(This Vacancy has been fullfilled )   Re-published date: 15 May 2019

Terai Human Rights Defenders (THRD) Alliance is seeking competent, smart, energetic and aspiring Nepalese candidates for the following position:


Salary: Negotiable

Working Days/Hours: Sunday to Friday [10 am to 5 pm] except on holidays

Based in: Kathmandu (Field visit as per requirement)

Key Purpose: Develop sustainable fundraising strategy, plan, and programs for the projects  related to human rights, rule of law and justice in Nepal


The fundraising officer in direct supervision of Executive Director of THRDA and in continuous consultation with Fundraising consultant will be responsible for the following:

  • Prepare analysis of strength, weakness, opportunities, and challenges for THRDA in terms of sustainable operation.
  • Develop public fundraising opportunities and activities through strategy development with clear targets and timelines.
  • Research and identify potential donors, funders and government agencies for funding the activities of THRDA
  • Attract, build and develop relationships with new and existing donors to secure long term and increased funding for the projects.
  • Keep a record/database of new and existing funders/donors and update on a regular basis with their call for grants and projects
  • Explore potential partnership with a national and international organization for joint projects
  • Research and identify philanthropic foundations and likely sources of funding both in Nepal and abroad.
  • Write grant proposals and other project documents or materials required for applying for the grants
  • Present THRDA’s activities and successes to communicate with donors in an innovative way
  • Prepare a regular periodical report for the organization and donor on the progress of fundraising


  • Minimum a bachelor’s degree with at least two/three years of experience in managing fundraising activities
  • Good knowledge of preparing fundraising strategies, activities and proposals
  • Previous experience in preparing multiple funding application forms and writing detailed and compelling proposals
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Sound knowledge of human rights project development and management
  • Experience in multi-media, social media and digital marketing
  • Research and presentation skills


Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their job application and CV along with the proposed strategy for undertaking the fundraising job. Please submit these documents to [email protected]


18 May 2019, 5:00 pm


THRD Alliance (Terai Human Rights Defenders Alliance) is an independent non-governmental human rights organization working with a diverse team of activists and lawyers in the sector of human rights, equity and social justice in Nepal.  We work on torture and arbitrary detention, extrajudicial execution, citizenship, and inclusion. We work to promote equality and human rights and counter any kinds of discrimination in the state’s policies and practices.  For more info, please visit: www.thrda.org