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Fundraising - Directorate Of Resource Mobilization

Closing: May 20, 2024

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Published: May 3, 2024 (23 days ago)

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Requirements

  • Christian commitment and practice
  • Bachelor's degree in PR, Communications, Marketing, Business Management, or other relevant discipline from an accredited university or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a proven track record of resource mobilization and the creation of resource mobilization-oriented partnerships and stakeholder networks.
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Development, Fundraising, Communication and Relationship Management
  • Proven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposals
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposals
  • Membership in the relevant professional bodies will be an advantage.


Responsibilities

Requirements

  • Christian commitment and practice
  • Bachelor's degree in PR, Communications, Marketing, Business Management, or other relevant discipline from an accredited university or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with a proven track record of resource mobilization and the creation of resource mobilization-oriented partnerships and stakeholder networks.
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Development, Fundraising, Communication and Relationship Management
  • Proven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposals
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposals
  • Membership in the relevant professional bodies will be an advantage.


  • Participate in the Formulation and implementation of comprehensive fundraising plans aligned with the organization's mission and objectives.
  • Identify and prioritize potential funding sources, including individuals, corporations, foundations, and government entities.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with existing donors, sponsors, and supporters.
  • Explore opportunities to establish new partnerships and collaborations with potential donors.
  • Oversee fundraising campaigns and initiatives, ensuring they are well-planned and executed.
  • Develop creative and compelling fundraising appeals to attract donations.
  • Prepare grant proposals and applications for corporates, foundations and government funding.
  • Research and identify appropriate grant opportunities for the organization.
  • Organize fundraising events, to generate financial support.
  • Coordinate logistics, marketing, and participant engagement for successful events.
  • Develop and manage budgets related to fundraising activities.
  • Provide regular reports to leadership on fundraising progress, outcomes, and challenges.
  • Ensure compliance with legal and ethical standards related to fundraising activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of donations, donor information, and financial transactions.
  • Collaborate with the marketing and communication teams to promote fundraising initiatives.
  • Effectively communicate the impact of donations and the organization's mission to potential supporters.
  • Foster a collaborative and goal-oriented environment within the team.
  • Stay informed about fundraising trends, best practices, and changes in the philanthropic landscape.
  • Continuously assess and adapt fundraising strategies based on industry developments.
  • Support the Director Resource Mobilization in preparation of internal and external reports
  • Ensuring consistent Christian behaviour in line with the university’s vision


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