Fundraising

Head Of Fundraising

Level: Senior-level position
Position: This is a full-time position within the Finance and Fundraising department reporting to the
Chief Financial Officer.
Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape

The Head of Fundraising plays an important role in supporting Equal Education’s institutional fundraising. The role
requires identifying opportunities, building relationships, writing proposals and reports, participating in
planning and continuous engagements with EEs strategic direction.

Key responsibilities: Identifying potential donors and funders, and ensure that EE is well marketed,
preparing and submitting concept notes to selected funders, research and costing for project budgets,
ensure existing funder agreements are efficiently managed and administered according to funder/donor
requirements and organisational policy and procedure, stakeholders receive regular and relevant
information pertaining to Equal Education’s profile, portfolio and strategy, submitting narrative reports
to donors in accordance with reporting deadlines, project management particularly monitoring of
activities in line with project budgets, international and local donor databases are developed and
accurately maintained, and existing relationships are grown and nurtured, identify relevant trends in the
funding sector that may impact on the organisation’s overall mission and strategies.

The successful candidate may be required to participate in and/or lead strategic planning processes
within the organisation in order to make sure funding can be acquired for movement plans

Qualifications, skills and competencies: Degree – preferably in Humanities/Social Sciences related field,
two years’ work experience in same or a similar role, project management and marketing skills
advantageous, excellent written and communication skills, organised, self-motivated, and disciplined,
skilled in excel to create and understand budgets, and financial reports, ability to multi-task and manage
multiple projects simultaneously.

The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to democracy, equality, social justice and
human rights, commitment to strengthening the education system in South Africa and to investing time
and energy to address the inequality that affects so many of our youth, willingness to work and learn
from colleagues. Knowledge of the South African education system will be advantageous.

Applicants must forward a CV and cover letter to hr@equaleducation.org.za.

Closing date: 21 January 2018 at midnight.

Face-to-Face Fundraiser

Level: Mid-level
Position: This is a 6 month contract within the Finance Department reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.
Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape and various canvassing locations when relevant.
Description: The Face-to-Face Fundraiser will be part of the Face-to-Face Fundraising team operating within EE’s fundraising and finance department. It is made up of a team of dedicated public fundraisers who work in public spaces soliciting monthly debit order donations from the general public.
Key responsibilities: Canvassing in public malls in and around the Western Cape soliciting funds from the general public, participate in training sessions and from time to time assist with data capturing.
Qualifications, skills and competencies:  Experience in the face to face fundraising or promotions will be highly favourable; computer literate, experience working in the NGO sector is a huge plus. Successful candidate will be highly organized, a self-starter, have strong communication skills, reliable. The successful candidate must be willing to work flexible hours and weekends. Candidates must be willing to travel locally and regionally. Own car will be highly advantageous.
Remuneration: R7 500.00 per month including contributions to PAYE and pension.

Two Part-Time Face-to-Face Fundraisers

Level: Entry-level
Position: This is a six month part-time contract within the Finance Department reporting to the Chief Financial Officer.
Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape and various canvassing locations when relevant.
Description: The successful candidates will be part of the Face-to-Face Fundraising team operating within EE’s fundraising and finance department. It is made up of a team of dedicated public fundraisers who work in public spaces soliciting monthly debit order donations from the general public.
Key responsibilities: Canvassing in public malls in and around the Western Cape soliciting funds from the general public, participate in training sessions and from time to time assist with data capturing.
Qualifications, skills and competencies:  Experience in the face to face fundraising or promotions will be advantageous; basic computer skills, experience working in the NGO sector are a plus. Successful candidates must be reliable, target driven, positive attitude and have strong communication skills. The successful candidates will be required to work 12 hours a week including weekends. Own car will be highly advantageous.
Remuneration: R5 000.00 per month including contributions to PAYE.

 

Carla GoldsteinFundraising