Masicorp: Fundraising Assistant

Masicorp
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 31 December, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Masicorp works with the people of Masiphumelele, as well as key partners, offering opportunities through education helping individuals to uplift themselves out of poverty and work towards a sustainable livelihood. Focusing on the township of Masiphumelele (a community of between 40 000 and 50 000 people), Masicorp runs various education and skills development programmes for this community as a route out of poverty. The focus is on ECD initiatives for children aged 0-6, Maths, Science and English Learning Labs at Primary School Level, High School Maths & Science, Tertiary Education support, Community and School Sports Development, and Adult skills development programmes.

Masicorp seeks to appoint a Fundraising Assistant, to be based in Cape Town. 

The purpose of the position is to assist the Fundraising Team in an administrative and research capacity.

Start Date: 1 February 2019

Duration: 1 year

Responsibilities:

Fundraising Admin

  • Capture and update donor and donation data into Database
  • Tracking/setting reminders for funding dates reports due
  • Various general admin including thank you letters or tax certificates
  • Assist with online research for funding opportunities

Volunteer Liaison

  • Coordination of Volunteer group visits to Masicorp projects
  • Communication with project leaders and guests
  • Accompany the volunteer group on their visit to the projects
  • Admin: payments, thanking, upkeep of the volunteer database

Communications

  • Assisting fundraising team where necessary with various PR and communications activities (social media, blog, newsletters etc)

Requirements:

  • Previous admin or communications work experience 
  • Experience in the NPO sector or fundraising will be advantageous
  • Passion for education and a positive attitude
  • Comfortable to accompany and host guests touring the projects based in Masiphumelele
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential
  • Attention to detail and highly organised
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle
  • Computer literacy essential

To apply, submit a CV, covering letter and contact details of at least two referees to megan@masicorp.org

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the outcome of the application process.

For more about Masicorp, visit www.masicorp.org

​For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Cape Town

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