Cape Mental Health New Ongoing Recruitment

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25 Sep, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

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

Job Title: Fundraiser
Job Location:  Cape Town

This is a 12 months’ contract post. The contract may be renewed or become permanent subject to the performance and needs of the organisation at the time.


  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of three years’ successful fundraising experience and good references
  • Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proven ability to source, nurture and manage fundraising opportunities
  • Proven experience in writing proposals and corresponding funding reports (examples of prior fundraising proposals / appeals will be requested)
  • Experience in database management and in online fundraising
  • In possession of a valid manual Code 8 driver’s license (own transport a recommendation)
  • Respect diversity and understand the challenges facing NGOs
  • Ability to research and identify prospective funders (trusts, foundations, corporates, etc.)
  • Take full responsibility for donor liaison and contractual requirements
  • Anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Interpret and compile budgets and financial reports
  • Function as a member of a team, yet operate independently and responsibly
  • Pay attention to detail, be target-driven, and have time-management skills
  • Display 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 / 22 Ivy Street, Observatory, 7925 or email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 3rd October, 2018

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