Fundraising Manager Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Fundraising Manager

Hiring Organization: Still I Rise
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: NGO
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 11/15/2023

Role Description

The Fundraising Manager will collaborate closely with the Chief Fundraising and Communication Officer (CFRCO) to develop strategies, implement annual budgets and lead the fundraising team, including coordinating daily operations and working together towards achieving established income targets. Further, the Fundraising manager will be responsible for implementing KPIs, ensuring the monitoring deliverables and achieving organizational objectives, in order to support the development of income streams originated both by individuals, corporates, institutions, private and public events.

Key responsibilities:

Develop strategies in collaboration with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer to enhance and optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of donor acquisition, care, and retention processes.

Plan and implement annual budgets in coordination with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer.

Lead the implementation of strategic plans to achieve income targets across various revenue streams.

Monitor campaign performance using key performance indicators (KPIs) shared with management.

Monitor monthly budgets, identify deviations, and support corrective actions.

Prepare daily/periodic reports on fundraising activities and performance for internal and external purposes.

Plan, design and lead on a day-to-day basis the implementation of the Fundraising activities, ensuring coordination between team members throughout operations towards reaching established strategic objectives

Build strong long-term relationships with donors, prospective donors and supporters across multiple sectors, attending events to expand donors, developing new and nurturing existing relationships and widen the organizational network in line with established targets to support Still I Rise objectives.

Identify problems and work difficulties within the Fundraising Department, promote solution identification in coordination with the Chief Fundraising and Communications Officer.

Support and potentially lead the development plan for individual giving, including donor acquisition and retention.

Ensure continuity of activities in various areas, if necessary, by taking on an operational role.

Ensure efficiency of fundraising systems and processes, including technological platforms.

Stay informed on marketing strategies and conduct research in different sectors.

Supervise Department expenses, procurement processes, and suppliers.

Essential Skills & Requirements

University degree or master’s degree relevant to the position.

Minimum of 5 years of experience in fundraising, preferably in the non-profit sector, in similar positions.

Excellent networking skills, relationship building and management

Experience in business development, strategic and operational marketing is also considered relevant.

Proven experience in team management.

Strategic vision and ability to translate strategies into action plans.

Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Full understanding and alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and values.

Full understanding and alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values.

Full working proficiency in English language both verbal and written; full working proficiency in at least one other language between Italian, French, Spanish is considered an additional asset.

How To Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a copy of their CV, Cover Letter, and a written authorization to personal data processing, by sending an email, indicating in the subject “FUNDRAISING MANAGER”, to the address:

Please kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.