Reference: 5691 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Give strategic input into and manage implementation of the specific Fund Development programme
  • Identify and cultivate prospective new supporters
  • Draft funding proposals to secure undedicated and dedicated funding
  • Manage the donor relationship, including deliver of timely and impactful reports
  • Manage the Communications Strategy which includes social media posts, newsletters, website articles and related public relations activities in conjunction with various Academies
  • Be prepared and willing to perform tasks outside the given job description when asked from time to time.

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in one of the social sciences/ communications or similar
  • A specific qualification in fundraising (certificate/diploma) would be an advantage
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in fundraising
  • Full understanding of fundraising best practices and a track record in successful fundraising
  • Knowledge of and experience in monitoring, evaluation and learning, including developing Theories of Change
  • The ability to write clear, compelling, concept notes and proposals
  • The ability to collate information from disparate sources to provide timely and impactful donor reports, which requires an ability to build relationships with staff in remote areas
  • A firm grasp of research and analysis
  • An understanding of the potential of the various communication channels/platforms and the necessity to engage closely with the Resource Development and Communications team
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills (English);
  • An ability to work under pressure and honour deadlines
  • An ability to travel as required; and
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
  • Understanding of NGO practice
  • Experience in project planning
  • Advanced computer skills, including Excel
  • Ability to create infographics/dashboards; and
  • An existing network of contacts

How to Apply:

  • Email your comprehensive CV to exceedhr@exceed.co.za.
  • If you are already registered, please forward your CV and the relevant reference number to the consultant with whom you are currently registered in order to avoid duplicity on our system.
  • We reserve the right to only conduct interviews with candidates of choice.
  • Applicants who have not received feedback within 30 days from the closing date must please accept their application as unsuccessful.

To apply for this job email your details to exceedhr@exceed.co.za