Jun 11, 2019

Fundraising Manager

  • Tholulwazi Uzivikele
  • Durban, South Africa
Full time Finance

Job Description

Tholulwazi Uzivikele - Empower Yourself Through Knowledge - is an NGO that provides health care, community-based orphan care, advocacy, and youth development.

Tholulwazi Uzivikele seeks to appoint a Fundraising Manager to be based in KwaZulu-Natal.

Salary: A negotiable annual pay between R 180 000 to R 204 000 based on experience

The Fundraising Manager (FM) will be responsible for an organisation's fundraising team and for delivering their fundraising programme. The FM’s deliverables include developing corporate partnerships, coordinating direct email and mail campaigns, organising fundraising events and appeals, and sourcing grant income from trusts, foundations, and other statutory bodies.

Fundraising activities:
Research and approach trusts, government agencies and other bodies that could potentially make grants to the organisation
Write and present proposals
Manage the grant application process and ensuring that reporting is tracked and meets donors' expectations
Develop relationships with major donors, identifying new potential major donors and nurturing relationships
Attend relevant fundraising forums

Management and financial tasks:
Prepare annual income and expenditure fundraising budgets for approval
Record, monitor, and report financial progress
Administrative duties: updating databases, preparing reports, monitoring income and expenditure
Recruit and manage volunteers for a fundraising project

Marketing and PR tasks:
Communicate with the public: online, via the media, through direct mail etc
Liaise with copywriter, printer, etc to produce fundraising promotional material

Relevant Degree or Diploma in Marketing Management, Business Management and/or equivalent

Communication skills: writing dynamic funding proposals and inspiring people to commit to the cause in question

Interpersonal skills: you will be constantly interacting with people, persuading them of the value of your organisation
Research skills and attention to detail: sourcing information and statistics, researching trends, assessing costs

Creativity: idea generation is important as charities try to ‘piggyback’ on what the public has an interest in
Resilience and flexibility: fundraising can be a tough job

To apply, submit your CV and supporting documents to the email

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R 180 000

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