The Herzlia Foundation Trust: Fundraiser

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Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 22 January, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Herzlia Foundation Trust
Position: Fundraiser

General

  • Location: Highlands Estate, Cape Town
  • Reporting to: Foundation Trust Manager
  • Nature of contract: Full-time, permanent (Mon –Thurs: 8.30-5pm; Fri 8.30-3pm)
  • Starting date: 1 March 2018
  • Salary: R20,000- R25,000 per month (subject to experience)
  • Benefits: Medical aid, Provident Fund, 13th cheque (performance-based)

About the Organization and the Role
 
The Herzlia Foundation Trust’s vision is to future-proof United Herzlia Schools by building the Endowment Fund to ensure that no Jewish child is denied a Jewish education for genuine financial reasons. We are looking for a dynamic and professional graduate with knowledge the Cape Town Jewish Community to join our team as a Fundraiser, Ambassador and Administrator.
 
Main Duties & Responsibiliities

  • Daily, active telephonic fundraising
  • Fundraising through social media campaigns and events
  • Supporting the Foundation Manager with financial and administrative processes, maintaining good governance
  • Be able to manage the entire Fundraising donor cycle
  • Work alongside the Foundation Manager to implement strategy
  • Conducting donor web-based research and setting up of donor meetings
  • Assisting with event planning and execution
  • Compiling marketing and communications
  • Manage social media content production and story-telling.  

Required Skills & Experience

The ideal applicant:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Have 2-5 years’ professional fundraising, administration, communication and marketing skills
  • Have 2-5 years’ Digital and Social Media marketing/fundraising experience
  • Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management systems like Salesforce, and mass communication tools like MailChimp
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel, essential

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

  • Have superior verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Be comfortable and professional approach, to engage with a range of donors
  • Ability to communicate telephonically in an effective and professional manner
  • Strong inter-personal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with people from all ages and stages of life

Administrative and Organisational Skills:

  • Be self-motivated and able to prioritise workflow. 
  • A flexible, self-driven individual who is able to multi-task and work autonomously while maintaining open channels of communication with a team
  • Highly organised with strong planning skills
  • Methodical and process oriented
  • Have excellent computer skills, particularly Excel
  • Have solid administration skills and be process-driven
  • Have financial acumen and be able to read a financial report

General:

  • Passionate and interested in the Cape Town Jewish Community and continuity
  • Good computer literacy (Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook) is essential

 
Interested?

Email Loren for an application form: loren@ctjc.co.za

Closing date for applications: 22 January 2019                 

                                                                                                                                                                
Location: 
Cape Town

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