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Sep 29, 2017

Nanga Fundraising Coordinator Job in Kenya

Nanga Non-Government Organisation

Job Vacancy: Fundraising Coordinator  

Duration: 6 Months Contract

Nanga is a registered Non-Government Organisation in Kenya, registered by the NGO Coordination Board under registration number OP. 218/051/2009/0259/5860 and which is exclusively funded by Kickstart Kids International Limited in Australia and Kickstart Kids International (UK) (Collectively referred to as “Kickstart”). 


Nanga, in partnership with Kickstart, is focused on raising, mobilizing and disbursing funds and other resources for the promotion of the organizational objectives

Nanga’s mission is “To work with impoverished communities in sustainable ways to kickstart the lives of orphans and vulnerable children.

This is achieved through four pillars:- 


Nanga values openness, transparency and equality in all its dealings with the local communities we serve and partners we work alongside.

OLTUROTO CHILDREN’S VILLAGE: Olturoto Children’s Village (OCV) is a TRANSITIONAL HOME for orphaned and vulnerable children which opened its doors on 26 June 2014. OCV’s model of care is based on providing quality family based care on a transitional basis.

We currently have 17 children (9 girls and 8 boys). However, this is expected to gradually grow to 32 children.

As such, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Fundraising Coordinator to apply his/her professional skills under the guidance of the General Manager to fundraise through grant applications, events and other agreed upon fundraising activities with the main aim of successfully contributing to the financial viability and overall sustainability of the organization.

Further details are as below.
 
Education / Qualifications
  • Degree in Marketing or communication from a duly recognized university or related area with at least 3 years of relevant experience working in a fundraising role within a Charitable Children’s Institution (CCI) or NGO. 
OR
  • Diploma in Marketing or Communication with over 5 years of fundraising experience in a Charitable Children’s Institution (CCI) or NGO.
Duration: Six months contract.
 
Experience
  • 3 and above years experiencing in a fundraising position
  • Award of a minimum of 5 successful grants (Kshs 10m and above) from individual’s direct efforts
  • 3 years experience initiating and managing fundraising campaigns including on social media
Skills / Abilities / Knowledge
  • Strong and proven influencing and negotiating skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and fluency in Kiswahili and English
  • Excellent proposal and grant writing skills
  • Proven relationship building skills, with the ability to engender trust and loyalty from involved parties;
  • Basic skills in administrating and updating websites
  • Ability to mobile and engage both individual and organizational networks
  • A good understanding of the issues surrounding vulnerable children
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Computer literate and proficient at using email as a primary method of communication
  • Ability to present progress reports and updates to the Board of Trustees
Motivation/ Outlook
  • Pro-active and creative in identifying and developing new fundraising opportunities
  • Highly ethical individual who is passionate about fundraising for causes
  • Resolute and committed to achieving high quality standards of work
  • Well organized, self-directed, flexible and committed to achieving high standards
  • Results-oriented with the ability to be creative and innovative 
Professional Membership
  • Membership to Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals will be an added advantage
 

All Nanga staff are expected to work in the following manner:-
  1. Work within the framework of OCVs core values, promoting its ethos and mission statement.
  2. Work towards achieving programme objectives.
  3. Ensure familiarity with and adhere to all OCV policies and procedures in particular the child protection policy.
  4. Undertake and apply learning from appropriate training and development programmes.
  5. Undertake the role in a manner appropriate to the cultural context and within the local legal framework.
How to Apply

Interested candidates must CLICK HERE to download and fill out our APPLICATION FORM and submit the duly filled form and their CV’s to recruitment@kickstartkidsinternational.com by COB 6th October 2017.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTACH COPIES OF CERTIFICATES. 

Candidates MUST provide their current salary and expected salary in the application form.

REQUIRED: Certificate of good conduct.

Nanga Organization is an equal opportunity employer. 

No canvassing allowed.

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