Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer Job in Kenya (80k – 100k)

Position: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer,

Location: Chogoria,

Reports to: Director of Programs,

Gross Salary: Ksh 80,000 – Ksh 100,000,

Our client is a community development organization that promotes sustainable living and family health. They are seeking to hire a Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer who will play a pivotal role in ensuring the organization has adequate resources to support new and existing programs. The officer will be responsible for identifying funding opportunities, developing and submitting high-quality proposals, and managing grants effectively. The role also entails cultivating corporate support and developing new fundraising initiatives to enhance the organization’s revenue streams.

Key Responsibilities

Identify and pursue funding opportunities, prepare high-quality grant proposals, and submit them promptly.

Guide program teams and finance on compliance requirements, potential opportunities, and donor priorities, and ensure effective grant management for all projects.

Collaborate with the Communications Officer to develop and produce communication materials to support fundraising efforts, including brochures, appeals, newsletters, and annual reports.

Develop and maintain corporate partnerships to maximize support and broaden the organization’s reach.

Organize and manage local fundraising events and initiatives.

Institutionalize fundraising efforts to ensure sustainability.

Collaborate with the Communications Officer to develop and monitor online fundraising opportunities.

Arrange and coordinate partner and donor site visits.

Develop and share the annual work plan and budget for the Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Department.

Maintain a comprehensive fundraising database, including successful and unsuccessful concept notes and proposals for future reference.

Generate weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on Resource Mobilization and Fundraising activities.

Develop a quarterly donor newsletter to inform supporters about the organization’s progress.

Key Competencies & Skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.

Knowledge of fundraising regulations, compliance requirements, and best practices.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising databases.

Key Requirements

Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management, Social work, or any other related field.

A minimum 5 years of related work experience in a similar or higher position of fundraising and resource mobilization preferably within the NGO sector.

Proven knowledge and experience in Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, or Research will be an added advantage.

Proven track record of successful grant proposals and fundraising initiatives.

How to Apply


If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title and preferred location on the email subject (Fundraising and Resource mobilization) to before or on 19th May 2023.