Communications and Fundraising Volunteer

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Developing & implementing AfCiC’s Fundraising Strategy (including  corporate fundraising work, trusts & grants work & community fundraising)
  • Researching & submitting funding proposals & applications to Trusts & Grant Making Bodies, (in consultation with the Director)
  • Organizing  AfCiC fundraising event, alongside encouraging and supporting AfCiC supporter’s fundraising events and activities
  • Writing donor reports in a timely fashion & ensuring regular correspondence and communications with all our local and international supporters
  • Organizing & attending meetings with Trusts, Corporates & Schools
  • Providing written fundraising reports for the Trustees on a quarterly basis
  • Working with staff and volunteers in the different programmes to develop shorts stories and good photographs of AfCiC’s work.
  • Compiling and ensuring the wide distribution of a quarterly newsletter
  • Working with the staff, volunteers and children to compile a monthly bulletin for local businesses, the local council etc. comprising of photographs, short stories and event reports.
  • Increasing local and international awareness of AfCiC’s work.
  • Generating new local sponsors in order to aid the sustainability of the programmes.
  • Creating & distributing effective communication materials for the organization e.g  producing new leaflets, updating the website and social media and engaging in multi-media to bringing our supporters closer to the organisation
  • Responding to enquiries about AfCiC and our programmes via email or phone from potential or existing donors

Person Profile:

  • Degree in PR& Media, Communications, Marketing or related field highly preferred
  • Experience in communications and/or fundraising
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent word processing and IT skills, including knowledge of a range of software packages
  • Excellent organisational skills



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