Resource Mobilizer

at International Transformation Foundation
Published April 11, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

International Transformation Foundation (ITF) is an internationally youth led non-profit organization providing youth educational and self development programs, encompassing leadership and entrepreneurship, to harness creativity for a youth system that provides jobs, offering security, opportunities to grow, and contribute to the development of our communities.

 

Since its establishment ITF has been developing and operating youth development programs to lead the youth of today as leaders with a strong heart and mind as true workers of society with creative and progressive thinking. For more information, please visit http://www.itfsecretariat.org/#

 

Overall Job Purpose

 

As part of board, The Resource Mobilizer will strategically support ITF expand on its fundraising capacity.

 

Responsibilities :

 

As a member of the board, participate in board meetings and contribute to the overall development of ITF.

 

Evaluate and review ITF’s fundraising strategies to provide regular feedback and ensure relevance.

 

Support in the development of new fundraising strategies that meet the requirements/needs of ITF.

 

Guide the volunteers in mapping and pursuing strategic donors and exploring opportunities for partnership

 

Have 3 networks with key in-country and/or international donors

 

Provide guidance in proposal writing and development for key stakeholders with common interest as ITF

 

Advise all departments within the organization, on relevant donor requirements/compliance, potential funding opportunities, changes in donor priorities and ensuring quality grant management for all related projects.

 

Coach and mentor the public relations and fundraising team though capacity building programmes and any other way deemed necessary.

 

Qualifications:

 

A degree or equivalent in Communications and relevant professional qualifications in Grants Management

 

Minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience with an NGO in a position(s) involving proposal development and donor liaison

 

Experience of developing successful proposals to the EU and the UN as well as other institutional donors

 

Experience of developing successful proposals to private donors – trusts and foundations, high net worth individuals and/or corporates

 

Diplomatic skills and an affinity for cultivating relationships, relationship- building strategies and building consensus among a diverse team.

 

Excellent writing, reasoning and analytical skills

 

Excellent communication and organizational skills

 

Demonstrated ability to think independently and work collaboratively

 

Sufficient time to devote and volunteer as a member of the Board

 

Must be between 25 - 35 years of age.

 

How to apply

 

If this what you are looking for, please submit your application via ( 1 pager cover letter and a 3 pager CV). Please indicate “ Resource Mobilizer ” in the subject line of your e-mail.

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