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, 12 July, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Cape Mental Health is a non-profit 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.

This is a senior-level 12-month contract for a 40-hour week with the prospect of a permanent position being offered when the contract period ends.


  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years’ successful fundraising experience and some management experience
  • Proven ability to source, nurture and manage fundraising opportunities
    (examples of prior fundraising proposals/appeals will be requested)
  • Experience as a SETA liaison officer in the submission of Discretionary Grant applications
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work closely with a number of community-based projects
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in online fundraising
  • In possession of a valid manual driver’s license(own transport a recommendation)
  • Able to work overtime occasionally in support of fundraising deadlines and special events

Applications are invited from candidates who:

  • respect diversity and understand the challenges facing NGOs
  • can research and identify prospective funders
  • can take full responsibility for donor liaison and contractual requirements
  • are able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines
  • can interpret and compile budgets and financial reports
  • are able to function as a member of a team, yet operate independently and responsibly
  • pay attention to detail, are target-driven, and have good time-management skills
  • display a high level of accountability to all stakeholders
  • are professional in manner, appearance and work ethic

To apply, submit a letter of motivation and an updated CV with three contactable referees, marked confidential, to The Donor Development Manager, Cape Mental Health, Private Bag X7, Observatory, 7935 or email before the 12th of July.

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

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