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Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer at Corporate Staffing Services

  • Experience Required:5 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: General
  • Minimum Education: Degree
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: May 16, 2023
  • Last Date: May 19, 2023

Job Description

Position: Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer,
Location: Chogoria,
Reports to: Director of Programs,
Gross Salary: Ksh 80,000 – Ksh 100,000,
Our client is a community development organization that promotes sustainable living and family health. They are seeking to hire a Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Officer who will play a pivotal role in ensuring the organization has adequate resources to support new and existing programs. The officer will be responsible for identifying funding opportunities, developing and submitting high-quality proposals, and managing grants effectively. The role also entails cultivating corporate support and developing new fundraising initiatives to enhance the organization’s revenue streams.

Key Responsibilities
• Identify and pursue funding opportunities, prepare high-quality grant proposals, and submit them promptly.
• Guide program teams and finance on compliance requirements, potential opportunities, and donor priorities, and ensure effective grant management for all projects.
• Collaborate with the Communications Officer to develop and produce communication materials to support fundraising efforts, including brochures, appeals, newsletters, and annual reports.
• Develop and maintain corporate partnerships to maximize support and broaden the organization’s reach.
• Organize and manage local fundraising events and initiatives.
• Institutionalize fundraising efforts to ensure sustainability.
• Collaborate with the Communications Officer to develop and monitor online fundraising opportunities.
• Arrange and coordinate partner and donor site visits.
• Develop and share the annual work plan and budget for the Resource Mobilization and Fundraising Department.
• Maintain a comprehensive fundraising database, including successful and unsuccessful concept notes and proposals for future reference.
• Generate weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports on Resource Mobilization and Fundraising activities.
• Develop a quarterly donor newsletter to inform supporters about the organization’s progress.

Key Competencies & Skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and networking skills.
• Knowledge of fundraising regulations, compliance requirements, and best practices.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and fundraising databases.

Key Requirements
• Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Project Management, Social work, or any other related field.
• A minimum 5 years of related work experience in a similar or higher position of fundraising and resource mobilization preferably within the NGO sector.
• Proven knowledge and experience in Communication, Monitoring & Evaluation, or Research will be an added advantage.
• Proven track record of successful grant proposals and fundraising initiatives.

Skills Required

Communication Skills
Interpersonal Skills
Analytical Skills
Problem Solving

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