Fresher Fundraising and Communications Officer NGO Jobs – Action for Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD)

 

Job Title:      Fundraising and Communications
Officer

Organization: Action
for Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to:  Programs Director

 

About US:

Action for
Fundamental Change and Development (AFFCAD) is an NGO founded in 2009, working
to transform living conditions in Kampala’s poorest slum areas by empowering
the youth, children and women to mitigate extreme vulnerabilities through
Education, Economic Empowerment and Health programs.

 

Job Summary:  The Fundraising & Communications Officer
is responsible for raising funds and resources for AFFCAD from multiple sources
not limited to writing Grants and developing income streams. Responsible for
creation and implementation of communication strategies that further our goals.
As AFFCAD expands, we need someone who will promote our brand. .

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Fundraising (50%):

·       
Contribute
to grant writing /trust applications.

·       
Implement
the organization’s fundraising plan.

·       
Maintaining
existing and developing new relationships with funders, businesses and
individuals in order to raise funds, event, and campaign support for the
organization.

·       
Write
reports to prepare presentations to communicate fundraising program and
communication data.

·       
Identify,
cultivate, solicit, and steward prospects through ongoing business development,
networking, connecting, and proposing engagement opportunities.

Communications
(30%)

·       
Implement
compelling PR and creative strategies to boost awareness of the charity and
important work carried out.

·       
Collaborate
with management to develop and implement effective communication strategies
based on AFFCAD target audience.

·       
Write
speeches, press releases or other promotional material to increase awareness of
the causes, missions or goals of organization seeking funds.

·       
Regularly
update AFFCAD websites and social media platforms.

·       
Establish
and monitor key media contacts and relations.

·       
Work
with external graphic designer to develop event and campaign marketing and
promotional materials.

·       
Design,
produce and dissemination of AFFCAD visibility materials.

·       
Coordinate
the publication of AFFCAD quarterly newsletter or news article.

Project planning
and Reporting (20%)

·       
Work
with the Programs Director to plan, coordinate and implement the activities and
programs.

·       
Ensure
that all communications and visibility materials align with AFFCAD standards.

·       
Take
lead in the roll out of all AFFCAD awareness campaigns.

·       
Track
analytical and create reports detailing success and failures. of the
communication campaign.

·       
Perform
any other duties as assigned..

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate must hold degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or
any other related field.

·       
Two
years’ experience in a communications, marketing or journalist role.

·       
Experience
in children, youth or women project management with a proven track record of
delivering on objectives will be an added advantage.

·       
Excellent
and exceptional writing, editing and reporting skills.

·       
Strong
experience I website management and social media management.

·       
Proactive
and motivated with strong commitment to AFFCAD vision, mission and values.

·       
Strong
communicator who works well independently and with a team.

·       
Excellent
interpersonal and networking skills.

·       
Ability
to work under pressure and within a small dynamic team.

·       
Standard
office ICT skills.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit a detailed CV, a TYPED cover
letter, all necessary academic documents and the contact details of three work
related referees to: The Human Resource Officer, AFFCAD Uganda or send email to
hr@affcad.org

 

NB: We
appreciate your application however; only short-listed candidates will be
contacted. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date,
we regret that your application has been unsuccessful.

 

Deadline: Monday 19th October 2020 at 12:00pm

 

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