Work closely with Badael deputy director and the program team to develop concept papers based on Badael's strategy.
  • Work closely with the finance officer to ensure that the budget complies with the necessary requirements.
  • Identify any information gaps blocking proposal completion and develop the necessary information to complete.
  • Rapidly revise, update and expand concept papers into full project proposals as recommended by donors.
  • Develop project proposals according to agreed program strategy.
  • Draft of all proposal-related documents, including project concept note, full proposal, and budget.
  • Assist in donor communication when needed.
  • Coordinate and manage the crowd funding campaigns.
  • Produce content for communication and fundraising purposes.
  • Find and revise calls for proposals.
  • Conduct research about potential new programs to be implemented


  • Related University degree, post graduate level preferred.
  • Fluent in English both verbally and in writing, English native speaker preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, specifically Word.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in peace programs.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to apply superb attention to detail and consistently produce timely work.
  • Eagerness to be creative and take initiative on new ideas and projects

How to apply:

To apply: send your CV and a motivation letter to: