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NGO Fundraising Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Vacancy: Fundraising Manager

Ref No: FM_2014

Recruiter: Altima Africa Ltd

Contract: Permanent       

Location: Nairobi

Available: ASAP

Category: Experienced

Offer: Neg.
Profile Introduction: Our client is an NGO with a mission to improve education and health of poor children in Africa through development interventions, research, advocacy and social business.

The overall purpose of the role is to
  • Take the lead in identification, development of new investment and fundraising opportunities;
  • Enhance the visibility of company through networking, coordinating the development of communication materials, tools;
  • Organize major stakeholder and staff events in the region.

Minimum Requirements

A masters degree in business administration, communications, public/ international relations, sales and marketing or any other closely related field
At least 5 years experience in a similar or related position in national and/or multinational companies/organizations

Job Specification
  • Consolidating existing partnerships with major International, Multilateral and Corporate donors to maintain or increase their contributions to the company’s programmes;
  • Researching, mapping and opening doors to the corporate and donor landscape
  • Presenting the company and her programmes and social businesses to relevant donors and investors;
  •  Organizing and implementing donor/investor cultivation events in the region;
  • Developing fundraising materials, including letters of inquiry, grant proposals, acknowledgement letters, and other donor/investor-targeted content;
  • Ensuring donors and partner receive consistent, quality communications;
  • Monitoring of fundraising costs and income against the strategic and programme plans;
  • Ensuring correct procedures are followed and donor/investor requirements are clear to the programme teams;
  • Promoting the company’s brand with clear messaging and targeting for branding and fundraising purposes;
  • Leading communications efforts around various events planned within the region, including knowledge fairs, regional and international meetings, conferences and workshops, relevant media, for branding and fundraising purposes
  • Initiating and developing communications material for branding and fundraising purposes.
  • Developing/providing input to briefing notes, press releases, communiqués, talking points and speeches for external and internal communications for branding and fundraising purposes.

  • Highly motivated and a self driven sales professional with a keen eye on opportunities available in the region and internationally.
  • Proven success in sales ability and account management experience is required.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and negotiation skills with proven ability to initiate and close deals
  • Ability to identify and exploit new investment and donor engagement opportunities
  • Innovative and creative with ability to generate ideas and solutions
  • Proven ability to open new doors, to build a network of organizations, donors and investors who are relevant and willing to fund and/or invest in the company programmes
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, design and implement major campaigns, including in the field of marketing and branding, especially utilising modern communication tools and processes (web-based applications , social media networking as well as on-line campaigning.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines and to manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiency;

How to Apply

If you are qualified and up to the challenge send your CV to by 5pm, 1st August 2014

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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