SLJI seeks to appoint a Fundraising and Marketing Officer, to be based in Polokwane.
Salary: Negotiable based on experience. Benefits: Pension fund and medical aid
Start date: As soon as possible
The purpose of the position is to lead in the marketing and communications initiatives of the organisation and to assist in raising funds from corporate, high net donor and individual sources initiatives in order to meet the fundraising targets set out in the business operational plan.
Support the Centre Manager to implement and develop the high net donor programme.
Ensure that thank you letters / receipts are sent to donors and funders
Working closely with the Centre Manager, identify relevant companies and agree on appropriate approach
Work closely with the Centre Manger and Finance Officer in identifying programmes with funding difficulties or projects that require match funding and development of appropriate funding proposals
Conduct research, market analysis, internal and external networking to ascertain corporate trends and interests
Liaise with the media for fundraising and other communication matters
Marketing and Communications
Support the Centre Manager to deliver communications and marketing strategies to increase SLJI’s profile and to support the fundraising function
Write and disseminate regular newsletter to supporters and potential supporters
Write SLJI’s quarterly narrative reports
Produce content for and update social media to increase online presence
Contribute to the development of SLJI’s new website; to lead on producing lively and informative content and to keep the website updated
Lead the SLJI exhibition and business expos
Generate new business for the SLJI retail shops
Well organised with knowledge of the nonprofit organisation
Strong communicator with interpersonal, verbal and writing skills
Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft office suite (outlook, word, excel and power point)
Basic financial understanding in order to compile budgets
Project management skills
Well organised and planning skills
At ease with cultural differences
Self-motivated and goal oriented individual
Ability to work on your own as well as part of a team
Work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to conduct research
Related degree or diploma
Minimum of two years’ experience in fundraising and marketing communications
Understand the Business Incubation model for the jewellery and SMME development and its implementation in Limpopo so as to effectively communicate our achievements to potential donors and those that given us already
To apply, submit a detailed CV, qualifications and cover letter
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application
Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The SEDA Limpopo Jewellery Incubator (SLJI) is a jewellery designing and manufacturing Centre established to contribute towards creating economic opportunities through developing and supporting emerging jewellery businesses from historically disadvantaged communities in the locality.