Anchor Executive Recruitment
Fundraising, Communications and
Public Relations Manager
Animal Welfare Organisation, Cape Town.
This senior and crucial position within this prominent donor funded animal welfare organisation, requires a person who has been in a Managerial role in Fundraising, and has handled Communications and Public Relations as part of the portfolio.
You will provide leadership and strategic management of all aspects of fundraising, communication and education activities in regard to the organisation’s overall strategic direction and targets. You and your team will manage all external communications, and develop the public profile in all areas of education, fundraising and donor management. You will ensure that all facets of fundraising avenues are developed and maintained, and motivate and develop your team to achieve objectives and goals. You will identify their training needs, and ensure operating systems and equipment are in line with service levels. You will be part of and contribute to the Management Team, reporting to the Board, and give input into strategic direction and planning.
You will be experienced in all forms of media communication and be able to direct the brand development in terms of materials used for fundraising, promotions, competitions and fundraising events. Use of technology such as social networking sites in these areas is also essential and your ability to manage the financial controls of this spend is essential. You will keep abreast of local and international fundraising trends and methods and identify new opportunities for growth and funding development.
The ideal person will have a relevant tertiary communications qualification and have at least ten years of sound experience in all avenues outlined above. Excellent communication ability at all levels of community is essential and a proven record of sound fundraising capacity will be the essence of the success in this role.
The ideal candidate will have a passion for animals over and above the relative communications experience and fundraising capacity. Strong networking and the ability to build collaborative work approaches with both internal and external contacts, will set you apart for this role.
Should you meet the above requirements, please send CV with current salary level to firstname.lastname@example.org.