Fundraising Coordinator

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Fundraising Coordinator

  • Post Date:May 31, 2021
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

The Abdullah Dzinamarira Foundation, a non-profit charity organization headquartered in Harare, aims to share hope with underprivileged and vulnerable children by ensuring their access to education and basic social support services.

Job Description

The Foundation seeks a highly qualified candidate to serve as a Fundraising Coordinator. The incumbent will provide direct support to the Communications and Public Liaison Advisor and Acting Deputy Directors for Philanthropy located in Harare.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Bachelors’ degree in Social Work/Marketing/Business Development/ or any other related field of study.
  • He/she should have 1-2 years of experience in community development work, fundraising or a related role preferably with key and vulnerable populations.

OTHER ATTRIBUTES

  • Effective writing, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Very good organization and time management skills
  • Be flexible, honest and trustworthy.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Resourceful, organized and proactive team player with excellent interpersonal skills

The incumbent will have a demonstrated experience in identifying new potential donors and organizing initiatives to solicit funding. Previous experience in a fundraising/marketing/events management role is also desirable. Capability to network, negotiate with, and influence a range of stakeholders from leaders to vulnerable groups and the ability to thrive in fast-paced and sometimes high-pressure environments are critical for this position. The incumbent will contribute to researching and identifying potential funding opportunities aligned to our charity’s priority programs.

The position is (i) contingent upon the availability of donor funding (ii) a three-month short-term contract with a possibility of renewal. The Abdullah Dzinamarira Foundation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, gender, religion, creed, or ethnic origin. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.