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    Fundraising Officer - Kakamega, Kenya - Children of Rwanda

    Children of Rwanda
    Children of Rwanda Kakamega, Kenya

    Found in: beBee S2 KE - 6 days ago

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    ABOUT THE COMPANY

    Children of Rwanda is a locally registered NGO that operates in Karongi District, Western Rwanda. The organisation carries out education, health, Menstrual Hygiene Management, agricultural and livelihood programmes to ensure that children can access and benefit from their universal right to an education.

    JOB SUMMARY

    Hours: Approx. 40 hours per weekLocation: Remote Type of contract: Full-time employee Length of contract: Permanent after 6-month probationary periodSalary: Base salary of $350-450/month + bonuses for meeting targets Summary of the role: To grow the income of Children of Rwanda by identifying relevant donors and funding opportunities, writing proposals, and mobilising resources for long-term organisational impact and sustainability. The Fundraising Officer would be working to achieve an income generation target of $45,000. Experience:Bachelor's degree in development studies or any other related fieldMinimum 2 years of experience in grant writing with a successful track record for securing significant funding commitments from donorsProven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposalsFluency in English (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate professionally with partners and donorsExcellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposalsProficiency with computer applications for drafting proposals as well as publishing/designing fundraising communications materials (ex. Microsoft Office applications; Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)Timeliness and professionalism are of extreme importance for this roleDesirable: Result orientated Understanding of data protectionChildren of Rwanda is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Grant fundraising: Identify grant opportunities in the UK, US and other countriesMaintain database of grant opportunities Create and maintain grant prospect calendar Submit good quality grant proposals Corporate fundraising: Identify corporate funding opportunitiesMake approaches to promising leads Manage and develop relationships Relationship building Develop and manage relationships with key donors Ensure effective donorOther: Undertake independent research in finding alternative resources for the long-term sustainability of the organisation, including private/individual donors, crowdfunding, etc.Represent Children of Rwanda at relevant events Write content for quarterly newsletters to donors Develop fundraising communications materials for the organisation such as brochures, case statements, social media content, etc.

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Written communication, Stakeholder communication, Document and archive management, Interpersonal communication, Research planning

    REQUIRED EDUCATION

    Bachelor's degree


  • Children of Rwanda

    Fundraising Officer-Bungoma

    Found in: beBee S2 KE - 5 days ago


    Children of Rwanda Bungoma, Kenya Full time

    ABOUT THE COMPANY · Children of Rwanda is a locally registered NGO that operates in Karongi District, Western Rwanda. The organisation carries out education, health, Menstrual Hygiene Management, agricultural and livelihood programmes to ensure that children can access and benefi ...