Amandla Development Recent Job Recruitment – Apply Now!

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20 Jul, 2021

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Operation Officer

Amandla Development is a nonprofit organisation that works to empower South African youth with equal access to quality education opportunities. Amandla facilitates a collective impact network in Philippi that fosters a community-driven, holistic, and sustainable approach to improving learner well-being and education outcomes.





Job Title: Sustainability Officer
Location: Cape Town
Opportunity type: Employment

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will be a full-time appointment whose work is central to the sustainability of the organization, accomplished by 1) developing Amandla’s external communications to our various donor and potential donor audiences, 2) cultivating new and existing donor relationships both within and outside South Africa, and 3) supporting the executive director’s fundraising both with individuals and institutional donors. There will also be significant time devoted to developing and communicating Amandla’s work in the Philippi community.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of similar work with similar organisations, and will work closely with the Executive Director and management team to create systems and strategies for raising Amandla’s profile in South Africa and overseas. It will be vital to get to know Amandla’s work quickly and be able to confidently communicate to external audiences. The role requires an understanding of how communications and fundraising work together. Key results areas will include:

Supporting the Executive Director and US Fundraising board in donor stewardship and engagement
Cultivating donor relationships
Developing our social media through content creation (including visual media such as photography and film), community management as part of a broader communications and fundraising strategy,
Prospect research (i.e., researching appropriately aligned foundations and other sources of funding)

Cultivating donor relationships
Supporting proposal development
Developing written and online communications for multiple audiences (understanding our various audiences and their needs is essential)
Developing multimedia and social media content
Training staff and beneficiaries in social media best practices and developing multimedia content
Supporting individual donor stewardship and engagement
Institutional and individual donor prospect research
Develop campaign (e.g., annual Giving Tuesday campaign) infrastructure
Bi-monthly board meetings

Minimum two years in a similar role, either full-time or consulting
Proven track record of building donor relationships
Demonstrated experience with social media and online communications
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English, with isiXhosa considered a big plus
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong research skills
Township experience will be highly-valued
Understanding of and interest in youth development and education
Ability to be innovative and work independently with minimal supervision
Extremely positive and proactive
Ability to work well under pressure and manage shifting deadlines
Eagerness to learn more about development and fundraising IS essential

To Apply:

Click Here – [email protected]

Application Deadline: Start date: 1 August 2021

NB: Ensure that your cover letter explains your interest in Amandla’s approach and outlines how your track record makes you well-suited to this position.

Applications without required information will not be considered.

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