Numeric: Business Development Officer

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 10 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Numeric is a small team of friendly people who are on a mission to help young South Africans excel in mathematics. More specifically, our goal is to create exciting and high impact learning environments in low income areas with a view to helping learners in Grades 6 - 8 to establish strong foundations in mathematics.

Numeric seeks to appoint a Business Development Officer to be based in Cape Town.

Start Date: January 2018

Contract Type: 12-month (subject to renewal)


  • Identify, develop, and manage potential donor relationships
  • Write funding proposals
  • Prepare high-quality reports for funders
  • Prepare and distribution of Section18A Certificates
  • Administer and meticulous record-keeping
  • Maintain a database of current and potential funders, with systems to track, monitor and manage incoming funds
  • Create engaging marketing materials for the organisation
  • Support the General Manager in the development and distribution of the Annual Report


  • A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and to handle a wide range of tasks
  • Interest in community development and education
  • Relevant experience in the non-profit sector and/or marketing and sales
  • At least three years of full-time work experience in the development sector
  • Demonstrated knowledge of South Africa’s funding landscape (BBBEE, CSI, etc.)

To apply, submit a CV (maximum two pages) and one to two page letter of motivation to with “Business Development Officer” in the subject line.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Ensure that your letter of motivation explains why you want to work for Numeric and why you would be well-suited to this position.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis so it is to your advantage to apply prior to the deadline.

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