Volunteer NGO Jobs – Fundraising Officer – World Action Fund

 

Job Title:    Fundraising Officer
(Volunteer Jobs)

Organisation: World
Action Fund

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

World Action Fund in
a non-profit and Non governmental organisation founded in 2014, operating in
Uganda . The organization delivers its mission to support in Community Health,
Education, Refugees and Emergencies, environmental conservation and climate
change, Youth Livelihood and social enterprise, Disability Inclusion,
affordable and sustainable access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

 

Job Summary:  The Fundraising Officer generates funds through
the development of targeted programs as well as fundraising initiatives
involving, crowdfunding, new and developing media and technologies. The Digital
Fundraising Manager meets short-term and long-term goals from new and existing
sources by developing “best practices” for digital fundraising across multiple
platforms.

 

Reporting to the
Executive Director of the organisation to work and generate Marketing skills
and Communications strategies, the Fundraising Officer focuses on cultivating
donations through email acquisitions; online crow funding platforms, organising
events, birth days etc new methods of electronic fundraising such as social
media and mobile; third-parties; and is responsible for cultivating new donors
prospects through newly developing avenues, and generating and managing on
collection of funds and remits once the set targets are achieved.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
The
Fundraising Officer is accountable for contributing to World Action Fund
financial health and for active collaboration with numerous corporation, and
individual donors. Develops and implements digital fundraising programs
(including new and existing e-newsletters and e-renewals), online content
monetization, widgets, online application development, second-screen donations,
hybrids utilizing traditional mail and on-air techniques, as well as
collaboration with local and national, international partners. Supervises
delivery of fundraising campaigns across digital, mobile, social media, and
developing channels. Provides leadership for improving World Action Fund online
fundraising pages and communications on www.worldactionfund.org for projects
such as continuing donor development strategy, micro-donations, and other
off-air activities.

·       
Manages
cultivation of prospects through digital fundraising tools and initiates
strategies to foster higher giving levels. Oversees current and ongoing email
marketing programs from a fundraising perspective including e-renewals. Key
focus on developing email acquisition campaigns for member cultivation directed
at new donors and lapsed donors.

·       
Engage
individuals, Digital, Development partners to ensure the implementation of key
touch points across digital media to foster member cultivation on social media,
web, mobile and developing platforms.

·       
Develops
standardized digital fundraising procedures and ensures those standards are
followed company-wide so that online and digital facing constituents receive a
tailored and structured set of online and digital giving opportunities and
services.

·       
Works
closely with the Executive Director to set performance benchmarks and targets
across all digital fundraising channels. Implements user testing techniques to
improve response rates and increase donor retention. Evaluates and reports on
monthly project accomplishments and budgets.

·       
Works
closely with Executive Director, Interactive to analyze and make
recommendations regarding the organisation electronic communications strategies
to ensure the highest potential level of fundraising cultivation. Also works
with the team and to ensure all digital fundraising offers a great user
experience, and is created in keeping with the organisation’s brand.

·       
Develop
and test new initiatives and innovative concepts for public media fundraising.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any related field and at least 3 to
years of experience in progressively challenging professional fundraising roles
with biase in crowd and event organisation for fundraising and coroperate
engagement with companies.

·       
Strong
knowledge of current and developing online fundraising strategies, social
media, mobile and new technologies.

·       
Must
understand “best practices” across multiple platforms and the knowledge base to
develop “best practices” for emerging media types. Strong communication skills
and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders
globally.

·       
A true
team player who understands how to work productively and remotely as own
schedule time with no disparate and conflicting goals.

·       
Comprehensive
knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint.

·       
Working
knowledge and strong interest in public media, digital fundraising, marketing
and design.

·       
Knowledge
of customer relationship management systems (CRM), email service providers,
internet applications, and content publishing tools.

·       
Familiarity
with a variety of resources to keep up-to-date on the latest news in digital
fundraising, marketing, sales, and design.

·       
Excellent
organizational skills and strong attention to detail.

·       
Ability
to meet deadlines and goals while working under pressure.

·       
Project
management experience in digital media required.

·       
Appreciation
for public media’s mission

·       
Experience
within public media online desired but not a requirement, crowd fundraising
required.

·       
Experience
with graphic design desired, but not required.

·       
Experience
with Charity fundraising and working remotely

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send an updated resume/CV and cover letter to Recruitment Department
World Action Fund P.O Box 5360 Kampala or Email: recruit@worldactionfund.org
(Please don’t send academic papers or any other documents apart from
CV/resume).

 

This is a
consultancy position (remote online or physically where necessary due to the
pandemic, we prefer remote works), Terms and Reference: This is a volunteer
position, attract no monthly payments and more terms of reference shall be
discussed after selecting the rightful candidate, Note: additional volunteer
allowances and reimbuserment of expenses will be based on the successful
accomplishment of the first set target and upon successful fundraising target
agreed and the extra allowances shall be payable based on the agreed amount and
the contract signed

 

Deadline 15th January 2021, 05: 00 EAT

 

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