Fundraising Lead - Christian Aid

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Job Title :
Fundraising Lead - Christian Aid

 

Location :
Jobs in Ghana

 

Posted on :
Fri Nov 30, 2018

 

Apply before :
Tue Dec 11, 2018

 

Job Type :
Full-time

 

Experience required :
1 year - 3 years

 

Job category :
NGO

 

 

Job Description

 

About the role


To work with the Ghana team with the support of relevant PIF colleagues to diversify and maximise the Ghana Programme’s income from Charitable Trusts and Foundations (and hence meet our corporate goal of substantially increasing our income). To research, compile and submit funding proposals and reports, manage fundraising initiatives and develop and monitor relationships with Trusts and Foundations. To develop and be the sole owner of relationships with specific trusts within an agreed portfolio to increase the potential for donations to Christian Aid and to develop donations to reach five and six figure amounts. To proactively be involved with funding trends and initiatives in Ghana,


About you


The successful candidate will have relevant degree qualification and must have strong knowledge of and interest in developing world issues. Must possess persuasive skills to make successful applications to Charitable Trusts and Foundations and should be able to build and maintain key relationships to secure grants. Must have advanced experience in writing detailed reports and proposals with good numeracy skills for budgeting and financial analysis. A track record of gaining funds from trusts and foundations will be an added advantage.


Fluency in verbal and written English.


Further information


This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.


We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.


You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.


Competency questions


As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:


Build partnerships


Tell us about a time when you were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal: What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be pro-active? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?


Communicate effectively


Give us an example of a time when you communicated something complex in a way that could be easily understood by others: What was the situation? What did you need to communicate effectively? How did you make sure the message was understood by others? What was the impact? How did you know you were successful?


Digital enablement


Give example of when you had to collaborate and work with colleagues who were not in the same physical place effectively, and built a sense of presence working in that virtual team: What was the situation? What did you do? What was the outcome?


 

Apply before Tue Dec 11, 2018

 

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