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Children of Rwanda

Fundraising Officer - Bungoma

Bungoma, Kenya

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Bungoma, Kenya

Fundraising Officer - Bungoma

Closing: Mar 14, 2024

11 days remaining

Published: Feb 26, 2024 (6 days ago)

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Hours: Approx. 40 hours per week

Location: Remote 

Type of contract: Full-time employee 

Length of contract: Permanent after 6-month probationary period

Salary: Base salary of $350-450/month + bonuses for meeting targets 

Summary of the role: To grow the income of Children of Rwanda by identifying relevant donors and funding opportunities, writing proposals, and mobilising resources for long-term organisational impact and sustainability. The Fundraising Officer would be working to achieve an income generation target of $45,000. 

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or any other related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in grant writing with a successful track record for securing significant funding commitments from donors
  • Proven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposals
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate professionally with partners and donors
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposals
  • Proficiency with computer applications for drafting proposals as well as publishing/designing fundraising communications materials (ex. Microsoft Office applications; Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)
  • Timeliness and professionalism are of extreme importance for this role

Desirable: 

  • Result orientated 
  • Understanding of data protection

Children of Rwanda is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

Responsibilities

Hours: Approx. 40 hours per week

Location: Remote 

Type of contract: Full-time employee 

Length of contract: Permanent after 6-month probationary period

Salary: Base salary of $350-450/month + bonuses for meeting targets 

Summary of the role: To grow the income of Children of Rwanda by identifying relevant donors and funding opportunities, writing proposals, and mobilising resources for long-term organisational impact and sustainability. The Fundraising Officer would be working to achieve an income generation target of $45,000. 

Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or any other related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in grant writing with a successful track record for securing significant funding commitments from donors
  • Proven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposals
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate professionally with partners and donors
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposals
  • Proficiency with computer applications for drafting proposals as well as publishing/designing fundraising communications materials (ex. Microsoft Office applications; Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)
  • Timeliness and professionalism are of extreme importance for this role

Desirable: 

  • Result orientated 
  • Understanding of data protection

Children of Rwanda is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

Grant fundraising:

  • Identify grant opportunities in the UK, US and other countries
  • Maintain database of grant opportunities 
  • Create and maintain grant prospect calendar 
  • Submit good quality grant proposals 

Corporate fundraising: 

  • Identify corporate funding opportunities
  • Make approaches to promising leads 
  • Manage and develop relationships 

Relationship building 

  • Develop and manage relationships with key donors 
  • Ensure effective donor

Other: 

  • Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for the long-term sustainability of the organisation, including private/individual donors, crowdfunding, etc.
  • Represent Children of Rwanda at relevant events 
  • Write content for quarterly newsletters to donors 
  • Develop fundraising communications materials for the organisation such as brochures, case statements, social media content, etc.


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