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Grant writer / Fundraiser

Function description:

  • Develop fundraising programs

  • Monitor progress of fundraising activities

  • Identify and build relationships with potential donors

  • Compile or develop materials to submit for granting

  • Identify grant opportunities for specific projects

  • Identify grant opportunities for organizational development

  • Grant writing and application on behalf of our organization

  • Research prospective donors

  • Create a strong fundraising message that appeals to potential donors

  • Conduct fundraising strategies for the organization

  • Organize a campaign or event that will lead to soliciting donations

  • Maintain records of donor information for future use

  • Evaluate the success of previous fundraising events

  • Develop strategies to encourage contributions

  • Recruit sponsors, participants or volunteers for fundraising events

  • Secure commitments of participation or donation from corporate donors

  • Prepare materials for charitable events

  • Create or update donor databases

  • Establish fundraising or participation goals

  • Explain the tax advantages of contributions to potential donors

  • Write and send letters to donors

  • Write reports or prepare presentations to communicate fundraising program data


Required competencies for this role:

  • You have diverse academic background

  • 2 years experience with fundraising, preferably within an NGO environment

  • Experience in document and data gathering for application of grants

  • You require impeccable communication skills in order to communicate the message of our organization

  • Personable and self-standing individual

  • You are detail-oriented as you will deal with various data, including lists of people’s names and phone numbers, whilst complying with regulations

  • Leadership skills and project management skills

  • Organizational skills. You will manage campaigns and events that require planning and organizational skills to succeed

  • Fluent in English

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