Fundraising Officer Job in a Reputable Non-Governmental Organization

Flexedge Limited – Our client, a reputable Non-Governmental Organization, seeks to recruit a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the position below:
Job Title: Fundraising Officer
Location:
 Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria
Job Objective
  • Strategize and device credible methods of soliciting and securing funds, donations and sponsorship from individual, business/corporate, or government donors
  • Organize activities and events to raise funds or otherwise solicit and gather monetary donations or other gifts for the NGO
Skills / Competence Requirements
  • Driven, ambitious, confident and tenacious
  • High Energy level
  • Amiable personality
  • Exceptional selling skills
  • Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Networking and social skills
  • Smart and intelligent with eyes for details
Professional Requirement:
  • First Degree in Social Science or related discipline.
  • Intermediate to advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft suite – MS Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Proficiency with social media skills
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with an NGO is a MUST
Job Responsibilities
  • create design and produce promotional materials
  • Identify and build relationships with potential donors.
  • Solicit and secure donations or sponsorship commitments from individual, business/corporate, or government donors.
  • Raise awareness of the NGO’s work, goals, and financial needs.
  • Design or produce materials such as posters, Web sites, or newsletters to promote donations of funds.
  • Write speeches, press releases, or other promotional materials to increase awareness of the causes, missions, or goals of the NGO.
  • Conduct research to identify the goals, net worth, history of charitable donations, or other data related to potential donors, potential investors, or general donor markets.
  • Write reports or prepare presentations on strategies and funds raised to management
  • Develop strategies to encourage new or increased contributions
  • Recruit sponsors, participants, or volunteers for fundraising events
  • Direct or supervise fundraising staff, including volunteer staff members
  • Create and update donor and media contact list / databases.
  • Monitor budgets, expense reports, or other financial data for the NGO.
  • Attend community events, meetings, or conferences to promote the NGO’s goals or solicit donations or sponsorships.
  • Contact corporate representatives, government officials, or community leaders to increase awareness of NGO causes, activities, or needs.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: jobs@flexedge.com.ng using “Fundraising Officer” as the subject of the mail
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline  2pm; 19th January, 2018

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