Feenix Ongoing Recruitment – Share & Apply

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8 Aug, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Feenix is a nonprofit organisation that rose out of the shared belief that education is vital to breaking the cycle of poverty. A team of innovators who believe that access to education is one of the most important issues affecting South Africa today. Feenix offers a solution, which allows individuals and enterprises to donate money to universities on behalf of selected students to help them complete their studies.

Job Title: Fundraiser
Job Location: Cape Town

The purpose of this position is to raise funds for the Feenix platform and Feenix students through sourcing and developing financial partners with a focus on medium to large enterprises/businesses.


Prospect Research and Networking

  • Conduct prospect research for new financial relationships
  • Screen potential relationships by alignment to short- and long-term organisational goals
  • Identify and generate quality leads across funder generation activities (donor and non-donor)
  • Attend relevant events, conferences and meetings to grow network base

New Funding Partner Solicitation

  • Initiate contact with prospective corporates and enterprises
  • Engage with new funding partners and cross sell the Feenix solution and brand
  • Cultivate new and existing relationships and promote opportunities for involvement with new funders in all funder generating activities of Feenix
  • Oversee the administration of new leads, funders and/or partners
  • Build funding pipeline
  • Ensure funder engagement service satisfaction and good funder relationships exist

Proposal Writing

  • Write and submit customised funding and revenue generating proposals and grant applications

Progress Reports

  • Provide accurate reporting and administration in line with management requirements


  • Suggest and support alternative / innovative funding mechanisms to increases sources of funding for Feenix


  • Minimum of four to six years’ working experience
  • Proven track record in fundraising and/or sales
  • Proposal and reporting skills
  • Administration and organisation skills
  • Comfortable with presenting
  • Understanding of the B-BBEE codes an advantage
  • Experience in the innovation and tech space an advantage

To apply for this position, please send your CV and motivation letter to [email protected] 

Application Deadline: 20th August, 2018

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