SOS Children's Villages: Fundraiser

SOS Childrens Villages
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 10 June, 2012
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SOS Children’s Villages South Africa is an affiliate member of SOS-Kinderdorf International, a dynamic social development organisation. SOS Children’s Villages takes action for orphaned and vulnerable children by building and strengthening families for them to live in and grow with love, respect and security.

SOS Children's Villages seeks to appoint a Fundraiser, based in KwaZulu-Natal.

Due to operational requirements, this will be a six-month contract position.


  • Secure financial and in kind support from external bodies in line with the National Association’s annual target;
  • Build relationships with potential and existing funders;
  • Research prospective funders;
  • Write funding proposals and progress reports;
  • Data capturing and recording of funding status;
  • Establish and maintain a positive image of the National Association.


  • Relevant diploma or degree in marketing, public relations, sales or equivalent;
  • Minimum two years practical experience with proven record of achieving set targets;
  • Previous experience in a NPO will be an advantage;
  • Excellent writing, communication, creative thinking and computer skills;
  • Proven ability to interact with people on various levels with exceptional interpersonal skills;
  • Willingness to visit programme activities in all areas including informal settlements;
  • Willingness to work within the SOS Children’s Villages ethos and fundraising principles;
  • Valid driver’s licence and own vehicle.

SOS Children's Villages will offer a competitive remuneration package and interesting opportunities to develop as well as a chance to use your skills in a dynamic environment whilst impacting the life of a child.

In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two referees and motivation letter to

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

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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