Fundraiser

SANCCOB is seeking a Fundraiser to facilitate the relationship between our supporters and our projects. The primary focus and responsibility is to present the organisation’s projects to funders and potential funders, through a series of proposals and feedback reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Through research, identify individuals and organisations who support the organisation’s mission of rescue, rehabilitation and release of sea birds as well as the associated conservation projects, education campaigns and research
  • Match and present suitable projects to these supporters, based on their field of interest and funding guidelines
  • Engage with supporters and funders through descriptive report writing and onsite visits
  • Seek out relationships with suppliers to secure gift-in-kind donations
  • Promote SANCCOB as a worthy recipient of bequests and liaise with estate executors
  • Effectively explain SANCCOB’s vision, projects, fundraising goals and impact in a style that is motivating and easy to understand

Competencies

  • Results driven.
  • Financial literacy.  Comfortable to work with budgets and present financials as a critical component of a proposal and feedback report.
  • Relationship oriented. Understands people and feels comfortable cultivating and managing relationships
  • Collaborator and connector. Facilitates meaningful engagement
  • Articulate.  Able to present a concept in such a way that the listener/reader is motivated to participate

Experience and qualifications

  • Previous exposure to a sales or fundraising environment
  • Excellent communication skills, as evidenced in the construction and presentation of their own personal CV and letter of motivation
  • Results driven, innovative, passionate and committed

Please forward CV and a letter of motivation to hedwich@sanccob.co.za by no later than Friday, 11 May 2018. Management will not accept telephonic applications and will only correspond with applicants chosen for interviews.

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