Cape Mental Health: Senior Fundraising Practitioner

Cape Mental Health
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 9 March, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Cape Mental Health is a nonprofit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.
Cape Mental Health seeks to employ a Senior Fundraising Practitioner to be based in, Cape Town.

Duration: 12 months contract, 40 hours per week


  • Respect diversity and understand the challenges facing NGOs
  • Ability to do research and identify prospective funders
  • Take full responsibility for donor liaison and contractual requirements
  • Ability to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to interpret, compile budgets and financial reports
  • Ability to function as a member of a team, yet operate independently and responsibly
  • Pay attention to detail, target driven, and have time management skills
  • Display accountability to all stakeholders
  • Be professional in manner, appearance and work ethic


  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of five years’ successful fundraising experience and good references
  • Proven ability to source, nurture and manage fundraising opportunities
    (examples of prior fundraising proposals/appeals will be requested)
  • Experience as a SETAs liaison officer in the submission of Discretionary Grant applications
  • Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Experience in online fundraising
  • Have a valid manual Code 8 driver’s license (own transport a recommendation)
  • Ability to work overtime occasionally in support of fundraising deadlines and special events

To apply, submit motivational letter, CV and three contactable referees marked confidential, to The Donor Development Manager  or hand deliver at  Cape Mental Health, Private Bag X7, Observatory, 7935 
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

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