Reach For A Dream: Fundraising Coordinator

The Reach For A Dream Foundation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 26 April, 2012
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Reach For A Dream Foundation is a nonprofit organisation that fulfils the dreams of children of all income groups and of any race, colour or creed between the ages of 3 and 18 years who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening illness by a doctor.

Reach For A Dream seeks to appoint a Fundraising Coordinator, based at its national branch in Ferndale, Randburg.

S/he will play a supportive role in working with a dynamic fundraising team to assist in strategy, finance, administration, proposals and events to identify, build and sustain relationships with current, new and potential corporate donors, organisations and individuals.


  • Degree or diploma in communication or marketing is preferable but not essential;
  • Minimum of two years fundraising or marketing or corporate relations experience;
  • Knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of successful fundraising or marketing;
  • Ability to communicate professionally with a range of stakeholders including donors and regional branches;
  • Time management skills and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication, administration and writing skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, good interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Flexible approach to working outside of normal office hours, particularly when called upon to support special fundraising events and projects.;
  • Experience initiating and implementing project or event ideas;
  • Experience in a nonprofit environment will be an asset;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office, Internet, Outlook and Powerpoint;
  • Fundraising and negotiation skills will be preferred;
  • Love for children;
  • Have a “hands-on” work style and enjoy working in a fast-paced office environment where collaboration with multiple teams is essential.

To apply, submit a CV, current salary, salary expectations and motivation letter with ‘Fundraising Coordinator’ in the subject line to

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No phone calls will be accepted.

The first round interview will be held by Monday 13 May 2012.

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