IkamvaYouth Latest Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

18 Oct, 2019

Category :

Business Mgt Jobs in South Africa, Management Jobs in South Africa

IkamvaYouth is a leading and award-winning non-profit organisation that provides support to high school learners to ensure that they pass matric (Grade 12) and access post-school opportunities.

Job Title: Business Development Manager
Location: Cape Town / Pretoria
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Remuneration: R448, 400 CTC per annum

The purpose of this position is to lead a dynamic business development team to ensure that the organisation has the income it needs to maintain its operations and build long-term sustainability to do its important work. The Business Development Manager is also part of the Executive Management Team.


  • Ensuring that the department meets its fundraising, non-grant income, and reserve targets
  • Development and implementation of a fundraising and non-grant income strategy to achieve greater financial sustainability
  • Pioneer and develop new and innovative sources of funding
  • Implementation of research and development projects regarding donor recruitment
  • Develop and initiate strategies to ensure donor retention
  • Preparation and management of the departmental budget
  • Development, implementation, and management of the communication strategy
  • Manage a Business Development team
  • Active implementation and promotion of work culture in line with IY values


  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies or a business-related degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales, fundraising, or business development
  • Minimum of 2 years’ management experience
  • Experience in grant management is required
  • Proven fundraising/sales track record
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise multiple activities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High degree of computer and financial literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact in a professional manner
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce would be advantageous
  • Commitment to IkamvaYouth’s five values and redressing inequalities through education

To apply

Interested applicants should submit their Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter via email to [email protected] with the subject heading “Business Development Manager”.

Application Deadline: Friday, 25 October, 2019

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