Fundraising Manager Job in Kenya

Mathare Youth Sports Association (MYSA) announces the vacancy for a Fundraising Manager

Job Location: MYSA Headquarters.

Reports to: Chief Finance Officer

Job Specifications

  • The Fundraising Manager will grow and sustain MYSA’s revenue to support the delivery of our work plan and maximise our impact for social transformation.
  • Developing and implementing Fundraising Strategy and delivering specific fundraising programs relating to individual donors, major donors, grants & philanthropic foundations and corporate giving.
  • Operating with integrity and according to equal opportunities, diversity and information protection policies and procedures at all time.
  • Commitment and ability to work in a team
  • Evidence of successfully delivering on project or job targets
  • Creative business planning to secure support or funds
Responsibilities:
  • Developing and delivering the MYSA Fundraising Strategy.
  • Developing existing and new fundraising products, initiatives and events.
  • Writing and presenting proposals through collaboration with project managers
  • Managing the grant application process and ensuring that reporting is tracked and meets donors' expectations
  • Acquisition and retention of individual donors through developing relationships with all donors, identifying new potential major donors and nurturing relationships
  • Researching, identification and acquisition of grants and major donations from philanthropic bodies, government departments, individual donors and the corporate sector.
  • Attending relevant fundraising forums and groups
  • Preparing annual income and expenditure fundraising budgets
  • Recording, monitoring and reporting financial progress
  • Provide regular progress updates against the delivery of specific fundraising activities and income targets and against the overall Fundraising Strategy to the MYSA Executive Director and Board of Trustees.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of individual fundraising initiatives and campaigns
Qualifications:
  • A First Degree from a recognized university or equivalent
  • Demonstrated success in building individual donation revenue and programs.
  • Demonstrated success in securing grants or major donations from philanthropic bodies, government, major donors and the corporate sector.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team, with a friendly, positive, can-do attitude.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks, forward plan, meet deadlines and deliver results.
Experience:
  • Communication skills: writing dynamic funding proposals and inspiring people to commit to the cause in question.
  • Interpersonal skills: you will be constantly interacting with people, persuading them of the value of the organization.
  • Research skills and attention to detail: sourcing information and statistics, researching trends, assessing costs.
Send in your Curriculum Vitae at info@mysakenya.org by 15th April2016 by 14:00hrs. 

Only the shortlisted candidates will be called for the interview.

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