Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children: Fund Developer

Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 16 November, 2012
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children (TTBC) is a nonprofit organisation dedicated to ensuring abused children are protected and rehabilitated. The organisation provides therapy, counselling, assistance, love, comfort, safety and on-going support to children who have been abused.

TTBC seeks to appoint a Fund Developer, based in Parktown, Johannesburg.

The person will join TTBC’s team and take on the role of fundraising.

Responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to build relationships with potential funders including individual community donors;
  • Generate new ideas and business opportunities to increase fundraising and fund development to meet and exceed revenue goals.  Establish an on-going fundraising program to support the work of TTBC into the future;
  • Develop an annual fundraising plan and budget.  Develop revenue and expense reports for all fundraiser events after the event is completed;
  • Tasks the full responsibility to lead in initiating, planning, and implementing all necessary activities, in a timely manner, to ensure that program goals and objectives are accomplished;
  • Represent TTBC in community meetings, outreach events, radio/TV shows, and other community settings;
  • Monitor programme, tracks and documents of all necessary activities, and completes all reporting requirements;
  • Submits documents and reports in a timely manner to meet stated deadlines;
  • Prepare grants/projects proposals and progress reports as required by program contract and agreements;
  • Search and research potential donors and foundations to identify and evaluate potential funding sources;
  • Make initial contacts, and follow-through of securing available funding along with the coordination of all optional funding opportunities;
  • Build and maintain profitable, long-term fundraising relationships with current donors and potential donors;
  • Grow and manage the donor database;
  • Manage the donor liaison person. 

Requirements

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent diploma/certification;
  • Sound contactable references and examples of work done in the NPO field;
  • Minimum of five years proven experience in fund development;
  • Demonstrated excellence in organisational, managerial, and communication skills;
  • Valid current driver’s licence;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Open, friendly and approachable;
  • High integrity and confidentiality;
  • Trustworthy;
  • Excellent people and project management skills;
  • Ability to work in a team and independently;
  • Self-motivated, uses initiative and able to work without supervision;
  • Organised and meticulous.

Salary: A salary commensurate with experience will be offered.

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to hanneliev@ttbc.org.za.

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

For more about the Teddy Bear Clinic for Abused Children, refer to http://ttbc.org.za.

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

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