Awareness Against Human Trafficking Fundraising Officer Jobs in Kenya

Awareness Against Human Trafficking Fundraising Officer Jobs in Kenya

Awareness Against Human Trafficking (HAART), is a non-governmental organization based in Nairobi and dedicated to fighting human trafficking in Eastern Africa. HAART works through a multi-disciplinary approach applying the UN Four P’s Strategy to combat trafficking in persons: Prevention, Protection, Prosecution, Policy and Partnership.

HAART is one of the key counter-trafficking organizations in Kenya addressing the issue of human trafficking by supporting the people most affected by it and also developing best practices in the movement.

HAART Kenya is currently recruiting for the position of a Fundraising Officer. The Officer shall coordinate all respective operations and manage the fundraising strategy within our organization that generates funds to drive our mission and ensures HAART’s long long-term organizational sustainability.

The professional is supposed to coordinate, together with the director and program management of the organization, the whole process from identifying donor resources to proposal writing and raising funds through cultivating donor relationships based on the organizational values. The Officer will work closely with our internal departments, as well as external clients, donors, and various members of the community.

Job Information

Location: Nairobi

Contract Duration: 12 months

Position: Full time

Starting time: Immediately

Working Hours: 45 hours in a week (optional part time engagement)

Closing Date for Applications: 06th March 2023 EAT

Salary: 70,000 to 80,000 KES gross per month

He / she will be reporting to the Partnership and Development Manager.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Continuous monitoring of the external environment undertaking independent research in identifying (alternative) resources that ensure long-term sustainability of the organization.

  • Coordination, preparation, monitoring and timely compilation of grant proposals together with the Program implementation teams and the CEO

  • Develop and manage a fundraising budget along with budget monitoring.

  • Develop and maintain a donor database, including initial donor profiling and in-depth analysis.

  • Development and maintenance of a fundraising calendar to cultivate and maintain sustainable
    relationships based on HAART Values

  • Collaborate with the Communication Officers and develop donor specific communication tactics

  • Design and implement fundraising campaigns based on HAART’s values (online as well as in person; in Kenya as well as international).

  • Coordinate respective fundraising teams for campaigns and events.

  • Close collaboration with Project Leads, HAART Poland, internal Communication Officer and Finance to support holistic donor engagement from Capacity development for HAART staff in proposal development to Engagement and coordination of fundraising champions (local and abroad).

  • Reviewing policies and suggestions for enhancement, where necessary.

    Essential Criteria & Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in PR, Fundraising, or any related field (preferably a master's degree).

  • A proven track record of a minimum of three years successful fundraising in the development sector or similar environment or previous experience in sales or marketing is also acceptable.

  • Knowledge of the fundraising environment (and NGO sector), understanding of different processes and techniques.

  • Experience in monitoring and implementing fundraising strategies and budgets.

  • Experience in developing, writing and submitting grant applications for projects/organizations.

  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills – innovative/creative thinker.

  • Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills, proven ability to build, manage and develop key stakeholder, client and donor relationships.

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities.

  • Highly self-motivated and able to drive initiatives as well as collaborating with teams

    How to Apply

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