The Herzlia Foundation Trust Limited Job Opportunity

Posted on :

18 Jan, 2019

Category :

Administrative Jobs in South Africa

The Herzlia Foundation Trust’s vision is to future-proof United Herzlia Schools by building the Endowment Fund to ensure that no Jewish child is denied a Jewish education for genuine financial reasons. We are looking for a dynamic and professional graduate with knowledge the Cape Town Jewish Community to join our team as a Fundraiser, Ambassador and Administrator.

Job Position: Fundraiser
Location: Highlands Estate, Cape Town
Reporting to: Foundation Trust Manager
Nature of contract: Full-time, permanent (Mon –Thurs: 8.30-5pm; Fri 8.30-3pm)
Starting date: 1 March 2018
Salary: R20,000- R25,000 per month (subject to experience)
Benefits: Medical aid, Provident Fund, 13th cheque (performance-based

Main Duties & Responsibiliities

  • Daily, active telephonic fundraising
  • Fundraising through social media campaigns and events
  • Supporting the Foundation Manager with financial and administrative processes, maintaining good governance
  • Be able to manage the entire Fundraising donor cycle
  • Work alongside the Foundation Manager to implement strategy
  • Conducting donor web-based research and setting up of donor meetings
  • Assisting with event planning and execution
  • Compiling marketing and communications
  • Manage social media content production and story-telling.

Required Skills & Experience

The ideal applicant:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Have 2-5 years’ professional fundraising, administration, communication and marketing skills
  • Have 2-5 years’ Digital and Social Media marketing/fundraising experience
  • Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management systems like Salesforce, and mass communication tools like MailChimp
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, essential

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Have superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable and professional approach, to engage with a range of donors
  • Ability to communicate telephonically in an effective and professional manner
  • Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with people from all ages and stages of life

Administrative and Organisational Skills:

  • Be self-motivated and able to prioritise workflow.
  • A flexible, self-driven individual who is able to multi-task and work autonomously while maintaining open channels of communication with a team
  • Highly organised with strong planning skills
  • Methodical and process oriented
  • Have excellent computer skills, particularly Excel
  • Have solid administration skills and be process-driven
  • Have financial acumen and be able to read a financial report


  • Passionate and interested in the Cape Town Jewish Community and continuity
  • Good computer literacy (Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook) is essential


Email Loren for an application form: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 22nd January 2019

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