Mar 14, 2019

Senior Fundraising Practitioner

  • Cape Mental Health
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Cape Mental Health, a nonprofit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.

Cape Mental Health seeks to employ a Senior Fundraising Practitioner to be based in Cape Town.

This is a 12 months contract for a full-time 40-hour week

Relevant tertiary qualification
Minimum of five years’ successful fundraising experience and good references
Proven ability to source, nurture and manage fundraising opportunities
(examples of prior fundraising proposals/appeals will be requested)
Experience as a SETA liaison officer in the submission of Discretionary Grant applications
Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work closely with a number of community-based projects
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
Experience in online fundraising
In possession of a valid manual driver’s license (own transport a recommendation)
Ability to work overtime occasionally in support of fundraising deadlines and special events
Respect diversity and understand the challenges facing NGOs
Ability to research and identify prospective funders
Take full responsibility for donor liaison and contractual requirements
Ability to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines
Ability to interpret and compile budgets and financial reports
Ability to function as a member of a team, yet operate independently and responsibly
Pay attention to detail, are target-driven, and have good time-management skills
Display a high level of accountability to all stakeholders
Be professional in manner, appearance and work ethic

To apply, submit a letter of motivation and an updated CV with three contactable referees, marked confidential, to The Donor Development Manager, Cape Mental Health, Private Bag X7, Observatory, 7935 or by email 

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