ActionAid Fundraising Officers Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Fundraising Officer
(2 position)
 
Based in Nairobi

ActionAid International Kenya (AAIK) is a member of ActionAid Federation; ActionAid works in more than 40 countries all over the world, in the places where we can make the biggest impact. We tackle poverty and denial of human rights at the local level, and we challenge the causes behind them locally, nationally and globally. 

In Kenya AAIK works in solidarity with women and people living in poverty and exclusion; connecting their voices, sharing ideas, spreading inspiration, campaigning, advocating and formulating public policy to eradicate poverty and ensure social justice.  
We are present in at least 16 counties across Kenya and link key international, national and local institutions in favour of the right holders.

ActionAid seeks to recruit a dynamic and innovative professional who will take up the position of Fundraising Officer; to support the implementation of the fundraising unit strategies

Fundraising Officer

Reporting to the Sponsorship Coordinator, the Fundraising Officer is responsible for coordinating and implementing sponsorship activities in AAIK including administrative processes relating to child sponsorship as per the child sponsorship policies, guidelines and standards which are updated from time to time; the incumbent will be responsible for and not limited to;

  • Maintenance of fundraising and sponsorship database including donor contact list, project summary, donor reporting date matrix, contract reporting timelines and  updating of HIVE with relevant materials;
  • Consolidation of LRPs annual operating plan for fundraising and sponsorship activities;
  • Liaising with finance and project staff to ensure capture of finance data and adherence to project reporting timelines and requirements;
  • Procurement and dispatch of child sponsorship materials and services on time to the LRPs;
  • Ensuring supporter queries and amendments to sponsorship data are efficiently dealt with in NK system.
  • Facilitate sharing of lessons learnt from different LRPs;
  • Ensuring  regular communications are planned and executed in  conjunction with LRP Managers;
  • Consolidating child profile, messages collection and photo updates and dispatching them to the Alliance Partners;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of sponsorship activities; 
  • Facilitate fundraising and sponsorship staff and supporters visits;
Profile

Our preferred candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies or other Social Sciences from a recognized University;
  • Demonstrable experience of raising funds from institutional or other high value donors.
The successful candidates will enjoy flexibility and organizational space while joining an experienced and dynamic staff working alongside people living in poverty. 
If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, fill in the application form (click here to download) and send it to us via email to be received not later than October 31, 2012 to:

The Head of Human Resources Organisation Development & Administration
P. O. Box 42814, 00100, Nairobi
Email- hresources.kenya@actionaid.org

(Kindly write on the subject line of your email “Fundraising Officer”)

Do not send a detailed CV at this stage as only the information in the application form will be used for initial selection. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

ActionAid is an equal opportunities employer. 

Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.


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