£5,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, TBD
Job description

We are Korea Future Initiative. We document violations, establish truths, and sound alarms.

Based in London and Seoul, Korea Future Initiative (KFI) is an NGO that supports human rights in North Korea. We use information technologies and documentation methods to organise and present data about violations. We are passionate about establishing the truth and advocating for justice. Our team works in London, Seoul and throughout China and Southeast Asia, and includes North Korean exiles.

KFI is a small, international organisation that punches above its weight. We have provided direct support to victims, briefed governments around the world, been the first to report on violations, and have mobilised the exiled community to speak out. Our strong networks across the United Kingdom and South Korea afford us with a remarkable network and level of trust with human rights organisations and exile-led North Korean NGOs.



KFI is a fast-growing non-profit currently with multi-year grant funding secured. We want to expand and diversify our income streams to include public fundraising. This is a brand-new fundraising area for KFI and we hope to use this new income streams to help us diversify our income to reduce our current reliance on grants over the next 3-5 years. As such, there will be no specific financial target attached to the consultancy.

KFI is seeking a consultant with a record of achievement in developing public fundraising within human rights organisations to help us increase and diversify our income streams. The consultant will report to the CEO of KFI and deliver the following outputs and activities:

  1. Conduct a feasibility study
  2. Further develop our Case for Support to appeal to members of the public
  3. Develop a Multi-year Public Fundraising Strategy
  4. Develop an Annual Action Plan for the next 5 years.



  • Significant public fundraising experience in the international human rights and/or international development sectors, with particular experience in developing strategies from scratch.


  • Knowledge of the human rights sector and ability to demonstrate a commitment to the values and mission of KFI


It is anticipated that a consultant will be formally engaged in April 2021 and that the role will last 3 - 6 months. This will be confirmed at interview stage. This role can be performed remotely from anywhere with internet access.

Our maximum budget for the fundraising consultancy contract, including consultant expenses and VAT where applicable, is £5,000. The agreed fee would be paid at intervals according to an agreed delivery plan and on receipt of an invoice.

The consultant is responsible for all income tax liabilities and National Insurance or similar contributions relating to the fee payment as required by law. The consultant required to have relevant insurances in place including Professional Indemnity Insurance and, if appropriate, Employers’ Liability Insurance as required by law. On appointment, the contractor will need to provide a statement about how they manage personal data to GDPR.



Applications close on February 14th. We will be holding interviews in the last week of February

Applicants are required to submit:

  • An up-to-date CV
  • A maximum 2-page proposal, laying out how they plan to approach the work, the timelines they would envisage, the costs, the final deliverables to KFI, and a list of three professional references.

The candidates will be shortlisted for an interview via Zoom or Skype.

Refreshed on: 19 January 2021
Closed date: 14 February 2021
Tags: Fundraising, Digital