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Fundraising Officer At Children of Rwanda – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • LocationBaringo¬†,¬†Bomet¬†,¬†Bungoma¬†,¬†Busia¬†,¬†Chuka¬†,¬†Eldoret¬†,¬†Elgeyo Marakwet¬†,¬†Embu¬†,¬†Garissa¬†,¬†Homa Bay¬†,¬†Isiolo¬†,¬†Kajiado¬†,¬†Kakamega¬†,¬†Karatina¬†,¬†Kericho¬†,¬†Kisumu¬†,¬†Meru¬†,¬†Mombasa¬†,¬†Nairobi¬†,¬†Nakuru
  • Job FieldNGO/Non-Profit¬†
  • Salary RangeKSh 500,000 – KSh 750,000/month

Position: Fundraising Officer

Hours: Approx. 40 hours per week

Location: Remote 

Type of contract: Full-time employee 

Length of contract: Permanent after 6-month probationary period

Salary: Base salary of $350-450/month + bonuses for meeting targets  

Expected start date: 01/04/2024

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. 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Grant fundraising: 

  • Identify grant opportunities in the UK, US and other countries
  • Maintain database of grant opportunities 
  • Create and maintain grant prospect calendar 
  • Submit good quality grant proposals 

Corporate fundraising: 

  • Identify corporate funding opportunities
  • Make approaches to promising leads 
  • Manage and develop relationships 

Relationship building 

  • Develop and manage relationships with key donors 
  • Ensure effective donor

Other: 

  • 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.

Experience:

  • Bachelor‚Äôs degree in development studies or any other related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in grant writing with a successful track record for securing significant funding commitments from donors
  • Proven experience with writing quality proposals for local and international donors and an understanding of technical and financial requirements for grant proposals
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written) and the ability to communicate professionally with partners and donors
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to tell compelling stories and leverage impact data for strong proposals
  • Proficiency 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 role

Desirable: 

  • Result orientated 
  • Understanding of data protection

Children of Rwanda is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualification, merit and business need.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: recruitment@childrenofrwanda.org  using the position as subject of email.

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