Home from Home Trust Current Job Opportunity

Posted on :

27 Jun, 2018

Category :

Communications Jobs in South Africa

Home from Home Trust, a registered Cluster Foster Care Scheme, provides supported and supervised community based foster care for orphaned, abused and neglected children through a network of small family homes located around the Cape metropole and surrounding areas.

Job Title: Fundraising and Communications Coordinator
Job Location: Cape Town
Responsibilities:

Fundraising and Events

  • Research the priorities of new and existing donors and keep up-to-date with funding opportunities
  • Network locally and internationally to keep up-to date with new fundraising developments
  • Develop concept notes, funding proposals, applications and reports in line with donor requirements
  • Maintain an accurate database of current and prospective funding applications and outcomes
  • Manage donor relationships through effective communication
  • Organise PR / fundraising events
  • Manage and implement sponsorship agreements

Internal and External Communications

  • Develop and implement communication plan inclusive of content, themes and campaigns
  • Manage the Home from Home website and social media platforms
  • Generate and distribute annual report and quarterly newsletter

Requirements:

  • A proven track record of three to five years in fundraising and donor relationship management in a non-profit organisation
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Writing skills with the ability to produce concise, relevant proposals
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure
  • Ability to plan and work within agreed timeframes
  • A working knowledge of budgets
  • High standard of computer literacy
  • A working knowledge of Salesforce database will be an added advantage
  • Au fait with website maintenance and social media platforms
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks to achieve agreed objectives

To apply, submit a comprehensive CV with covering letter to [email protected]

Further correspondence will only be entered into with those under consideration for the role.

Application Deadline: 29th June, 2018

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