Position: Communications & Fundraising Officer
Schedule: Part time
Location: Dar es Salaam
Date of Joining: March, 2016
Reporting to: Director
Summary: Mkono wa Tumaini (MTU) is an NGO whose objective is to offer charitable and humanitarian services in terms of food, clothes, legal assistance, entrepreneurial skills, psychosocial counselling and medical care for diseases; malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV / AIDS and others; and to provide health education.
The position of Communications & Fundraising Officer is to provide assistance to the board of MTU in identifying donor resources, raising funds and writing proposals for long-term organizational sustainability.
The Communications & Fundraising Officer will:
§ Creating, planning, implementation, management and oversight of all aspects related to fundraising for the organization.
§ Identifying donor opportunities, develop donor database, respond to donor tenders and call for proposals, develop grant proposals, write appeals, represent the organization at donor meetings and undertake follow-up of potential funding opportunities.
§ Explore and develop strategies for long-term sustainability of the organization and its interventions
§ Develop business plans in consultation with other staff for possible generation of long-term incomes for the organization.
§ Undertake online research and build contacts with potential individual donors and raise funds for the activities of the organization.
§ Improve and develop communications material for the organization such as brochure, website, annual report, DVD, poster etc.
§ Liaison with private agencies, the government and other organizations to explore potential collaborations for raising funds for the organization.
§ Maintain relationships with existing donors and respond to their requests regularly and keep updating them about the work of the organization
§ Organize or provide assistance in organizing any fundraising events for the organization
§ Suggest other innovative ideas for effective resource mobilization.
The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
§ An interest in medicine, and in free access to health care;
§ Experience with fundraising, especially in the health/humanitarian field;
§ Willingness to work voluntarily, with hope of paid position in the future;
§ Organized, efficient, with superb written capabilities;
§ Outgoing, friendly, and self-confident;
§ A means to support him/herself in Tanzania
Interested candidates should send their application letter, CV with their relevant certificate(s) to the following email: email@example.com not late than 29/1/2016.