• Permanent Senior position
  • Sandown, Gauteng

ABOUT THE POSITION

What if you could go to work every day with a sense of purpose that the work you do contributes to the greater good?
Grow to understand the potential donor pool and hold a vital role in planning events and coordinating other activities to encourage donations and help the company move toward their goal of helping improve the people’s lives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Raise funds for our cause and regularly meet or surpass fundraising targets
  • Research potential donors to gain insight into needs, beliefs and donation habits to understand how to position our organization to them
  • Assist in brainstorming and creating new methods to raise funds for our organization
  • Leverage technology and social media where possible to improve fundraising activities
  • Assist in planning and coordinating events meant to raise funds and coordinate activities of volunteers and interns related to event planning and execution
  • Create marketing materials, like flyers and brochures, to be used for the promotion of events and other fundraising pushes
  • Analyze the performance of events and other fundraising activities for effectiveness and to identify areas where money can be saved
  • Maintain complete and orderly records of donors and manage regular donor communications
  • Build upon existing donor relationships and form new donor relationships on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with other organizations and groups within the community to build partnerships and enhance fundraising activities

Job Skills & Qualifications

Reqiured:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Exemplary communication abilities and outgoing, yet poised personality
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • At least one year of fundraising experience
  • Quick thinker and ability to make decisions under pressure

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communication, public relations, journalism or related/applicable area

Desired Skills:

  • Fundraising
  • Sponsorship
  • Publicity

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Degree