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: 
Employment

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.

Requirements:

  • 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 sandra@cmh.org.za before the 12th of July.

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

For more about Cape Mental Health, refer to www.cmh.org.za

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

Location: 
Cape Town

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