Fundraising Manager NGO Careers – Children of Africa Uganda

Job Title:        Fundraising Manager
Organisation: Children of Africa Uganda
Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda
Reports to: Country Director
About US:
of Africa Uganda is an international non-profit organization dedicated to
bringing hope for the vulnerable and destitute children in war torn and post
conflict countries in Africa and Middle East. The organization’s mission is to
improve the lives of children affected by wars and diseases through high quality
translational research, clinical expertise, education programs, child
protection and livelihoods.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Donor Acquisition and Retention:
  • Lay strategies to retain and grow the
    involvement and donations from which the organization has already
    benefited. Developing and delivering the Children of Africa Uganda Fundraising
  • Leverage the networks of the board and
    existing Supporters Group of prominent individuals to bring new donors to
    the organization.
  • Manage and lead the Fundraising Team to
    raise, develop and implement a fundraising strategy for Back-Up in line
    with the organization’s changing needs.
  • Actively participate in the design and
    execution of public campaigns, appeals, events and marketing and database
    techniques to stimulate donations across the donor spectrum.
  • Work closely with the senior technical staff,
    establish policies and protocols for recording, maintaining and extracting
    donor information consistent with privacy legislation.
  • Focus on larger corporate and significant
    individual donors, meeting with them regularly as appropriate.
  • Securing and developing sponsorship for
  • Contribute to the overall running of the
    charity as an active member of the management team events.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the Fundraising Manager
    vacancy should hold a degree in a relevant field. Possession of a Post
    graduate diploma in project planning and management or a master’s degree
    in the related development studies is vital.
  • Certificate in Fundraising (desirable)
  • Significant experience in developing
    relationships/partnerships at a senior level
  • At least five years’ experience of a similar
    fundraising role in developing and implementing effective fundraising
    programs, products and initiatives with a track record in achieving revenue
    targets and growing income.
  • 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.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team,
    with a friendly, positive, can-do attitude, enthusiasm and social
  • Highly motivated creative thinker, self
    starter with flexibility and ability to adapt to new ideas, systems,
    processes, prioritize tasks, forward plan, meet deadlines anddeliver
  • Demonstrated skills in project and time
    management and juggling competing deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal
    communication skills and a proven ability to engage building relationship
    with supporters.
  • Budget development and management experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding of legal
    requirements to fundraise in all states and territories
  • Demonstrated online and digital literacy
    skills including proficiency in office software, social communications, intermediate+
    Excel skills (databases, HTML, web-based skills, an advantage).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
How to Apply: 
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a covering letter,
updated CV and scanned copies of academic and any other legal documents to
Deadline: 18th March 2016

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