Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry: Fundraising Manager

Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012
Opportunity type: 

Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry (Ikageng) is an NGO, community outreach project that provides a holistic programme encompassing psychosocial and health support to orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in Soweto.

Ikageng seeks to appoint a Fundraising Manager, based in Johannesburg.

S/he will maximise the generation of funds for the four service branches of Ikageng, through:

  • Defining an aspirational but achievable fundraising strategy;
  • Delivering workable ideas to achieve budgeted expenditures;
  • Running a variety of promotional communications and campaigns to create greater awareness;
  • Creating relevant community, government and international networks;
  • Ensuring that all donors reporting are done timely and thoroughly.


Strategy definition and execution

  • Research new donor funding opportunities;
  • Set priorities, targets and budgets;
  • Develop new and exciting short term fundraising initiatives;
  • Build a strategic long term, sustainable fund raising strategy .


  • Ensure adequate funding for programme sustainability through preparation of donor proposals and calls.

Relationship management

  • Build relationships with current and past donors, while identifying new potential donors;
  • Provide existing donors with timeous financial and narrative reports to showcase donor funded programme impact.

Organising and planning

  • Organise special functions/ events to promote awareness of the organisation in the community and beyond;
  • Attend relevant fundraising forums and implementing key learnings.

Supervising clerical staff responsible for capturing fundraising data 


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least four years experience in a similar role;
  • Excellent writing and spoken communication skills:
  • Ability to write dynamic funding proposals to inspire people to commit to the cause of orphans in Soweto;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Ability to persuade and influence decisions;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Basic numeracy skills;
  • Strong drive and enthusiasm;
  • Research skills and attention to detail;
  • Creativity;
  • Resilience and flexibility;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office;
  • Smart personal appearance.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to Busisiwe at ovcare@ikageng.org.za.

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

For more about Ikageng Itireleng AIDS Ministry, refer to www.ikageng.org.za.

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