Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) Vacancy

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17 Jul, 2018

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The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) is a leader in seabird rehabilitation, research and oiled wildlife response and achieves this internationally recognised work through applying high veterinary standards and compassionate care.

Job Title: Fundraiser
Job Location: Cape Town

The purpose of the Fundraiser is to facilitate relationships with our supporters and keep them informed of the progress and funding needs of SANCCOB’s projects and programmes: to present SANCCOB’s projects and programmes to (potential) funders; to conceptualise and develop platforms and opportunities for individual donors to support SANCCOB; and to raise the actual funds needed to cover the costs of projects and programmes for SANCCOB in the Eastern Cape and the Western Cape.


  • Develop and manage an individual giving programme
  • Identification of potential donors (individuals and organisations)
  • Present projects to current and potential funders
  • Acquisition and retention of regular givers
  • Bequest programme development and liaison with estate executors
  • Maintain SANCCOB’s membership programme
  • Secure gifts in kind and sponsorships
  • Manage off-site fundraising through volunteers
  • Manage third party fundraising and donation platforms such as GivenGain, the Two Oceans Marathon Initiative, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet.


  • Previous exposure to a sales or fundraising environment
  • Communication skills, as evidenced in the construction and presentation of their own personal CV and letter of motivation
  • Results driven, innovative, passionate and committed
  • Financial literacy, comfortable to work with budgets and present financials as a critical component of proposals and feedback reports
  • Relationship oriented, feels comfortable cultivating and managing relationships
  • Collaborator and connector, and facilitates meaningful engagement
  • Articulate ability to present a concept in such a way that the listener or reader is motivated to participate

To apply, submit a CV with at least two contactable references and a letter of motivation to the Resource Development Manager, Hedwich Tulp, at [email protected]

Management will not accept telephonic applications and will only correspond with applicants selected for interviews.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 15 days of the closing date must please assume that their applications were not successful.

SANCCOB reserves the right to not make an appointment.

Application Deadline: 25 July, 2018

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